Our Training Schedule for 2022

Commercial Management Skills for Specialist Contractors Course

Commercial Management Skills for Specialist Contractors (1 Day) – £345.00 per candidate

The course date for this is still to be confirmed but will take place between August and September 2022

Following the completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Identify the reasoning for contracts and how to manage contract formation.
  • Acknowledge pitfalls within contracts, where they commonly arise and how is best to avoid these.
  • Understand the meaning and responsibilities for design and managing design developments.
  • Deal with direct contractual processes.
  • Establish an understanding of the principles that form the foundations for claims which relate to topics of payment, change and delay.
  • Feel confident in managing the commercial needs of a project.

This course will cover the following key topics:

  • Effective Contract Formation
  • Binding Contracts: The Types of Contracts Known within the Construction industry
  • Attaining Contractors and Subcontractors
  • Ancillary Promises and the Letter of Intent
  • Design, Design Development and Design Management – What is it?
  • Standard of Care, the Expressed Requirement
  • How to Pay Others and Be Paid – The Laws around Payment
  • Understanding Benefits for Determining links between Subcontract and Third Party
  • Bonds PCG Third Party Rights and Collateral Warranties
  • Assessment Date Due, Date Notices and Final Date for Payment
  • Right for Suspension
  • Subcontracts and the Main Contract
  • Effective Administration of Contracts identifying principal clauses
  • Successfully Handling Contract Mechanisms
  • Ambiguity Inconsistency and Defects
  • When to Pay and Pay If Paid
  • An Insight to the Management and Administration of Claims for Time and Money
  • Extensions of Time Damages and LDs
  • Delays; Float and concurrent Delays
  • Loss and Expense

Procurement Strategies and Commercial Best Practise - For Specialist Contractors Course

Procurement Strategies and Commercial Best Practise – For Specialist Contractors (1 Day) – £345.00 per candidate

The course date for this is still to be confirmed but will take place between October and November 2022

Upon completing this course, you will be able to: 

  • Identify critical elements of a project and understand how procedures could be required
  • Recognise the importance of process and control
  • Demonstrate clear knowledge of importance of staff roles and duties
  • Distinguish, construct, and manage a priority list of issues and the importance of this
  • The Awareness of and execute technological tools

The following topics will be covered:

  • The types of contracts that should be agreed
  • The finest practise for Tendering, and The Tendering governance and control
  • How to set up operational structures
  • Project reviews
  • Managing and control of overheads
  • Priorities of Contract administration and record keeping
  • Quality control
  • The Handover and Completion of Works

Commercial Law for Specialist Sub-Contractors Course

Commercial Law for Specialist Sub-Contractors (1 Day) £345.00 per candidate

The course date for this is still to be confirmed but will take place between December 2022 and January 2023 

Once completed, you will be able to:

  • Understand law in accordance with construction
  • Manage both pre and post contract processes
  • Calculate various procurement methods
  • Distinguish factors affecting costs within construction projects and best ways to manage them
  • Acknowledge and understand the reasons for disputes and how best to resolve them.

The Main topics will be explored are:

  • Law within construction
  • Costs incurred in a construction project
  • Administrative processes; Pre and Post Contract
  • Obtaining construction work
  • Managing commercial risks
  • Resolving disputes

Commercial Law for Specialist Sub-Contractors Course

Commercial Management Skills for Specialist Contractors Course

Procurement Strategies and Commercial Best Practise – For Specialist Contractors Course