P936 Claims and Disputes Resolution under FIDIC® Conditions of Contract

Claims are in increase, their impact on projects cost, time and parties performance is adversely affecting our project(s). This 2-day course will provide in-depth understanding of the concepts and art of claims management.

Topics will cover the basic concepts of delays, tracking delays, mitigating delays, baseline schedule as well as analyzing the effect of delay(s) on the baseline schedule. In addition, it is extended to give a detailed guide about preparing a comprehensive Extension of Time Request including the prolongation and disruption cost, claims avoidance, parties good and bad practices and other focal issues in claims and disputes.

Learning Outcome

  • Define delays.
  • Describe the different types of delays
  • Dealing with concurrent delays
  • Depict issues related to each delay
  • Define the baseline schedule
  • Differentiate between baseline schedule and other target schedules
  • Define the important milestones in the baseline schedule
  • Maintain a baseline schedule
  • Monitor critical and near critical activities
  • Track effect(s) of delay(s) on a project
  • Maintain contractual requirements related to delays and Claims
  • Define the different types of delay analysis
  • Determine which type of delay analysis is best to the case
  • Run a delay analysis
  • Know when to run a delay analysis
  • Calculate delays based on the delay analysis
  • Mitigate delays
  • Document forming a contract
  • Awarding a contract
  • Recognize which costs are related to delay mitigation
  • Know what an acceleration plan is
  • Determine when an acceleration plan should be prepared
  • Know what to include in the acceleration plan
  • How to prepare an acceleration plan
  • Who should prepare the acceleration plan
  • prolongation costs
  • Recognize what needs to be included in prolongation costs
  • Determine contractual requirement(s) related to prolongation costs
  • Describe disruption
  • Recognize what to include in disruption
  • Disruption Calculation
  • Determine what to look at when defending an EOT
  • Different Dispute Resolution Techniques
  • How to avoid claims

Who Should Attend

This course targets Project Managers, Project Control Managers, Senior Project Control Engineers, Senior Planning and Scheduling Engineers, Contract Administrators and others who are interested or involved in maintaining the project schedules, preparing EOT or those who are willing to contribute to project success.

In What Industries

Government ,Real Estate Development, Aerospace, Defense, Engineering and Construction, Manufacturing and Industrial, Oil and Gas, Petrochemical, Power and Water Utility Plants, Education and Training, Retail, Financial Services, Information Technology, Telecommunication, Automotive ,Media Production, E-Business Enablers ,Marketing and Sales ,Pharmaceuticals, Environmental Management, Hospitality Management, Shipbuilding and Repair Yards.

Course Outline

  • Causes of Delays
  • Project Different Schedules
  • Tracking Delays
  • Contract Documents
  • Why do claims occur?
  • Contractor’s and Employer’s Delays
  • Calculating Delays Effect/Impact on Schedule
  • Contract Analysis
  • Delay Mitigation
  • Acceleration Plan
  • Prolongation Cost
  • Disruption
  • Claims Avoidance (Employer and Contractor)
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Case Study