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FIDIC Conditions of Contracts - February 2017 Online Training course on Red and Yellow Book
FIDIC conditions of contract are increasingly being used in the international construction industry and in projects financed by international development banks. A condition for successful international expansion, the consulting engineer, contractor or other professionals involved in management of works contracts need to be conversant with the main FIDIC Contracts.
The course programme is based on lectures in combination with directly related case work through which participants will work on real life cases and practise application of the various contract conditions. The case work will take place on a chat type of platform where the course participants present and discuss a case input in writing. Presentations, assessments and discussions of the submitted replies will take place in an on-line classroom. The virtual platform for case work is provided by Podio and the classroom sessions are run on Adobe Connect. This on-line course only requires that Participants have access to a computer with internet connection either at their workplace or at home, whichever is more convenient in regard to the timing of the sessions. Work assignments may be undertaken at any time; lectures and classroom participation requires being available at predetermined hours. Participants will be divided into groups according to the most suitable time zone.
Hardcopies of the course books involved (the FIDIC Red and Yellow books) will be mailed to all participants who have settled the course fee. All lectures and classroom sessions are recorded and can be reviewed at any time, not to miss any session.
A Certificate of Successful Completion requires having responded in writing before the next session on Podio to all questions and attending at least half of the classroom sessions.
A Certificate of Participation requires having participated in 50 % of all activities (attending the online classes and answering the questions).
The programme comprises 9 sessions over a five months period, starting in February 2017. Each session lasts up to two hours. The preparation of case work must be made between the sessions and the outcome will be discussed during the next classroom session.
The course trainers are two FIDIC experts and FIDIC Accredited Trainers:
Robert Werth, Dipl.-Ing., Member of the FIDIC President´s List of approved Dispute Adjudicators, FIDIC International Accredited Trainer, FIDIC Affiliate Member
Husni Madi, PMP, PMI-SP, Civil Engineer, FIDIC International Accredited Trainer, FIDIC Affiliate Member, Chairman of the FIDIC Task Group TG15 in charge of establishing “FIDIC’s Golden Principles” as part of the FIDIC 1999 Suite update.
The training programme covers:
- Introduction to FIDIC
- FIDIC Contract Documents
- Responsibilities of the Main Parties
- Management of Projects
- Tests on Completion
- Financial Procedures
- Suspension and Termination
- Risk, Liability and Force Majeure
- Claims, Dispute and Arbitration
Training programme schedule:
Test sessions: 23 and 30 January 2017 at 13.00 CET
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Session 1. : 9 February 2017
Introduction to FIDIC and Red Book Clause 1, General Conditions
Session 2. : 23 February 2017
Red Book Clause 2, The Employer and Clause 3, The Engineer
Session 3. : 9 March 2017
Red Book Clause 4, The Contractor and Clause 5,Nominated Subcontractors and Yellow Book Clause 5, Design
Session 4. : 16 March 2017
Red Book Clause 6, Staff and Labour and Clause 7, Plant, Materials and Workmanship
Session 5. : 6 April 2017
Red Book Clause 8, Commencement, Delays and Suspension and Clause 10, Employers Taking Over
Session 6. : 20 April 2017
Red Book Clause 11, Defects Liability, Clause 9, Tests on Completion and Clause 12, Measurement and Evaluation
Session 7. : 4 May 2017
Red Book Clause19.13, Variations and adjustments, Clause 14,Contract Price and Payment and Clause 15, Termination by Employer
Session 8. : 18 May 2017
Red Book Clause 17, Risk and Responsibility, Clause 18, Insurance and Clause 19, Force Majeure
Session 9. : 1 June 2017
Red Book Clause 20, Claims, Disputes and Arbitration and Summary of Case Work
Please note that the sessions dates may be subject to changes.
Sessions are tentatively at 08.00 CET and 17.00 CET according to the time zones and number of participants.
Use the below site to check your local time using Geneva, Switzerland as the target destination.
Depending on time zone. Reallocation on teams or cancelling of teams will depend on the number signing up for each team.
Programme content and course details
Question to the tutors to be sent to either tutor with a copy to the other tutor at the same time; and either or both tutors may provide the reply.