Comparing Construction Contracts – Online Webinar


Date:  25 – 27 August 2020

Facilitators: Impi Brecher and Marc Hammick from Kingsbourne

Course Cost: R4999.00 (Excl vat)


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The purpose of this course is to demonstrate the contractual importance of the programme. It provides and overview of what a programme should include to prevent if from being superficially attractive, but effectively meaningless. Delegates will learn how to manage change using the programme using a practical approach on programme and planning.

The course will focus on the following topics:

Planning before Preparing the Programme

  • Introduction and terminology
  • Contract documents and programme
  • Scope of Works and Specifications
  • BOQ and drawings
  • Outline plan and strategy

Proposal and Acceptance of the Programme

  • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Level of detail
  • Activity durations
  • Float and time risk allowance
  • Programme logic
  • Resources
  • Information and long lead schedules
  • Presentation, narrative and submission
  • Approval and baseline

Record Keeping

  • Records
  • Site diaries
  • Notices and correspondence

Updating the Programme

  • Frequency of updating
  • What should updated programmes include
  • Records to be used
  • Process involved

Variations, Disruptions and Delays

  • Dealing with site instructions and delays
  • Contemporaneous analysis of delays
  • Cause and effect
  • Interim claims
  • Concurrent delays and the effect on the entitlement to your compensation
  • Mitigation
  • Acceleration claims
  • Disruption claims

Revising the Programme

  • Reasons for revising the programme
  • Process involved

Additional information

Cancellations and Transfers

• Cancellations by delegates must be made in writing and received two weeks before the seminar. It is regretted that no refunds will be made or invoices cancelled after this date and full registration fee will be payable. Substitutions may be made at any time.
• We reserve the right to cancel the event if it is under subscribed or for any other reason. In the event of cancellation we will endeavour to give delegates two weeks’ notice and the fee will be refunded in full. We cannot be held liable for any pre booked travel or accommodation costs.

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Who Should Attend

The course will benefit all built environment practitioners [engineers, quantity surveyors, lawyers, project managers etc].


Impi Brecher and Marc Hammick from Kingsbourne