Contracts & Project Risk Management & Compliance

Course Code: PJ04

►Course Objective

 

  • Apply useful techniques to identify, analyze, mitigate and monitor risks in the project life cycle
  • Use a practical, six-step process to manage project risk
  • Review the impacts of different approaches to risk allocation
  • Explore different contract types to transfer risks
  • Consider the contractual techniques to ensure effective risk allocation
  • Learn how to create an effective risk monitoring plan and risk management strategies

 

►Target Audience

 

  • managers
  • senior buyers
  • project managers, civil engineers
  • construction managers
  • contractors, sub-contractors
  • site engineers, senior management
  • government agencies

 

►Course Outline

 

DAY 1

Types and Management of Risk

  • The Need for Contractual Relationships
  • Defining Risk
  • Categories of R for Both Sides of a Contract
  • Risk Assessment Process
  • Managing Risk
  • Qualifying Suppliers
  • Defining Internal Control
  • Proportionality of Control

DAY 2

Minimizing and Transferring Risk

  • Transferring risk through Contract Types
  • Firm Fixed Price or Lump Sum Contracts
  • Cost reimbursable Contracts
  • Incentive Contracts
  • Award-Fee Pricing Arrangements
  • Indemnities
  • Cross Indemnities
  • Insurance

DAY 3

Risk Related Terms & Conditions

  • External events
  • Force majeure
  • Strikes and other labour disputes
  • Risk and Title
  • Use of ICC Incoterms
  • Assignment and Novation
  • Other clauses that need to flow down to sub-contractors
  • Risks associated with Sub-Contractors

DAY 4

Dealing with Financial Risks

  • Controlling Risk Associated with Payments
  • Currency Risk
  • Economic Risk
  • Fraud and Corruption
  • Limiting or excluding liability
  • Distinctions between liability in contract, and the general law
  • “Gross negligence”
  • A review of some sample clauses from standard contracts, and other real documents

DAY 5

Remedies When Bad Stuff Happens

  • Mistakes and Misrepresentations
  • Impracticability of Performance
  • Remedies Generally
  • Types of Remedies
  • Liquated damages
  • Warranties
  • Cover
  • Discussion of real examples (delegates are encouraged to bring real or made up examples for discussion)
  • Review of course and question and answer sessio
  •  The design of financial models for forecasting and decision-making


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Date & Location

Date : 14 April 2019

Duration : 5 days

Place : Istanbul

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Date : 17 November 2019

Duration : 5 days

Place : Kuala Lumpur

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