Aims & Objectives:
At the end of the course, participants should: -
- Understand the philosophy and objectives of the ECC family of documents
- Understand the more important clauses of the Engineering and Construction Contract and how they apply to contract administration and management.
- Understand the role and responsibilities of the key parties.
- Appreciate the use of the Contract Data, Works Information and Site Information.
- Appreciate the need to develop and appropriate procurement strategy and choose the appropriate main and secondary options to achieve that strategy.
- Appreciate how the ECC contributes to the effective management of a project.
- Understand the important information required when preparing a tender for an ECC contract and how tenders are assessed
Session 1 Introduction
Principal objectives, drafting philosophy.
Session 2 The NEC:ECC Contract System
The Main Contract including main options and secondary options. Activity schedules. The Subcontract, the Short Contract, the Professional Services Contract, the Adjudicator's Contract.
Session 3 Key Players in ECC
The project organisation
Session 4 Procurement under ECC
Procurement strategy, the allocation of risk, Contractor design,
Session 5 General, the Contractor's main responsibilities
Session 6 Tender Inquiry Documents
Tender documents, Contract Data part one, Contract Data part two, Works Information, Site Information, activity schedules, completeness of documents.
Session 7 Tender Assessment
Session 8 Communications and Management Procedures
Communications, early warning notices.
Session 9 Case Study
Session 10 Starting and Completion
Starting and Completion, completion, defects
Session 11 The Accepted Programme
Tender programme, the Accepted Programme, submission, revising the programme.
Session 12 Case Study
Session 13 Payment Procedures
Payment, Actual Cost, Schedules of Cost Components.
Session 14 Case Study
Session 15 Compensation Events
Compensation events, notifications, quotations, assessments, implementation
Session 16 Case Study
Session 17 Settlement of Disputes