2

ECSA CPD Points

14

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Intermediate

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14h

Course Duration

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Course Overview

NEC contracts reflect procurement and project management developments and emerging best practise.

Gain a thorough understanding of the terms and conditions contained in NEC contracts, the underlining principles and master the collaborative NEC way of doing things and of delivering projects.

The aim of this very practical course is to make the procurement, management and administration of NEC contracts easy through the use of templates, case studies and examples and by drawing upon the facilitator’s years of experience in dealing with these contracts and in advising blue-chip clients.

Whilst the course will focus on the provisions of the NEC4 ECC, delegates will be able to master all the contracts making up the NEC family .

ZAR 2,499

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Course Information

NEC contracts reflect procurement and project management developments and emerging best practise.

Gain a thorough understanding of the terms and conditions contained in NEC contracts, the underlining principles and master the collaborative NEC way of doing things and of delivering projects.

The aim of this very practical course is to make the procurement, management and administration of NEC contracts easy through the use of templates, case studies and examples and by drawing upon the facilitator’s years of experience in dealing with these contracts and in advising blue-chip clients.

Whilst the course will focus on the provisions of the NEC4 ECC, delegates will be able to master all the contracts making up the NEC family .

Course Date: 9 – 10 August 2021
Course Time: 8:30am – 16:00pm

Delegates can attend the course for a full day. Starting at 8:30am – course will end at 16:00pm

Course Date: 20 – 24 September 2021
Course Time: 19:00 – 22:00 (CAT)

Delegates can attend the course in the evenings after work – five split sessions of 3 hours each from 19:00 – 22:00  

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why should you attend the course

  • A brief history of the NEC and how these contracts came about will be given. This will provide learners with a better appreciation of the main differences between this form of contracts and others and will focus on the nature of the partnering relationship between the parties and how this potentially affects both their behaviour and rights.
  • An in-depth look will be taken of the different and distinct roles and responsibilities of the project manager and the supervisor as well as aspects relating to the management and administration of NEC contracts generally.
  • An in-depth look will be taken at the Schedule of Cost Components. The differing use and application of the Schedule under the various main options will be examined and explained.
  • CPD points that add value: – Earning CPD points are crucial to retaining your professional designation as well as for your, as well as your business’ success. This course not only provides you with the CPD points needed, but also adds value to your career by delivering practical training that provides you with the skills to integrate the knowledge gained in the classroom into real world projects.
  • Certificate of Completion: – During and at the end of the course your knowledge of the training material and the application thereof will be tested. On successful completion you will receive a certificate that not only verifies that you have attended the course, but also that you have obtained the knowledge required to manage your projects successfully.

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Who is this course for?

  • Construction project managers
  • Engineers
  • Architects
  • Quantity Surveyors
  • Principle agents
  • Consultants
  • Contractors
  • Client representatives
  • Project planners
  • Office Administrators
  • Anybody involved in planning and managing construction projects.
  • Construction Industry Tradesmen and Professionals with an interest in how to better manage Construction and Engineering projects as per the PMBOK guide 6thEdition and its Construction Extension will benefit from attending this accredited training webinar.
  • Anybody involved in planning and managing construction projects.
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course Outline

Session 1 –  History and introduction to NEC contracts

  • A brief history of the NEC and how these contracts came about will be given. This will provide learners with a better appreciation of the main differences between this form of contracts and others and will focus on the nature of the partnering relationship between the parties and how this potentially affects both their behaviour and rights.

Session Duration: 3 Hours of Live Training

Session 2 – Procuring a NEC contract. 

  • The section of the course will focus on the selection of the main and secondary options. The differences between the main options will be examined as will the effect of selecting or of not selecting a secondary option. Attention will be given to the preparation of and application of the Contract Data and to the importance and preparation of the Works and Site Information.

Session Duration: 3 Hours of Live Training

Session 3 – Role of the project manager and supervisor

  • An in-depth look will be taken of the different and distinct roles and responsibilities of the project manager and the supervisor as well as aspects relating to the management and administration of NEC contracts generally.
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Session Duration: 3 Hours of Live Training

Session 4 – Use of the program and early warnings

  • The importance, use of and provisions relating to the supply and revision of the program will be discussed . The relationship between early warnings and compensation events will be highlighted as will the consequences of failing to give early warnings.
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Session Duration: 3 Hours of Live Training

Session 5 – Payment provisions

  • The provisions applicable to payment, payment certificates, time for payment and remedies in case of non-payment or late payment will be examined and discussed.

Session Duration: 3 Hours of Live Training

Session 6–Compensation events

  • Each of the compensation events will be discussed and examined in detail.  The procedures relating to notifying compensation events will be explained as will all aspects relating to the submission and preparation of quotations and their assessment.

Session Duration: 3 Hours of Live Training

Session 7 –  Use of the Schedule of Cost Components

  • An in-depth look will be taken at the Schedule of Cost Components. The differing use and application of the Schedule under the various main options will be examined and explained.

Session Duration: 3 Hours of Live Training

Session 8 – Quality control

  • Provisions relating to tests and defects will be examined and discussed. The issue and importance of the defects certificate as well as the defects correction period will be examined.

Session Duration: 3 Hours of Live Training

Session 8 – Dispute resolution and claims

  • The role and function of the Adjudicator and other relevant dispute resolution mechanisms will be discussed including the procedures and timelines relating to the declaration and submission of disputes.

Session Duration: 3 Hours of Live Training

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Meet the Instructor

Coenraad Snyman

Coenraad Snyman is a specialist in the procurement of contracts in the engineering, construction and mining sector, in contract administration, claims and dispute resolution. He has practical experience in the use of most construction and engineering contracts. Coenraad is sought after and is often used as a trainer and facilitator on FIDIC, NEC, GCC and JBCC forms of contract, not only in South Africa but also internationally He was, until September 2012, employed as a senior contract specialist at AngloGold Ashanti, the 3rd largest gold producer in the world.

Prior to joining AngloGold Ashanti, Coenraad was a Director of Turner & Townsend and acted as head of their Contract Services division in Africa.

He has been admitted as an attorney in the High Courts of South Africa and Lesotho.

Coenraad now practises as an independent consultant to the mining, engineering and construction industry, provides training in the procurement and use of FIDIC, NEC, GCC and JBCC contracts and is available for appointment as an adjudicator, arbitrator or DAB member.

He acts for and on behalf of parties in disputes but is often also consulted to advise clients, during the execution of the works, on ways in which to avoid and/or to resolve or settle matters prior to them escalating into formal disputes.

He has also been appointed to facilitate an Advanced Contract Drafting course for the Law Society of South Africa. This course will be presented to practising attorneys throughout South Africa.

Coenraad is an affiliate member of FIDIC.