Construction Contract Management: 1 day intensive

An interactive workshop for anyone involved in construction projects.
Save or make money by understanding time, delay and variation clauses. Get tricks and tips on dealing with time bars, EOT claims, drawing revisions and more. Contact hours: 8
Next course running in Sydney on Tuesday 16 April, send us an enquiry now -->$980 + GST           

“I was impressed by the experience of the trainer,
you’d be wise to listen carefully.”
– Head of property, large retirement home trust
Construction contracts can be an expensive nightmare if you lack an understanding of the terms specified in the contract.

Receive industry recognised training
Link to AIPM Endorsed Courses

This course is endorsed by the Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM) and is aligned with the PMBOK® Guide.

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The good news is you don’t need to be a lawyer to benefit from knowledge the experts use.

This course will show you how to:
  • Understand your rights and obligations under the contract
  • Ensure you enforce your entitlements under the contract
  • Maintain a positive relationship while protecting your commercial interests
     And much, much more…

Perfectly suited for people in the following roles:
  • Project managers
  • Project engineers
  • Contract administrators
  • Superintendents
  • Supervisors
  • Procurement managers
  • Architects
  • Quantity surveyors
  • Schedulers
  • Cost accountants
  • General managers
  • Anyone involved in construction projects

“This course is worth its weight in gold.”
– National Commercial Manager, large engineering firm

Contracts can be complicated. Let us help you cut through the confusion and quickly arm yourself with the knowledge and confidence to manage your contracts effectively. We’ll also help you know when to seek commercial or legal advice.

Gain an understanding of contract fundamentals
  • How a contract is formed
  • Offer and acceptance
  • Contract types and purpose
  • Allocation of risk
  • Pre-contractual representations
  • Rights and obligations
  • The importance of record keeping
  • Warranties
  • Design responsibility and novation
  • Security
  • Payment and final payment
  • Deliverables
  • Time bars
  • Completion

The best practice when it comes to managing variations
  • Identifying variations
  • Pricing variations
  • Authority to direct
  • Documenting variations
  • Types of variations
  • Latent conditions
  • Variations by stealth
  • Provisional sums

Learnings from each topic are bedded down through group activities and case studies.

You’ll be reading contract clauses, interpreting them and formulating the appropriate response.

Get tips and tricks on dealing with:
  • Extension of time claims
  • Drawing revisions
  • Design responsibility and how to avoid getting into trouble
  • Site instructions
  • Hiding versus declaring float
  • Ongoing delays
  • Clients who are slow to respond

How to manage time and delays so you stay on top of your schedule
  • Time and delay terms
  • Baselines and critical path
  • Identifying potential delays
  • Concurrent delay
  • Ownership of float
  • Extension of time claims
  • Damages and liquidated damages

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Robin Millner
– Senior Trainer

Robin learnt contract management the hard way. Starting out “in the trenches” as a Project Engineer and then Project Manager on some of the largest and toughest projects around.

His hands-on experience, in everything from modest projects to major initiatives worth hundreds of millions of dollars, underpins his practical, no-nonsense approach.

Having worked on both the contractor and client side of the fence, Robin is well placed to provide you with unique perspectives from both points of view.

In addition to sharing tricks and tips from 25 years of experience, he will help you with those difficult conversations, so you can maintain a positive and respectful relationship with all parties.

As an educator, Robin has personally trained over one thousand project and contract management professionals across a wide range of organisations within the construction industry.

He holds a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment TAE40110.

“If only I’d attended this course 6 months ago!”
– Project Manager, Government utility
If you’re looking for best-of-breed project management courses, Ram Education can deliver.
You won’t get junior trainers or second rate content.

And we commit to what we promise with a 100% money-back-guarantee.


Relevant, engaging, content
Relevant-engaging-content.jpgDelivered in plain English, diagram-rich and jargon-light. With case studies tackling the messy problems that occur
in real world construction projects.

All designed to make what can be a complex subject easy to understand and apply.

Short, sharp and straight to the point

Photo-mtwain.jpg“I didn’t have time to write a short letter, so I wrote a long one instead.”
– Mark Twain

Sound familiar when you’re faced with 1,000 pages of training material?

We did spend the time – making our courses short, sharp and straight to the point, without losing any of the detail.

The end result?
Maximum learning in minimum time.

Why not give us a go?
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Solutions to your construction project problems
Solutions-to-problems.jpgOur experienced trainers hold Engineering degrees and PMP® Certification. With experience tackling every kind of project challenge (and disaster!) you can imagine.

The Ram Education result

Faster learning – Quicker start-up – Consistent execution – Lower blood pressure all around.
And, above all – better on-time project delivery.

But don’t take our word for it:
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