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CMN 150 - Defending and Making Claims under FIDIC Suite of Contracts (4 Days)

Code Start Date Duration Venue
CMN 150 03 July 2023 4 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
CMN 150 28 August 2023 4 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
CMN 150 23 October 2023 4 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
CMN 150 18 December 2023 4 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

This course has been designed to provide a detailed insight into the presentation and analysis of claims under the FIDIC Contracts (1999 and 2017 editions). The program has been designed to be highly practical and includes workshops and discussion sessions. 

The course provides a detailed examination of the FIDIC Suite of Contracts (Red, Yellow, and Silver books) to provide a full understanding of the circumstances under which the claims can be made, the procedures, and what may be claimed.  

Course Objectives

  • Understand the defending and making claim and dispute resolution procedures under the FIDIC Suite of Contracts
  • Recognize practical issues encountered on projects as to claims and disputes and learn how to address those claims
  • Create a claim response or defense strategy
  • Identify, control, and respond to claims properly and efficiently
  • Evaluate and verify entitlement to additional time
  • Controlling project time and cost more effectively
  • Ensure that contract administration systems help to avoid, identify, and control claims and that records are available for claim defense


Who Should Attend?

  • Consulting Engineers
  • Contractors
  • Funding Agencies Staff
  • Insurers
  • Manufacturing Organisations Staff 

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Introduction to the FIDIC Suite of Contracts 
  • The Red Book
  • The Yellow Book
  • The Silver Book
  • The Introduction to Claims
  • What are the claims?
  • How to address the claims?
  • Clauses Related to Claims
  • Who can submit a claim?

Day 2

  • Notice and Claims Procedure
  • Employer’s Claim
  • Contractor’s Claim
  • What might be claimed and the quantum?
  • Claims for Additional Payment

Day 3

  • Critical Path Analysis 
  • Engineer’s Responses and Determination
  • Delay Problem Areas 
  • Termination and Suspension
  • DAB procedure & Arbitration

Day 4

  • Workshop 1 – Claim Notices
  • Workshop 2 – Critical Path Analysis
  • Workshop 3 – Quantification of Acceleration Analysis