Variation Claims (with Workshop)

A session at Variation Claims (with Workshop)

Tuesday 23rd August, 2016

9:00am to 5:00pm (SMT)

Morning session

Session 1 : Defining Variation
The meaning of the terminology used; why variation clauses are needed; problems with standard forms; work which is included in the contract scope and thus cannot be a variation; errors and omissions in bills of quantities; instructions which do not create variations;

Session 2 : Contract Provisions for Variations
Standard form of variations clauses examined and explained in detail including PAM, PWD, IEM and CIDB; the power to order variations; the necessity for orders to be in writing; conditions precedent; the possibility of a separate contract arising; the timing of variation instructions; acceleration instructions;

Session 3: Valuation of Variations
Types of valuation clause; criteria for valuation; basis for making a fair valuation; standard form variation valuation clauses examined and explained in detail; preliminaries and overheads; the application of contract rates; loss and expense associated with variations; how and when to present quantum meruit claims;

Afternoon workshop

The afternoon will be dedicated to a hands-on practical workshop conducted in two parts where delegates will be given the opportunity to apply the issues dealt with during the morning lectures within a simulated live project scenario. Workshops have proven to be a very popular learning medium among participants especially as a means of applying the rules learnt during the lessions

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Time 9:00am5:00pm SMT

Date Tue 23rd August 2016

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