Procurement of Works and Dispute Avoidance


Course name Procurement of Works and Dispute Avoidance
Institution Crown Agents
Location UK
Language English
Contact information

44 (0) 208 710 6134


Course objective

Liaise effectively with all necessary stakeholders; prepare robust works tender documentation; implement a transparent works tendering process; evaluate works tenders to pre-determined criteria; manage all aspects of a works contract effectively; identify risks, deal with contractual claims and resolve disputes.

Sector Public
General course topics One logistics function in great detail
Specific course topics

Contract essentials; Mistake and misrepresentation; Remedies for breach; Identifying needs, writing specifications; Pre-qualification and short-listing; Invitation to bid and bid clarifications; Tender procedures and standard documents; Types and forms of conditions of contract; Evaluation criteria: technical and financial; Evaluation procedures, including bid opening; Bid examination and evaluation; Selection of successful bidder; Role of record keeping; Quality, time and cost management; Measurement/payment certification; Risk management; Importance of contract closure; Definition, notification and management; Evaluation and negotiation of claims; Consequences of variations and delays; Dealing with suppliers and subcontractors; Mitigation of variations and claims; Dispute review, principles of resolution; Negotiation, conciliation and mediation; Adjudication and arbitration

Total time commitment 120
Focus commodity Any or other commodity
Accredited No
Accredited by N/A
Certificate name Certificate
Degree name Certificate of attendance
Attendance mode In-person
Incentives Yes
Incentives description

free one year affiliate membership of CIPS

Logistics Topics Coverage % (estimate) 100
Audience Program Manager
Pre-requisites No
Pre-requisites description


Course fee $5,760
Course fee description

Tuition, comprehensive training materials, certificate of attendance, lunch and refreshments on training days, course photograph, support and advice from your local Crown Agents office on the application and mobilisation process, membership of Crown Agents training alumni website, one year\'s free Affiliate Membership of CIPS, emergency medical insurance, advice and guidance on discounted accommodation, transport from the training venue to the airport at the end of the course, individual certificate presentation photograph, cultural activity, conference bag, memory stick, course folder for collecting course material, stationery, sweatshirt or T-shirt.

Discount available No
Course included in analysis Yes