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BLAR12038  Building Industry Contracts

Offered from Autumn 2003

This course develops a detailed understanding of the impacts and role of industry specific contracts (including lump sum, cost plus, design and build) in the design and construction process including study of: contract types; documents registration, tendering, analysis, scheduling, general conditions; introduction to specifications as a part of contract documentation; quality control; introduction to programming techniques; variations to contracts; and Conditions of Engagement of Engineering and Architectural Consultants. It looks at organisational structures which ensure effective outcomes including modelling and operations research, decision theory, decision trees, linear and dynamic programming. It provides an understanding of when to use standard or customised forms of building contracts and provides an introduction to the use of Partnering, Alliance Contracting, BOOT contracts and other non-traditional forms of contracts. Case Studies will be used to demonstrate course content.

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