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Course Description

Introduction

The Perfect Claim training course is based on a single case study in which a delay due to unforeseeable ground conditions has occurred on a project. You will be provided with practical, hands-on advice on how to:

  • Create contract administration systems so that the records are available to establish the cause of the claim and to provide substantiation of the facts
  • Prepare the contractual notices in order to protect your entitlement
  • Carry out a delay analysis to establish the effect of the delay on the time for completion
  • Calculate the quantum for standing time and prolongation costs and show the calculations in such a way that the calculations may be included in the claim
  • Prepare the preliminaries to the claim to provide the reader with the background to the matters
  • Prepare a claim narrative which establishes cause, effect, entitlement and is backed up by substantiation
  • Compile the claim to provide the reader will all the information required to [provide a full understanding of the matters so that an award may be made in a timely manner

Group assignments throughout this GLOMACS training course will be based on a separate case study and will see you putting the principles learned on each module into to practice.

Training Methodology

This training course will utilise a variety of proven adult learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension and retention of the information presented. This includes stimulating presentations supporting each of the topics together with interactive trainer lead sessions of discussion.

Organisational Impact

Organization will benefit as a result of:

  • Maximise company profitability
  • Ensure the project team identifies and manages claims efficiently
  • Identify and prepare claims properly and efficiently
  • Identify and demonstrate entitlement to additional time
  • Ensure that contract administration systems help to identify, support and substantiate claims
  • Maintain client goodwill
  • Avoid costly and time-consuming disputes

Personal Impact

At the end of The Perfect Claim training course, the participants will benefit as a result of having learned the following:

  • Control project time and cost
  • Identify, control, and respond to claims properly and efficiently
  • Evaluate and verify entitlement to additional time
  • Ensure that contract administration systems help to avoid, identify and controls claims and that records are available for claim defence
Course Outline

DAY 1

Module 1 - The Case Study, Potential Claims and Notices

  • This module introduces a case study comprising a residential and commercial project where the Contractor encountered unforeseeable ground conditions. This caused the Contractor to incur standing time. It also caused delay to the groundworks.
  • Understand how the Contractor has been affected by this event and the link between cause and effect
  • Learn how to identify the potential claims
  • Investigate the Contract to verify that the Contractor has an entitlement to make a claim.
  • Examine the contractual requirements for notices
  • Understand why contracts place such high importance on the submission of notices

Module 2 - Preparing the Claim and Delay Analyses

  • Understand the importance of good records
  • Review the types of records necessary for claims
  • Appreciate how good record management makes claim preparation more efficient
  • Learn how to create a timeline to assist with compiling a claim
  • Understand good practice when preparing a baseline programme
  • Learn the correct principles when preparing delay analyses
  • Examine different types of delay analysis
  • Learn the procedure for a Time Impact delay analysis
  • Learn how to examine the results of the delay analysis
  • Correctly calculate an extension of time
  • Understand how concurrent delay may affect the Contractor’s entitlement

Module 3 - The Case Study, Potential Claims and Notices

  • Understand and identify what Costs may be claimed
  • Learn the correct principles of cost recovery
  • Appreciate how to prepare and present the Cost calculations

Module 4 - Compilation of and Preliminaries to the Claim

  • Learn the Four Key Points for an effective claim and how to comply with them
  • Understand how to format and prepare a claim submission to a good professional standard
  • Understand how the “front matter” of the claim helps to bring clarity to a reviewer. Learn how it establishes the background to the matters before the details of the claim are presented

DAY 2

Module 5 - Cause and Effect

  • Understand what the object of a claim is
  • Learn and understand the essential elements of a successful claim
  • Appreciate the types of event that provide entitlement to make a claim
  • Understand how to prepare a narrative to clearly explain the cause of the claim
  • Understand the importance of linking cause with effect
  • Examine the possible effects of an event
  • Learn how to correctly summarise a narrative
  • Discover how to identify the information necessary to perform a delay analysis
  • Understand the importance of justifying the delay analysis and explain how it has been performed

Module 6 - Additional Payment

  • Learn how to explain the principles of cost recovery in a claim narrative
  • Understand how simply presented and well-explained calculations will enhance your claim
  • Ensure ease of understanding in your claims

Module 7 - Entitlement

  • Identify where to find the entitlement to make a claim
  • Appreciate how to clearly demonstrate the contractual entitlement in a claim narrative
  • Learn how to correctly demonstrate that the notice provisions have been complied with

Module 8 - Finalising the Claim

  • Understand why the Executive Summary and Statement of Claim are important parts of a claim narrative
  • Learn what should be included in these sections and how to effectively draft them
  • Appreciate the importance of substantiating every statement made, every fact relied on and each calculation included in the claim
  • Understand how to best provide substantiation to assist the reviewer and to ensure that your claim is a stand-alone document
  • Learn how to organise and present exhibits, programmes, calculations and other documents. Ensure anything relied upon in the claim narrative is designed to make the reviewer’s job easy and efficient
  • Appreciate the importance of having a peer review carried out before finalising the claim
Certificates
  • On successful completion of this training course, GLOMACS Certificate with eligible Continuing Professional Education credits (CPE) from National Registry of CPE Sponsor, will be awarded to the delegates
  • Continuing Professional Education credits (CPE) : In accordance with the standards of the National Registry of CPE Sponsor, one CPE credit is granted per 50 minutes of attendance
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