Module title: Contract Administration (GA)

SCQF level: 08:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: BSV08404
Module leader: Mike Thomson
School School of Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Building and Surveying

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added

Description of module content:

• Types of contract, applications and principal features.
• Standard Forms of Contract - availability and applications; relationship to common and statute law and ordinary contracts.
• Provisions of JCT 2011/16 & NEC3/4 in regard to:
• Obligations of the Parties; Instructions; Variations; Completion; Practical Completion and Making Good Defects; Payments, Retention and Final Accounts; Insurances; Damages and Contractual Claims;
• Other Scottish Building Contracts.
• Selecting an appropriate procurement route using a scoring matrix system based on a client’s requirements for their project.

Learning Outcomes for module:

On completion of this module, you will be able to:

LO1 understand and apply knowledge of contract documentation used within the industry, including producing contract documentation;
LO2 investigate, analyse and resolve contractual problems;
LO3 demonstrate an understanding of of completion and possession issues such as early posession and practical completion, as well as contractors' claims, extensions of time, variations and insurances;
LO4 demonstrate an understanding of formal contract procurement selection processes.

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