Procurement and contracts

Possible topics include:
  • Procurement methods, including for public and larger projects and relevant legislation
  • Tendering methods, codes, procedures and project planning
  • Forms of contract and sub-contract,design responsibility and third-party rights
  • Claims, litigation and alternative dispute resolution methods
  • The effect of different procurement routes on programme, cost, risk, quality
  • Collaboration and briefing in construction and provisions for team working
  • Application and use of contract documentation
  • Duties and powers of a lead consultant and contract administrator
  • Site processes, quality monitoring, progress recording, payment and completion
  • Project Management (as a qualified person)
  • Strategies for building services and the integration within a design project
RIBA Core Curriculum