Wednesday, August 31, 2016

An introduction to commercial awareness and contracting within the MEP sector - seminar

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has joined with the Electrical Contractors Association (ECA) to form a joint advice team comprising of solicitors and surveyors to host a full day’s course on ‘An Introduction to Commercial Awareness and Contracting within the MEP Sector’. 

Date: 3 November 2016
Times: 10.00 - 16.30
Location: BESA and ECA headquarters at Lincoln House, London
Cost: £55 + VAT per person (exclusively for BESA and ECA members)

Course content:

The course offers attendees an overview of: 

  • Tendering
  • Entering into contracts including:
    • Contents
    • Compilation
    • Incorporation
    • Execution
  • Contracting options including:
    • JCT
    • NEC
  • Contractual risk assessment
  • Tactical contracting – when and how to negotiate
  • Duty of care
  • Time
  • Variations
  • Money, the Construction Act, retentions, leveraging your ability to be paid
  • Managing your client’s credit risk
  • Dispute resolution
  • Insolvency
  • Onerous clauses

With practical advice, expert speakers and interactive discussions our teams will impart their experience through a course that offers a real insight into the contracting process from start to finish.

Detailed learning on any of these areas may be offered in separate seminars at a later date, pending demand.

Once delivered, the course will be subject to self-improvement based on feedback and a regional programme will be considered in more detail.

Click here to find out more about the course and book your place now.


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