Contract Administration (CONS6812)

Level: 
6
Credits: 
15 (0.125 EFTS)
Compulsory: 
Yes
Aim: 
To enable students to apply the principles of contract law to New Zealand standard forms of contract.
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
Students must be admitted to the Bachelor of Construction programme or the Graduate Diploma in Construction Project Management programme to enrol in this course. Pre-requisites for BCons: CONS5818. Restriction for BCons: CONS6810.
Topics include: 

Contract forms
Standard conditions, Interpretation of terms, Roles of parties in contracts and responsibilities
Third party administrators to the client/builder contract, Head contracts and subordinate contracts, Scope related clauses
variations including their valuation, expenditure of provisional sums, expenditure of contingent sums
Payment related clauses
Progress payments, final accounts, adjustment for cost escalation
Dealing with payment for offsite materials, Time related clauses
Extensions of time, common law issues relating to extension of time clauses (including the impact of their absence)
Liability for and valuation of the cost of delay,
Practical completion
Damages for delay, Dispute resolution, alternatives and their advantages and disadvantages, Legislation such as the Construction Contracts Act 2002 and their impact on contract administration procedures
Timetable: 
Choose your class for this course from the option(s) below. You will need to attend all the sessions in that class to complete the course. Where more than one class number is shown, choose one of them and attend all sessions within that class number. (Note: If a class is held in different locations at the same time, you only need to attend all the sessions in one of the locations.)
There are no classes on public holidays.

Class: 5293

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
24 Jul 18 - 4 Sep 18 LectureTuesday08:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (170-1049)
26 Jul 18 - 6 Sep 18 LectureThursday08:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (170-1049)

Class: 5885

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
25 Jul 17 - 12 Sep 17 LectureTuesday08:30 - 12:30 ( )
27 Jul 17 - 14 Sep 17 LectureThursday08:30 - 12:30 ( )
Note: This course is offered as part of Bachelor of Construction (Construction Management), Bachelor of Construction (Property Development), Bachelor of Construction (Construction Economics), Graduate Diploma in Construction Project Management.

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