RIBA South West (Bath) - Going out to tender: skills and strategies
2pm - 4:30pm
Through the use of practical examples this seminar will look at strategic and detailed aspects of preparing for tender, the process, and post tender negotiations.
Divided into two parts, this seminar will firstly explore strategic matters, followed by the detailed aspects of preparing for tender, the process and post tender negotiations.
Each session explores:Session 1:
Different procurement routes and their implications on the stage and type of tendering
Possible roles for the architect in the tender process: liability to client and contractor for tender related advice and services
Selecting the form of procurement and contract: implications for tendering
Different types of tenders and processes, recommended procedures, requirements of different client bodies
Tendering for different types and scales of projects, both domestic and commercial.
Different types of contracts, and their implications for tendering and the tendering package
Specialist sub-contractor’s packages and input, incorporating these into the procurement route, tender process and contractual arrangements
Client requirements for the process and advising the client
The tender package: key elements, procedures and responsibility for preparation
Reviewing the tender submissions, post-tender procedure and negotiations
How to select the right contractor?
Setting up the contract: know your contract and what it commits you to
Sarah Lupton, Lupton StellakisProfessor Sarah Lupton is a partner in Lupton Stellakis and directs the Master of Design Administration and the Diploma in Professional Practice at the Welsh School of Architecture. She is dual qualified as an architect and as a lawyer. She lectures widely on subjects relating to construction law and is the author of many books including a series on JCT contracts (4th editions 2017), the Guide to the RIBA Domestic and Concise Building Contracts, Which Contract? (new edition forthcoming in 2018)and the 5th edition of Cornes and Lupton’s Design Liability in the Construction Industry. Sarah contributes regularly to the International Construction Law Review, acts as an arbitrator, adjudicator and expert witness inconstruction disputes and is also chair of the CIC’s Liability Panel and the CIC LiabilityChampion.
Core Curriculum topics
1. Procurement and contracts2. Business, clients and services3. Legal, regulatory and statutory compliance
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