A Ten Point Plan for Contract Negotiation
(20 minutes) Effective contract negotiation is an important skill for consultants working in the construction industry. In this course, informed Risk Manager, Natalie Sullivan, outlines her top 10 tips for contract negotiation.
A User’s Guide to Professional Indemnity Insurance
(20 minutes) This course considers the essential features of professional indemnity insurance, including what types of claims are commonly covered by a professional indemnity policy, some key insurance terms and the concept of ‘claims made and notified’ insurance.
Australian Legal System
(20 minutes) A high-level overview of Australia's legal system, from parliaments to the courts, illustrated by examples relating to the construction industry.
Chains of Responsibility
(60 minutes) Including Proportionate Liability, Collateral Warranties and Engaging Sub-Consultants. Click Read More for more information.
Climate Change Consideration in Design - Webinar Recording
(60 minutes) In this recorded webinar, leading sustainability architect, Caroline Pidcock and informed Risk Manager, Kathryn Budd, examine how construction professionals can respond to climate change and what liability might flow from professionals failing to adapt their practices.
(20 minutes)An introduction to collateral warranties and their use in the construction industry. This module explains what collateral warranties are, how they work, why they are problematic for your PI insurance, and what steps you can take to mitigate the insurance risks if you are asked to sign on
Construction Phase Issues
(60 minutes) Includes Contract Administration, Inspections and Certificates and Six Case Studies on Specification, Click Read More for more information.
Consultant Engagement Issues
(60 minutes) Including Joint Ventures, Engaging Sub-Consultants and Unfair Contracts. Click Read More for more information.
(20 minutes) A concise consideration of the role of the contract administrator and what is included.
Contract Administration - Webinar Recording
(60 minutes) In this recorded webinar, the presenters recap the duties of a contract administrator to both clients and builders, and review examples of where, with the best of intentions, contract administrators can go astray.