An Introduction to General Contracting (Part 2) Design Issues

An Introduction to General Contracting (Part 2) Design Issues

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The aim of this course is to offer an introduction into general contracting, the background, characteristics and risks associated with it.

After studying this course, you should be able to:-

1. Explain how the designers act on behalf of the employer in converting the employer's requirements first into a brief and subsequently into a workable design.
2. Explore such things as the experience of the lead designer, complete design, involvement of quantity surveyor, price as the basis of selection, employer-selected sub-contractors, proportion of prime cost and/or provisional sums, negotiated contract, in the absence of any other suggestion.