Role and Liability of Engineering Consultants

The training highlights the key roles of consultants in construction and their professional liability therein; Emphasis will be given on the broad concept and scope of consulting services and consultants; legal and contractual framework for their services and liability; and their respective roles in construction project and contract based on different construction delivery sub-systems particularly relative to design-bid-build (DBB) and design-build (DB).

Training topics to be covered include:
• Engineering Consultants and their Roles
• Delivery Systems and their Implications
• Role of Engineering Consultants under DBB Delivery Sub-system
• Role of Engineering Consultants under DB Delivery Sub-system
• Liability of Consultants: Under DBB and DB

Outcomes

Upon the completion of this training, participants will be able to:
• Define the concept of consulting services and consultants (both from legal and contractual perspective)
• Identify the generic roles of engineering consultants in construction
• Recognize the scope of consulting services
• Explore the contractual framework for the engagement of engineering consultants by a client in construction projects
• Define the concept, categories and implications of delivery systems in construction
• Explore the position of the Ethiopian legal framework relative to delivery system and its possible implications specially to design-build projects
• Identify the various specific roles of the Engineer relative to design-bid-build delivery sub-system-based construction projects
• Identify the various specific roles of the Engineer relative to design-build delivery sub-system-based construction projects
• Explore the concept of liability and professional liability and the respective sources of professional liability of the Engineer relative to design-bid-build and design-build construction projects
• Identify the scope of liability and professional liability and the respective sources of professional liability of the Engineer relative to design-bid-build and design-build construction projects

Methodology

During the training, the instructor presents a logical sequence of topics and activities allowing participants to demonstrate their experience, knowledge and skills of the topics.The training sessions will be participatory and engaging. The instructor will timely interact with the participants. Training participants will be requested to work in groups on specific topics and they will present these to the class.The delivery activities include lectures, class exercises, group discussions, instructor-led example problem sets and lively discussions.

Target Audience

The target groups for the training includes construction (building and engineering sector) project, procurement & contract management professionals; lawyers working in construction; and others.

Features

Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Language: English
Start Date: 12 August 2019
Duration: 5 days
Skill Level: Advanced
Class Size: 15-30
Certificate: Yes
Fee: Includes Value Added Tax (VAT), refreshments and cost of printed training materials.

Instructor

Mr. Zewdu Tefera Worke Mr. Zewdu Tefera Worke

Engineering Contracts Lawyer

Role and Liability of Engineering Consultants

6,782 Br

BR = Ethiopian Birr

Registration Deadline: 5 August 2019

This course does not have any sections.
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