30-20-10 Contracts: Issues and Solutions

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Course Hours
6 hour course
This online series focuses on contractual issues, and the best methods that can be used to solve them quickly and effectively. Each week covers a different issue and will include key examples and expert advice.
£249.00 + VAT
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Construction projects are complex, and it is inevitable that at some point you will encounter common contractual issues. Knowing how to solve them can be the difference between successful completion and a less than satisfactory outcome.

Over a period of six weeks, our online sessions will focus on how to solve these common issues quickly and effectively with confidence, using best practice, case studies and examples. There is also the opportunity for you to ask our subject matter expert John Hayes questions – John is a Fellow of the CIOB and the RICS and an accredited mediator, with over 30 years’ experience as a quantity surveyor and commercial director.

Sessions are 1-hour long, will run from 12.00-13.00 every Friday from the 3rd September 2021, and cover the following topics.

  1. Extensions of Time
  2. Contractual Notices
  3. Loss & Expense
  4. Payment Provisions
  5. Dispute Resolution
  6. Suspension & Termination

Each topic is broken down into a 30-minute online presentation, 20-minute case study and 10-minute Q&A.


Course now available in the Middle East and North Africa

15th September 2021: 1pm-2pm Gulf Standard Time (Running for 6 consecutive weeks)

For payment in AED please use the following link: CIOB Academy MENA (zbooni.com)


Upon course completion you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate awareness of the most common contractual issues and how they arise
  • Identify why these issues may occur
  • Analyse the most common contractual issues
  • Identify solutions to each issue

You will also receive CPD points (6 hours) and a Certificate of Achievement


  • Construction professionals who are looking to enhance their skills in construction
  • New starters or inexperienced construction professionals who have recently entered the construction industry


Sessions are 1-hour long, will run from 12.00-13.00 BST, and cover the following topics.

  1. Extensions of Time– 3 September 2021
  2. Contractual Notices– 10 September 2021
  3. Loss & Expense– 17 September 2021
  4. Payment Provisions– 24 September 2021
  5. Dispute Resolution– 1 October 2021
  6. Suspension & Termination– 8 October 2021

Each online sessions will be broken down into:

  • Pre reading
  • 30 minutes of online presentations
  • 20 minutes of case studies
  • 10 minutes of Q&A

If you are unable to attend each live session, you will be given access to a recording.


Each session will cover the following topics:

  • Extensions of Time
  • Contractual Notices
  • Loss & Expense
  • Payment Provisions
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Suspension & Termination


This course is for professional development purposes. You will receive a certificate of completion.

For details on CPD on this topic, please click below: