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.
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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 Wednesday from the 27th April 2022, 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.

Next Available Dates:

1st February 2023

We now accept payment in USD for all our courses. For more information please contact academy@ciob.org.uk


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– 27 April 2022
  2. Contractual Notices– 4 May 2022
  3. Loss & Expense– 11 May 2022
  4. Payment Provisions– 18 May 2022
  5. Dispute Resolution– 25 May 2022
  6. Suspension & Termination– 1 June 2022

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.


Course Delivery

Our courses are delivered using a platform called GoToWebinar, please follow the links below to test your system and download the software, prior to your course starting.


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.

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