Washington DC, USA | M ay 11 - 15 , 20 20

Deliver Value in Your Highway Projects
This seminar is designed to meet the educational needs of government officials in charge of surface transportation procurements and contracts. Topics span the entire project cycle, including planning and needs assessment, pre-qualification and qualification of contractors, tendering or RFP process, proper use and management of consultants, procurement negotiation, best practices in project supervision, completing projects on time and on budget, as well as the critical importance of ethics, anti-corruption and financial integrity particularly for multi-lateral bank and privately financed projects.
The seminar content is intended to be FIDIC-friendly and draws many examples, techniques, and case studies based on the FIDIC model contract for the various modalities of infrastructure project delivery mechanisms.

Course Outcomes:
  • Develop a capital investment plan or project pipeline
  • Prepare a project procurement plan
  • Conduct financial analysis and Value for Money calculations
  • Structure and manage a project tender
  • Manage the contract during project implementation and construction
  • Administer dispute resolution including claims valuations
  • Proactively manage ethics and integrity in project delivery for participants and stakeholders

**Preferential Rates for IRF Members and US State DOTs & City Officials**
  Lead Instructor  

Eric Cook
Manchester Consulting Group 
Managing Director
IRF Global Headquarters & Secretariat
Madison Place
500 Montgomery St, Fifth Floor
Alexandria, VA 22314 USA
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