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Global Construction Contract Selection

Selecting and managing a construction contract is an essential skill in an increasingly global industry. In this course, you will learn how to select contracts than enable you and your team to work effectively on a global scale.

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Session Duration:
60 minutes
1 hour formal CPD

Course overview

As we continue moving towards a more global industry, understanding the variety of client requirements for a project becomes ever more complex. In addition to the cultural considerations within world regions, there has also been a rapid increase in new procurement methods which can make it challenging to correctly identify the procurement route and the contract that is best suited to a changing global market.

Walk through the methodology for identifying contract selection needs on a global basis, and consider the allocation of risk and alignment to objectives.

Recognize the differences in working in different regions across the world and build on your knowledge of the benefits and limitations of different contract types, ensuring you provide the best possible service for your client.

Who Should Attend

Contract administrators, project managers, and commercial managers looking to expand their knowledge of contract selection for the purpose of working internationally.

Why Attend?

To gain an understanding of what you need to consider when working with construction contracts on a global level.


This on-demand video course is a recorded, instructor led program with interactions built in to test your knowledge.

About this course

Learning Objectives

By the end of this web class, you will be able to:

  • Identify different contract procurement routes and associated risks
  • Consider the impact of contract choice on project outcomes
  • Understand levels of administration associated with various contracts and the necessary procurement routes
  • Clarity around the levels of administration associated with each contractual procurement route
  • Achieve the desired behavior from contractors via the procurement route
  • Assess and price the risk of your contract choice


In this web class, we will cover:

  • Traditional procurement methodology
  • Design-build/ Turnkey/ EPC contracts
  • Re-measurement contracts
  • Target costs contracts
  • Cost reimbursable/Time and material contracts
  • Management contracts


Sorina du Toit

SDT Cost Management Inc.

Sorina is a versatile and accomplished Project Controls specialist with 20 years’ global experience, and a track record of proven success in planning, developing and maintaining budgets, contract management and procurement. She is equally experienced in multi-million dollar and smaller scale projects, achieving excellence in all aspects of management and reporting while maintaining the highest level of standards. 

Sorina obtained her degree at the University of Pretoria in South Africa after which she proceeded to work in Ireland and the UK on infrastructure and retail projects. She obtained her RICS membership as a Chartered Quantity Surveyor while working in the UK.  Upon relocation to South Africa, she entered the mining industry, working in estimating and contract management. Sorina relocated to Canada where she has been involved in projects locally and globally in the mining, office, clean energy, transmission and distribution, bio-chemical and thermal sectors.


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