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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.

Learning Objectives

  • Prepare a project procurement plan
  • Structure and manage a project tender
  • Understand how to effectively apply Most Economically Advantageous 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

Target Audience

  • National & State Public Officials and other Regional Transportation Authorities
  • Road and Transport Authorities / Agencies
  • Procurement & Contract Departments
  • Private Consultants & Contractors
  • Infrastructure Developers
  • Infrastructure Funds / Financial Institutions
  • Senior Financial & Legal Advisors, Technical Advisors , Insurers, Modelers
  • Research Institutes
  • Transport Research Academia

From the Chairman

As the road industry’s most trusted brand in continuing education, the IRF provides road professionals with educational opportunities that are recognized worldwide by engineering and transportation societies. IRF’s Global Training Curriculum provides technical expertise in classroom and practical settings where attendees can learn from and have direct access to seasoned professionals. Each course is designed to assist attendees in learning to correctly apply the knowledge gained and provides the most relevant, up-to date information on best practices and technological solutions.

IRF Workshops are specifically developed to meet the needs of road professionals. Whether you are a representative of a highway agency, a member of a financing institution, consultant or contractor, IRF Workshops will give you the necessary tools to deliver improvements to your organization.

As the IRF Chairman, I encourage you to make the most of these opportunities and help fulfill IRF’s vision of better roads for a better world.

H.E. Eng. Abdullah A. Al-Mogbel
IRF Chairman

Director, Royal Oak Transport Consultants
Martijn van Gils

Martijn works road agencies who are defining and implementing a transportation strategy and guides the delivery process. He is a specialist in mobility, safety, contract and project management. He obtained his Master
of Science in Systems Engineering and Policy analysis at Delft University of Technology in 1999. He has gained experience on the contractor side, as well as the government side.

Witteveen+Bos, European Federation of Engineering Consultancy Association
Jaap de Koning

Educated as an Economist and Constructional Engineer, Jaap de Koning has a 25-year experience in the field of tendering, contracting and project management in the infrastructure and construction industry. He is head of the group Contracting and Procurement and also manager of the Amsterdam office of Witteveen+Bos. He is chair of the Internal Market Committee, in EFCA, Brussels and is registered as a branche-expert at the National Committee on Procurement-experts.

IRF European Training Institute

University of Zagreb
Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences
Kuslanova 2, 10 000 Zagreb


August 26
August 28
IRF European Training Institute
University of Zagreb, Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences, Kuslanova 2
Zagreb, Croatia (Local Name: Hrvatska)

Event Type:
EUR 1,500 (no hotel included)

EUR 2,000 (no hotel included)

South East Europe Delegates
EUR 900 (no hotel included)
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Brendan Halleman
+1 703 535 1001

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