problem 1: describe how a consultancy operating in, and owned by, the public sector might compete with private sector organizations. How many such organizations work together on public infrastructure provision?
problem 2: Describe the advantages of partnering as applied to civil engineering schemes. Has the UK construction industry realized advantages from this approach?
problem 3: Describe the range of advantages which the client, contractor and supply chain can expect to see when entering into a partnering relationship in the design and construction of civil engineering projects.
What disadvantages are there and what management systems would you recommend to minimize them?
problem 4: Describe the merits and demerits and the management challenge of partnership contracts.
problem 5: With reference to your own experience, describe the merits and demerits of Partnering Agreements and Design and Build Contracts.
problem 6: Describe the main merits and demerits of procuring major civil engineering works by Project Partnering. In particular how can the customer be confident that value for money has been optimized?
Also describe by way of exs, what Contract provisions are in place to remedy the major failure by one party.