FIDIC Claims and Disputes Course (former Module 2)

Use of FIDIC Contracts

Full title
FIDIC Claims & Disputes Course
Formerly known as: Module 2: Management of Claims and Disputes resolution under the FIDIC contracts

Session dates*
Starting date: Friday, 3 November 2023
Registration deadline: 27 October 2023

• Event 1 – Friday 03 November 2023, 13.00 – 15.00 CET
• Event 2 – Friday 10 November 2023, 13.00 – 15.00 CET
• Event 3 – Friday 17 November 2023, 13.00 – 15.00 CET
• Event 4 – Friday 01 December 2023, 13.00 – 15.00 CET
• Event 5 – Friday 08 December 2023, 13.00 – 15.00 CET
• Event 6 – Friday 15 December 2023, 13.00 – 15.00 CET
• Event 7 – Friday 12 January 2024, 13.00 – 15.00 CET
• Event 8 – Friday 19 January 2024, 13.00 – 15.00 CET
• Event 9 – Friday 26 January 2024, 13.00 – 15.00 CET
*subject to change

Course description 
This FIDIC Claims and Disputes Course will bring you the necessary detailed knowledge and insights as to the claim management and dispute resolution provisions under the FIDIC Conditions of Contract, namely FIDIC Red & Yellow Book Contracts.

Who should attend
This training course is specifically designed for those involved in the administration of FIDIC Contracts, either acting as Employer, Engineer, Contractor, consultant/advisor (claim consultant, legal advisor, etc.), and wishing to increase their knowledge and benefit from practical insights as to the claim management & dispute resolution mechanisms under FIDIC Conditions of Contract.

Learning outcomes
This online training course will allow you to:
• Thoroughly understand the claim & dispute resolution procedures under FIDIC 1999 Conditions of Contract
• Get the necessary knowledge about the main changes introduced by the 2017 Update of the Red & Yellow Books
• Be aware of practical issues encountered on projects as to claims and disputes, and how to address those
• Learn from recent FIDIC case law and other authorities as to claims & dispute matters
• Benefit from practical/hands-on feedback and insights from an experienced FIDIC practitioner

Teaching method
Live online sessions + homework on case-studies
The course is comprised of 9 sessions of approximately 2 hours duration each.


  • Session 1 – Features and Introduction
  • Session 2 – Method of Measurement and Variations Introduction
  • Session 3 – Variations principals
  • Session 4 – Variations evaluations in detail
  • Session 5 – Time management
  • Session 6 – Employer and Contractor’s Claim Procedure
  • Session 7 – Extension of Time Claim
  • Session 8 – Different Types of Claims
  • Session 9 – Dispute Resolution

*subject to change


  • Taner Dedezade

Admission criteria

Having attended FIDIC Contracts Introductory Course or having previous practical knowledge of FIDIC contracts is recommended. This online course requires a good level of English and access to a computer with an internet connection.


Official FIDIC certificate

A Certificate of Completion will be provided by FIDIC to the participants having attended all events/sessions either live or recorded and having responded to all of the assignments on the FIDIC Academy eLearning platform. The participants who do not meet this requirement will not receive a certificate.

Optional further certification

Acquiring knowledge via this course could serve as a step on the learning path towards applying for the FIDIC Certified Contract Manager certification and/or FIDIC Certified Adjudicator certification (among other requirements).

For applicable certification options, please explore information at

Content on the eLearning platform
Participants will have access to the recordings and learning material for 3 months after the course end date.

Participants will receive access to the following electronic books 3-5 days before the start of the course:

  • Construction Contract 2nd Ed (2017 Red Book, Reprinted 2022 with amendments)
  • Plant and Design-Build Contract 2nd Ed (2017 Yellow Book, Reprinted 2022 with amendments)

Euro 1600 per participant

A discount of 10% will be applied should 2 or more participants register from the same firm.
In order to benefit from the group registration discount, send all the participant names and email addresses to to receive the discount coupon needed for registration.

Registration Deadline: 27/10/2023
Delivery Method: Online-Live
Language: English
Level: Intermediate
Duration: 18 hours