GC21 MASTERING CONTRACT MANAGEMENT & COLLABORATIVE CONTRACTING EXTENSION (2-Day Training Course):  (GC21MCM) includes and extends beyond the standard 1 day training course GC21CS


ZOOM Video Conference LIVE Face-to-Face Training   

Incl. Interactive, participative discussions, scenarios, case studies, exercises 



Monday 24 October 2022+
Monday 31 October 2022




SPECIAL 2 day Training course: The course both comprises of and extends beyond the standard 1 day training in GC21 Cooperative based Contracting for the Construction Sector. Included is greater detail, examples and opportunity for discussion on experiences of practical implementation of Contract Management based on the GC21 General Conditions of Contract. The course explores opportunities to better understand and meet the higher standards and expectations of collaborative contracting from a multi-stakeholder perspective within the context of the contract and organisation culture. The distinctions between cooperation and collaboration are clarified including options and approaches accessible to the parties to significantly improve process and outcomes. Examples of Collaboration standards and models are presented with direct relevance to GC21 Contract Management. Collaborative behaviour - the Human element is elaborated with practical models for supporting effective collaboration to meet optimal project and business outcomes. Additional areas include: Preliminaries and contractual obligations; Role of (both) Austhorised Persons.




Integrated GC21 Training - including both GC21 Edition 2 & Edition 1 

With GC21 Edition 2 remaining predominantly popular and GC21 Edition 1 in continuing use, this unique Integrated Editions training course provides access to unprecedented insight of the distinctions and challenges involved in GC21 Contract Management across the broader range of Government Construction work opportunities.







Appreciate both Government and Contractor perspectives on Contract Management: precautions, contingencies, strategies, opportunities.

  • Rationale: Cooperative based Contracting vs Collaborative Contracting
  • Origins and history of GC21, MW21 including contemporary implications
  • Structure of the contract and associated material
  • Integrated Training GC21: Editions 2, 1; Bespoke; MW21 Minor works variant
  • GC21 Delivery: Construction, Design & Construct, Managing Contractor
  • GC21 Implementation: NSW, ACT, SA, Interstate
  • Strategies for navigation and comprehension of complex contracts
  • Obligations and commitments; Responsibilities and stakeholders roles
  • Contract Framework; Works life cycle from a Contract management perspective 
  • Design, Construction, Conclusion; Time management, Variations, Payment & Claims
  • Standard of work, Defect Free completion
  • Preliminaries: responsibilities
  • Communications and Issue management: workshops, meetings, Expert Determination
  • Contract Risk allocation; Operationalisation expectations
  • Relationship based Contracting; Project Team: Relationship structures
  • Collaborative Contracting: standards, models, performance, examples
  • Collaborative Behaviour: Developmental models and implementation
  • Authorised Persons PAP:CAP roles, obligations, opportunities
  • Review and development


Professional development & Learning enhancement

  • Extensive presentation content
  • Case studies
  • Scenarios
  • Examples
  • Process walk-throughs
  • Problem solving exercises
  • Discussion
  • Certificate of attendance forwarded as PDF by email following attendance, participation and completion of training
  • CPD points towards requirements: NSW Fair Trading Builders License; Australian Institute of Architects (AIA); Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM); Project Management Institute (PMI)


FLEXIBLE TRAINING MODE DELIVERY - options to suite your individual business needs:

  • Public Training Course attendance - Network and learn experiences of peers across the construction sector
  • Training In-house at your Business office, Site office or other preferred locations - Consolidate a shared understanding across the business (Sydney, Regions, Interstate)
  • Training by Video conference for your business (FACE TO FACE - Connect your team together from either the same or (many) multiple separate locations using your attendee's individual PC, Notebook, Apple Mac or similar, plus Internet connection  - Please enquire)


Unique features & additional services:

  • Construction specific: construction sector focus, context, relevance
  • Trainer experience: 30+ Years Government Construction Sector experience
  • Training scalability: flexibility to cater for large, small or individual group size delivery
  • Training delivery: Public external courses or In-house business office; Metropolitan or Regional, NSW or Interstate


Trainer - Facilitator:

Sol Voron has been working with the Construction sector for over 30 years providing consultation, assessment facilitation and training services associated with NSW, ACT, SA Government, Local Council (LGA) and private sector construction initiatives. This includes the facilitation of Cooperative contracting based GC21 project start up workshops, conducting GC21 project evaluation and monitoring meetings, facilitating value management studies and risk management workshops for school, hospital, community centre, civil works and dam safety upgrade projects. Sol has delivered across a range of audience sizes involving Construction Forums ranging from 20 to 200 attendees, Project workshops between 8 and 80 attendees and customised small group training in Business planning, Strategy development, Workplace wellbeing development, Conflict resolution, Alternative dispute resolution, GC21 & MW21 Cooperative based Contracting. Qualifications: M.Ed. Adult Ed; M. Mgt Community Mgt; G.Dip Voc Workplace Learning; TAA40104 Cert IV TAA; BSB51504 Dip. PM; BSB51607 Dip. QA; B.E.