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Construction Projects: Avoiding Overruns & Claims

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After participating in this course, you will be able to:

  • Recognize common failings that cause project overruns
  • Understand the importance of communications and the problems with email
  • Recognize the particular issues which create claims
  • Acquire a better understanding of delay and impact claims
  • Understand a unique and economic approach to resolving disputes

Description:
Time and/or cost overruns on construction projects are far too frequent.  Unfortunately, too often the root cause can be traced back to common failings of either the Owner, Design Consultant and/or Contractor.  These overruns need not results in claims and protracted disputes but frequently do because of a failure to address the issues as they occur.  With the stage set as to why claims develop the presentation will review the various types of claims including termination. 

Having established cause and type of claims a unique approach to resolving disputes will be offered which allows the disputants an economical means to address differences while still maintaining control of the process.

Course Outline

  • Causes for Project Overruns
  • Communication Failings
  • Specific Causes for Claims
  • Delay and Impact Claims
  • Unique Approach to Resolution

Who Should Attend

  • Project Stakeholders
  • Project Managers
  • Construction Managers
  • Contract Administrators
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