Schedule Delay Analysis – Choosing a Method & Why do They Deliver Different Results
Why You Should Attend: Attend this 90-minute webinar to get answers to pressing questions, such as:
- What is a forensic schedule analysis?
- What types of schedule delay analysis exist and how do they differ?
- How do you choose a schedule delay analysis method?
- What factors and issues should be addressed before committing to a potentially lengthy and expensive process?
- Is the choice of delay analysis methods irrevocable once made?
- What is the risk of trying to change methods in mid-stream?
- Why do different delay analysis methods yield different results?
The presenters will provide answers and insights concerning these issues and highlight the 11 factors a forensic scheduler should consider when making a choice.
There have always been debates and arguments over which schedule delay analysis method is “the best method” to be used. Hundreds of articles have been published going back to the late 1960’s. Which method is best is still a wide open issue among schedulers, claim consultants, construction managers, contractors and attorneys. The level of debate has increased in recent years since AACE International published their Recommended Practice – Forensic Schedule Analysis (RP25R-030.
What has not been widely discussed or written about is what factors should go into the decision making process when choosing a delay analysis method for a particular project or a specific claim. Also, not often discussed is why do different methods yield different results despite using the same project records and documents.
This webinar is unique in that it addresses the common methods of schedule delay analysis, including their strengths and weaknesses. The webinar discusses factors to be considered when selecting a method and the risk of trying to change delay analysis methodologies during the life of the dispute. Finally, the webinar explains why different delay analysis methods end up producing different results despite being based on the same project records and documents.
All too many in the construction industry practitioners contend that schedule delay analysis is subject to entirely too much judgement on the part of the delay analyst. Many consider delay analysis unreliable and inaccurate. The purpose of this webinar is to set forth what delay analysts and construction attorneys need to consider when selecting a forensic scheduling methodology and why these factors are so important to the initial choice of method.
Additionally, the webinar will clearly explain why different methods, relying on the same project records, can end up with different conclusions. This results not from excessive judgement on the part of the analyst, but rather on the way the various forensic schedule methods operate.
Who Should Attend:
- Project owners and their representatives
- Construction and Program managers
- Contractors and subcontractors
- Design professionals
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