Construction Projects: Avoiding Overruns & Claims
Jul 5, 2019 /
Course Code: 0702-WEB19
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
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 overrun 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.
- 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
There will be special focus on delay and productivity claims which are the most difficult to resolve.
Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Eastern Time
Please note: You can check other time zones here.
- Setting the Stage
- Causes for Project Overruns
- Notice Provisions
- Communication / Email
- Construction Claims
- Areas of Claims
- Foundation for Delay Claims
- Productivity / Impact Claims
- Maintain Credibility
- Project Neutral
Stephen Revay has been active for the past 40 years in the analysis of progress, productivity and cost on numerous construction projects.
He has prepared or evaluated productivity andschedule analyses, including quantification of claims on construction projects throughout Canada, in the United States, the Middle East, Asia and South America. He has been qualified as an expert witness in both litigation and arbitration. He has acted as both a mediator and as arbitrator on different disputes. Mr. Revay has authored articles for various construction periodicals and conducted numerous seminars on construction disputes to owners and contractors alike. He frequently presents at in-house seminars and is a guest lecturer at the University of Calgary. He is a Past President of Construction Specifications Canada. He was also President of AACE®an association of over 7,500 project control professionals from June 2010 to June 2011.
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Fee & Credits
$199 + taxes
- 0.2 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
- 2 Professional Development Hours (PDHs)
- EPIC courses qualify for ECAA Annual Professional Development Points
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