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BMC 220 Avoiding Construction Disputes

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Course Description

Review alternate contract strategies, types of claims presented by owners and contractors and the best practices for avoiding construction claims. Learn the importance of communication and documentation, analysis of claims and the various means of quantification including productivity and delay analysis, change management and the various means of resolving disputes.

Course Details

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Recognize factors that cause project overruns in cost and/or time and resultant construction claims

  • Understand the contracting strategies that can be employed to minimize claims

  • Appreciate the contract administration issues that pertain to construction disputes

  • Understand the importance of project controls, documentation and communication

  • Be cognizant of the methodologies used to present delay and productivity claims

  • Be aware of the means and methods of resolving disputes

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)


  BMC 220 - 015 Avoiding Construction Disputes  
  Winter 2017   Status:  Available
Class:   Thu 8:30AM - 4:00PM
23 Feb 2017
Class:   Fri 8:30AM - 4:00PM
24 Feb 2017
Class:   Fri 8:30AM - 4:00PM
03 Mar 2017
Number of Sessions: 3 Sessions
Hours: 20.00
Course Fees:   Flat Fee non-credit    $625.00
Potential Price Adjustments:
Campus: Downtown
Delivery Options:  Class
Instructor(s): Stephen Revay
  Reading List / Textbook:  

Required Textbook

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  Section Notes:  

Due to the intensive nature of this course, it is recommended that you pre-read or familiarize yourself with course materials prior to the course.

Students are expected to attend all sessions.

Students will be required to complete assignments during the week and may be asked to prepare a final assignment after the course has ended.

The instructor may choose to use Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning environment, to post the Course Outline and other course materials. If you have questions about using D2L, let your instructor know when you attend the first class. D2L may not be available before the start date of the course.

A $25 fee applies for course withdrawals and transfers.  

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