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 Program(s)

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8:30AM to 4:00PM
May 29, 2023 to Jun 05, 2023
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Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $625.00
  • Suzanne Checkryn
Reading List / Textbook

No textbook required.

Section Notes

Delivery format and health protocols may change in response to COVID-19. Students will be informed of any changes.

Due to the intensive nature of this course there may be pre-work assigned. If there is pre-work the instructor will post it to D2L one week (7 calendar days) before the course start date.

Assignments and group work will be required throughout the course duration and a final assignment may be due after the course has ended.

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post the course outline and other materials in D2L one week prior to the course start date. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Students are expected to attend all sessions.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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