The scheduling and claims process has become increasingly complex. Today, owners face more construction project delivery options than ever before. In order to provide owners with the services they request, contractors, subcontractors and design professionals must be able to provide their services under a variety of scenarios. Each construction project has inherent opportunities, benefits, risks and pitfalls. How can the respective parties in the construction project management process take advantage of the opportunities and benefits available? What steps can each party take to avoid common scheduling and delay pitfalls and reduce risks inherent in the construction process?
This full day program will benefit all persons who want to have a better understanding of today’s complex construction schedule and delay claim analysis process and is brought to you by construction experts familiar with litigation support. It will examine the roles, responsibilities and perspectives of the parties. Our attendees will learn the techniques for scheduling and delay analysis of every construction project needs.
This one-day seminar is designed for project managers, contractors, subcontractors, presidents, vice presidents, owners, engineers, architects, contract managers, developers, and others who want an introduction on how to understand and read construction plans.
I. Developing and Managing the Schedule
A. The Schedule as a Useful Project Management Tool
B. Scheduling Basics
1. Activity Properties and Relationships
2. Critical Path Method Scheduling
3. Schedule Updates and Revisions
C. Useful Scheduling Tips and Techniques
II. Significance of Scheduling
A. Project Schedule as a Contract Document
B. Basis for Delay Claims
C. Delay Damages and Their Proof
D. Other Schedule-Related Damages
III. Delay Claims
A. Management at Discovery of Changes and Claims
B. Management During Occurrences of Change and Claim
C. Preparation of Changes and Claims
IV. Aspects of Plan Interpretation
A. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly – Contract Document Warranty of Adequacy of Plans and Specification
B. Changes and Force Account Work
C. Satisfaction Clauses in Contract Documents – Their Legal Significance
Disclaimer: These seminars are intended to be a source of general information on specific topics. The interpretation and application of these seminars’ contents may vary from project to project depending upon, but not limited to the executed contract, the parties’ actions or inactions, or other contemporaneous project documents. While the information in these seminars are intended but not guaranteed to be accurate, no representations or warranties are made, express or implied, that this information is correct, complete, or up-to-date.