There are many steps that can be taken to insure that construction projects are completed on time, within budget and without claims and litigation. The intent of this seminar is to openly discuss the actions necessary to accomplish these goals.
A definite plan of action for your upcoming projects will assist in highlighting possible trouble spots and will help direct the step by step activities of everyone and every activity involved in the project.
- The contract and what can go wrong
- Recording the project history
- Re-alignment: project rescue - turning jobs around!
- The attendee will be able to discuss how to manage the entire project sequence.
- The attendee will be able to identify important construction documents.
- The attendee will be able to review the claims process.
8:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.
I. Overview And Course Outline
8:45 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.
II. Managing The Entire Project Sequence
A. The Project Sequence
B. The Planning Phase
C. The Design Phase
D. Invitation To Bid
E. The Estimating Phase
F. Cost Control Systems
H. Finalizing The Contract
10:20 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
III. The Contract And What Can Go Wrong
A. Contract Checklist
B. The Engineering Approach To Claims
C. Causes Of Troubled Projects And Claims
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
IV. Recording The Project History
A. Record Keeping Designing The System
B. Record Keeping Important Construction Documents
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
V. Resolving Project Disputes And Claims
A. Preparing And Negotiating Change Order Requests
B. The Claims Process
C. Scheduling And Delay And Acceleration Claims
D. Time Impact Analysis And Delays
E. Would-Have-Been, But For Delay And Impact Analysis
F. Delay, Acceleration And Impact Cost
3:00 p.m. - 3:10 p.m.
3:10 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
VI. Re-Alignment: Project Rescue Turning Jobs Around!
A. Risk Assessment What Does The Job Need?
B. Turning The Job Around How To Create Change
C. Wiping The Slate Clean Of All Disputes And Issues
D. Don't Go To The Claim Spec Try The Change Order Spec One More Time
E. Industrial Strength Change Order Back-Up