This course is designed for every participant in the construction industry, particularly those with legal and claims-related concerns that affect their bottom-line. It will specifically address scheduling issues relating to owners, developers, contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers, architects, engineers, lenders, sureties and attorneys.
The program will advise attendees on how schedule related claims and disputes impact construction projects, and how these claims can be avoided and resolved. It will provide specific advice on how to protect against losses through contract clauses, how to recover cost overruns, and how to present and defend against claims.
Topics to be discussed include:
- Interpreting Standard Contract Provisions
- Critical Path Method Scheduling Basics
- Critical Path Method Scheduling Logic
- Delay Evaluation Uses, Abuses And Finances
- Legal Issues -Relevant- To Scheduling And Recovery Of Delay Damages
9:00 a.m. - 9:55 a.m.
I. Overview Of Construction Scheduling
A. Reasons For Use Of Good Scheduling Techniques
B. Phases Of Scheduling
C. Types Of Schedule Presentation
D. Levels Of Detail
E. Thought Processes In Preparing A Schedule
9:55 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.
II. Critical Path Method Scheduling
A. Defining Activities
B. Early Starts
C. Late Finishes
E. Critical Path
10:50 a.m. - 11:05 a.m.
11:05 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
III. Documenting Resources/Cost And Tracking Progress
C. Updating Progress
D. Schedule Analysis
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.
IV. Multiple Schedule Coordination
A. Coordinating Resources
B. Cash Flow
1:50 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.
V. Schedule Related Contract Clauses
A. Contract Time/Completion
B. Substantial And Final Completion
C. Schedule Preparation And Updating
D. Responsibility For Coordination
E. Time Extensions
F. Liquidated Damages
G. No Damage For Delay
2:50 p.m. - 3:05 p.m.
3:05 p.m. - 4:05 p.m.
VI. Claims For Delay, Acceleration Or Suspension
A. Making The Delay Claim
B. The Types Of Delay
C. The Right To Finish Early
D. Who Owns The Float?
E. Delay Damages
4:05 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
VII. Questions And Answers