Pricing Change Orders & Differing Site Condition Claims

Preparing and evaluating pricing for change orders is an essential project management skill. On the surface, it seems like a simple task. But like most things related to money, appearances can be deceiving. The webinar begins by introducing the many “methods” for pricing changes and differing site conditions. The methods discussed range from basic estimates, to pricing using actual costs, to problematic “total cost” approaches. The webinar  concludes with a detailed discussion of how present requests for reimbursement for changes and differing site conditions persuasively.

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Delay Anomalies: Concurrent Delay, Pacing & Ghost Schedules

The presentation also addresses the practical impact of a pacing delay, both to the project as well as to a contractor's delay claim. Thus, owners and contractors often find themselves at odds with one another over the right to pacing delay and the practical effect of pacing delays in delay claim situations. This webinar is intended to provide a better understanding of pacing delays and how they ought to be handled.

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Fundamentals of Construction Project Scheduling

Scheduling is a critical part of construction project management today. It is used not only as a project control tool, but also as a reporting tool and as a base to support or argue claims. Listen to this program to learn fundamentals of schedules and scheduling, and help you and your staff understand how schedules work, how to read them and how to put them to use to ensure a successful project.

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Termination of Construction Contracts and Subcontracts

Learn termination best practices, various considerations before making a decision to terminate as well as other factors to stay out of court. Join attorneys Daniel Rounds and Nick Surace to understand the background issues relating to the different termination scenarios, practical considerations, remedies, recovery and rights to appeal.

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Forensic Schedule Analysis & Discretionary Logic

This recorded webinar highlights several applications and refinements of existing forensic delay methodologies, particularly As-Planned vs. As-Built, Contemporary Period Analysis and Collapsed As-Built, which can assist in identifying the as-built critical path and delay responsibility in projects with significant amounts of discretionary logic.

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How Contractors and CMs Are Leveraging Project Data During Construction

 In addition to the actual tools and benefits to contractors through increasing use of information technologies in the field, Benjamin talks about the transitions project managers must make in their own management and administration processes, what new skills they should anticipate learning and how the jobsite communication and documentation process will evolve.

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Learn to Calculate Construction Delay Claim Costs

 When contractors encounter owner-caused (excusable/compensable) delay they are typically entitled under the contract to recover both the time resulting from the delay, as well as delay damages. Typically, contractors seek to recover their delay costs — extended field office overhead or general conditions costs. However before we get into the specifics, we also review the basics.

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Lessons Learned: Recent Developments in Design-Build Case Law

Listen to Mike Loulakis, one of the country's leading authorities on design-build, as he reviews the design-build case law for the past two years. Mike regularly presents case law updates at the annual meeting of the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA), where he focuses on the facts of the decision and lessons to be learned from the disposition.

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Scheduling Best Practices: How to Keep Scheduling as a Management Tool

This webinar’s goal is to demonstrate the importance of a detailed project schedule specification in a construction contract and identify the key components that can be used by both parties for better project control, decision-making and, if necessary, resolution of claims.

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Concurrent Delay — The Owner’s Newest Defense

Owners generally do not impose liquidated damages until the end of the project, hence the contractor’s claim of concurrent delay frequently is not submitted until the project is complete. This program examines how concurrent delay is asserted by contractors to defend against owner assessment of liquidated damages.

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Overview of High Definition Laser Scanning in the AEC Industry

Today, design and construction professionals are challenged to build projects faster and cheaper with the use of technologies like BIM, tablets and custom-designed apps. A less publicized and used technology, 3D laser scanning technology can prove beneficial to all stakeholders throughout the life cycle of a project. This course provides an overview of the current processes and procedures utilizing point cloud models and laser scanning in the AEC industry.

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Builder’s Risk Insurance: What Owners and Contractors Need to Know

This program provides an overview of some of the most common coverage disputes that arise between builders’ risk insurers and their insureds and will provide best management practices for owners and contractors to follow when procuring builder’s risk insurance and presenting claims to builder's risk insurers to avoid such disputes.

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Construction Scheduling Techniques: Advanced Aspects

Realistic project scheduling is a crucial ingredient for project success. This course covers the more advanced aspects of scheduling and scheduling techniques as well as the plans that underlie schedules, and is crucial for any project and project manager in today’s complex construction environment.

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Consideration of Claims Issues in the Creation and Update of Schedules

Determining the impact of delays on a construction project is all too often only performed in the retrospective. This recorded webinar discusses the aspects to consider, and the best practices to implement, so that the project schedule may be a claims-support tool, as well as a claims-avoidance tool. These considerations are important from the project owner’s perspective, as well as the contractor’s.

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Two Comprehensive Approaches for Measuring Delay

There are two main approaches for measuring construction delay. Though identified separately in the literature, they are entirely compatible and, when combined, provide a comprehensive, project-schedule-based approach to quantifying delays. Listen to this information-packed session to learn how and when to use each type of delay analysis. Contract language supporting these methods will be reviewed and discussed.

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Proving & Pricing Subcontractor Delay Claims

This information-packed, 90-minute recorded webinar will examine the issues concerning subcontractor delay claims. Order today to understand the myriad challenges subcontractors face when attempting to assert and win a delay claim to ensure your organization gets paid appropriately for work completed.

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Pricing Contractor Delay Costs

This presentation reviews all eight methods – offering commentary on the strong and weak points of each. In addition, the webinar will offer recommendations on how project owners can resolve this dilemma in advance of delays, thus making the issue less contentious should a contractor encounter an owner caused delay.

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Practical Problems with Pricing Delay Using Eichleay

This program will introduce practical problems with using the Eichleay Formula as a method of calculating extended/unabsorbed HOOH – from the viewpoint of accountants/auditors, owners and contractors, as well as practical remedies to keep all parties out of court or arbitration.

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Proving & Pricing Construction Delay Claims

This three-part series will focus on best practices for proving and pricing delay claims from the perspective of owners, contractors and sub-contractors. Attend this information-packed series to gain a better understanding of the myriad challenges all parties face when attempting to assert and win a delay claim to ensure your organization gets paid appropriately for work you have completed.

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5 Ways to Measure Inefficiency on Construction Projects

Efficiency is often the key to profitability. Conversely, inefficiency boosts costs, busts budgets, and kills profits. The first step toward managing efficiency is to understand what it is and know how to measure it. The course materials will not only describe the most practical and proven analytical techniques, they will also teach you, through practical exercises and case studies, how to perform a measured-mile analysis.

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Design-Build Contracts: Understand the Administrative Challenges, Risks and Keys to Success

As owners continue to search for faster and more cost-effective ways to procure their projects and as they continue to search for the best project delivery method for each of their projects, the use of the Design-Build format is becoming more and more common. This program clearly presents what the unique burdens are in the Design-Build context. More importantly, this presentation explains how to meet the challenges that those burdens present. Topics will include an in-depth description and analysis of the advantages and disadvantages of this contracting format and an explanation of why the Design-Build format is becoming more common.

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Pricing, Preparation, Support and Analysis of Lost Productivity Claims

This information-packed program will help you better prepare to outline, submit and deal with a lost productivity claims. Our expert panel reviews what works in pricing, preparation, support, and analysis of lost productivity claims. Learn which of the accepted methods of calculating lost labor productivity are appropriate in different situations, as well as how to calculate other types of costs.

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Construction Contracts: Understanding Implied Obligations to Manage Risk

Design and construction agreements carry with them many obligations. Obligations may be in the form of duties, warranties or other covenants. Many of those obligations are stated in the written contract. However, contracts also impose certain obligations that may not be expressed in the written contract. These unwritten obligations are implied by law and courts and arbitrators enforce these obligations despite not being stated in the contract.

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Best Practices for RFPs & Bidding Projects

As the recipient of a proposal, either public or private work, how do you ensure that you are getting the best quality for the best price? As a respondent to an RFP, how do you ensure that you are answering the RFP adequately, not overpricing it or being unresponsive? How do you ensure that your proposal makes it to the short list and gets an honest, impartial review? Listen to this informative program to learn answers to both questions and more.

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How to Identify & Quantify the Effects of Cumulative Impact

This information-packed program will help you learn the definition of cumulative impact, how to identify its presence on a project and how to quantify cumulative impact's effects on labor productivity. Included in this presentation will be a discussion of case law on the subject of cumulative impact, examples of how to utilize the Ibbs Study, to quantify the effects of cumulative impact on a construction project and much more.

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