Date: February 5-7, 2014
Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Ambiguous contract documents, improper interpretations, delayed decisions, and wrongful enforcement can result in owners not getting their money’s worth and being stuck with costly construction claims. This seminar explores what happens when interpretation and/or enforcement are too strict or too lax, and whether or not there is a correct balance. The course material will cover the many details of multifaceted contract documents and focus on developing interpretation and enforcement skills that can reduce cost for the owner.
After participating in this course you will be able to do the following:
- make professional judgements as you learn more about your role and responsibilities
- consider contractor perceptions about interpretation and enforcement issues
- apply your knowledge of the details and terminology of construction contracts
- understand the role of the inspection authority
- avoid claims caused by overly strict or untimely interpretation
- recognize laxity in interpretation and its consequences
- To teach construction team members their roles and responsibilities in contract interpretation and enforcement
- To enable owners to receive full value for their money and avoid unnecessary claims
Who Should Attend
Owners, contractors, engineers, architects, designers, project managers, operation managers, client service managers, and contract administrators who observe, review, or supervise construction contractor performance or otherwise administer construction contracts.