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USE EARLY WARNING SIGNS OF CLAIMS AND DISPUTES TO 2017 - A Crystal Ball – Early Warning Signs of Construction Claims & Disputes-By AtoZ Compliance

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Category sucession management online, construction claims and disputes, construction training, contract management training, construction claims, dispute resolution in construction, claims management courses

Deadline: June 01, 2017 | Date: June 01, 2017

Venue/Country: Online, U.S.A

Updated: 2017-05-18 19:06:23 (GMT+9)

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Key Take Away:

This construction claims webinar will help to identify what actions owners and contractors can take, when some of the warning signs are observed, to resolve such potential construction claims and disputes.


It is axiomatic that claims and disputes on a project do not simply appear out of nowhere. Experience indicates that when a dispute occurs, there is normally a back story or history of events, decisions, lack of decisions, etc. that can be traced back from a few weeks to several years that gave rise to the dispute.

It is typically these past events or decisions that are identified as the “early warning signs” of claims and disputes. Typically, it is only when claims are filed at the end of a project that attorneys and construction claims consultants review project documentation and interview the project team in order identify these construction claims management warnings. And, in retrospect, many project team members comment “If only I had received construction claims training!” Research reveals there is little literature setting forth a detailed list of early warning signs of pending construction delay claims and construction disputes.

Based on the collective observations of Navigant’s Global Construction Practice the Forum collated these early warning signs into the typical phases of a project including:

Bid or Proposal Phase

Initial Contract Phase

Construction Phase

This webinar also identifies which party should watch for which early warning sign and what sort of claim or dispute may arise.

Why Should You Attend:

Learn about the many early warning signs of claims and disputes

Learn what types of claims and disputes can arise from each warning sign

Understand what must be done to prevent such follow-on claims and avoid disputes

Areas Covered In This Webinar:

Get a lengthy list of early warning signs of claims and disputes

These warning signs are divided into three distinct project phases – Bid or Proposal Phase, Initial Contract Phase and Construction Phase

Identify which party should watch for which warning sign.

Know what sort of claim or dispute is likely to arise from which warning sign

Learning Objectives:

Capitalize on the experience of a large construction claims consultants

Be exposed to a large number of early warning signs of claims – some as early at the planning, design and bidding phase of a project

Understand the ramifications of ignoring such early warning signs

Learn what type of claims may grow out of each situation and what actions owners can take to protect themselves

Who Will Benefit:

Owners and Owner Representatives managing Capital Improvement Projects

Contractor Executives, Project Managers, Project Sponsors and Project Control Personnel

Construction Managers and Design Professionals performing services during Construction

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Speakers Profile:

James G. Zack

James G. Zack, Jr., CCM, CFCC, FFA, FAACE, FRICS, PMP, is the Executive Director of the Navigant Construction Forum – the construction industry’s global resource for thought leadership and best practices on avoidance and resolution of construction project disputes globally.

Formerly, Executive Director, Corporate Claims Management for Fluor Corporation, a $24 billion/year EPC with offices and projects worldwide.

Previous to that, Vice President of PinnacleOne and Executive Director, PinnacleOne Institute and Senior Construction Claims Consultant with CH2M HILL, Inc.

With 40+ years of experience working on construction projects he is a recognized expert in mitigation, analysis and resolution or defense of construction claims.

Mr. Zack has made construction claims presentations and been involved with claims throughout the United States, Australia, Canada, Egypt, Chile, China, England, Guatemala, Germany, India, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Mexico, Peru, Saudi Arabia, Slovenia, South Africa, Tatarstan, The Netherlands, The Philippines, Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela. He has been involved in more than 5,000 claims and has been designated as an expert witness in mediation, arbitration and litigation.

Mr. Zack is a Fellow of AACE International and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). Mr. Zack is a Certified Forensic Claims Consultant, a Certified Construction Manager and a Project Management Professional.

Mr. Zack is a nationally known author, speaker and trainer concerning the management, mitigation and resolution of construction claims on public works projects.

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