Management of Change & Change Orders in Construction

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  • 90 minutes

Change orders on construction projects are inevitable and Change orders can impact your construction project at any stage. They are a fact of life in construction and act as a safety relief valve for both owners and contractors during the course of construction. While changes cannot be stopped all together, they can and must be managed for the benefit of both the owner and the contractor.Learn how to timely recognize and address the damages, both in terms of time and money resulting from a change, and most importantly, how to navigate and manage the change order process in order to either recover those damages or limit exposure while, at the same time, not taking on additional risk in the process This webinar focuses on the management of change orders and the change order process.

Join this session by expert speaker James G. Zack, where he will explore the change order process, the legal implications of various types of change orders and how to move the project forward after a change.

Session Highlights:

  • Learn about the most common causes of change

  • Understand the basics of change management & control

  • Be exposed to the two types of change orders

  • Become familiar with a logical change order process

  • Be provided with a road map on how to deal with constructive changes

  • Explore recoverable damages under the Changes clause

  •  Moving the project forward aftera change

Why You Should Attend:

Become equipped with navigating the change order process, both in terms of preparing, presenting, and evaluating change orders, and also in the greater context of keeping the project moving forward. This webinar discusses the benefits of the Change Clauses and how the Clauses are interpreted and used in arbitration and litigation. It identifies for attendees the types of changes embodied in the clause and outlines the best practices for change management and control.

Who Should Attend:

  • Construction Company executives

  • Contractor’s project management staff

  • Resident engineer

  • Owner &Owner's Representative

  • Architect

  • Project Owners and Sponsors

  • Construction managers at risk

  • Design professionals

  • Construction Managers

  • Project Controls Professionals

  • Construction Attorneys

You may ask your Question directly to our expert during the Q&A session.

** You can buy On-Demand and view it as per your convenience.

James G. Zack

James G. Zack

James is the Senior Advisor to the Navigant Construction Forum™. The Forum strives to be the construction industry’s resource for thought leadership and best practices on avoidance and resolution of construction project disputes globally. Formerly, he was the Executive Director, Corporate Claims Management Group, Fluor Corporation, one of the world’s largest EPCM contractors.
James was previously Vice President of PinnacleOne and the Executive Director of the PinnacleOne Institute and a Senior Construction Claims Consultant for CH2M HILL, Inc. Jim has, for more than 45 years, worked on both private and public projects throughout the United States and in 28 countries abroad. James is a Fellow of AACE, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, and the International Guild of Project Controls. In the construction claims field, he is a recognized and published expert in mitigation, analysis and resolution or defense of construction claims and disputes. James is a Certified Construction Manager (CCM), a Certified Forensic Claims Consultant (CFCC) and a Project Management Professional (PMP).

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