• 29 November
    3 sessions, 4 hours each
    Online
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    Sessions
    Session 1
    Tue 29 Nov 10:30 EST - Tue 29 Nov 14:30 EST
    Online
    Session 2
    Wed 30 Nov 10:30 EST - Wed 30 Nov 14:30 EST
    Online
    Session 3
    Thu 01 Dec 10:30 EST - Thu 01 Dec 14:30 EST
    Online
    • Member Pricing $649.00 excl. Tax
    • $849.00 excl. Tax
    • Course
  • 25 April
    3 sessions, 4 hours each
    Online
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    Sessions
    Session 1
    Tue 25 Apr 10:30 EDT - Tue 25 Apr 14:30 EDT
    Online
    Session 2
    Wed 26 Apr 10:30 EDT - Wed 26 Apr 14:30 EDT
    Online
    Session 3
    Thu 27 Apr 10:30 EDT - Thu 27 Apr 14:30 EDT
    Online
    • Member Pricing $649.00 excl. Tax
    • $849.00 excl. Tax
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Description

Where do we run into problems most often with contract compliance and how do we mitigate these problems?

Whether you are the Project Owner, the Consultants, or the Contractors, first you need to understand what you have agreed to in the CCDC and related contracts, and why the clause exists in the first place. NOT opening, reading, and understanding the contract requirements until it's too late is exactly what gets us into trouble time and time again on construction projects. Waiting until there is conflict and only then referring to the contract to see how, or if, we can get out of the problem is like playing Russian roulette.

In this session, from a team of industry partners’ perspectives, you will:

  • Learn which CCDC and related clauses and concepts in the different project delivery methods consistently create challenges and conflict
  • Discover what these clauses mean and why they exist
  • Explore how to mitigate the pain points associated with these clauses by developing your “go forward” strategies and practices
  • Apply your skills to a specific scenario by presenting possible outcomes and strategies to achieve alignment by all parties.

You can keep on doing what you are doing and expect things to get better, but we all know that is the definition of insanity! Stop the insanity and find better ways of addressing the contractual obligations you have agreed to!

2 Gold Seal Credits

Intended Audience

Understanding the impact of non-standard clauses is important for all industry partners! This course is most applicable to mid-management personnel from the following roles/disciplines who have experience with CCDC contract clauses.

  • General Contractors and Subcontractors
    • Construction Company Owners/Manager so Project Managers
    • Commercial Managers
    • Estimators
    • Business Development Managers
  • Project Owner
  • Third party Project Managers (for the Project Owner)
  • Architects and Engineers
  • Bonding and Insurance specialists
  • Lawyers

Please note the following requirements to ensure your successful learning experience!

This workshop will involve 100% on-screen interaction with the instructor and classmates, reading/viewing on-screen content like slides or videos, and interacting via typing with questions or responses.

  • Computer/Laptop mandatory: Attendees are not permitted to attend via a tablet or cell phone
  • Webcams are mandatory and are expected to be turned on during all course sessions.

Every person able to see, hear, and observe the virtual course sessions must be a paid participant. Non-compliance of this requirement will result in removal from the course. Refunds will not be issued to students who are removed from the course for non-compliance.

  • Virtual backgrounds are not permitted
  • Group attendance via one paid registration is not permitted

Students are expected to be fully engaged in the class

  • Clear your work schedule just as you would for attendance in an in-class program
  • Please make sure you secure a quiet space with minimal distractions

Related Info

Course Requirements (Technology & Participation)

This course requires full face-to-face interaction and participation from both the instructor and students. In order to attend, you’ll must make sure you have the following:

  • Computer or laptop with webcam (webcams are mandatory): This course will involve 100% on-screen interaction with your instructor and classmates, reading/viewing on-screen content like slides or videos, and interacting via typing with questions or responses. For this reason, you must have a webcam and use a full computer/laptop, and we do not permit students to attend using a tablet or cell phone.
  • A quiet space with minimal distractions: Please plan to be fully engaged in the class, and clear your work schedule just as you would for attendance in an in-class program

Course Format

Live, Online, Instructor-led training, with a multi-discipline training team and a maximum class size of 25 students.

  • This is a highly interactive course facilitated by the instructor on the Zoom platform.
  • You will be expected to have your webcam on during the whole class and participate in break-out rooms, small-group discussions, and other activities with your instructor and classmates during the course.
  • Zoom access information will be provided to you in advance of the training by your instructor
  • Full attendance and participation in all four sessions is mandatory for course completion. If a student misses a class session, we are unable to transfer registration or provide a partial refund of the registration fees.

This course is delivered in partnership with local construction associations across western Canada and Ontario. You will be participating with a cohort of industry peers from throughout these regions.

Orientation Session

A short orientation session (30 min) with your course instructor will be held via Zoom before the course (usually scheduled in the week before). During the orientation, your instructor will go over course information and familiarize you with the Zoom tools you’ll be using. 

Speaker

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  • Debbie Hicks - Facilitator
  • Mark Scharf, BA Hons, MHA
  • Dean C. Slater, P. Eng., GSC
  • Bill Chomik, AAA, SAA, OAA, AIBC, FRAIC, RCA Kasian, Senior Principal, Vice President Institutional