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Managing Construction Projects in Alberta

Don't lose valuable time and money - find out how to improve your project management skills. Make sure your projects are completed on time and within budget - minus costly claims and lawsuits. Staying current on construction issues and trends has never been this important and it's never been this easy. Whether you're new to the profession or very experienced, this seminar is your key to a better managed project ... and a better bottom line. You simply can't afford to miss this opportunity. Benefits for You - Take control of your next project - get the right people on your team - Minimize your risk by understanding construction contracts - Use reporting and monitoring to deliver daily results - Resolve disputes ... before they end up in the courtroom
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Agenda

Development and Building Permit Process for the City of Edmonton
(Break 10:30 AM - 10:45 AM)
— Roger Clemens, Gail Hickmore and Lana Phillips
  • Applications 101
    • Development Permit vs. Building Permit
    • Details of Development Permit
    • Details of Building Permits
  • City Development and Building Permit Process
    • Basic Process
    • PreApplication Meetings
    • Application Circulation (i.e. Transportation, Heritage, Landscaping, Addressing, Fire, etc.)
    • Notification (and Waiver)
    • Subdivision and Development Appeal Board (Overview)
    • Compliance and Enforcement
  • Service Enhancements (Implemented, Underway and Proposed)
The Gap – the Distance Between What the Contract Says and What the Parties Do
— Tim Mavko and Jeremy Taitinger
  • Case Study #1: Changes
  • Case Study #2: Notice
  • Case Study #3: Payment
Reasons for the Gap
  • Contract Team Different From Execution Team
  • Legacy and Embedded Systems
  • Poor Discipline
The Dangers
— Tim Mavko and Jeremy Taitinger
  • Courts Will Enforce
  • Court Won't Enforce
Narrowing the Gap
  • Pre-Signing: Involve Operations/Execution Teams
  • Post-Signing/Pre-Construction: Review, Review, Review
  • During Construction: Follow or Amend, but Don't Ignore
Defining Project Success and Failure
— John Young
  • Navigating Strategy and Culture to Deliver Daily Results
    • Strategy Deployment
    • Culture and People
    • Improvement and Execution
    • Reporting and Monitoring
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Online Manual

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Over 32 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Faculty

Roger Clemens

Roger Clemens

City Of Edmonton

  • Chief building inspector for residential and commercial building permits and inspections in the Current Planning Branch, Sustainable Development
  • City of Edmonton employee in a variety of permitting and inspection roles for more than 20 years
  • Leads improvements in the permitting and inspection processes to ensure efficiency, consistency and quality of service delivery
  • Promotes effective relationships and communication with internal and external stakeholders
Gail Hickmore

Gail Hickmore

City Of Edmonton

  • General supervisor for the Development Approvals Team in the Current Planning Branch, Sustainable Development Department
  • City of Edmonton employee in a variety of planning roles for 28 years
  • Leads improvements in the development permitting processes to ensure efficiency, consistency and quality of service delivery
  • Promotes effective relationships and communication with internal and external stakeholders
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Tim Mavko

Reynolds Mirth Richards & Farmer LLP

  • Partner with Reynolds Mirth Richards & Farmer LLP
  • Practices construction law and commercial litigation
  • Former chair, Construction Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association and former president, Edmonton Bar Association
  • Writes a regular column, "Legal Edge", for Alberta Construction Magazine since 2003
  • LL.B. and B.A. degrees, University of Alberta
  • Can be contacted at 780-497-3331 or [email protected]
Lana Phillips

Lana Phillips

City Of Edmonton

  • Planner with Development Approvals, Current Planning Branch, Sustainable Development at the City of Edmonton
  • Currently responsible for implementing changes to development approval processes to improve their efficiency and effectiveness for both the City and development industry
  • Recently joined the City of Edmonton following eight years of experience in private land use consulting in Ontario
  • M.A degree, School of Planning, University of Waterloo; B.Sc. degree, University of Lethbridge
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Jeremy Taitinger

Reynolds Mirth Richards & Farmer LLP

  • Partner with Reynolds Mirth Richards & Farmer LLP
  • Practices construction law and general litigation
  • Former secretary, Northern Alberta Construction Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association
  • Guest lecturer for various construction organizations and educational institutions
  • LL.B. and B.Comm. degrees, University of Alberta
  • Can be contacted at 780-497-3317 or [email protected]
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John Young

OML Construction

  • Chief operating officer and chief finance officer with OML Construction
  • More than 20 years of experience in finance, accounting, management and operations
  • Responsible for providing the overall direction, leadership, and management of the operations of OML on a day-to-day basis
  • Earned CGA, CPA designations
  • University of Fraser Valley; currently in the U of A Executive M.B.A. program (2015)
  • Can be contacted at 780-487-0772 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 394078
Published 2014
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