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Managing Construction Projects in Texas

Don't lose valuable time and money - find out how you can 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. Purchase this audio and manual package and get the critical information and updates you need to succeed on your next project, even in today's tough economy. Whether you're new to the profession or very experienced, this audio and manual package is your key to a better managed project ... and a better bottom line. You simply can't afford to miss this opportunity - purchase today. Benefits for You - Minimize your risk by understanding the nuts and bolts of construction contracts - Save money by closely monitoring cost and scheduling in your next project - Tips on using documentation to manage - and prevent - construction claims - Resolve disputes right away ... before they end up in the courtroom
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Agenda

Overview of the Construction Process
— Warner Strang
  • The Best and Worst Projects of My Life
Drafting and Negotiating Construction Contracts
— Angus N. McFadden
  • State-Specific Considerations - Choice of Law, Dispute Resolution and Indemnities
  • Avoid Ambiguity to Avoid Claims
  • Scheduling Obligations, Delays and Change Order Provisions
Sample Contract Language
— Kerry C. Williams, P.E.
Managing Changes and the Project Schedule
— Curtis W. Martin
  • Protecting Profit While the Scope Changes
  • Using the Schedule as a Management Tool
Top Seven Claims Dispute Issues
— Christopher J. Sullivan
  • Defective Plans
  • Over-Inspection/Misinterpretation of Contract
  • Delays
  • Acceleration
  • Differing Site Conditions
  • Extra/Additional Work
  • Disruptions
Resolving Disputes in Real Time
— Curtis W. Martin and Christopher J. Sullivan
  • Why Disputes Don't Get Better With Age
  • Putting Dispute Resolution on the Critical Path
  • Contractual and Extra-Contractual Strategies and Tools for Prompt Resolution
The Myths of Project Management
— Warner Strang
  • What People Believe That Isn't so
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This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Faculty

Warner Strang

Warner Strang – Moderator

URS Corporation

  • URS Corporation
  • Working member of 55 project teams
  • Past program manager for Santa Clara County California
  • Writer of “The Risk in CM at Risk”
  • M.B.A. degree in finance, Stanford University Graduate School of Business; B.S.M.E. degree in mechanical engineering, summa cum laude, Rice University
  • Can be contacted at 281-646-2400 or [email protected]
Curtis W. Martin

Curtis W. Martin

Ford Nassen & Baldwin P.C.

  • Shareholder with Ford Nassen & Baldwin P.C.
  • Former president/COO of ENR 400 construction firm
  • Practicing attorney representing and counseling contractors and owners on construction issues, from initial risk evaluation, procurement and contract documents to project issues, claims and disputes
  • Can be contacted at 281-953-7702 or [email protected]
Angus N. McFadden

Angus N. McFadden

King & Spalding

  • Counsel with King & Spalding
  • Practice focuses on construction and procurement, energy and natural resources, international, oil and gas, and power
  • Has given in-house presentations to clients, as well as presented papers and spoken on construction law topics
  • J.D. degree, magna cum laude, Duke University; A.B. degree, Duke University
  • Can be contacted at 713-276-7386 or [email protected]
Christopher J. Sullivan

Christopher J. Sullivan

Interface Consulting International, Inc

  • Vice president of operations and a principal consultant for Interface Consulting International, Inc.
  • More than 25 years of experience in engineering and project management in the U.S. and abroad
  • Experienced in all aspects of contract execution, including project development, engineering, design and project controls
  • Testified in numerous state and federal courts and arbitration matters, and provided consulting in international courts of arbitration on issues such as construction claims, schedule delay analysis, loss of labor productivity, change orders, construction management, various engineering and technical issues and prudent project management practices
  • Associate member of the American Bar Association, Associated Builders and Contractors, and Associated General Contractors
  • Frequent presenter on project management, contract administration, construction claims, change management and disaster lessons learned
  • Published and frequent writer
  • M.B.A. degree, Temple University; B.S. degree in chemical engineering, Northeastern University
  • Can be contacted at 713-626-2525 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 392835
Published 2014
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