Changes are an inevitable part of the construction process but if not managed well, change orders can cause unnecessary project disruptions and lead to cost increases and schedule delays. This course will provide participants with best practices for successfully navigating this complex project management challenge.
This course has been accredited by the Canadian Construction Association (CCA) for one (1) credit towards Gold Seal certification upon successful completion of this course.
This course has been approved by BC Housing Licensing and Consumer Services (formerly Homeowners Protection Office) for seven (7) Group A points towards Continued Professional Development (CPD) upon successful completion.
Construction Owners, Managers, Estimators, Supervisors, and Staff.
- Identify changes from the original contract
- Document the changes
- Price changes fairly and realistically
- Present and negotiate changes collaboratively
- Understand the importance of early detection of change orders
- Negotiate delay claims caused by changes
- Understand the wording within commonly used contracts eg., CCDC 2 and CCA 1
- Develop a change order process for a construction company
- Issue a notice of dispute
- Proactively negotiating fair time and material rates at the bidding stage of a project.
Mark Waters, CTech, is a Project Manager with Isherwood Geostructural Engineers. Previously he was a Project Manager with Quantum Murray LP. He graduated from the BCIT Geomatics Technician program with honours in 1996 and joined the Applied Science Technologists and Technicians Association of BC in 1997. Mark spent many of his earlier civil construction years as a project superintendent and engineering surveyor. He has worked in the civil and environmental construction industry for the past 30 years and is an experienced project manager and estimator.
Tim Williams, MBA, B.Econ., CPA, GSC, is the President of BGC Partners Inc. BGC Partners provides training services tailor made for the construction industry. Tim has worked with numerous construction companies for over twenty years. He is a Gold Seal Certified project manager. He is an experienced and sought after trainer who has trained construction owners and managers across the on behalf of construction industry associations across Western Canada.
Course includes: Course materials, lunch, complimentary Wi-Fi access, and free parking.
Cancellation Policy: Payment is non-refundable for cancellations made within 5 business days of the event, or non-attendance on the day.