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WebEd: Scheduling Best Practices

March 13, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Member Price: 
$79
Non-Member Price: 
$99

All WebEd times are in EST

Description:

The intended purpose of scheduling on a construction project is to help ensure that all activities necessary to complete the work in accordance with the requirements of the contract documents are properly planned, staffed, coordinated and executed in an orderly and expeditious manner. Schedules not only assist in compelling the proper coordination of the work, but they also contribute to the owner's decision making with respect to the evaluation of the contractor's payment applications and proposed changes to the contract.
Without a clearly articulated scheduling specification in the contract documents, proper project scheduling may be dispensed with as a way of saving costs. Standard contracts often provide very little direction to the contractor with respect to project scheduling requirements. Elements such as specific timing, level of detail, content and formatting, among others, are often not addressed clearly, if at all. As such, adequate project schedules will very likely not be developed and the multiple benefits of creating them will not be achieved.
This webinar's goal is to demonstrate the importance of a detailed project schedule specification in a construction contract and identify the key components that can be used by both parties for better project control, decision-making and, if necessary, resolution of claims.

Learning Objectives:

• What schedule requirements are typically delineated in standard contracts
• Why an owner would want to include a detailed scheduling specification in a construction contract
• What key elements should be considered for incorporation in a detailed scheduling specification
• What common challenges and realities need to be considered in developing a detailed scheduling specification and
• What role the owner should expect to play in the development and execution of project schedules

Moderator:

Amy Hager
Director

AGC

Speakers:

Emily Federico
Director
Navigant

 
Marshall Harris
Associate Director
Navigant

 
WebEd Recording:
 

Everyone who registers for an AGC WebEd will receive a link with access to the audio recording and the presentation.

Technology Requirements: 

AGC of America uses Go-To-Meetings to conduct WebEd. You will not incur any cost for using the platform. However, if you have not used this platform previously, please test your computer prior to the WebEd. You may be required to download software, i.e., Java and may need administrative rights to your computer. For computer specifications, please visit https://www.gotomeeting.com/meeting/online-meeting-support  or contact webinars@agc.org.

AGC of America WebEd Cancellation & Refund Policy: 

If you will not be able to attend an AGC of America WebEd program for which you have already registered, you may qualify for a refund of your registration fee or be able to substitute another employee within your organization. If you cancel your registration at least ten (10) days prior to the webinar, AGC of America will provide a full refund. No refund will be provided if you do not meet this deadline, however you may transfer your registration to another employee within your organization. AGC of America will provide all registrants with a recording of the webinar and the PowerPoint slides following the program.

Any questions or changes to your registration should be made via email to meetings@agc.org(link sends e-mail).

 
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