5 – Understanding construction contracts. What to examine before getting involved?

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This course offered forth Friday of each ODD months through out the year, i.e. January, March, May, July, September, November.

Date & Location

Delivery Date: forth Friday of each odd month, 12:00 PM – 4:30 PM MDT | Online with Zoom
Fees: $145 (+GST)
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A strong understanding and appreciation of the complexities of a construction contract administration is a key competency for project managers. Knowing what to look for in a construction contract is a must for any owner or contractor representative to make sure that a project is successful for all parties concerned.

This ½ day workshop will provide participants with the knowledge and the skills required to review construction contract and properly manage construction contracts.  The workshop equips the participants with the understanding that will allow them to make timely decisions and take calculated risks.


Upon completion this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the complexities of the construction contract
  • Identify what to look for in any construction contract
  • Emphasizes the role of the contract reviewers in preventing construction challenges
  • Enhance their understanding and appreciation contract role in successful projects


  • Contract types and related risks
  • Key components of any construction contract
  • Roles and responsibilities of the Contracting parties
  • Strengths and weaknesses of a contract
  • Implied and expressed conditions
  • Risks allocation issues
  • Minimizing contract risks
  • Learning activities, case studies, and exercises


Any body involved in contract administration, proposal reviews and submission will benefit from attending this workshop. If you are connected in any way with contracts, this course is a must for you.
This workshop is a MUST to help participants develop confidence in their construction contract administration (CCA)skills.

This workshop enables you to be better prepared for the next workshop
Preventing common CCA pitfalls

Duration 3.5 Hours

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