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Scott Lowe Featured on Lorman Education Services Website for the Week of January 5, 2021.

January 13, 2021

Lorman Education Services published Scott Lowe’s article, entitled “How to Get Your Construction Team to Actually Use the Schedule,” on their website for the week of January 5, 2021. The article addresses how to get the whole team on board with construction schedules and actually use them.

Please click [here] to read the entire article on Lorman’s website.

Mark Nagata to Present a Webinar for the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute on December 2, 2020, “Reviewing, Approving, and Getting Contractors to Submit Good Project Schedules.”

November 17, 2020

Mark Nagata will be presenting a virtual webinar for the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute, “Reviewing, Approving, and Getting Contractors to Submit Good Project Schedules,” on December 2, 2020. Mark will discuss the importance of project schedules, the importance of timely and reasonable schedule updates, and the resolution of delays in order to avoid claims and litigation. Attendees will learn 10 helpful actions to achieve successful contractor’s project schedules. Mark will provide the perspective of both the contractor, who is typically responsible for developing and updating the schedule, and the owner, who is typically responsible for reviewing and accepting the project schedules, and evaluating requests for additional time.

For more information, please click [here.]

Register for November 24, 2020 Lorman Webinar, “Project Delivery Systems – What’s Best for You?” presented by Mark Nagata.

November 10, 2020

On November 24, 2020, Mark Nagata will present “Project Delivery Systems – What’s Best for You?” This 90-minute webinar focuses on exploring delivery options and project characteristics aligned with various delivery methods, setting project goals, allocating risks, and selecting the optimal delivery system to achieve project goals. Participants will learn to review the project delivery system, discuss project goals, describe allocation of risks, and explain keys to project delivery success.

For more information, please click [here].

Register for December 10, 2020, Edupliance Webinar, “How to Identify and Calculate Construction Inefficiencies,” presented by Bill Haydt.

November 09, 2020

On December 10, 2020, Bill Haydt will present “How to Identify and Calculate Construction Inefficiencies.” This 90-minute webinar focuses on the difficulties associated with documenting and evaluating inefficiencies, and how to avoid the problems associated with those inefficiencies. Bill will present several case studies on a variety of projects outlining the issues associated with quantifying construction inefficiencies. Attendees will learn to identify and describe the basic approaches to the measurement of inefficiency, and how to calculate the damages associated with inefficiency that can negatively affect project success.

For more information, please click [here].

Register for November 25, 2020, Edupliance Webinar, “Construction Scheduling: What You Need to Know,” presented by Bill Haydt.

November 09, 2020

On November 25, 2020, Bill Haydt will present “Construction Scheduling: What You Need to Know.” This 90-minute webinar focuses on understanding the basic terminology related to construction scheduling. Bill will define what “CPM” scheduling is and how the critical path is determined. He will address managing project risks, which include managing added work, changes to the project, and dealing with unanticipated events. Bill will provide the perspective of both the contractor, responsible for developing and updating the project schedule, and the owner, responsible for reviewing and accepting the project schedule and evaluating requests for additional time. Participants will learn how to develop, maintain, and use the construction schedule to ensure successful projects.

For more information, please click [here].

Bill Haydt to Present Online NHI Course “Managing Highway Contract Claims: Analysis and Avoidance,” for the Maryland State Highway Administration, from November 16 to November 20, 2020.

October 20, 2020

Bill Haydt will be presenting a 5-day virtual NHI Course with online training for the Maryland State Highway Administration, “Managing Highway Contract Claims: Analysis and Avoidance,” from November 16-20, 2020. The course provides the basic tools to address the management and avoidance of highway construction claims. Bill will present the evaluation of a highway contract claim by focusing on three claim components: entitlement, impact, and cost. Participants will learn claims avoidance techniques, as well as how to identify and review best practices associated with successful dispute resolution.

For more information, please click [here.]

Bill Haydt to Present Online NHI Course “Managing Highway Contract Claims: Analysis and Avoidance,” for the Federal Highway Administration, from October 26 to October 30, 2020.

October 20, 2020

Bill Haydt will be presenting a 5-day virtual NHI Course with online training for the Federal Highway Administration, “Managing Highway Contract Claims: Analysis and Avoidance,” from October 26-30, 2020. The course provides the basic tools to address the management and avoidance of highway construction claims. Bill will present the evaluation of a highway contract claim by focusing on three claim components: entitlement, impact, and cost. Participants will learn claims avoidance techniques, as well as how to identify and review best practices associated with successful dispute resolution.

For more information, please click [here.]

Register for October 16, 2020 Edupliance Webinar, “How to Prevent Construction Projects from Going Bad,” presented by Bill Haydt.

September 29, 2020

On October 16, 2020, Bill Haydt will present an Edupliance Webinar, “How to Prevent Construction Projects from Going Bad.”

This 90-minute webinar focuses on key elements of the construction process so that you can keep your project pointed toward success. It addresses the steps that can and should be taken to help anticipate, identify, and manage the problems inherent in the construction process. It is intended to benefit those who want to have a better understanding of the pitfalls of the construction process and how to meet them head on. Bill will provide a summary discussion of the aspects of construction that can often lead to a bad project, and of the fundamentals necessary to implement a successful project.

For more information, please click [here].

Mike Ryan, P.E., is Partnering with Jimerson Birr for their “Managing Problem Projects Webinar: Construction Delay Claims,” on September 10, 2020.

August 25, 2020

Trauner Consulting Services will be partnering with Jimerson Birr for their “Managing Problem Projects Webinar: Construction Delay Claims,” the fifth in a multi-part education series for business owners and leaders in the construction industry. On Thursday, September 10, 2020, from 12:00p to 1:00p EST, Mike Ryan, P.E., will be presenting “Construction Delay Claims: Best Practices for Subcontractors,” that will break down the do’s and don’ts for subcontractors on how to successfully bring a claim for delay, disruption, or acceleration. This webinar is geared towards subcontractors and covers best practices for delay claims.

This is a free webinar and is available for attendees on a first-come first-served basis. You don’t want to miss this one – sign up today!

Please click [here] for more information.

Mark Nagata Featured in AACE International’s August 2020 Issue of Source Magazine.

August 06, 2020

The AACE International’s Source Magazine has published Mark Nagata’s article, entitled “Home Office Overhead – Which Formula Should You Use?” in its August 2020 issue, in the “Bonus Technical Article” section. This article describes the difference between unabsorbed and extended home office overhead costs, details how various home office overhead formulas calculate a contractor’s unabsorbed or extended home office overhead costs, and identifies how each of the methods calculate different potential damages from one another using an owner-directed suspension example and an extended project duration example.

Please click the following link to read the entire article:

https://web.aacei.org/docs/default-source/source/2020/so20-08.pdf?sfvrsn=2

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