Construction Claims – Identifying Claims

Master the task of construction claim identification

This course is aimed at helping construction professionals better understand the practice and importance of claim identification and how this contributes to a successful claims strategy and outcome.

What you’ll learn

  • Construction Claims.
  • Construction Claims Identification.
  • Project Management.

Course Content

  • Welcome –> 4 lectures • 3min.
  • General Background: The Claims Process –> 4 lectures • 7min.
  • Introduction to Claims Identification –> 3 lectures • 10min.
  • Identifying Claimable Events –> 2 lectures • 5min.
  • Identifying Changed Events and Circumstances –> 4 lectures • 21min.
  • Claim Events Not Contemplated by the Contract –> 1 lecture • 3min.
  • Conclusion and Further Learning –> 3 lectures • 3min.

Construction Claims - Identifying Claims

Requirements

  • Some knowledge of construction contracts is a useful prerequisite for this course..

This course is aimed at helping construction professionals better understand the practice and importance of claim identification and how this contributes to a successful claims strategy and outcome.

This course is recommended for anyone working with construction claims and especially those working for construction contractors and tasked with managing the contract or claim process. For example, Quantity Surveyors, Engineers, Project Managers, Contract Administrators, etc.

This course on claim identification covers the following topics:

· The course will provide students with a general introduction to construction claims.

· The purpose of claim identification.

· Identify where the task of claims identification fits into the broader claims process.

· The strategies that can be adopted to identify claims.

· The design and implementation of a system to help identify potential claim events as they arise.

The course will also provide examples of common events that give rise to claims and provide a practical example of how the contract might be used to identify potential claim events or scenarios.

Please Note: This is an entry-level course designed to teach the basic aspects of claim identification. Professionals that have not had significant exposure to construction claims will greatly benefit from this course. This course is not recommended for professionals that have significant experience in construction claims.