Pre-Design Conceptual Budgeting

Thursday, June 13
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
The key to successful budgeting is starting with a realistic and appropriate budget before design starts, when the only scope definition is a scope of work which likely provides four cost parameters; type of project, size, location, and schedule. The owner is looking for a positive return on...

The Value and Use of Benchmarked Cost Data

Thursday, July 11
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Cost benchmarking refers to collection and use of cost data in sufficient detail for use in establishing a basis for two primary needs at early stages of scope definition; conceptual estimating and comparison with contractor budgets. The challenge with conceptual estimating is the lack of full...

Change Orders: Managing the Inevitable

Thursday, August 22
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Changes are inevitable on construction projects. This webinar will discuss the origin and types of changes, and why contract language is so important. Participants will learn how to present and resolve change order claims and how to manage change on construction projects to minimize the impact....

Differing Site Conditions: The Big Game of Shifting Risk

Thursday, June 6
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
This webinar will discuss the legal history of differing site conditions, and will provide best practices related to dealing with differing site conditions. At the completion of the webinar, participants will be better prepared to identify potential differing site conditions and understand the...

The Unspoken Truth of Proposal Strategy

Thursday, June 20
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
How much of a factor is price in an RFP? What are owners really asking for? How do owners review responses to a solicitation? Is best value really best value? Even though we’ve submitted many proposals, these key questions still seem to linger. In this webinar, Matt Handal will help you understand...