Construction Contract Workshop Seminar
Registration: 8:00 – 8:30 am
Morning Session: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Lunch (On your own): 12:30 – 1:30 pm
Afternoon Session: 1:30 – 5:00 pm
Understanding Construction Contract Essentials
Examining contract terminology:
• Parties, consideration, term, performance, substantial performance, breach, remedies, damages
Understanding types of construction contracts:
• Payment method
• Award and selection
• Project delivery system
• Number of primes
• Legal description
Studying roles and relationships of project participants:owners, architects/engineers, construction managers, contractors, subs and suppliers
Exploring the law of construction contract interpretation
Reviewing Bidding Documents
Reviewing Contract Documents
Use of standard forms or custom documents
Contract conditions (general and supplementary)
Specifications (Format, CSI 1995 and 2004)
Contract modifications (change orders, directives, etc.)
Understanding Issues in Contract Administration
Insurance and indemnity issues
Chain of command issues
Changes and change orders
Substantial and final completion
Breach and pitfalls
Examining Legal Issues and Contract Disputes
Handling payment claims and final payments
Resolving disputes through mediation, arbitration, litigation
Understanding contractual and statutory warranties
7.0 HSW Contact Hours
7.0 AIA HSW Learning Units
7.0 HSW Contact Hours
7.0 LA CES HSW PDHs
7.0 Contact Hours/PDHs
Non-Mandatory Cont. Ed.
Continuing Education Credit Information
This seminar is open to the public and offers up to 7.0 HSW continuing education hours to architects and landscape architects and 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers in most states, including New York.
HalfMoon Education is deemed a New York-approved continuing education provider for architects and landscape architects via its affiliation with the American Institute of Architects. HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education provider for New York engineers (NYSED Sponsor No. 35) and New Jersey engineers (Approval No. GP2400000700).
This event is approved by the American Institute of Architects for 7.0 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885) and the Landscape Architect Continuing Education System for 7.0 HSW PDHs. Courses approved by the AIA qualify for New Jersey architects.
This event offers a continuing education opportunity to contractors but has not been approved by any state with a continuing education requirement for contractors.
Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.
Joseph W. Delaney PhD P.E. PgMP CCM LEED AP
Dr. Delaney is the Professor of Practice in Construction Engineering/Management at the University of Memphis. He is also the General Manager of the Construction Management Services group at Delaney CMS in Byhalia, Mississippi, and president of Delaney Parametric Design. He is the former president of C&S Design Build Inc., where he started the agency construction management business. At C&S, Dr. Delaney was responsible for more than $1 billion in completed projects in the education, municipal, wastewater, airport, and private development sectors. Dr. Delaney is a licensed professional engineer (New York, New Jersey, and Mississippi), holds the Program Management Professional (PgMP®) credential, is a Certified Construction Manager (CCM®), and is a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Accredited Professional. Dr. Delaney received his bachelor’s, master’s, and PhD degrees in Civil Engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo.
Dr. Delaney enjoys sharing his experience leading teams, and he has provided leadership training to senior management including his colleagues at the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Senior Executive Institute and at Fortune 500 companies, including Johnson & Johnson, Inc., and L3 Communications. Dr. Delaney was recently the keynote speaker at the Tri-State Diversity Summit where he shared Delaney CMS’s (a New York State Certified Minority/Woman-Owned Business Enterprise – MWBE) vision for equality and empowerment. Dr. Delaney recently wrote a textbook titled Construction Program Management which was published by CRC Press. The textbook is used to teach undergraduate and graduate students and by practitioners to help them formulate a process-based approach for management of large projects and programs.