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Presenter: Joseph W. Delaney, P.E., PgMP, CCM, LEED AP

Recording Date:

Recording Location: Scranton, PA

Type: CD/Manual Package

Product Code: 13967

Product Number: 16H PACCWKSP 4 27 CDMN

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Description:

This audio recording is approximately 7.5 hours in length and is available for $279 (including shipping). Please refer to specific state licensing rules or certification requirements to determine if this learning method is eligible for continuing education credit.

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Agenda:

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

   Invitation

   Bid form

   Instructions

   Bid bond

   Information

   Addenda


Reviewing Contract Documents

   Use of standard forms or custom documents

      • Agreement

      • Performance bond

   Payment bond

   Contract conditions (general and supplementary)

   Specifications (Format, CSI 1995 and 2004)

   Shop drawings

   Contract modifications (change orders, directives, etc.)


Understanding Issues in Contract Administration

   Insurance and indemnity issues

      • Chain of command issues

      • Subcontracts

      • Changes and change orders

      • Payments

   Substantial and final completion

   Breach and pitfalls


Examining Legal Issues and Contract Disputes

   Changed conditions

   Project documentation

   Delays, acceleration

   Handling payment claims and final payments

   Resolving disputes through mediation, arbitration, litigation

   Understanding contractual and statutory warranties

Speakers:

Joseph W. Delaney, P.E., PgMP, CCM, LEED AP

Delaney CMS

Mr. Delaney is president and general manager of the construction management services group at Delaney CMS in Union Springs, New York. He is the former president of C&S Design Build Inc., C&S’s program and construction management company, where he started the agency construction management business. In his 12-year career there, he developed it into the fastest-growing and most profitable of the firms’ business units. At C&S, Mr. Delaney was responsible for more than $1 billion in completed projects in the education, municipal, wastewater, airport, and private development sectors. In his 25 years as a construction professional, he has served in many roles including those of project engineer, design coordinator, superintendent, construction manager, program manager, general manager, and president. Mr. Delaney is a licensed professional engineer, 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. Mr. Delaney is the only person in the world with all of these credentials.

In addition, he is an expert critical path method scheduler and has presented both nationally and internationally on construction, project, and program management. Mr. Delaney received his bachelor’s, master’s, and PhD degrees in Civil Engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He enjoys sharing his experience leading teams, and has provided management 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. Mr. Delaney was recently the keynote speaker at the Tri-State Diversity Summit where he shared Delaney CMS’s (a woman-owned business enterprise) vision for equality and empowerment. He is also a professor in the Construction Management Department at Southern Mississippi University.

He recently published a university textbook titled Construction Program Management 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.