Module 6: Responses & Determinations

Live

Every claim requires a response or determination of some sort. This module deals with effective ways of presenting responses so as to close out issues in a timely manner and prevent disputes. Dispute procedures and practices are also discussed here. There is no assignment for Module 6. Instead, time is reserved for questions and general discussion.

After the live delivery of this module, we gave attendees an opportunity to complete an online survey to share their feedback about the course and to help us to make improvements for future students where necessary. We appreciate that you may also like to provide feedback so please find a downloadable version of the survey here. Once complete, please email it to Andy (andy.hewitt@hewittconsultancy.com). 


Module 5: Presentation of Claims and Responses

Live

Having a just case does not always ensure a successful outcome and many claims have failed through poor presentation. The effective presentation of a claim will also assist those responsible for reviewing the claim and this module discusses ways and means of ensuring the claim is compiled and presented to best effect. For the assignment, you will be asked to set out the various sections of a claim document for an extension of time and prolongation cost claim and to explain briefly what they would include in each section and why.


Module 4: Essential Elements of a Successful Claim

Live

In order for a claim to succeed, it must include several essential elements. This module deals with what should be included in a claim and effective ways of dealing with these requirements. For the assignment, you will be presented with a case study which includes several possible claim events and we’ll ask you to identify the cause, the effect, the type of claim and the clauses providing entitlement.


Module 3: Delay Analysis

Live

An extension of time claim will fail unless it demonstrates that the delay had an effect on the completion date. This module provides an overview of delay analysis principles including concurrent delay, float and the critical path and how to link cause and effect. Various delay analysis methods are discussed and practical examples provided. The assignment asks you to perform a simple impacted as planned delay analysis which takes into account the principles discussed.


Module 2: Types of Claim

Live

The various types of claim including those for variations, extensions of time, prolongation, acceleration, disruption and damages are discussed in this module. The importance of notices and claim procedures are also dealt with here. For the assignment, you will be presented with a case study and asked to identify the potential claim events, identify the types of claim and finally, think about how they would be evaluated.