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Applications of Life Cycle Analysis in the Capital Assets Industry
 
Presented by:
Bob Prieto, FCMAA - Strategic Program Management, LLC
 
Summary:
Attendees will learn what life cycle analysis is and how it is different than life cycle costing, learn why the differences from life cycle costing is increasingly important, learn relationship with capital asset strategies and the growing importance of capital efficiency as a project drive, and learn some applications of life cycle analysis in the capital asset industry will be touched upon.

 
 
     
 
Construction Claims A-to-Z
 
Presented by:
N/A
 
Summary:
This presentation will outline the basics of why and how claims develop, what it takes to make a claim, what it takes to defend against a claim, and some rules to help avoid, minimize and resolve claims.

 
 
     
 
Construction Documents and LEED
 
Presented by:
N/A
 
Summary:
Specifically developed for Construction Managers, this course will teach you the skills needed to successfully manage a LEED project such as understanding the LEED documentation process and learning how to develop and integrate a successful materials procurement strategy.

 
 
     
 
Electronic Project Information Tracking
 
Presented by:
David Sisson - HDR & Eric Law - EADOC
 
Summary:
Learn how project photos, RFIs, submittals, drawings, emails, special inspections, contractor claims, change proposal requests, meeting minutes, and test results can be electronically tracked, shared, and exchanged. Review file linking, file types, and project participant responsibilities in a collaborative project and management application. Learn how critical it is to have the vendor provide a knowledgeable individual to assist with implementation, training, and customization, and how the ability to customize is crucial to success.

 
 
     
 
EVM in Construction: A Practical Approach
 
Presented by:
Michael Nosbisch - Western Region, Project time & Cost, Inc.
 
Summary:
As a CM, have you wondered about how earned value management should be applied in support of your project, if at all? In addition to clarifying inherent nuances related to the terminology, this presentation will examine lessons learned from the author's own experience, and more importantly will offer several recommended practices that can be leveraged by CMs and their Owners.

 
 
     
 
Forensic Schedule Analysis & Discretionary Logic
 
Presented by:
John Livengood, Esq., AIA - Navigant Consulting, Inc.
 
Summary:
This webinar considers several applications and refinements of existing forensic delay methodologies, particularly As-Planned vs. As-Built, Contemporary Period Analysis and Collapsed As-Built , which can assist in identifying the as-built critical path and delay responsibility in projects with significant amounts of discretionary logic.

 
 
     
 
Impact & Control of RFIs on Construction Projects
 
Presented by:
Christopher Nutter, AIA, Megan Wells & Jim Zack CCM, PMP - Navigant Consulting, Inc.
 
Summary:
This webinar discusses the genesis of RFIs and their development. You will learn the impact of RFIs on construction projects, drawing upon data provided by ACONEX and other studies to assess how RFIs and the RFI processes impact both small large scale construction projects. This presentation will address the abuse of the RFI process examining how some contractors misuse RFIs to increase profitability, a practice that has become somewhat institutionalized in the past decade. It contains a framework for reducing the impact of RFIs that consists of three principal recommendations: the incorporation of critical definitions and an RFI control specification; electronic RFI tracking and monitoring RFIs; and sets forth best management practices concerning RFIs that owners and contractors can adopt and implement for managing the RFI process.

 
 
     
 
Impact of Rework on Construction Projects & Some Practical Remedies
 
Presented by:
N/A
 
Summary:
This webinar, based on a broad literature review, assesses and identifies the typical cost of rework on a wide range of project types. It shows how the cost of rework is frequently understated and provides an estimate of the true “average cost” of rework. The webinar also identifies the average impact of rework on project duration in terms of time as well as unrecoverable extended overheads and the cost of liquidated damages. Finally, the webinar identifies a number of practical methods that can be employed by owners and contractors to substantially reduce both the cost and time impact of rework.

 
 
     
 
Leveraging Web-Based Collaboration to Deliver Quality, Cost Effective CM Services/span>
 
Presented by:
Edwin Perkins, LEED AP - Moss & Associates
 
Summary:
In April of 2012, the Marlins baseball team will be opening their doors to their new ballpark in Miami, Florida. The $515-million facility for 37,000-spectators will have a 8,300-ton retractable roof and a natural grass playing field. Other features include a half-acre retractable window wall providing views of down¬town Miami, 50 luxury suites, and even a party suite with a swimming pool perched over the left field wall. It is expected that the ballpark will be the first retractable roof facility to be LEED Silver™ certified. The construction manager is Hunt/Moss, a joint venture consisting of Hunt Construction Group and Moss & Associates.

 
 
     
 
Maximize Productivity Utilizing a Best-in-Class Prefab System
 
Presented by:
Michael Mlin - Maxim Consulting Group
 
Summary:
This webinar will discuss Lean best practices being deployed in the construction industry, the importance of product standardization, linking estimating to detailing to prefabrication to field installation, and logistics and inventory management ideas to further enhance cost reductions resulting in higher margins.

 
 
     
 
Navigating the World of Project Management Systems
 
Presented by:
Eric Blum - HNTB Corporation
 
Summary:
With an increased awareness of the capabilities of program management applications, program/construction management consultants need to expand their perspective to help owners evaluate and implement solutions that meet both near- and long-term requirements. Discover what is driving these trends, the criteria that differentiate tools, and critical success factors required to successfully implement comprehensive program management solutions.

 
 
     
 
Project Management Basics
 
Presented by:
Rick Panos, CCM, AIA - Totum Consulting
 
Summary:
Managing large scale projects involves many stakeholders and can be a very rewarding challenge.There are many opportunities for success and pitfalls along the way if things are not planned, organized and managed appropriately. This seminar will provide an overview of industry best practices for effective project management and provide the key techniques owners are requiring for their projects.

 
 
     
 
Projects Don't Fail, Project Cultures Fail
 
Presented by:
Rick Cianfaglione, CCM - ARCADIS, US
 
Summary:
This session will describe the culture that should be developed to enable projects to be managed successfully achieving milestones and demonstrating strong adherence to the Project Controls metrics.

 
 
     
 
Proving & Pricing Subcontractor Delay Claims
 
Presented by:
Jim Zack, CCM, PMP - Navigant Consulting, Inc.
 
Summary:
This webinar examines some issues concerning subcontractor delay claims.

 
 
     
 
Public Private Partnerships: The Inside Story
 
Presented by:
N/A
 
Summary:
Atendees will learn the basics regarding P3’s, including history and purpose. They will learn more about the typical contract structure of a P3 arrangement, the allocation of risks associated with P3s and some basic statutory provisions relating to P3’s in CA, FL and GA

 
 
     
 
Scheduling Best Practices
 
Presented by:
Kelly Heuer & Emily Federico - Navigant Consulting, Inc.
 
Summary:
This presentation’s goal is to demonstrate the importance of a detailed project schedule specification in a construction contract and identify the key components that can be used by both parties for better project control, decision-making and, if necessary, resolution of claims.

 
 
     
 
Standardizing CM Procedures
 
Presented by:
Jake Morin - ProSight Specialty Insurance
 
Summary:
Attendees will learn what it takes to deploy a common solution across multiple clients with varying requirements and project sizes.

 
 
     
 
Understanding Unabsorbed Home Office Overhead
 
Presented by:
Rocco Vespe, PE, FCMAA & Robert Dieterle - Hill International
 
Summary:
This Webinar will focus on issues surrounding the conditions for recovery of claims for home office overhead. The Webinar will examine and discuss how standby situations affect a contractor on a project and whether, if there is no standby encountered on a project that is delayed, the use of the formula to compute claims for home office overhead is compromised or rejected.

 
 
     
 
Using the CPM Schedule to Recognize, Measure and Avoid Delays
 
Presented by:
Rocco Vespe, PE, FCMAA - Hill International & Dale Morris - Traumer Consulting Services
 
Summary:
This webinar is primer on how to use the schedule to recognize delays before they become insurmountable; how to measure delays that can't be overcome; and how to avoid delays.

 
 
     
 
What Great Contractors Do Differently
 
Presented by:
Kevin Kilgore - FMI Corporation
 
Summary:
Many organizations are faced with doing more with less and competing in new areas or attempting different project types. As a result of these market and strategic pressures, many contractors are focusing on developing project management best practices.

 

 
 

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