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Credits: 1 AIA LU & 0.1 IACET CEU
Depending on whom you talk to, the change order process is either an orderly system for the fair distribution of risk; a subversive strategy for contract inflation, or the opening gambit in a three-dimensional chess game of litigation in which the whole project team can play. One of the keys to keeping the change order process a positive force is to clearly perceive and document what happens, and that is at the heart of a lot of project management technologies on the market today.
We will talk with two experts from the global claims consultant and construction project management firm Hill International, about the principles they stand by for change documentation, and the technologies they apply to facilitate it.
- Determine the sources and causes of changes and change orders
- Implement the steps necessary on the part of the contractor, owner or designer in order to document and process changes and change orders
- Assess the advantages of using an electronic change management system
- Recognize the typical characteristics of a modern PMIS system