Construction Contract Interpretation & Performance Claim Online Course
Price $99.00
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This Construction Contracts course covers:
contract interpretation and performance claims

The rights and obligations of the owner, architect, contractor, subcontractors, and other parties on a construction project are specified in the various contracts between them. We all hope that contract performance proceeds smoothly, but we also know that differences of opinion and disputes may arise, resulting in claims between the parties. This course contains four one-hour modules that will teach you the basic rules of contract interpretation and the principles of claims arising from defective specifications, construction delays, and differing site conditions.

  • Module 1: The Rules of Contract Interpretation - How to Say What You Mean and Mean What You Say
  • Module 2: Defective Specification Claims and Impossibility of Performance
  • Module 3: Construction Delays
  • Module 4: Differing Site Conditions

This course was written by Allan H. Goodman, an experienced arbitrator, mediator, and judge on the United States Civilian Board of Contract Appeals, where he adjudicates claims between private contractors and the federal government. For a full bio, see Course Details & Benefits below.

This is a self-paced course, which allows you to complete the material at your leisure! Completion of this course results in immediate access to your certificate of completion.

Course Details & Benefits:

Allan H. Goodman, is an experienced arbitrator, mediator, and judge on the United States Civilian Board of Contract Appeals, where he adjudicates claims between private contractors and the federal government. From 1975 to 1993, he was an attorney in private practice. His practice emphasized construction law, surety law, and government contract law. From 1988-2001 he was an Adjunct Professor at the Georgetown University Law Center, where he taught Construction Contract Law. From 1996-1997 he was a member of the National Construction Arbitrator Training Faculty of the American Arbitration Association.

Mr. Goodman is the author of two best-selling books on conflict resolution, Basic Skills for the New Arbitrator, 2d edition (Solomon Publications, 2004) and Basic Skills for the New Mediator, 2d edition (Solomon Publications, 2004). He is a graduate of the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service and the University of Toledo College of Law and a member of the Bars of Virginia, the District of Columbia, and Maryland.

Upon completion of the course, your certificate is immediately available for download. Your certificate will be presented to you in electronic format, which you may save to your computer or print for your records.

This course includes an optional quiz containing 10 multiple choice questions for you to test your knowledge, if desired. A passing grade is not required to receive your certificate of completion.

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This bundle is also available as individual one-hour courses. So if only one or two of the topics interest you, there is the option to purchase them "a la carte" style.