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Delay and impact claims can threaten the viability of your project, as well as cause serious financial and reputational damage for you and your company. Learn the latest risk management techniques to protect yourself and ensure that your project is claim free.

Project delays and their attendant impacts are among the most insidious threats to your business and your very livelihood. They lurk on any and every job you do, and unmanaged, they could risk your financial ruin. Learn the critical information you need to improve your risk management strategy on every contract.

An expert faculty of practicing lawyers and consultants, with years of combined experience in the construction industry, will provide you with practical and effective legal and strategic risk management tools that you can immediately implement on your next project. You will develop a thorough understanding of delay and impact claims, and will come away from the program better equipped to confidently manage the next troublesome claim you encounter.

You will learn about:

  • Main causes of delay, including contractor and owner-caused delay
  • Troublesome contractual delay provisions to watch out for
  • How to comply with notice requirements – and why it’s important
  • The types of damages that are recoverable
  • Managing thorny issues, such as causation and impact, float and concurrent delay
  • The different methods for calculating delay & impact losses, and their advantages/disadvantages
  • Time impact and windows analysis
  • The importance of the schedule, including regular schedule updates
  • Monitoring and adjusting the critical path – are you really delayed?
  • How to use the consultant most effectively
  • “Document, document, document” – what is an effective paper trail, and how should it be maintained?


Program Chair

  • Geza R. Banfai, McMillan LLP
  • J. Gerard Boyle, Revay and Associates Limited
  • Yonni Fushman, Vice President & Deputy General Counsel, Aecon Group Inc.
  • Chris Larkin, Senior Managing Director, Construction Solutions, FTI Consulting
  • Rick Moffat, Berkeley Research Group, LLC


Group Discounts and Financial Assistance

Please note that the group discount is only available when paying for members of the same organization, at the same time, and payment is made with one invoice.  For financial assistance, please email financialaid-opd@osgoode.yorku.ca

Webcast Fee per Delegate

2-3 delegates: 25% off program fee
4-10 delegates: 30% off program fee
11+ delegates: 35% off program fee
Boardroom rates available.


The video stream, including a link to the program materials will be sent to you via email as soon as payment is successfully processed.


All sales are final. Please make all enquiries related to program content and CPD/MCLE credit hours prior to purchase.


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Technical Support

In the event you experience technical difficulties, please contact opdsupport@osgoode.yorku.ca for assistance.

Program Details

Delivery Method

Web - On Demand

Date Recorded
April 28, 2017
Running Time


Fee per Delegate

$595 plus HST

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Eligible CPD Credit Hours


Who Should Attend

  • Owners and developers
  • Builders and construction professionals
  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Construction lawyers

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This program has been accredited by the CCA for
1 credit
towards Gold Seal Certification’s education requirement.

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