Continuing Education

CEAC235 - Construction Contracts

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Course Overview

Explore the legally binding agreements used by builders and owners for construction projects. These include lump sum contracts that identify incentives and penalties, and cost plus contracts that require payment of actual costs and expenses generated by construction activity. Explore contract execution, the general conditions of contracts, the general conditions contained within the specifications, and the law of contracts. Examine the relevant Canadian statutes and tort laws and gain insight into dispute resolution practices such as mediation and arbitration. With knowledge acquired during this course, you will become familiar with the rights and responsibilities of all parties outlined in various types of construction contracts.

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Delivery Methods

  • Face to Face: class is scheduled in-person, with face-to-face instruction
  • Blended: class has a portion of face-to-face and online interaction
  • Hyflex: class has a flexible structure where it's optional for students to attend sessions in the classroom, participate online, or do both.
  • Remote Live Delivery: replaced online synchronous, where classes are fully online and scheduled at a specific time for students to attend.
  • Remote On-Demand Delivery: replaced online asynchronous, where students can engage with online class content at different times.
  • Remote Independent: online learning where content is self-led and no instructor.
  • Work Placement: class is a work placement
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