PPMP20011 Construction Contract Variations Report

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(Insert Student Name) / (Insert Student Number) - PPMP20011 Course Portfolio for Week 7Weekly Portfolio Learning TableDescription of topics including reading samplesLearning outcomesof the courseLearnings from your experience, this and prior course reading, assignmentsSupporting documentation including your prior learningWeek 7 Topic: Disputes, Claims, Variations, and Arbitration.Collaborative Project Procurement Arrangements (2015) by Derek H.T. Walker and Beverly M. Lloyd Walker;Cheung S.O., & and Chow P.T. 2011. Withdrawal in Construction Project Dispute Negotiation. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. Volume 137, Issue 3. Differentiate methods of project negotiation, conflictmanagement, and stakeholder engagement across projects consisting of differing technology standards and asset lifecycles.Construction contract variations remain the leading source of disputes between contractors and principals. In most cases, the variations may emerge from design defects, latent site conditions, value engineering, instructed changes to works, and changes in the law[ CITATION Che11 \l 1033 ]. Importantly, the contractor is expected to comply with the variation requirements. The principal should be ready to protect its rights thus compelling the contractor to address variations. However, the contractor also has a right that allows it to recover profits and costs where applicable[ CITATION Der15 \l 1033 ]. The project manager should use the standard form contracts to facilitate dispute resolution. The stakeholder should consider a dispute resolution board to resolve the issues. Therefore, the parties can use arbitration mechanisms overcome the dispute.Since the variation claims embrace the contractual and the technicaldimensions, the parties including project manager and principle can opt for the best dimension that befits their expectations. An independent expert can also help to determine the monetary entitlement and work variations[ CITATION Che11 \l 1033 ]. The project manager needs to use commercial negotiation skills to avoiddisputes and claims. The contract should have a dispute resolution clause thus provide relevant procedures for addressing the issues. For instance, the contract should have a binding expert determination. Based on various studies, it is evident that project management should highlight the project deliverable[ CITATION Che11 \l 1033 ]. This should depend on the interests of project PPMP20011 Course ProfilePPMP20011 Moodle Web siteHave you any insights you can add from other units you have studies or readings you’ve made?1 of 4
(Insert Student Name) / (Insert Student Number) - PPMP20011 Course Portfolio for Week 7Description of topics including reading samplesLearning outcomesof the courseLearnings from your experience, this and prior course reading, assignmentsSupporting documentation including your prior learning12managers, project owners, and academicians. This facilitates the research flows and characteristics thus make the project successful. Are any of the activities above relevant to your reflections for the learning outcomes on the right?4. Explain and apply methods of identifying and reconciling inconsistent and conflicting objectives and drivers that develop,maintain, and manage relationships and communication withkey stakeholders.Construction contract variations remain the leading source of disputes between contractors and principals. In most cases, the variations may emerge from design defects, latent site conditions, value engineering, instructed changes to works, and changes in the law[ CITATION Che11 \l 1033 ]. Importantly, the contractor is expected to comply with the variation requirements. The principal should be ready to protect its rights thus compelling the contractor to address variations. However, the contractor also has a right that allows it to recover profits and costs where applicable[ CITATION Der15 \l 1033 ]. The project manager should use the standard form contracts to facilitate dispute resolution. Have you any insights you can add from other units you have studies or readings you’ve made?Are any of the activities above relevant to your reflections for the learning outcomes on the right?5. Explain the consequences of project delays, disruptions, and changes to planned activities and the methods for claims variations, The project owners or contractors can opt for disruption and delay claims for extended time. It leads to additional costs and claims depending on the terms of the contract. Since the variation claims embrace the contractual and the technical dimensions, the parties including project manager and principle can opt for the best dimension that befits their expectations. An independent expert can also help to determine the monetary entitlement and work variations[ CITATION Che11 \l 1033 ]. The project manager needs to Have you any insights you can add from other units you have studies or readings you’ve made?2 of 4

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