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Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Claims Avoidance – (Included in LiFT 2 Series)

Start Date: 1/31/2024 11:30 AM CST
End Date: 1/31/2024 4:00 PM CST

Venue Name: MCAKC Knowledge Center

10955 Lowell Ave, Suite 1050
Overland Park, KS  United States  66210

Event Website: https://www.mcakc.org/liftprojectmanagement

Organization Name: MCAKC

Jacki Conn
Email: jconn@mcakc.org
Phone: 913-948-9200

This session is 1 of 10 in the LiFT Level 2 - Project Management Series. Use the button below to register for this series. To register only for this seminar, click the registration button above.

Claims Avoidance

Lunch is served at 11:30 am.
Class begins at Noon.

The construction industry inherently carries large levels of legal liability, and contractors need to understand their obligations to have a successful project. This session focuses on the primary issues that lead to claims on a construction project and the strategies that can be used to help avoid the claims process to be a more profitable company.

Target Audience: Project Managers with 3 to 7 years of experience, support staff or anyone interested in moving into a project management role or in obtaining fundamental project documentation skills.

CEUs: 0.4

$150 Signatory Members
$150 Signatory Non-Members
$200 Associate Members

Dr. Blake Wentz holds degrees in finance and engineering from the University of Nebraska. He previously managed Wentz Plumbing and Heating, overseeing large-scale projects. With 15 years at Milwaukee School of Engineering, he led the Construction Management Program and later became Dean at California State University, Chico. Blake's achievements include winning national titles and serving as National Educator of the Year for the MCAA. He currently leads the Associated Schools of Construction, an international organization, and co-authored the book "Construction Law for Design Professionals, Construction Managers and Contractors."

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations for all MCAKC events must be received prior to the event by email to learn@mcakc.org or by phone at 913-948-9200. Cancellations received after this time will be assessed a $100 cancellation fee.

“No Shows” will be assessed a fee (see below) and invoiced accordingly.

$50 Event Duration: Up to 4 Hours
$100 Event Duration: Over 4 Hours (Should the event cover more than one day, this fee will apply for each day of event)