Delay AnalysisBasic E-Course

An introduction the the basic principles of delay analysis

$245 for 6 months unlimited access

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Take this Practical Course. Learn the Principles of Delay Analysis

What you will learn

  • Understand the key learning outcomes for the course.
  • Discover the challenges of performing delay analyses that make it such a specialist area in construction.
  • Learn why delay analysis exists and situations where the Contractor/Employer may need to perform a delay analysis.
  • Understand the typical challenges the parties come up against when performing an analysis.
  • The purpose of project planning and the fundamentals that make a programme, including tasks, durations, sequencing and logic.
  • Understand the difference between planning and programmes and the different techniques available for conveying the plan.
  • Learn how a programme is updated and the fundamental issues of Float, the Critical Path and Milestones.
  • We introduce the concept of the planning lifecycle and the importance of a reliable baseline programme.
  • Learn how to establish baseline integrity through examples of good and bad practice.
  • Understand the concept of validation and how to validate the baseline programme to ensure a reliable delay analysis.

ASSIGNMENT: you will be asked to review a baseline programme that follows bad practice. You’ll be asked to identify the baseline faults in this programme and how they could be rectified. You’ll then be asked to consider a baseline programme that follows good practice and identify the good practice adopted in the programme. Finally, you’ll be asked to consider how these elements of the programme will help in a delay analysis submission.

  • Learn the principle of liability and contractual entitlement for an extension of time claim.
  • Understand the role of liquidated damages under UAE and English law.
  • Extension of time principles are illustrated under FIDIC, JCT and NEC forms of contract.
  • Understand the relationship to recovery of compensation.
  • Learn about the Society of Construction Law’s Delay and Disruption Protocol, 2nd Edition (2017).
  • Understand the protocol’s position with respect to ‘Contemporaneous Analysis’ and ‘Time Distant Analysis’ (retrospective).
  • We also review the protocol’s stance on selecting an appropriate method and the difference between ‘Cause & Effect’ and ‘Effect & Cause’ methods.
  • Understand how criticality and delay is determined under the protocol.

What you will get

  • 5 in-depth modules
  • 1 practical assignment
  • 2 hours of video tutorials delivered across 10 bite-sized videos
  • 4 CPD hours
  • Detailed assignment answers provided
  • Personal tutor support
  • Totally flexible learning
  • Certificate of Achievement

Need An Understanding of the Basics of Delay Analysis?

Yes? Then this course is for you. We cover the fundamentals of planning, how to create a solid baseline programme and teach the key methods used to perform a delay analysis.

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Common Questions

We should start this answer by saying that Claims Class has become a well recognised, respected and trusted training provider. When you enrol on a Claims Class course you can be assured that you are going to get: great content; useful and engaging assignments; tangible and applicable learning outcomes; and a smooth administrative process.

If you’re someone who needs a basic understanding of delay analysis, or are looking for an introduction to the topic, then this course is for you. You will graduate this course with a solid understanding of of the basic principles of delay analysis.

The course includes a practical assignment at module 3 (please reference the ‘what you will learn’ section above for a detailed breakdown of the modules and assignments). Once you have completed your assignment, you will upload it to your tutor via the student website. Your tutor will comment on and grade your work and issue your module grade to you via email. At the end of the course, you should have achieved an average grade of 55% to pass.

The course is presented by two delay experts, Paul Gibbons and Anthony Hayes. As well as working as  respected consultants within the field, Paul and Anthony are passionate about delay analysis and bring their combined 36 years’ experience to the course.

Whilst the course is intended to be flexible to accommodate busy professionals, we also realise that life can often get in the way of study.

To strike a balance between flexibility and incentive to get the course done, we therefore give you 6-months to complete the course.

Registration is easy. Just go to the course page on the student website and follow the instructions. Registration is online and payment is via all major credit cards. As soon as you have registered, you’ll receive a welcome email with all the information you need to get started.

The Delay Analysis Intermediate E-Course is an in-depth look at delay analysis. We cover all the key topics needed to successully review and prepare delay analysis reports. The course includes 3 practical assignments.

In comparison, the Delay Analysis Basic E-Course is an introduction to the topic. We cover the basic principles of delay analysis, but don’t cover the detail required to perform a delay analysis.

The course does not require any specialist planning software. The course focuses on the principles of delay analysis, not specific operation of the software tools.

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What our students have to say

The course exceeded my expectations! It has helped me to sharpen my tools and has provided me with a greater understanding of the full scope of construction claims.”

Anthony Chamberlain from UK

One-on-one mentorship from a delay analysis expert. Meet course tutor, Paul Gibbons.

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