Avoiding and Managing Construction Disputes Across the Project Lifecycle

Avoiding and Managing Construction Disputes Across the Project Lifecycle

BC Housing: 1.5 CPD Points

Live online events


1 hour, 30 minutes, 10:00 AM PDT - 11:30 AM PDT


  • BC Housing CPD Points: 1.5
  • Member Rate $100.00 excl. GST
  • $120.00 excl. GST


This 1.5-hour webinar is designed to equip construction professionals, project managers, contractors, and other stakeholders with practical strategies to prevent and effectively handle disputes throughout the different stages of a construction project. Participants will gain valuable insights into identifying potential areas of conflict, implementing dispute avoidance measures, and employing dispute resolution techniques to ensure smooth project execution and minimize disruptions. 

After this webinar, participants will: 

  • Understand common causes of construction disputes and their impact on project outcomes.
  • Know how to proactively identify potential areas of conflict during the project lifecycle.
  • Have effective strategies to avoid disputes and maintain collaborative relationships.
  • Be familiar with various dispute resolution methods and their applications.
  • Be equipped with practical tips for resolving disputes and maintaining project momentum.

 There will be a short Q&A session at the end of the webinar to address any questions.


Delivery Method: Virtual Session – Zoom Meetings  

Course Fee Includes: Access to the course, course materials, and a digital certificate upon completion.  


There are no prerequisites for this course.  

Technical Requirements

  1. Computer or laptop

    • This course will involve on-screen interaction with your instructor and classmates, reading/viewing on-screen content (slides or videos), and interacting via typing with questions or responses. For this reason, cellphones may not be adequate

    • Windows 10 or Mac iOS. 

  1. Webcam (Mandatory)– in order to engage and collaborate, participants will be expected to have their webcams on for the duration of the class

  2. Microphone (Mandatory)

  3. Internet connection- For best results, you will want to ensure you have an internet connection with an upload/download speed of 3-5 Mbps. You can test your internet speed here. The minimum recommended speed is 1.5 Mbps, but anything below 3 Mbps may result in loss of quality or buffering. Ideally hardwired connection versus wireless for stability - connect your computer directly to your router using an ethernet cable, rather than using your home wi-fi.

  4. A quiet space with minimal distractions –The microphone will be engaged for interactive sessions. Please plan to be fully engaged in the class and clear your work schedule just as you would for the in-class program.

  5. Comfortable chair


Who Should Attend

This session would be applicable to anyone that would like to like to learn more about risk and disputes in construction.  This session would be of specific interest to: 

  • Project Managers/Construction Managers/ Site Supervisors
  • Public or private owner
  • General Contractor/Subcontractor
  • Estimators, Engineers, Architects
  • Legal counsels