Course Information

CE8773 Dispute Avoidance and Resolution

Credits: 3.00

This course analyzes the basic causes for construction disputes and introduces methods for dispute avoidance by proper risk allocation, management and control, as well as other techniques, including partnering. It uses the case study method to address litigation and provides an understanding of the process of arbitration and other alternative dispute resolution (ADR) methods such as negotiation, mediation, mini trials and dispute review boards.

Prerequisite: Admission to the Exec 21 Program or permission of a Construction Management Program Director.