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Construction Contracts & Construction Law

Course Code CSM-722
Lecture hours per week 4
Lab hours per week
Course Availability: Open
Description:

This course focuses on the complex subject area of contracts and laws relating to the construction industry. Students will gain an understanding of: 

  • Basics of the Canadian legal system 
  • Principles of contract, tort, labour and employment laws Federal, provincial and municipal legal, zoning and building requirements 
  • Construction management related contractual relationships 
  • Industry standard construction management contract forms 
  • Industry standard trade contractor agreement forms 
  • Impact of the authorities having jurisdiction over construction management 
  • Legal risks associated with managing a construction projects 
  • Dispute resolution methods 

The course is delivered using materials developed for the construction industry by the Canadian Construction Documents Committee (CCDC).