Construction Contracts & Construction Law

Course Code CSM-202
Lecture hours per week 4
Lab hours per week
Course Availability: Open

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).