2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) 
    Apr 21, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda)

CE-GY 8713 Construction and the Law

3 Credits
Construction industry executives need not be legal experts, but they must be aware of the legal issues affecting their industry and their bottom line. This course uses the case study method to lead students through the concepts of design and construction law. The course focuses on the interface of legal, business and technical issues and their resolution. It includes the design and organization of construction documents; the legal aspects of bidding, subcontracting, bonds, insurance, mechanic’s liens, etc; and the implication of delays, changes and charged conditions. Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) methods are introduced.

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Exec 21 Program or permission of a Construction Management Program Director.
Weekly Lecture Hours: 3 | Weekly Lab Hours: 0 | Weekly Recitation Hours: 0