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Disputes Avoidance by Applying Proper Programming Strategies and Avoiding the Ten Programming Sins

How project scheduling can (and should be) a tool for dispute avoidance rather than a contentious process that may trigger conflicts and give rise to disputes.

Wed 14 Nov 2018
06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
1.5 hours formal CPD


Construction projects are characterized by high complexity and multifaceted interfaces between various contractual parties, which of course increases the risk of claims that if were improperly managed would escalate into costly and lengthy disputes. These disputes are a clear sign of inefficiency in the built environment process. This topic highlights the dynamics of disputes, discuss some techniques and strategies for better management of claims and avoidance of disputes throughout the entire project life-cycle and recommend proactive approaches to enhance project delivery and achieve excellence in construction projects delivery and procurement.

Learning outcomes

  • Understand the importance of scheduling as an integral tool in managing the project and avoiding disputes;
  • Appreciate the importance of claims management and claims avoidance in the built environment;
  • Understand the claims dynamics and how to avoid triggering unnecessary disputes;
  • Learn important scheduling strategies and approaches to archives excellence in project delivery.

Meet the speaker

Walied Abdeldayem is a qualified civil engineer and has over twenty years’ experience in the engineering and construction industries. Walied started his career as a structural designer in one of the leading engineering firms in Egypt. He has also developed and delivered courses to civil engineers including the Primavera suite of software, Project Management, SAP2000, and others.

Walied is a planning/scheduling expert with wide experience in prospective day to day planning and projects control, as well as delay analysis and forensic planning. He has provided expert advice and expert witness services to contractors, subcontractors, and project owners on various complex construction projects in the Americas, Middle East and North Africa.

In addition, Walied has solid working experience in providing productivity analysis, assessing delay damages due to lost productivity, and in preparation and reviewing acceleration claims. Walied holds an MBA for Construction Executives and LLM degree in Construction Law and Arbitration.


  • 18:00 – 18:30     Adobe Connect open for audio test
  • 18:30 – 19:30     Speaker presentation
  • 19:30 – 20:00     Q&A

Please note

  • Do not send payment via bank transfer as this form of payment is no longer accepted for CPD events.
  • We are unable to reserve a place at this event unless payment is made.
  • The presentation will start promptly at 18:30. If you have not signed in by this time (18:30), you will not be able to claim your 1.5 CPD hours.
  • Just a gentle reminder that your recorded CPD hours are monitored by our Regulation team and you are unable to claim Formal CPD hours if you did not attend the event.