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The Cost & Delay Impacts of Rework on Construction Projects

Live Webinar

  • 60 minutes

Rework in the construction industry is frequent and well known. It is a drain on construction productivity, profitability and the timeliness of project delivery for both contractors and owners. Additionally, the need for rework can have spinoff or downstream impacts for all project stakeholders. The causes of rework are, likewise, very well known: design and construction changes; errors and omissions; project enhancements; operability changes; fabrication changes and errors, etc. While rework is common, the impact has not been thoroughly assessed, studied or discussed.

This webinar assesses and identifies the typical cost of rework on a wide range of project types. It shows how the cost of rework is frequently understated and provides an estimate of the true “average cost” of rework. The webinar also identifies the average impact of rework on project duration in terms of time as well as unrecoverable extended overheads and the cost of liquidated damages.

Join this session by expert speaker James G. Zack, where he will provide several practical recommendations intended to reduce the amount of rework on future projects.

Session Highlights:

  • Learn the typical causes of rework.

  • Gain an understanding of the cost and time impacts of rework on construction projects.

  • Be provided with a model for predicting rework on new or future projects.

  • Gain information on a number of practical ways to reduce the amount of rework on future projects.

Why You Should Attend:

  • This webinar identifies the reported cost of rework on construction projects as identified by a large number of studies.

  • The webinar also estimates the true cost of rework.

  • Additionally, the webinar provides an estimate of the average amount of delay caused by rework on the typical construction project.

  • The webinar provides an estimate of the delay cost arising from rework.

  • In this webinar, you will be shown a model that allows you to estimate the cost of rework on future projects.

Who Should Attend:

  • Contractor project managers, project sponsors, cost estimators and project control personnel.

  • Construction managers and design professionals performing services during construction.

  • Project owners and owner representatives.


*You may ask your Question directly to our expert during the Q&A session.

** You can buy On-Demand and view it as per your convenience.


James Zack

James Zack

James is the Senior Advisor to the Navigant Construction Forum™. The Forum strives to be the construction industry’s resource for thought leadership and best practices on avoidance and resolution of construction project disputes globally. Formerly, he was the Executive Director, Corporate Claims Management Group, Fluor Corporation, one of the world’s largest EPCM contractors.

James was previously Vice President of PinnacleOne and the Executive Director of the PinnacleOne Institute and a Senior Construction Claims Consultant for CH2M HILL, Inc. Jim has, for more than 45 years, worked on both private and public projects throughout the United States and in 28 countries abroad. James is a Fellow of AACE, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, and the International Guild of Project Controls. In the construction claims field, he is a recognized and published expert in mitigation, analysis and resolution or defense of construction claims and disputes. James is a Certified Construction Manager (CCM), a Certified Forensic Claims Consultant (CFCC) and a Project Management Professional (PMP).

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