Online - Practical Applications of Construction Law 09/09/2019Name: Online - Practical Applications of Construction Law 09/09/2019Date: September 9, 2019Time: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM PDTEvent Description:
The purpose of the 310 Practical Applications of Construction Law online course is to provide a framework for understanding the legal environment in which construction takes place. Students will learn the stages of contracts, how to avoid litigation, methods to protect yourself/ your company in a litigious society, understand the legal liability of construction professionals, avoid disputes using clauses, and be more informed when navigating the legality of the jobsite.
Students will learn about the different models of contracts, contract principles, offers, and defenses to the formation of contracts. We will review the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) and how it is used in sales contracts. Topics also include the roles and responsibilities of the contractor, architect, and the documents that bind them. Bonds, liens, and waivers,the legal liability of construction professionals, avoiding disputes through use of clauses, and how to avoid defects are included in this course.
Students who successfully complete Practical Applications of Construction Law will learn the basic principles of construction law. Topics to be studied include:
- Recognize the validity of offers and counter-offers
- Explain how the lack of a contract, or change order does not justify unjust enrichment
- Recognize that Parole Evidence is subordinate to the four corners of the contract
- Explain how the UCC governs the actions of suppliers
- Establish the different methods commonly used to prevent litigation
- Understand the protections afforded by bonds, liens, and waivers.
- Examine the legal liability of construction professionals.
- Explain how to avoid disputes through the use of clauses and how to avoid defects