COAA Webinar Series #3: Collaborative Contracting Framework and Toolkit

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Collaborative Contracting Series Webinar #3
10:30 to 12:00 noon Wednesday, May 27th

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More than ever before, construction teams must respond to uncharted waters and undefined work scopes by making the strategic choice to invest in relationships, freely share valuable knowledge, and thoughtfully build trust and alignment. By working collaboratively, we can meet the challenges and we can seize the opportunities.

This just-posted best practice will provide you with a model and a toolkit to help your company navigate the coming months TOGETHER with others on your construction team.

To introduce this best practice, we are producing a unique series of three webinars that will lead you through:

• An overview of successful forms of collaborative contracting and how they have been used in construction projects to manage uncertainty and risk, and protect value
• Understanding how to prudently make the shift from traditional contracting approaches to true collaborative contracting
• How to confidently outline the “opportunity case” for collaboration in contracts and drive positive change within your organization

On May 6th you were introduced to the “What” and “Why” of Collaborative Contracting. On May 19th with a view to encouraging your adoption of this best practice, we explored the “How” of Collaborative Contracting in the webinar “Getting Together”. On May 27th, we will continue to explore the “How” in the follow-up webinar “Staying Together”.

More specifically, our next Webinar will:

• Conduct a high-level review of the framework with a specific focus on operationalization
• Show how you can use collaborative contracts to improve productivity and innovation
• Explore how collaborative contracts enable optimal relationships management and very effective issue and dispute resolution, helping you to avoid painful claims and litigation
• Discuss continuity management and discuss how best to exit collaborative relationships

Moderator: Richard Venerus, Venerus Advisory Partners
Panelists: With experience representing both Owners and Contractors:

Ryan Jolly, TC Energy
Chris Phung, TC Energy
Mark Atchison, Mastec Construction

Presented by the COAA Collaborative Contracting Committee