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RECORDED WEBINAR: Project Restarts: Opportunities, Risks and Strategies for Restarting a Suspended Project - If you missed the recent online webinar presentation: Project Restarts: Opportunities, Risks and Strategies for Restarting a Suspended Project you are in luck! David Ericksen, Executive Committee/Construction Practice Group Leader for the Construction Law Division of Severson & Werson led participants through ways to navigate through the problematic issues that occur when a project is suspended or restarted after a period of suspension.
During this one-hour webinar, attendees will be exposed to the following objectives:
Understand the Frequency & Dynamics of Project Suspensions and Restarts
Identify the Core Concerns for Any Design Professional on Any Project Restart
Distinguish the Three Common Roles for Design Professionals in Project Restarts
Develop the Strategies & Tools to Manage Risk & Succeed in a Project Restart
RECORDED WEBINAR: Foresight 20/20: Creating a Crisis Prevention & Response Plan - If you missed the online webinar presentation: Foresight 20/20: Creating a Crisis Prevention & Response Plan, here is your chance to review this important risk management topic. Our presenter, Dan Weedin of Toro Consulting, Inc., helped participants better understand the urgency and importance of a crisis plan as a tool to prevent and significantly minimize business calamity. Mr. Weedin offered prevention strategies that can be immediately and easily implemented. More importantly, Dans techniques will aid in the crucial identification, analyzing, control, finance, and monitoring of risk.
Learn how to control and finance (insurance) options to maximize protection
Receive a simple process for creating a template for a crisis and disaster recovery plan for any situation
Create an effective communication plan to engage with employees, clients, key stakeholders, media, and community
Receive an outline of the 7 deadly dangers of the 21st century
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A & Business: The Journal of The Architectural Engineering Management Association - AEMA is a national association of management personnel working for architectural, engineering and interior design firms in the United States and Canada. Their Architectural & Engineering Business magazine provides timely information on a wide variety of design firm management topics. AEMA publishes a newsletter three times per year, January, May and September.
David A. Ericksen
David Ericksen currently serves as a Member of Severson & Werson's Executive Committee after serving as President from 2009-2012. Since 1997, Mr. Ericksen has led the firm's construction/environmental litigation and transactional practice, as well as focusing on liability and insurance issues through insurers. In 2012, he represented design professionals in jury trial, bench trial, single arbitrator arbitration, and panel arbitration. He also focuses on contractual, risk management and litigation issues affecting the design and construction professional community, and provides these services as general counsel to firms.
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Phoenix Rising: Resurrecting the Suspended Project - by David Ericksen, Severson & Werson
Foresight 20/20: Conquering Crisis before it Conquers You - by Dan Weedin, Toro Consulting
Crisis PRevention & Disaster Recovery Plan Template - by Dan Weedin, Toro Consulting, Inc.
Objective of this plan
To maximize the prevention of crisis or disaster situations from ever occurring.
To minimize the likelihood of any suspension of operations.
To minimize interruptions to the normal operations.
To limit the extent of disruption and damage.
To minimize the economic impact of the interruption.
To establish alternative means of operation in advance.
To train personnel with emergency procedures.
To provide for smooth and rapid restoration of service.
To assure that no crisis is fatal to the organization.
To set up a communication procedure for employees, supply chain, media, and
What Design Professional Should Understand When Faced With a Claim Situation - by Ashley Hurd, Hall & Company
Design professionals time and again find themselves faced with the situation of whether or not to report something to their professional liability carrier. Certainly, there is an abundance of risk management webinars, programs and articles, all discussing what steps to take for preventing a claim or incident from taking place, but this question being addressed here is what steps design professionals should take if they are challenged with a situation in which theyre certain a claim will come to fruition.
Understanding the Reservation of Rights Letter - by Ashley Hurd, Hall & Company
You receive your mail and discover a letter from your professional liability insurance company. As you are about to file away the letter, you notice that the insurance company is advising you that there are allegations regarding a recently submitted claim that may potentially cause coverage problems. Your immediate concern is does this means you have no coverage for the claim.