Ottawa Construction Association

Change Order Pricing Principles & Best Management Practices

Sep 18
DATE: September 18, 2020 TIME: 8:30 am DURATION: 1 day LOCATION: Ottawa Construction Association, 9 Antares Drive, Ottawa, ON. OCA Member Price: $550.00 Non-Member Price: $650.00 Spaces available: 39



The Ottawa Construction Association is pleased to present Dr. Awad Hanna – a North American respected authority and lecturer to the construction industry on the subject of change orders.

Based on years of research and practical knowledge, Change Order Pricing Principles and Best Management Practices provides the tools and information for any contractor to correctly price and effectively manage change orders. In the contracting business including mechanical, electrical and sheet metal/plumbing (MEP) trades, even small improvements in change order management can significantly increase company profits.  This seminar provides a complete guide to quantifying and pricing change orders in both the United States and Canada, along with best management practices.

Maximize profit by understanding the three levels of change order pricing structure, proactively managing change orders, and reducing the risk of change order impact.  

  • Use the best practices in pricing and managing change orders
  • Quantify the impact of schedule compression in terms of overtime, overmanning, and shift work
  • Understand pricing structures in Canada, including Quebec

Including in-depth, ready-to-use example spreadsheets, forms, tables, and charts that can be used directly by your company, Change Order Pricing Principles and Best Management Practices seminar is an indispensable guide to change orders.

Contents of Seminar:

Typical Recoverable Costs
•    Cost Associated With Labor Burden
•    Job Overhead Cost
•    Mark-up
•    Impact

Quantifying Change Order Factors Affecting Labor Productivity
•    Overtime
•    Overmanning
•    Second-Shift Work
•    Stacking of Trades
•    Labor and Material Cost Escalation

Change Order Best Practices

A Comprehensive List of Possible Labor Burden Items

A Comprehensive List of Possible Job Overhead Items

A Comprehensive List of Possible Company Overhead Items

Degree of Difficulties Survey