Howard Wise at the Canadian Institute's Managing Risk at the Pre-Tender Stages of Your Construction Project
Tuesday, September 23, 2008
10:15 a.m: Utilizing the Pre-Qualification Process at the Pre-Tender Stage
Speaker: Howard Wise, Goodmans LLP
This session will focus on:
- When should pre-qualification be used and why?
- Examining the benefits of pre-qualification: securing the right vendors and taking advantage of a shorter timeframe
- Avoiding the legal traps of pre-qualification
- Exploring the drawbacks of pre-qualification: eliminating competition
- What are owners looking for during the pre-qualification process and what documents should be provided?
- How should the pre-qualification process be carried out: strategies for a fair and successful pre-qualification period
- Fairness of process: managing complaints
- Why is it important to establish criteria for pre-qualification? a) tips for judging all contenders objectively b) strategies for analyzing prior project experience of vendors: what is prior experience?
- Should references be considered at the pre-qualification stage: what is the benefit?
- Can municipalities and owners exclude a bidder from the pre-qualification process due to outstanding litigation?
For more information please visit the Canadian Institute Website, or download the below PDF
Canadian Institute's Managing Risk at the Pre-Tender Stages of Your Construction Project
September 23 - 24, 2008
Four Seasons Hotel, Toronto ON