Boldt Company Professor in Construction and Engineering Management
College of Engineering
University of Wisconsin-Madison
His primary research interest is the intersection of productivity at the labor, project, and organizational level, and area in which he is an internationally acclaimed thought leader. In fact, the Critical Review of Labor Productivity in Construction Journals ranked him the most productive researcher worldwide in this field.
We receive excellent reviews when Dr. Hanna presents seminars in Minnesota. This Change Order Management Seminar is his most popular presentation.
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 mechanical, electrical and sheet metal/plumbing (MEP) trades, even small improvements in change order management can significantly increase company profits. Topics in this seminar include:
Typical Recoverable Costs
- Cost Associated With Labor Burden
- Job Overhead Cost
Quantifying Change Order Factors Affecting Labor Productivity
- 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
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 the United States and Canada, including Quebec
- And more!
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 is an indispensable guide to