Understanding Delay Analysis Methodologies

Decision Making and Leadership


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As delays can have a significant impact on the success of construction projects, this course provides essential knowledge on delay analysis methodologies and the criteria of selecting the appropriate method to ensure successful delivery of projects.


Delays can have a significant impact on the success of projects, which can result in costly budget overruns, schedule delays, and even legal disputes. As a result, it is crucial to have a comprehensive understanding of the core concepts of delay analysis to identify and analyse delays effectively. This understanding allows for selecting an appropriate method of analysis to claim or assess extension of time submissions, ultimately ensuring the successful delivery of projects.

The course covers a range of topics essential for the selection of and effective delay analysis methodology, and the differing methodologies. The course also includes real-world examples.

Attendees are expected to acquire essential skills and knowledge on the criteria for selecting the appropriate delay analysis methodology, the core concepts, and the application of each delay analysis method.

Event Details

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1 Hour
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Next Available Dates

11 October 2023


  • Course Delivery: 1 Live Webinar, lasting 1 hour from 7-8:15pm GST and 4-5:15pm GMT.
  • Following purchase of a CIOB Academy course the team will email delegates registration links and additional information, 1 week prior to the course start date.
  • Accessing the live webinar sessions during the course require delegates to register using teams
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By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Understanding the core concepts of delay analysis and forensic planning
  • Understanding the criteria of selecting a suitable method of analysis
  • Understanding the main principle and application of the different delay analysis methodologies

The course will cover:

  • ‘What is delay analysis and forensic planning’
  • Types of delay analysis methodologies
  • Criteria of selecting suitable method of analysis
  • Impacted As Planned
  • Time Impact Analysis
  • As Planned vs As Built
  • Window Time Slices
  • Time Impact Analysis

Contract Administrators, Engineers, Quantity Surveyors, Commercial Leads and Consultants, planners and forensic delay analysts.


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Course Leader

Justin Spruit

Associate Director UAE, Quantum Global Solutions.

Justin is a highly proficient and ambitious individual with advanced project management knowledge gained over the past 18 years working in the construction industry.

His experience includes full planning, scheduling and reporting, advising project managers on acceleration plans and managing client claims from defence to generation through to approval/adjudication.  In addition, Justin has recently been working as a commercial manager responsible for the day-to-day contract management including the preparation of independent expert reports. Justin is also fully conversant and experienced in all delay methodologies having implemented these on a wide range of projects. He also has the ability to quickly identify key issues while still focusing on the required level of detail.

Justin has been working as a forensic planning claims consultant full time for almost six years after having had significant success in the preparation and defence of claims as a senior planner. Justin has previously assisted in the preparation of expert reports in support for arbitration.



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