4. The construction industry is one of the most
important sectors in United Arab Emirates, So
it is essential to know the ingredients for
success of construction projects in UAE. While
construction project is unique, projects differ
in objectives, size, budget, timeline and
complexity, but we may find some common
features such as changes and risks concerns.
Changes in construction projects can be
defined as any additions or deduction to
project objectives or project scope are
considered to be unplanned changes, whether
they have positive or negative impact on the
project parameters ; cost, time or quality
10. 1- Client / Engineer / Contractor Direct Change ‘’ Variations’’
2- Constructive Changes ‘’ Variations’’
3- Differing Site Conditions
4- Directed Suspension of Work
5- Constructive Suspension of Work
6- Force Majeure
8- Directed Acceleration
9- Constructive Acceleration
10- Termination for Convenience
11- Termination for Default
The most common reasons of Claims / Disputes
It is the project manager’s duty to balance and
achieve these three often-competing goals.
The Triple Constraint of
18. The nature of construction projects is very
complex due to many variables ,Human and
nonhuman factors, as well as construction
project need a long time for execution ,some
of them continue to a several years
Why changes occur ?
32. Look at the impact of changes
a) Assess the change.
b) Look for options.
c) Change is approved or rejected.
d) Update the status of the change in the change control
2. Identify changes.
7. Manage stakeholder’s expectations by communicating the change
4. Create change request
3. Look at the impact of the change.
1. Prevent the root cause of change. +
6. Adjust the project management plan, Project Documents, Baselines.
5. Perform Integrated change control
Steps of the project changes