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20/02/20 – Webinar: Why Briefing Matters

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In a construction environment where the prevailing sentiment is often ‘more for less’, taking the time to fully understand your client’s requirements for their project, their budget and their desired timeframe is more crucial than ever. Yet with increasingly condensed project timetables and a desire to simply ‘get it done’, there is sometimes insufficient time allowed for this important process. A robust and timely briefing process allows design decisions to be made with proper research and consideration, reduces the risk of variation and extension of time disputes, and helps avoid performance failures that lead to expensive claims.

Join us for our first webinar for 2020, in which informed Risk Managers, Wendy Poulton and Natalie Sullivan will examine why briefing matters. Issue to be discussed include:

• The benefits of a good brief
• Some factors leading to poor briefing on projects
• Your legal obligations in relation to briefing
• Case studies in this area of practice which illustrate the expensive problems that can arise from small lapses in the briefing process.

Learning Objectives

Following completion of this webinar, you will have an improved understanding of why the briefing process matters, through amongst other things, an examination of case studies which consider this area of practice. Further, you will have knowledge of the benefits of a good brief and how to improve the quality of briefs on your own projects.

Units of Competency/Performance Criteria (as per the National Standard of Competency for Architects)

• Design: 1.2, 1.3, 1,4, 1.7, 2.4
• Practice Management: 9.7, 9.8, 9.9

  • Event Information:


    Thursday 20 February 2020


    12.30pm – 1.30pm (AEDT)


    General Admission: $80

    (Special prices for Planned Cover clients and informed mailing list using your discount code.)

    Discounted Group Bookings Also Available


    1 formal hour