Our project and personal lives are often characterized by ambiguity, misunderstandings， uncertainty and disputes. Since these environments are unavoidable，everyone should be properly trained on how to avoid them in the first place and how to handle them just in case they cannot be avoided.
It is the purpose of this references WEBSITE on contractual claims to provide the business environment with tools and procedures to handle all kind of dispute situations regardless of its timing during the project/business life cycle.
There is no substitute for good project management, administration discipline and the use of tested standards and procedures to have a peace of mind when confronted with disputes because in the worst case scenario, reconstruction of the facts will produce a picture of the situation at hand that will be helpful to mediate, reconcile and ultimately settle.
Within the management of disputes paradigm, planning and scheduling is the key organizational skill while dealing with contractual claims since their professional practice will allow dispute participants to speculate with all the parameters related to the case as long as certain rules and procedures are agreed in anticipation.
Accordingly，Generally accepted scheduling principles GASP) and Planning and scheduling excellence guidelines （PASEG）have to be given special consideration at all stages.
The amount of data created by projects is often overwhelming and its analysis requires a disciplined mind coupled with serious professional administrative skills just to put it together in an appropriate fashion that would allow decision makers do their job.
While modern systems and procedures explained in this WEBSITE might help with the elimination of some subjectivity inherent on the actual cases analysis, it should be kept in mind that only by establishing parties consensus on a set of rules to be followed during workouts and negotiations these will will end up in a positive gain.
A great contribution to contractual disputes resolution has been brought by the international chamber of commerce (ICC), the London court of international arbitration (LCIA) and the united nations commission on international trade law (UNCITRAL).
Practices such as the disputes resolution board (DRB) and partnering are also presented to alternative solutions at the front-end of business.
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