Study and Teaching

Claim Management (NM)

Master study in the winter semester

Learning Outcomes

Students recognise a claim-relevant fact and know how to formulate, document and present it to their contractual partner. Both the contractor side and the client side are considered for an objective-neutral evaluation.

Students are able to establish the contractual reference and negotiate the claim with their contractual partner in a success-oriented manner. The focus is on factual claims with an outlook on the subject of building time claims.

Study Content

  • Making the contractual reference
  • Justifying the relevance of construction law and construction management principles
  • Requirements for relevant correspondence
  • Requirements for appropriate and professional documentation
  • Formulating a claim “in substance“
  • Calculation of a claim ”in its amount“
  • Causes and consequences of claims
  • Handling of claims
  • Documentation and presentation of the claim
  • Negotiation a claim – enforcement and defence of the claim

Requirements for participation

Can be studied in the following degree programs

  • Master of Science Bauingenieurwesen – Civil Engineering (examination regulations 2021), subject-related elective area