Functional Service Areas

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Barba Consulting offers the following functional services to the Navy:

Program and Analysis Support

Barba Consulting specializes in providing comprehensive Program Management Services that enable our clients to more effectively manage risk and uncertainty throughout all phases of the construction process. In addition, Barba is recognized internationally for its abilities in developing, implementing, and analyzing Critical Path Method Scheduling for various situations for making managerial, technical, strategic, or tactical decisions.  We have effectively used critical path method (CPM) scheduling techniques in managing projects and analyzing delays; the evaluation of the impact of changes and delays on project performance; and providing claims analysis, litigation support, and expert witness services.

Barba Consulting has provided these services across a broad range of projects including: U.S. Embassies, commercial and institutional projects (hotels, hospitals, schools, command headquarters); transportation projects (highways, bridges, ships, railroads, light rail systems and airports); industrial projects (chemical and petrochemical plants); environmental projects (water, wastewater and hazardous waste), power facilities (fossil, nuclear and hydroelectric), and manufacturing facilities (high-speed trains). 

 

Training Support

Based on over three decades experience in engineering, construction program management, and disputes resolution, Barba Consulting has developed a series of specialized Training and Seminar Programs designed to teach about effectively manage risk, control schedule and cost, avoid and mitigate claims, and resolve disputes.  Our specialized programs present practical project management, claims mitigation, and dispute resolution techniques in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, providing strategies and tools that can be immediately put into action.  By staying abreast of the latest case law, industry practices, and trends we work to ensure that the techniques we present represent current “best practices” in construction and government contracting today.

Barba has provided training related to the following topics:

  • Forensic Project Management
  • CPM Scheduling in Mitigating and Analyzing Claims
  • Construction Delay and Disruption Claims:  Preparation and Analysis
  • Preventing and Defending Construction Claims
  • Loss of Productivity Claims
  • Claims Pricing and Damages Analysis
  • Evaluation of Time Extension Requests
  • Concurrent Delay
  • Cumulative Impact
  • Method Statements and Project Scheduling Specifications