Break into groups of four or five students. Assign half of the groups the role of owner

and the other half the role of contractor.

Owners: After saving for many years you are about to hire a contractor to build your

“dream home.” What are your objectives for this project?

 What concerns or issues do

you have about working with a general contractor to build your home?

 

Contractors: You specialize in building customized homes.

 You are about to meet with

prospective owners to begin to negotiate a contract for building their “dream home.”

What are your objectives for this project?