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?