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The following are professional continuing education courses and thier topical content that are currently available for delivery:

  • Design-Build Contracting Pre-Award: *

Project Delivery Method Decision-Making
Project Scope Definition/Performance Criteria Development
Request For Proposal/Request For Qualifications Preparation
Evaluation Plan Development
Award Considerations
Preparing For Contract Administration
DB Proposal Writing

  • Design-Build Contracting Post-Award: *

Design-Build Overview
Preparing For DB Contract Administration
Initial Meetings
Partnering DB Contracts
Scheduling DB Contracts
Design Administration
Design Quality Control And Quality Assurance
Construction Administration
Construction Quality Control And Quality Assurance
Payment For Progress
Change Orders
Contract Close-Out

  • Design-Build Contracting in Transportation: *

Project Delivery Method Decision-Making
Project Scope Definition/Performance Criteria Development
Request For Proposal/Request For Qualifications Preparation
Evaluation Plan Development
Award Considerations
Preparing For Contract Administration
DB Proposal Writing
Initial Meetings
Partnering DB Contracts
Scheduling DB Contracts
Design Administration
Design Quality Control And Quality Assurance
Construction Administration
Construction Quality Control And Quality Assurance
Payment For Progress
Change Orders
Contract Close-Out

  • Parametric Estimating for Transportation Projects: *

Planning for Project Management
Work Breakdown Structure
Feasibility Estimates
Developing Parametric Estimating Factors
Developing a Parametric Estimating Database
Conceptual Level Parametric Estimates
Estimating Contingencies

  • Project Planning and Control: *

Planning for Project Management
Work Breakdown Structure
Estimating Effective Resource Capacity and Identifying Resource Shortfalls
Developing Project Execution Plan
Linking the Budget to the Schedule
Allocating Resources
Earned Value Theory
Creating Project Metrics
Project Controls
Time vs. Budget Scaling

  • Construction Cost Engineering: *

Introduction to Cost Engineering
Cost Scoping the Project & Using Estimating Manuals
Conceptual Estimating
Work Break-down Structure (WBS)
Earned Value-Schedule Coordination
Quantity Surveying/Take-off
Detailed Estimating
Special Estimates
Design-Build Fast-Track Issues

  • Federal Architect-Engineer (A/E) Contracting for Architects and Engineers*

Introduction to Federal A/E Contracting
A/E Selection Procedures
A/E Cost Principles
Negotiating A/E Contracts
A/E Contract Administration
A/E Contracts for Design-build Solicitation Documents
The Brooks Act

  • Construction Contract Administration:

Organization for contract administration; Roles of the owner; Roles of the contractor
Contracts for Common Project Delivery Methods: Design-Bid-Build, Design-Build, Construction Management
Construction Contract Types: Lump Sum/Firm Fixed Price; Unit Price; Cost Plus
Contract Surety Bonds and Construction insurance
Contract components
Invitation for Bids/Requests for Proposals
General Conditions
Special Conditions
Technical Specifications
Plans and Drawings
Contract Correspondence: Transmittals, Submittals, Quality Control and Quality Assurance documentation.
The Schedule as a Contract Document
Change Orders
Progress Payments
Contract Close-out

  • Project Management:

Introduction to Project Life Cycle
Precedence Diagramming Method (PDM) Scheduling
PDM-Float & Crashing
PDM-Output/Interpretation
Resource Loading - WBS & Responsibility
Resource Leveling
Life Cycle Cost - Engineering Economics
Life Cycle Cost- Capital/ Periodic
Total Quality Management
Cost Control- Cost loading
Schedule of Values, Budgets
Cost Control - Cash Flow Optimizing
Sensitivity Analysis
Change Orders

  • Developing and Writing Performance Requirements and Specifications:

Changing the Technical Attitude
Performance versus Method Specifying
Functional Analysis Systems Technique
Using Abductive Reasoning to Develop Design-Build Performance Criteria
Establishing Operational Constraints
Establishing Design Constraints
Life Cycle Cost and Performance Factors
Interpreting Performance Criteria
Responding to Performance-based Requests for Proposal

* Courses shown with an asterisk are offered under the auspices of the American Society of Civil Engineers Continuing Education

Design-Build & Construction Management Consultants
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Gransberg & Associates
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P.O. Box 2395,
Norman, Oklahoma, 73070-2395
phone: 405-573-2980
dgransberg@gransberg.com

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