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In order to maximize the learning environment, this course is limited to 25 participants.

Participants will recieve a download link to the presentation prior to the course.  Participants may download the presentation for viewing on a laptop or other personal device during the course.

Questions?  1-800-994-2622 or email COAA

The Owner Training Institute encompasses 13 Owner Training Courses, Live and On-Demand Webinars, and discounts on Lorman Education products.

Design-Build - OTI Course

Course Instructors

Terry Cook, Owner, Unversity of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)
Carlos Barrios, Designer, Baker Barrios Architects
Rob Mitchell, Contractor, The Whiting Turner Contracting Company

Course Description

Owners’ project managers will learn how to prepare, lead and motivate a project team
using the design-build delivery method.  Specific tools, strategies and options will be
shared in this two-day session including:
  • Learn the differences in managing the types of Design-Build (Closed Book vs. Open Book) and the aspects of each.
  • Best practices on establishing the appropriate level of design criteria/project program and tools to achieve your goals.
  • Strategies to maintain control of the design in design-build
  • Approaches to quality assurance using the design-build method. 
  • Tips for the management of a design-build project.

This course is interactive with project examples and group exercises along with useful handouts provided.  The course is conducted by an experienced 3-person team of instructors led by an Owner who is joined by an architect and a contractor.

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