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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 12 Owner Training Courses, Live and On-Demand Webinars, and discounts on Lorman Education products.

Design Process Management

Registration Fees - 1-day course

  Registration Fee**
COAA Members and ACI-NA Summit Attendees* $495
Non-Member $695

* Discounted rates apply to airport Owners/operators attending the May 19-20 ACI-NA/ACC/AGC Airport Construction Strategy Summit.  Use promo code ACI-NAOTI.
** Price increases $100 after 4/10/20

Orlando Location:

PCL Construction Services, Inc.
6700 Forum Drive
Suite #100 
Orlando 32821


Continental breakfast and lunch provided.

** price increases $100 after 4/10/20

All cancellation requests must be submitted in writing (email is acceptable).  COAA will refund the full cost of registration for cancellations received 30 or more calendar days before the course date.  COAA is not responsible for any incurred travel or lodging charges

Course Instructors

Course Description

Discover why Owners must manage the design process and discover proven techniques for doing so. Learn how to keep the design on schedule and achieve a project that you can construct within your budget, while mastering the delicate process of satisfying your stakeholders. See the design process from the designer’s perspective, understand what the design team needs from the Owner, and hear 
strategies for how to lead your project team through a successful design.

Learning Objectives

1.  Understand the design process and the players.

2.  Learn why leading design is important.
3.  Grasp the importance of planning and scheduling.
4.  Discover best practices, tips, and suggestions.


Course Outline

        WHY Manage The Design Process
  1. Why ... and Why NOT
  2. Crazy Ride / One Shot
  3. Common Threads

 WHO (Designers) and WHAT (The Process)

  1. How Designers Think & Work
  2. The Nature of Design
  3. Pre-Design/Programming
  4. Risk Management and Planning the Plan
  5. Deliverables and Reviews
  6. Stages/Phases
  7. Other Considerations (e.g., Design Assist)

 HOW To Manage in the Real World

  1. Managing the Team
  2. Schedule & Time
  3. Budget & Cost
  4. Construction Planning

 Other Considerations, Tips, and Suggestions

  1. BIM
  2. Commissioning
  3. Furnishings & Equipment
  4. Sustainability
  5. Scope Creep
  6. Closeout Planning