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

Design Team Selection

Thursday, September 27, 2018
Round Rock, TX 

Course Description

One of the most important decision an Owner makes for a successful project is the selection of the design team! 

Gain a full understanding of the selection process from the RFP and scoring methods to interviewing and award.  Learn the best practices in creating a fair and transparent process. 

Discover tips on developing project evaluation criteria, interviewing firms, conducting reference checks, negotiating fees, and conducting debriefings.


8:30 - 10:15 am - Start (Continental breakfast available before)

10:15 - 10:30 am - Break

10:30 am - 12:45 pm - Class continues
12:45 - 1:30 pm - Lunch (Deli Buffet)

1:30 - 3:20 pm - Class continues 

3:20 - 3:45 pm - Break

3:45 - 5:15 - Class continues
5:15 pm - Adjourn 

Course Outline  

Registration Fees


Early Rate

Standard Rate 
(after Sept. 14)
Members $495 $595
Non-members $695 $795

Course Instructors

Owner - Terry Cook, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)
Owner - Howie Ferguson, P.E., University of Florida (retired)
Architect - Warren Williams, AIA, Lord Aeck Sargent



Austin Marriott North
2600 La Frontera Blvd.
Round Rock, TX 78681

Hotel Information

If you need a lodging for the course, book a room at the Austin Marriott North for $129/night. Reservation cut-off is September 15.