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Learning Units!

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.

Project Management - An Owner's Perspective

Boston Location:

The Connors Center - Boston College
20 Glen St 
Dover, MA 02030

Boston Dates**:

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 8:00 am - 5:00 pm  - Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 8:00 am - 12:00pm

Continental breakfast and lunch provided Tuesday, breakfast only provided Wednesday.


Registration Fees - 1.5 day course

NON-MEMBER $895.00

** price increases $100 after 8/31/20


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

Joe Sprys, National Heritage Academies​
Antonin “Tony” Aeck, Architect, Lord, Aeck & Sargent
Michael Kenig, Holder Construction

Course Description

Learn how to lead and motivate a project team to achieve project success. Tools, strategies, and options will be shared, including:
• An in-depth discussion of the Owner Project
Manager’s role and how it differs from the PM
role in design and construction firms.
• Proven methods to manage budget, scope,
schedule, and quality.
• Strategies to engage stakeholders including
O&M colleagues to manage their expectations.
• Tools to assess, minimize, and manage the
owner’s risk.
• Measures to avoid or moderate disputes

Learning Objectives

1.     How to lead and motivate a project team to achieve project success.

2.     What makes a “good” Owner and what’s unique about being the Owner’s Project Manager (PM)?

3.     Proven methods to manage budget, scope, schedule, and quality.

4.     Tips for effective communication and meeting management.

5.     Strategies to engage stakeholders, end users, and O&M staff.

6.     Measures to manage risk and avoid or mitigate disputes.