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Design Build Concepts (6 credit hours/9 HSW Hours)
The Design-Build project delivery system is growing in popularity in both the private and public sectors of the construction industry.  This 6 hour course initially provides you with a discussion of the unique contracting issues involved in the design-build project delivery method.  Next, this course provides you with an explanation of the legal issues associated with the design-build project and how they differ from other delivery methods. Next, this course provides you with a review of the various design-build procurement methods that can be utilized. Next, this course provides you with a discussion of the project management areas that should be executed differently on the design-build project. Next, this course provides you with a review of the various design-build team formations that are most commonly used today. Finally, this course provides you with a review of how the Design-Build project delivery system has emerged today and why this popular system is being used today. 
Jack MacGiffert
Upon completion of this course you will have gained a better understanding of the following relevant topics:  
  • The specific differences between design-build contracting and other project delivery methods.
  • The proper application of different design-build contract types.
  • How to prepare proper terms and conditions for a design-build contract.
  • Where to find and when to use standard form design-build contracts.
  • How to control liability on a design-build project through the risk management process.
  • Understand the legal responsibilities of the designer, builder and owner in the execution of a design-build project.  
  • Understand how liability changes from a traditional project to a design-build project.
  • Understand the insurance and bonding requirements of a design-build project  
  • How the Owner executes the design-build procurement process.
  • How the Design-Builder responds to the procurement process.    
  • What the project manager is responsible for on a design-build project.
  • When to use and when not to use the design-build project delivery method.
  • Project planning and management techniques unique to the design build project.
  • What design-build team formations are most commonly used today.
  • How to put together a design-build team.
  • The responsibilities of the design-builder.
  • The responsibilities of the Owner.
  • How to develop a performance specification for design-build.
  • How the design-build process has evolved as a project delivery system.
  • How design-build compares to design-bid-build and the advantages and disadvantages of each system.
  • How design-build compares to construction management and the advantages and disadvantages of each system.  

New York Architects - This course will not be accepted for credit in New York State.

New York Engineers - This course will not be accepted for credit in New York State.


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