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.
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.