Managing Construction Projects Seminar
Registration: 8:00 – 8:30 am
Morning Session: 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Lunch (On your own): 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Afternoon Session: 1:00 – 5:00 pm
Overview of Project Delivery Systems, Phases and Documentation
Project delivery systems
Managing the design effort
Overview of Contracting and Bidding
Basic contract principles
Bid document review
Key contract provisions
Mechanics of estimating
Design phase estimates
The estimating role in the development of bid documents
Using estimating to control costs
Risk assessment and its role in developing project contingency
Scheduling – Start to Finish
Baseline schedule preparation
Schedule monitoring and updating
Evaluating project impacts
Managing equipment and materials
Managing labor and safety
Change orders and constructive changes
Handling delays and disputes
Schedule of values, pay applications
Project Closeout and Turnover
System testing and commissioning
Guarantees and warranties
Turnover of drawings, technical information and user manuals
7.0 HSW CEPHs/CE Hours
7.0 AIA HSW Learning Units
Non-Credit Continuing Ed.
Continuing Education Credit Information
This seminar is open to the public and offers 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers and 7.0 HSW CEPHs/continuing education hours to architects in all states. Educators and courses are not subject to pre-approval in Texas.
The American Institute of Architects has approved this event for 7.0 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885). Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES.
HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York architects.
This seminar offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to contractors. It has not been approved by any state contractor licensing entity for continuing education approval.
Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.
Aloysius (al) Attah
Aloysius (Al) Attah, P.E. is an engineering faculty member at the University of North Texas (UNT) where he teaches construction engineering and management courses. Prior to joining UNT, he taught at both Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and DeVry University. His teaching and research interests include lean project delivery systems, operations management, construction safety, and quality systems. Al has more than 30 years of engineering and management experience in the aerospace, manufacturing, and construction industries. He is the founder of MACVAL Associates LLC – an engineering and construction firm based in Dallas, Texas. In 2010, MACVAL Associates was featured as a case study in a ground-breaking text book titled Modern Construction: Lean Project Delivery and Integrated Practices. Before establishing MACVAL, he spent 17 years with the Boeing Company holding various engineering and management positions in support of the design and manufacture of 737, 747, 757, 767, and 777 airplane models. Al obtained his BS degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Dayton and his MS degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington. His PhD work is in Management (Information Systems) from Walden University. He is a licensed professional engineer (P.E.) in Texas. He is also certified in production and inventory management (CPIM) by APICS. Al is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineers. He was a past national president of the Construction Division of Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineers.