Ethical Issues in Design-Build and Forensic Engineering
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Tuesday, November 15, 2022
9:00 am – 1:15 pm CST
J. Paul Guyer, P.E., R.A.
Ethical Issues in Design-Build
• What is design-build?
• Construction delivery and construction procurement processes
• Subjective and objective criteria for construction procurement
• The ethical issues
• Resolving the ethical issues
Ethical Issues in Forensic Engineering
• What is forensic engineering?
• Framing the ethical issues
• Systems of law
• Linear and non-linear thinkers
• The ethical issues
• Resolving the ethical issues
The road forward
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4.0 PDHs, including 4.0 ethics hours
4.0 HSW CE Hours
4.0 AIA LU|HSWs
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Paul J. Guyer
J. Paul Guyer, P.E., R.A
Paul Guyer is a registered civil engineer, mechanical engineer, fire protection engineer and architect with 35 years of experience designing buildings and related infrastructure. For an additional nine years he was a principal staff advisor to the California Legislature on capital outlay and infrastructure issues. He is a graduate of Stanford University and has held numerous national, state and local offices with the American Society of Civil Engineers, Architectural Engineering Institute and National Society of Professional Engineers. He is a Fellow of ASCE, AEI and CABE (U.K.).
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Course Title: Ethical Issues in Design-Build and Forensic Engineering
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This course defines the design-build delivery system and the practice of forensic engineering, identifies the related ethical issues, and provides guidance to design professionals on how to navigate and resolve these issues.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to define the design-build delivery system and understand the construction delivery and procurement processes.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to identify the ethical issues related to design-build delivery system and discuss strategies for resolving these issues.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to define forensic engineering and identify the systems of law that govern forensic engineering.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to identify and frame the ethical issues related to forensic engineering, understand linear and non-linear thinkers, and discuss strategies to resolve these issues.
LUs: 4.0 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
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