This 3-day class will cover practical applications and effective strategies for procuring and administering design and construction contracts. This class concludes with an exam.
- Prerequisite: Completion of Public Contracting Overview is strongly recommended, but not required.
- Class Level: Intermediate
- Instructional Method: Online - MCPPO Online Class Technical Specifications
- Advanced Prep: None
- This class is one of the three classes required to earn the MCPPO Designation. Once you complete all three classes, to receive your designation, please submit the MCPPO designation application.
November 30 - December 2 - Registration is closed.
8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
20 MCPPO credits
AIA credits offered
- Registration closes two weeks before the class start date.
- Blackboard® or other virtual platform login details will be emailed to registrants.
- Procuring construction contracts under M.G.L. c. 149 and M.G.L. c. 30, § 39M
- The roles of the owner, designer, contractor and construction manager
- The major stages of a public construction project
- Qualifications-based selection of designers
- Feasibility studies and project planning
- Baselines for performance in a design contract
- The contractor and sub-contractor certification process
- Filed sub-bidding
- Prequalification procedures
- Alternative construction methods under M.G.L. c. 149A
- The objectives and importance of contract administration
- Contract terms that help protect your jurisdiction
- Keys to effective communication on construction projects
- Strategies for avoiding disputes with contractors
- Evaluating designers and contractors
- Special issues in construction
- Prevailing wage law enforcement
- Workforce diversity requirements in Massachusetts public construction
- DCAMM Affirmative Marketing Program
|Date published:||August 1, 2022|
|Last updated:||August 23, 2022|