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Understanding the Construction Process - From Inception to Completion: Build a Strong Foundation for Your Team

Session 8: Project Compliance and Outside Organizations - Part II

THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 2017  / 8:00 AM11:00 am

A. Environmental and Storm Water:
  • Better understanding of the regulatory hurdles that the design engineers face to permit a project.
  • Gain a basic understanding of the different type of practices that must be on each project.
  • Be able to better judge where value engineering can be applied to help you win projects.
  • Be able to judge the regulatory hurdles for any changes you wish to make.
B. Jobsite Labor Activity:
  • Understand the legal aspects of various types of picketing.
  • Learn the difference between picketing, handbilling and bannering.
  • Discover the appropriate use of a two gate system.
  • Determine how merit shop contractors can lawfully respond to union organizing activity.
C. ABC:
  • Gain insights into Pennsylvania politics.
  • Get involved in Grassroots and Advocacy to make changes.
  • Leave with the knowledge and ability to contact your legislator about issues important to you!

D. Federal/State Projects:

  • Gain a basic understanding of some of the differences between private and public work acquisition and construction.
  • Understand some of the special considerations when bidding or building a public project.

      Topics to be covered:

  • Federal Acquisitions Regulation (FAR)
  • FedBizOps
  • Construction Management Agencies
  • Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting Systems (CPARS)
  • Small Business Reporting/Disadvantaged Business Enterprise
  • Construction Quality Management
  • Buy American Act
  • DGS and PennDOT
  • Multiple Prime Contracts

Preferred registration: seven days prior to course date.

Download a flyer for a full description of all sessions in this series.

Price includes: course materials, continental breakfast, certificate of completion.

ABC/BIA Member only


Registration Fees:
ABC Member $99.00