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Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2019 | 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time
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This webinar will discuss the impact of project management knowledge gap in professional engineering curricula found in most US university bachelors’ degree programs. Civil engineers need project management skill set to advance from an entry-level design position to construction engineering manager position. The discussion will center on the “big three” construction engineering knowledge areas of cost estimating, scheduling, and contract administration. The speakers will also discuss other required soft skills like negotiating, proposal development, contracting, as well as safety and quality management. Dr. Gransberg will provide the perspective from the heavy civil and transportation sector, while Nils will provide his perspective from the commercial building sector. While the focus is on construction engineering, the discussion will cover the broader requirements for engineering and design project managers, who must not only manage the design process but also furnish oversight during construction.
Date: Thursday, March 21, 2019 | 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time Register for webinar
At some point, everyone struggles with the concept of time management, and thus, it has launched a whole industry that focuses on providing people with advice on the topic. While many ideas focus on life hacks, efficiency, and priorities; not many sources focus on the concept of task management, planning, tracking, and review. In reality, Time Management should be called Task Management, since you may be managing your time or filling it up with tasks, but are you focusing on prioritizing the correct tasks? During this webinar, we will review the process for how an individual should prioritize tasks to manage their time effectively.
Presenter: Kyle Twitchell, P.E., M.ASCE Mr. Twitchell has over 15+ years of experience working on a variety of projects that have included seismic retrofits; medical and healthcare facilities; higher education; government agencies; research facilities; commercial developments; high end single family residential and multi-family residential; tenant improvements; façade design; sculptural and art projects. His diverse level of experience in complicated structures ranging from large to small has provided him with the ability to work collaboratively with clients towards positive outcomes of his projects.
Below are a few webinars that have aired in the past and more can be found on the Past eLearning Webinars page. Log in with your ASCE account to access recordings of our past webinars, available 24/7.
Date: Tuesday, June 13, 2017
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This seminar will provide the civil engineer with practical considerations regarding the use of professional services agreement, different forms of agreement, and select key provisions, in addition to tips for negotiating these provisions. Presented by: Kevin M. Godbout, Esq.
Date: Thursday, February 16, 2017
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This webinar is about contract basics for engineers. The webinar will explain the various components of contracts with actual examples from real contracts taken from cases that resulted in litigation or arbitration. Engineers will explore the necessary elements of a contract, the importance of defining the scope of their services, how indemnity clauses and limitation of liability clauses may be used and their consequences, and the implications of insurance requirements in contracts. Presenter: Sarah A. Johnson
Date: Thursday, September 15, 2016
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This webinar will focus on lessons learned from litigation arising from civil engineering issues. It will focus on several cautionary tales in which civil engineers have worked with ambitious owners to resolve challenges only to be brought into litigation when things do not turn out as planned. Presenter: Scott C. Powers and Erik R. Hamblin
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