Instructor: Tom Gard
Credit Hours: 3.00

Approval Number: J607CCA01


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Course Description


Florida CILB Approval Number 0007937
AIA Approval Number J607CCA01

This course is part one of an eight part series on Construction Contracting. This first course is designed to provide the AEC professional an overall framework and vital information on how the construction contracting process works. The participant will gain valuable information on design and specification provisions, the process of bid solicitation, requests for proposals, selection and contract awards.



Course Objectives


Upon successful completion of this course participants will be able to:

  • Discuss procurement, contract parties and construction management
  • Describe the major steps in the construction contracting process
  • Identify the individual component parts of the contract
  • Explain the process of receiving and evaluating the bids/proposals, contract awards and contract cancellation.


Instructor Bio



P.THOMAS GARD, PE, ESQ, PMP
Tom Gard holds a J.D. in Government Contract Law from Catholic University of America, a M.B.A. in Financial Management, Northern Michigan University, a M.S.C.E. in Construction Management from Purdue University, and a B.S. in Urban Planning/Civil Engineering from Michigan State University. He is currently the President of Dominion Project Management, Inc. of Leesburg, Virginia.

Mr. Gard is a highly esteemed speaker and writer with regard to engineering management, engineering law and project management subjects. Tom has spoken before the American Bar Association on privatization and various engineering organizations on project management and engineer law topics. He has been published several times in engineering periodicals. He currently is an adjunct professor in the graduate program at George Washington University lecturing and writing on project management topics.



Other Approvals


Florida Construction Contractor (FCILB): 0007937
Louisiana Residential Contractor (LSLBC): 000001
Georgia Construction Contractor: FCILB-0007937
Kansas Contractors: FCILB-0007937
Idaho Building Contractors: FCILB-0007937
Oregon Construction Contractors Board (CCB) - Commercial: BM001
American Institute of Architects (AIA): J607CCA01


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This is the best format out there! No endless reading of small fonts. No waiting to see your score and review before answering the questions is easy. I have taken over 30 hours with PACE and won't go anywahere else for my future continuing education needs.


-Jenessa Myers


This is the best format out there! No endless reading of small fonts. No waiting to see your score and review before answering the questions is easy. I have taken over 30 hours with PACE and won't go anywahere else for my future continuing education needs.


-Jenessa Myers


Excellent.


-Naeem Uddin