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Programs / Courses

Most programs offer a discounted rate for Teams of 3 or more from one organization.




8th Annual Project Controls SUMMIT – January 27, 2022

  • Sponsorships may be secured now.
  • Give us your input of potential Topics and Speakers as we plan the Agenda for the 2022 SUMMIT.

For more details check the Project Controls Summit page


Second Annual SAFETY SUMMIT – May 19, 2022

  • Sponsorships may be secured now.
  • Give us your input of potential Topics and Speakers as we plan the Agenda for the 2022 SUMMIT.

For more details check the Safety Summit Page

Contact us at: (916) 599-8020








Project Management Training Academy Work Study Group FALL 2021 SERIES
Date TBD

Even a pandemic can't stop this program - Call in from Anywhere!


Issues Series Webinars

10/14/2021 Innovative Renewable Energy Solutions

11/18/2021 Water, Wind & More...

Claims Series Webinars

9/16/2021 Early Warning Signs of Potential Construction Claims and Disputes

10/6/2021 Project Risk Management

11/3/2021 Early Warning Signs of Potential Construction Claims and Disputes

11/16/2021 Managing Change and Change Orders on Construction Projects

12/9/2021 Reducing Construction Claims Proactively

1/12/2022 RFIs - The Paper War & How to Prevent It

2/3/2022 Time Extension Requests – What Does A Contractor Have To Prove?

3/10/2022 Pricing Delay Costs - How Owners Deal with Home Office & Jobsite Overhead Costs

3/29/2022 Impact Damages - Fact or Fiction?

4/14/2022 Mediating Construction Disputes - A Way To Avoid Arbitration & Litigation

4/28/2022 Alternative Dispute Resolution - Your Key to Staying Out of Court

Scheduling Series Webinars

9/29/2021 Best Scheduling Practices and the Role of the Owner’s Scheduler

10/21/2021 Construction Scheduling Games People Play Part 1

11/30/2021 Construction Scheduling Games People Play Part 2

12/14/2021 Ghost Schedules - What, How, and What is the Risk?

2/17/2022 Early Completion Schedules - Benefits, Risks & Defenses

3/17/2022 Concurrent Delay - Is This Still a Contractor's "Get Out of Jail Free Card"?




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We offer Trainings to address needs of our Owner and Associate members.

Contact us about your Training needs: (916) 599-8020 or

Here are EXAMPLES of just some of the many programs we have offered in several regions:

  • Building Code and Sustainability Updates
  • Best Practices in Use of Consultants on Projects
  • High Performers in Action Interactive Workshop
  • Use of your organization’s contract to prevent or deal with disputes – the tools that are at your disposal
  • Best practices in change order/stop notice negotiation
  • Partnering and Collaboration
  • Understanding Value Engineering
  • Critical Path Method Mastery
  • Tricks, Traps & Ploys in Scheduling
  • Cautionary Tales in Scheduling
  • Managing Disputes & Claims
  • Essentials of Value Engineering: Understanding the Methodology

If you are interested in having any Training programs offered in your region or specifically for your organization, contact us and ask for our Worksheet of Potential Topics.




special presentations



11/4/2021 Owners’ Updated Primer on Alternative Project Delivery Methods

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These programs are designed to address timely topics as well as engage attendees to ask questions and share best practices and lessons learned.
Topic suggestions and/or in-house topic requests are welcomed.



legal seminars


Contact us regarding your training needs.
We are currently targeting particular groups, firms, or agencies and addressing issues specific to them.

Recent Topics:

  • Be Careful Out There – An overview of pertinent construction lawsuit decisions and lessons they provide about pitfalls to avoid.
  • Use of Your Contract to Prevent or Deal with Disputes
  • Critical Keys to Avoid or Minimize Underground Disputes – Does there have to be a claim every time you go underground?
  • Case Study – Lessons from how an agency cut a $23,000,000 claim to a fraction of that
  • Delay and Disruption – What you need to know to beat the Contractor’s favorite tool to increase their contract balance
  • How PM’s and CMs Can Be More Savvy in the Ways of Contractors
  • California False Claims and Prompt Payment Acts
  • Secrets to Getting Paid

In-House Trainings for Owner Groups


LADWP – Water Systems Advanced Management Issues Series

LADWP – Power Systems Advanced Management Issues Series

Judicial Council of California Advanced Management Issues Series

Salt River Project PM Issues Series

CA Department of General Services RESD - PMDB and CSB Targeted Issues Series

Joint LA City Agencies Procedures Series



Affiliate Course Details and Calendars

Lorman Affiliate Courses Calendar - Check often for new course additions. (Get your Council discount with these registration forms)

TPC Training Live Public Seminars
(Get your Council $125 Discount Voucher for 2-Day Live Public Seminars)

Green Ideas LEED Educational Tools
FREE online Training & Practice Exams

CURT Pre-recorded Webinars