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When:  Nov 29, 2018 from 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM (CT)
Where:   Allegion, 1000 Boone Ave North, Suite 340, Golden Valley, MN, 55427, US

When & Where

1000 Boone Ave North
Golden Valley, MN 55427

Nov 29, 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM (CT)


Introduction to Construction Documents


Thursday, November 29, 2018
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Architects, Engineers, Product Representatives, Contractors, Building Managers, and others in the building industry will benefit from this course.

This one-day course is for those who want to increase their knowledge of construction industry practices.

The course format provides a good foundation for individuals who plan to take the Construction Documents Technologist Exam (CDT), and is based on CSI’s Project Delivery Practice Guide - 2nd Edition.

The Project Delivery Practice Guide - 2nd Edition is an optional reference material for this course and is available for purchase from the CSI Institute Website.


Members - $145.00
Non-Members - $185.00
Students - $75.00
Program cost includes lunch, breaks and course handouts.

Special Pricing - $145.00 per attendee for a company enrolling 5 or more attendees, providing at least one attendee is a member of CSI
(Multiple attendee discount must be processed by contacting the CSI-MSP office 952.564.3044)

Registration ends on Monday, November 26, 2018


Registration - 7:30 AM

Session One - 8:00 AM
Introduction / Project Conception - Event No. 012016A

Understand the purpose of the Project Delivery Practice Guide.

Understand the composition and responsibilities of four Project Teams who come together as a single Team.

Gain an insight into:
- the definitions of the various stages of the Life Cycle of a facility
- activities and documents produced during each stage
- team member responsibilities

Understand the activities and documents produced during the first project stage, Project Conception.

Session Two - 9:20 AM
Project Delivery - Event No. 012016B

Moves a project from Concept to Completion.

Contractual relationships for Design and Construction of a project.

Six Project Delivery methods.

Management services used for Design and Construction.

Variations in contract payments, scheduling and the number of contracts.

Session Three - 10:40 AM
Design - Event No. 012016C

Understand the process of converting an Owner’s program into written and graphic documents for Schematic Design and Design Development.

Gain an insight into how quality is established for a Project.

Identify the considerations that influence the design of a Project.

Introduce the basic concepts of Life Cycle costs and value analysis.

Identify the attributes that should be included in the evaluation and selection of products.

Session Four - 12:30 PM
Construction Documents - Event No. 012016D

Understand how Contract Documents (contract requirements, drawings, specifications, modifications, etc.) define the rights of, responsibilities of, and relationships between the parties.

Gain an insight of the benefits of using standard documents created by professional associations.

Introduce the definitions, purposes, and content of each of the Procurement and Contract Documents.

Understand the distinctions between Procurement and contracting requirements.

Become familiar with the procedures for soliciting pricing for the Work.

Session Five - 3:40 PM
Bidding / Negotiating / Purchasing - Event No. 012016E

Understand the transition from design to construction through the procurement process.

Understand the basic concepts of pricing.

Identify the pricing considerations for the various Project Delivery Methods.

Explore the various components of Owner-Contractor Contracts.

Become familiar with the procedures for handling substitutions during bidding.

Gain an insight into the distribution and control of Project information.


1000 Boone Ave North
Suite 340
Golden Valley, MN 55427

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Contact Information

Madison Silva