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Construction 101: Basics for the Non-Construction Professional

Associated Builders and Contractors of Metro Washington and SMPS DC have teamed up to bring you Construction 101: Basics for the Non-Construction Professional program. Our panel of building experts will provide a high-level introduction to the construction industry, tailored to what non-construction professionals need to know. Attendees will leave the class with a basic understanding of the construction process, delivery types, service provider roles, and key elements of a building. This course will strengthen your knowledge base of the AEC industry, helping you to become a better marketer.

What you’ll learn:

This program is designed for professionals with a non-construction background. This may include professionals in architecture/engineering, marketing, accounting, HR, communications, graphic design, and/or secondary service providers.

The course will cover topics such as:

  • Contracting types and delivery methods
  • Key players in the construction process
  • The project team
  • Overview of Divisions 1-16
  • Legal/financial
  • Major building elements
  • Terms you should know to “talk the talk”
  • Safety
  • Construction technology
  • Sustainability

Sarah Forrest, Chief Estimator, Hensel Phelps
Chris Jasiota, SPM, DAVIS Construction
Greg Ramirez, PM, Henley Construction Co., Inc.

Facilitator: Lauren Kim, HITT Contracting Inc.

October 22, 2020
1:00 – 2:30 PM

Member: $45 
Non-Member: $65 

Please note that a reservation constitutes a financial commitment unless cancellation is made no later than noon on October 19, 2020. Substitutions are accepted at any time.