Construction Project Procurement Methods

Friday, April 24

9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.



This one-day seminar illustrates different procurement strategies and project delivery systems of medium to large size projects. The key differences between carefully selected project delivery systems, such design bid build (DBB), design build (DB), Construction Management (CM), Public Private Partnership (P3), and Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) are explained in detail using actual cases of real Canadian construction project.

The seminar also explains different procurement strategies to select consultants/contractors, such as best value, lowest price, and qualification based. The advantages and disadvantages of each type of project delivery and procurement strategy are highlighted by demonstrating successes and failures of real project cases, based on projects’ Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s).


Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:
1. Learn the basic composition of a typical contract agreement between an owner and a contractor / consultant.
2. Understand the differences between basic contract types, such as stipulated price (CCDC2), cost plus (CCDC 3) and unit price contract (CCDC4).
3. Analyze more sophisticated project delivery systems such as Construction Management, Design Build, and P3.
4. Master the utilization of different standard forms of contracts and guidelines, such as the CCDC, CCA, ACEC, and RAIC.
5. Grasp the objectives of the course by learning the successes and failures of actual project cases in Canada and the U.S.


The course cost for members is $325.00 plus hst.

MNL Rate: $378.25 plus hst

Non-member rate: $445.00 plus hst

Please note that this course will be offered via webinar only.


Guest Speaker: Mohamed (Mo) Elbarkouky, Project Management Training Solutions Ltd.