Ottawa Construction Association

Fundamentals of Design-Build Tutorial

Feb 03
DATE: February 03, 2020 TIME: 8:30 am DURATION: 1 day LOCATION: Ottawa Construction Association, 9 Antares Drive, Ottawa, ON. OCA Member Price: $350.00 Non-Member Price: $450.00 Spaces available: 37



Lunch is included


This one-day seminar is presented by the Canadian Design-Build Institute which is a special committee of the CCA. The seminar will cover the following subject areas:

  • What owners should include in RFQs and RFPs, how to analyze an RFQ, key considerations in responding
  • Statement of requirements—'getting it right'
  • Good documents for a DB proposal call
  • Importance of early development and finalization of design and construction criteria, as well as procedures for selecting the DB team, the design solution, schedules, contract conditions, contract price, methods of delivery and payment, and producing the best overall proposal
  • Roles and responsibilities the design-builder takes on as the consultant and contractor for both design and construction or vice versa (consultant-led DB)
  • How to assemble a DB team and to demonstrate that they are the most capable
  • Consensus-building processes
  • Contractual risks
  • Calculation of honouraria
  • Round table discussion on critical issues
  • Insurance & bonding for DB vs. design-bid-build