Capital projects involve the design and construction of such facilities as buildings, bridges, factories, and infrastructure. Owners of capital facilities not only want better, faster, and cheaper, they want predictability of final cost and schedule. Both private and public owners have become so frustrated with the industry's inability to deliver a defined scope at the predicted time and cost, they are trying new methods of capital project delivery.
- Construction Management – Fee or At-risk
- Public-Private Partnerships (P3)
- Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) aka Progressive Design-build
- Alliance Contracting
- Integrated Project Delivery
Familiarity with construction contracting would be an asset.
- Outline the traditional project delivery process and the inherent conflicts.
- Describe the collaborative delivery processes with their benefits and difficulties.
- Provide examples of both traditional and collaborative delivery and current trends.
A blend of lecture, group exercises and group discussions.
Intermediate engineers getting involved in delivery of public and private sector capital projects.
Principal Consultant, Bramcon Project Consultants Ltd.
Bryan McConachy is a professional engineer project management professional with more than 30 years' experience in the management of a diverse range of projects and consulting in such areas as project oversight/owner’s representative, project delivery analysis, and risk management. He has been the principal consultant with Bramcon Project Consultants Ltd. since 1981. Mr. McConachy has been active in such organizations as the Association for Advancement of Cost Engineering and the Project Management Institute (PMI). He has obtained the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from PMI and in 1996, he was awarded the Honour of PMI Fellow. He has developed a number of one-day seminars as part of the Engineers and Geoscientists BC Continuing Professional Development Program.