Positive public perception and approval, is an important, yet often underrated aspect of bringing civil engineering projects to reality is . What if it was easier for your firm to gain these items for your projects? This session is intended to help you in this important aspect of the project process. Sam Lytle, P.E. a civil engineer who now focuses on making civil projects look good, full time, will focus on the following objectives.
Want to win more work for you, your team and your company? You’ve got to understand what appeals to the unique Selection Team you’re proposing to…and understand subconscious powers at play. In this training course, learn what’s really going on in a Selection Team’s brain and how to create examples in your proposals that help you stand out in a crowded field.
Manage Your Projects to Meet Your Client's Expectations - The common goal at the end of every project should be for the client and design professional to be able to look at each other and both say “Yes, that is exactly what I expected.” The range of the client's response to anything short of that outcome will at best, diminish the likelihood of future assignments from that client, and at worst, possibly result in a professional liability claim. This presentation will address the various factors that can influence a client’s expectations, while at the same time cover various tools that can improve design efficiency. Specifically, the selection-for-work process, contract terms, critical elements of every contract, avoiding construction bidding pitfalls, and managing professional liability claims, is addressed.