Nuts and Bolts of Progressive Design-Build Part 1 – The Procurement

Nuts and Bolts of Progressive Design-Build Part 1 – The Procurement

Feb 28, 2018

Progressive design-build is one of the newest and least understood forms of design-build. In the first of this three part series, Robynne will provide an explanation of progressive design-build as well as its various forms. She will also discuss the owner’s considerations in the determination regarding whether to use progressive design-build as well as helpful procurement tools that help the owner select the right design-build team for the project. Participants in this webinar will learn the following:

  • What progressive design-build means;
  • The reasons an owner may want to use progressive design-build as well as the reasons an owner may not want to use it;
  • How an owner can manage its risk for a progressive design-build project through the procurement; and
  • How design-builders can improve their proposals in response to a progressive design-build RFP.
Package Dates Price
Nuts and Bolts of Progressive Design-Build Part 1 – The Procurement - Event Feb 28, 2018 Standard: $75.00
Members: $50.00
Inspiring Leadership

Inspiring Leadership

Mar 14, 2018

Before you can move minds, you have to be able to move hearts. This is quite counter to the traditional “command and control” style of leadership that our industry is known for. But “command and control” hasn’t worked for quite some time. Instead, what is called for, but often missing in leadership, is the ability to inspire, motivate, and energize people every day. It is inspiration and motivation that can moves hearts, and ultimately, move minds, to achieve your organizational goals. In this session, we will focus on how you can intentionally improve the inspirational effect that you have on people and the difference that makes in their performance and commitment. We will explore how inspiration and leadership are interconnected and consider how genuine conversations galvanize people to achieve more than they thought possible.

  • You will learn how to get past your own ego and develop the gift of attention to inspire and support the people around you.
  • You will learn how to show up authentic and real and gain the confidence of others that you are “for” them
  • You will learn how to blend logic and emotion, and show conviction through your presence. 
  • You will learn how to be intentional in all that you do to the point that few will doubt your ability to achieve your goals
Package Dates Price
Inspiring Leadership - Event Mar 14, 2018 Standard: $75.00
Members: $50.00
Preparing and Delivery Powerful Presentations

Preparing and Delivery Powerful Presentations

Mar 28, 2018

This sessions covers all the steps necessary to ‘own the room’ during your interview presentations. When you fully understand your audience, the positive feedback you receive is early and often – which in turn helps you be more comfortable and more effective with your presentations. Come learn how to get your selection committees to love everything you say.

  • Understand what insight you really need to gain before the RFP
  • Understand how to maximize your pursuit ‘hit rate’
  • Understand you to synthesize your presentation into a masterpiece
  • Understand how to get you and your team ready to shine!
Package Dates Price
Preparing and Delivery Powerful Presentations - Event Mar 28, 2018 Standard: $75.00
Members: $50.00
Leadership Presence

Leadership Presence

Apr 11, 2018

Most people think that presence is something you are just born with. Not true. Presence is actually a set of skills, both internal and external that virtually anyone can develop and improve. Presence impacts how you show up, how you connect, and how you speak. However, it’s not easy to make these improvements. It requires giving up some bad habits and changing some behaviors. But the investment is worth it if you want to build trust and credibility, and strengthen your relationships to enhance collaboration. Bottom line, developing presence will make you a more effective leader.

  • You will understand that having presence is more than just capturing the attention of others.
  • You will discover how to be in the moment and learn some techniques on how to handle the unexpected. 
  • You will understand how to build relationships with others through listening and authentic connection.
  • You will learn how to align every means of expression to communicate a clear, compelling message that will influence others.
Package Dates Price
Leadership Presence - Event Apr 11, 2018 Standard: $75.00
Members: $50.00
Nuts and Bolts of Progressive Design-Build Part 2 – The Contract

Nuts and Bolts of Progressive Design-Build Part 2 – The Contract

Apr 18, 2018

Progressive design-build is one of the newest and least understood forms of design-build. In the second of this three part series, Robynne will discuss the structure of the progressive design-build contract and how it differs from other types of design-build contracts. Robynne will also review the different risks and obligations for both owners and design-builders in the progressive design-build contract. Participants in this webinar will learn the following:

  • The various structures that can be used in progressive design-build and the considerations in the use of the contract structures;
  • Strategies in managing risk in progressive design-build and creating a balanced risk structure that benefits all parties as well as the project;
  • The importance of communication between the parties and contract provisions that encourage rather than discourage communication; and
  • What happens if the parties cannot reach commercial agreement.
Package Dates Price
Nuts and Bolts of Progressive Design-Build Part 2 – The Contract - Event Apr 18, 2018 Standard: $75.00
Members: $50.00
The Power of Storytelling

The Power of Storytelling

May 16, 2018

Whether trying to influence the marketplace and your clients, or impact the culture of your organization, storytelling is actually one of the most effective tools to drive change. Great leaders are able to tell great stories. Getting people on board with your ideas and solutions doesn’t happen by chance. Having great ideas isn’t enough, if that’s all you can convey about them is the facts and figures and good logic that support them. In this session, we will discuss how to frame your intentions and ideas in such a way that they educate, inform, motivate, and inspire to achieve the results that you are seeking.

  • You will understand why storytelling is a critical factor in becoming an effective leader and how anyone can improve their storytelling ability.
  • You will discover that the human brain is hard wired to love stories and how they influence and inspire others to action.
  • You will learn some tips and techniques that will make you a better story teller.
  • You will learn some of the secrets why some of your ideas catch on with clients and others, and why others don’t.
Package Dates Price
The Power of Storytelling - Event May 16, 2018 Standard: $75.00
Members: $50.00
Nuts and Bolts of Progressive Design-Build Part 3 – The Performance

Nuts and Bolts of Progressive Design-Build Part 3 – The Performance

Jun 6, 2018

Progressive design-build is one of the newest and least understood forms of design-build. In the third of this three part series, Robynne will discuss the key elements to success in the performance of the progressive design-build project and how to avoid common pitfalls after the contract is signed. Participants in this webinar will learn:

  • What to cover at the project kick off to maximize success;
  • Switching from a traditional design-build or design-bid-build mentality to progressive design-build;
  • The key elements of successful progressive design-build projects; and
  • How the parties manage disagreement and conflict during the progressive design-build project.
Package Dates Price
Nuts and Bolts of Progressive Design-Build Part 3 – The Performance - Event Jun 6, 2018 Standard: $75.00
Members: $50.00
Making the Most of P3s in Arkansas

Making the Most of P3s in Arkansas

Jun 13, 2018

Arkansas’ P3 enabling legislation, water and transportation P3 statutes, and non-statutory P3 arrangements are of great interest to P3 project developers and design-build teams alike. Join this webinar to better understand basic P3s, P3 options in Arkansas, and three Arkansas P3 projects currently being developed.

  • Gain knowledge of key elements about P3s around the US
  • Discuss the need and interest of P3s in Arkansas
  • Understand Arkansas’ P3 enabling legislation and process
  • Understand Arkansas local water P3 statute, the transportation P3 tolling statute, and the processes (briefly discuss non-statutory P3, such as lease-back)
  • Learn about three Arkansas P3 projects under development (port, water distribution, and transportation)
Package Dates Price
Making the Most of P3s in Arkansas - Event Jun 13, 2018 Standard: $75.00
Members: $50.00
Turning Obstacles Into Opportunities While Developing a Design-Build Market

Turning Obstacles Into Opportunities While Developing a Design-Build Market

Jul 11, 2018

This session is a research-based discussion on how to take the most typical reasons why some architects, contractors and owners hesitate to utilize design-build and turn them into positive project opportunities. By getting these entities to share their genuine concerns and desires for project, it will likely line up precisely with the values of design-build when done right. Come learn how to get your clients to give you ingredients to help make the case for design-build to them more effectively.

  • Understand the most typical reasons why architects, contractors and owners shy away from design-build
  • Understand how to defuse pre-conceived ideas and create open discussions
  • Understand how to take their genuine concerns and turn them into ‘ah-ha’ moments
  • Understand the best ways to create productive, winning environments for you and your top clients
Package Dates Price
Turning Obstacles Into Opportunities While Developing a Design-Build Market - Event Jul 11, 2018 Standard: $75.00
Members: $50.00