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Contract Specifications and CSI Master Format

Online /
Jun 23, 2021 /
Course Code: 0604-WEB21

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  • Overview
  • Instructor

Overview

After participating in this course, you will be able to:

  • Obtain solid understanding of the master format and construction specifications system
  • Distinguish the changes between the  older and newer MasterFormat
  • Navigate through the divisions of the contract with more efficiency and knowledge

Description:
The course will provide key information and necessary knowledge of construction specifications. It will help you obtain through understanding and provide guidelines on how to read and understand the CSI - CSC MasterFormat® with its older and new versions. It will provide the reasons behind the change, in a simplified way that will enhance your knowledge and ability to utilize this change to manage procurement and projects.

This course is essential and comprehensive in providing thorough understanding the role of specifications in contract document, the best industry practices in managing specifications in design and procurement in relation to construction work, materials supply and production. 

Topic Background:
Design contracts are the most common contract types, people in the construction industry need to have a solid grip on specifications to achieve successful contracting work. CSI is the source of information and support in specifications writing, it created a successful source system for many years so why is the current need for the change? The course will focus on answering this question, providing good understanding of the format and case-study on contract specifications.

Who Should Attend:

  • Project Managers
  • Designers and architects
  • Engineers
  • Estimators
  • People with construction background who need to obtain better knowledge in contractual specification
  • People in manufacturing and material production
Time: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM Eastern Time


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System Requirements

PC-based attendees
OS: Windows 7, 8, 10 or newer

Browser:
IE 11 or later, Edge 12 or later, Firefox 27 or later, Chrome 30 or later

Macintosh based attendees
OS: Mac OS X with MacOS 10.7 or later

Browser:
Safari 7+, Firefox 27+, Chrome 30+

iOS
OS: iOS 8 or newer

Android
OS: Android 4.0 or higher

Instructor

Firas Shugaa, BSc Arch, PMP, LEED AP, BCIN, REP

Firas Shugaa is a Bachelor of architectural engineering since 1984 with years of experience in both design & construction as senior project manager for award winning projects including ICI, medical and infrastructure construction using sound project management, functional, cost- effective project controls and quality procedures.

He is certified as adult learning and continuing education teacher working in Ontario colleges delivering technical project management expertise combined with field practice. Firas is an active member in many chapters and professional associations; holding designations such as LEED AP BD+C, PMP, REP (Renewable Energy Professional) and Building Code Designer Part 3.



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Fee & Credits

$115 + taxes

  • 0.15 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
  • 1.5 Professional Development Hours (PDHs)
  • ECAA Annual Professional Development Points
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