303 - Managing the Consultant Process

  • Course Number: C303
  • Course Title: Managing the Consultant Process
  • Course Level: Intermediate
  • IRWA Credits: 16 QEU / CEU
  • AQB Credits: Not Applicable
  • Prerequisites: Not Applicable
This course is designed to provide participants with a step-by-step understanding of the process of selecting and monitoring consultants. Participants will become aware of the issues and concerns of both agencies and consultants through the discussion of practical applications. Current trends are for Departments of Transportation, local public agencies and other governmental entities to do more contracting of right of way and land acquisition services. Issues relating to both the contracting and the monitoring of services from the perspectives of the agency and consultant are discussed.
Credentialing
  • An intermediate course that can be applied towards re-certification
  • Specialist: Not applicable.
Topics
  • Understanding the contracting process
  • Avoiding common mistakes and misunderstandings in the areas of proposal development
  • Evaluating proposal submittals
  • Monitoring consultant work effort
  • Becoming aware of the issues and concerns of both agencies and consultants as participants discuss and practice the best methods of assuring success
Course Tuition Includes
Participant Manual
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