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Construction 101 & Beyond

October 20 @ 8:00 am - October 23 @ 12:30 pm

Construction 101 & Beyond

Course Description: This two-day session breaks down the complexity of the construction industry by showing how various stakeholders – owners, consultants, contractors, sub-contractors, manufacturers, suppliers and service providers fit into the industry. You’ll have the chance to try out a variety of activities which will help you appreciate project delivery all the way from concept to close out. All skills are aimed to help your company be more efficient and effective in improving the bottom line.

Course Objectives:         

  • Understand a More Collaborative Approach to Today’s Complex World of Construction
  • The different Players and Roles in the Construction Industry and How They Work Together
  • Contracts and Procurement Methods
  • How to Better Assist the Management Team – Contribute to Profitability
  • Be a More Effective Part of Your Team – Be Part of the Recipe for Success

Course Topics:

  • Introduction to the Construction Industry: Roles and Responsibilities
  • Construction Documents: Bid Documents and Format of Drawings
  • Tendering, Bidding and Awarding of Contracts: Calling and Receiving Bids
  • Format of Contracts: Features and Types
  • Risk Management: Bonding and Construction Insurance
  • Legal Matters: Basic Principles and Typical Contracts
  • Project Management and Administration: Start-Up to Closeout Basics
  • How Construction Associations Can Help

Your Presenter: Phil Perry has 30 plus years in the Construction Industry, most of which was Project Managing Industrial Projects for General Contractors. He has been teaching Post-Secondary Construction Management Courses for the last eight years.


This online instructor led course will be available in 4 half day sessions: October 20 – 23, 2020  /  8:30am-12:00pm.

Please contact the RDCA Office to register: or 403-346-4846


October 20 @ 8:00 am
October 23 @ 12:30 pm


Red Deer Construction Association
7471 Edgar Industrial Bend, Bay 3
Red Deer, Alberta T4P3Z5 Canada
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403 346 4846


Red Deer Construction Association