Design contracts are increasingly complex and the risk profile for design professionals is escalating. Design projects require a practical legal risk management mindset. Do you know your risks and how to manage them?
Redesigned for 2020. Choose to attend both program modules to gain a full suite of practical legal knowledge and risk management skills OR take one module to enhance your desired skillset.
Design professionals are exposed to multiple, often substantial, risks in any given project including scope creep, vague terms, escalating responsibilities, delays, damages, negligence claims, insurance challenges, and other liabilities which can result in steep costs, onerous efforts, and significant reputational damage. It is imperative you have the skills you need to protect your projects, business, and your professional reputation.
Practical. Relevant. Developed exclusively for professionals working with design projects – and their advisors – this intensive and solutions-focused program will equip you with a repertoire of skills to better assess and mitigate legal risks. Delivered by some of Canada’s leading legal and industry experts, you will get practical risk management strategies and tools that you can put to immediate use on your next design project.
Module One: Foundations in Contracts & Practical Risk Management for Design Professionals
This module will give you a comprehensive and practical overview of contract fundamentals and practical risk management techniques, including real-world strategies and tactics to help you effectively assess and mitigate risk on design projects. You will learn:
Module Two: Advanced Strategies for Managing the Design Services Contract & Key Risks
Building on what you have learned in Module One or in your own professional practice, this module will focus on a practical toolbox of crucial skills and tactics needed to manage more advanced and perplexing issues, including new and emerging risks. You will engage in interactive, learn-by-doing exercises to get hands-on experience in risk assessment and mitigation, and in crucial drafting and negotiation techniques for design services contracts. You will emerge from this module equipped with increased knowledge, skills, experience and confidence to make more informed decisions in the face of challenge and uncertainty. You will learn:
Can’t attend live? Registration includes unlimited 120-day access to program archive.
Architects & Engineers: This program may be eligible for continuing education learning hours in your jurisdiction. See list below and please contact email@example.com to inquire about eligibility.
Ontario Association of Architects (OAA)
This program is eligible for 11 Structured Learning hours under the Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) Continuing Education Program.
The Alberta Association of Architects (AAA)
This program is eligible for 11 Structured Learning hours under the Alberta Association of Architects (AAA) Professional Development Program.
Architectural Institute of British Columbia (AIBC)
This program is eligible for 11 Core Learning Units under the Architectural Institute of British Columbia (AIBC) Continuing Education Program.
Fees include attendance, program materials and 120-day access to program archive. Group discounts are available. Learn more about group discounts and financial assistance here.
Group discounts and financial assistance are available. Please note that the group discount is only available when paying for members of the same organization, at the same time, and payment is made with one invoice. Please inquire about financial assistance.
We will make every effort to present the program as advertised, but it may be necessary to change the date, location, speakers or content with little or no notice. In the event of program cancellation, York University and Osgoode Hall Law School’s liability is limited to reimbursement of paid fees.
Substitution of registrants is permitted at any time. If you are unable to find a substitute a full refund (less $75 administration fee) is available if a cancellation request is received in writing 14 days prior to the program date. No other refund is available.
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Questions on program registration?
Please contact the Registration Team at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have any questions or would like more information please contact:
January 22, 2020
9:00am – 4:00pm EST
Register for Module 1 Online Replay
January 29, 2020
9:00am – 4:00pm EST
Register for Module 2 Online Replay
Can’t attend live? Registration includes unlimited 120-day access to program archive
Both Modules (2 days): $895 + HST
One Module (1 day): $595 + HST
Newly Licensed (2017-2020) Rate: 50% off regular rate
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