Complimentary Webinar: Digital Workforce: Strategies to Work, Collaborate, and Lead Effectively Across Remote Teams

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BDP Digital Workforce

Presented by:
Ryan Jenkins Next Generation Speaker
Andrew D. Mendelson, FAIA, Senior Vice President, Chief Risk Management Officer, Berkley Design Professional

Wednesday, June 17, 2020
11:00 am – 12:30 pm Pacific Daylight Time
Approved for 1.5 AIA Learning Units
Berkley DP policyholders who participate Berkley DP policyholders who participate in this program can qualify for a 15% Risk Management Education credit. Contact your agent for further information*

Mobile technology, ubiquitous connectivity, shifting generational expectations, and now COVID-19 have enabled and even compelled the transition from workplaces to workspaces. Operating in or leading a remote workforce and dispersed project teams requires a different set of tools to sustain relationships and maintain effectiveness.

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Complimentary Webinar: What You Need to Know About Construction Manager as Constructor (CMc) Project Delivery

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Presented by:
Arlen Solochek, FAIA, Consulting Architect
Andrew D. Mendelson, FAIA, Senior Vice President, Chief Risk Management Officer, Berkley Design Professional

Tuesday, March 17, 2020
11:00 am – 12:30 pm Pacific Daylight Time
1.5 AIA CES LUs
Berkley DP policyholders who participate in this program can qualify for a 15% Risk Management Education credit. Contact your agent for further information*

Construction Manager as Constructor (CMc), often known in the form of Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR), is an increasingly popular construction delivery method, particularly for large and complex projects with enhanced schedule, and project cost demands. No longer limited to private sector projects, CMc delivery is often utilized for public works building projects where the concurrent input of construction and design professionals can promote positive project outcomes.

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ACEC 2020 Annual Conference Educational Session

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The Engineer’s Guide to Effective Communication & Documentation

Presented by:
Diane P. Mika, Vice President, Director of Risk Management Education, Berkley Design Professional

Monday, April 27, 2020
2 – 3:00 pm EDT
Marriott Wardman Park
Washington, D.C

Education Session Description

With real-world examples, this session reveals pitfalls and best practices in communication and documentation throughout a project. Communication is like a project’s “glue”—strengthening or weakening project relationships. And, let’s face it, engineers are judged by documentation: proposals, contracts, CDs, reports, email, and more. You’ll come to appreciate cautionary words and project templates, examine a proven change-management model, and learn how proactive communication and consistent documentation can help you manage risk and deliver successful projects.

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Complimentary Webinar: The Secrets of Successful Strategic Planning

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Complimentary Webinar: The Secrets of Successful Strategic Planning

Presented by:
Raymond Kogan, AIA,  President, Kogan & Company
Andrew D. Mendelson, FAIA, Senior Vice President, Chief Risk Management Officer, Berkley Design Professional

Thursday, December 5, 2019
11:00 am – 12:30 pm Pacific Daylight Time
1.5 AIA CES LUs
Berkley DP policyholders who participate in this program can qualify for a 15% Risk Management Education credit. Contact your agent for further information*

Without a firm’s success as a business, the lofty goals of any firm can dwindle to little more than reality-dampened frustrations. Strategic planning has proven to be the single most powerful and highly-leveraged tool to guide firms toward future growth and prosperity. This webinar will demonstrate what it takes to make strategic planning work for a firm, provide meaningful tips for the planning process, and identify common pitfalls to avoid.

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Complimentary Webinar: Understanding AIA Document A201™ – 2017 General Conditions

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Presented by:
Jeremy S. Baker, Partner, Construction Law Group, Schiff Hardin LLP
Andrew D. Mendelson, FAIA, Senior Vice President, Chief Risk Management Officer, Berkley Design Professional

Thursday, June 13, 2019
11:00 am – 12:30 pm Pacific Daylight Time
1.5 AIA CES LUs
Berkley DP policyholders who participate in this program can qualify for a 15% Risk Management Education credit. Contact your agent for further information*

This course will provide a detailed review of AIA Document A201™-2017, General Conditions of the Contract for Construction and discuss the essential information that design professionals need to understand in order to administer the construction project in compliance with the requirements for health, safety, and welfare of the project constituents, project owner and the general public.

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Society for Design Administration (SDA) National Convention | EDSymposium19

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Risk Management & You: Contracts, Communication, Collaboration

Pre‐Conference Workshop on Risk Management

Presented by:
David A. Ericksen, Esq., Executive Committee, Construction Practice Leader, Severson & Werson , Michael O. Edmonds, Vice President, Account Executive, Parker | Smith | Feek, Diane P. Mika, Vice President & Director of Risk Management Education, Berkley Design Professional

Thursday, May 16
7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. PDT

The Davenport Grand Hotel
333 W. Spokane Falls Boulevard
Spokane, WA 99201

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A’19 AIA Conference on Architecture 2019

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Risk Management Essentials: Part One, the Design Firm

Presented by:
Andrew D. Mendelson FAIA, Senior Vice President, Chief Risk Management Officer, Berkley Design Professional
Nancy Rigassio, Executive Claims Counsel, AXA XL
Michael Prifti, Principal, BLT Architects
Caitlin Sweeney

Wednesday, June 5, 2019
8:00 a.m. – 12 p.m. PDT

Program Code: WE105
Las Vegas Convention Center
3150 Paradise Road

Class Credit
3.75 LUs/HSW/GBCI/RIBA

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