Complimentary Webinar | Design-Build Public Infrastructure Projects: Risks and Challenges for Consulting Engineers, and Their Professional Liability Insurers

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Presented by:
David J. Hatem, PC, Partner, Chair, Professional Practices Group, Donovan | Hatem, LLP
Andrew D. Mendelson, FAIA, Senior Vice President, Chief Risk Management Officer, Berkley Design Professional

Tuesday, May 18, 2021
10:00 am – 11:30 am Pacific Daylight Time
1.5 AIA Learning Units
1.5 RCEP Professional Development Hours

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DRA Complimentary Webinar: Risk Management Essentials of the New Normal

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*This webinar is hosted by Dealey, Renton & Associates*

Presented by:
Andrew D. Mendelson, FAIA, Senior Vice President, Chief Risk Management Officer, Berkley Design Professional
Diane Mika, Vice President, Director of Risk Management Education, Berkley Design Professional

Thursday, April 8, 2021
9:00 am – 10:00 am Pacific Daylight Time
1 Learning Unit Pending AIA Approval.
Attendees must participate in a majority of the live webinar program.

Program Details
Design firms face risk every day. The current shifting environment has created the need for some new tactics and has made some risk management fundamentals more important than ever.

The definition of risk for design professionals, a breakdown of the true cost of professional liability claims, and an examination of the evolutionary standard of care set the stage for the balance of the program. The workshop reemphasizes key risk management basics and promotes new tactics in contracts, post-COVID design issues, effective remote team management, and communication/documentation, and project delivery.

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ACEC 2021 Virtual Annual Convention and Legislative Summit | Education Session

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Risk Management Essentials of the New Normal

Presenters:
Andrew D. Mendelson, FAIA, Senior Vice President, Chief Risk Management Officer, Berkley Design Professional
Diane Mika, Vice President, Director of Risk Management Education, Berkley Design Professional

Monday, April 26, 2021

1:15 – 2:00 PM Eastern

Session Description

Design firms face risk every day that should be proactively managed. The shifting environment in the AEC industry due to the pandemic has caused the need for engineers to implement risk management fundamentals even more diligently in order to demonstrate and fulfill its duties in accordance with the professional standard of care. This workshop reemphasizes key risk management basics and promotes new tactics in contracts, communication/documentation, post-COVID design issues, remote team management, and project delivery.

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ACEC Illinois | Webinar

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Risk Management Essentials of the New Normal

Presenters:
Andrew D. Mendelson, FAIA, Senior Vice President, Chief Risk Management Officer, Berkley Design Professional
Diane Mika, Vice President, Director of Risk Management Education, Berkley Design Professional

Monday, April 5, 2021

12:00 – 1:00 PM Central

Webinar Description

  • Standard of Care – fulfilling professional obligations under changing circumstances
  • Schedule of performance of services – contract clauses, obligations, rights and responsibilities
  • Post-COVID design considerations, potential changes
  • Performing services outside of the office – remote teams, WFH, technology, employee issues
  • Quality management – coordination, start/stop risks
  • Construction phase services – access, safety of employees on site, field observation, contractor payment certification

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ACEC Live Online Class | Educational Session

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The Engineer’s Guide to Effective Communication & Documentation

Presenter:

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

Thursday, March 11, 2021

1:30 – 3:00 PM Eastern

1.5 PDH Credits

Online Class 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: Enhancing Design Firm Value through Profitability and Effective Business Management

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Presented by:
Ian C. Rusk, ASA, CM&AA, Managing Principal, ROG+Partners, LLC
Andrew D. Mendelson, FAIA, Senior Vice President, Chief Risk Management Officer, Berkley Design Professional

Tuesday, February 9, 2021
10:00 am – 11:30 am Pacific Daylight Time
1.5 AIA CES LUs
1.5 RCEP PDHs
Berkley DP policyholders who participate in this program can qualify for a 15% Risk Management Education credit. Contact your agent for further information*

This webinar has been recorded and is available on demand for Berkley Design Professional policyholders and our appointed agents and brokers on the BDP Risk® Learning Management System.

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Complimentary Webinar: Trends in Outsourcing Responsibilities to Architects and Engineers: Maximizing Opportunities and Minimizing Risk of Self-Certifications and Special Inspections

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Presented by:
Thomas M. Fleming II, Esq., Partner, Milber Makris Plousadis & Seiden, LLP
Patrick F. Palladino, Esq., Partner, Milber Makris Plousadis & Seiden, LLP
Jennifer M. Netska, Esq., Associate, Milber Makris Plousadis & Seiden, LLP
Introduced by: Andrew D. Mendelson, FAIA, Senior Vice President, Chief Risk Management Officer, Berkley Design Professional

Wednesday, December 2, 2020
10:00 am – 11:30 am Pacific Time
1.5 AIA CES LUs
1.5 RCEP PDHs
Health Safety and Welfare Qualified

Berkley DP policyholders who participate in this program can qualify for a 15% Risk Management Education credit. Contact your agent for further information*

This webinar has been recorded and is available on demand for Berkley Design Professional policyholders and our appointed agents and brokers on the BDP Risk® Learning Management System.

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Willis A&E 2020 Virtual Risk Management Symposium

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COVID-19: Professional Liability Risks and Insurance Issues

Panelists:
Andrew D. Mendelson, FAIA, Chief Risk Management Officer, Senior Vice President, Berkley Design Professional
Mark Blankenship, CPCU, AIC, LEED, AP, Assistant Vice President, Liberty International Underwriters
Lou Gale, Esq., General Counsel, SCB

Presenter:
David Hatem, Esq., Founding Partner, Donovan Hatem LLP

Wednesday, November 11, 2020
2:00 – 2:55 PM Central

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