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Design-Build Educator Workshop

DBIA’s Educator Workshop program provides design-build curriculum for professors and instructors to teach the principles of Design-Build Done Right®.

Expanded Training for Teachers

DBIA is committed to preparing the next generation of our industry by preparing them to become Design-Build Done Right® professionals. As the fastest growing and most popular project delivery process in the nation, it’s vital that America’s college graduates are armed with the skills needed to be successful members of design-build teams. DBIA’s Educator Workshop program not only teaches university faculty the key elements and principles of design-build but also how to incorporate design-build best practices into dynamic and innovative curriculums.

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Kristina Yu, AIA, NCARB, Associate Professor, School of Architecture and Planning at the University of New Mexico

“The workshop sessions were led by excellent instructors and leaders who have expert knowledge in design-build construction projects. We were given insight into current award-winning projects in Denver. I gained significant and important information regarding the benefits design-build projects in the legal area of risk and liability. This workshop was a great opportunity to connect to other passionate professors who want to provide the latest and best practices in the construction field. It was truly inspiring.”

John Hannon, Associate Professor in the School of Construction, University of Southern Mississippi

“The workshop’s effect on me was an internalization of the workshop’s design-build principles and attitude, which was reinforced by the jobsite visit and interviewing the jobsite staff. My paradigm on construction management is now inverted. I highly recommend this workshop to faculty with limited industry experience in general and to veterans that have not experienced project delivery that is integrated.”

Austin Marshall, J.D., Clinical Professor, College of Engineering at the University of Texas

“The Educator Workshop was fantastic. The presenters were great and brought a wealth of experience. I recommend this program to everyone in our field!"

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What to Expect

The 2020 Design-Build Educator Workshop will be a virtual event held in November on a date to be announced. The full-day session will be led by design-build experts and professionals who have worked in the construction industry for years, with extensive design-build experience in key curriculum areas. Instructors who participate in DBIA’s Educator Workshop program will learn the most important features of design-build project delivery including contracts and risk management to post-award design-build, providing attendees a comprehensive understanding of Design-Build Done Right® delivery.

Attendees will also receive complimentary registration to the 2020 Design-Build Conference & Expo at National Harbor, just outside Washington, D.C.

  • Choose a 3-day DBIA Virtual Certification Workshop on a date that fits your schedule. See our Course Schedule for available dates.
  • Apply for an Educator Workshop Scholarship to help defray your costs for the virtual Certification Workshop. The deadline to apply is Monday, August 3, 2020.
  • Attend November’s Virtual Educators-Only workshop on a date to be announced.