DBIA defines and teaches the best methods to deliver design-build projects successfully so that you can deliver better outcomes.

Excellence. It’s built in.

We’re an organization where excellence is built, taught, and shared. By offering unparalleled access to industry certification and education, DBIA courses deliver the expertise you’re looking for to realize collaboration-driven success every time, for a lifetime.

DBIA offers many flexible education options.

Find the right course that will fit your needs

Whether you want the engagement of a classroom or the quiet convenience of your own computer, we’ve got the education and training for you. Education options are flexible to ensure you find the best option. Help us shape the future of the industry when you learn with DBIA.

As the only true authority on design-build done right, we make access to our resources simple so you can easily benefit from the way we build, teach, and share excellence.

  • In-Person
  • Virtual Learning
  • Custom Training
  • Webinars
  • Conference Recordings
Certification Workshops / Individual Classes

DBIA offers the nation’s only Design-Build Done Right® education. DBIA instructors are industry experts who bring decades of real-world design-build experience to their courses, providing practical and personal attention to ensure you leave with the “how-to” strategies and techniques needed for successful design-build projects. Join our courses in-person or, for select workshops, online in a live and interactive distance learning environment. Search our course calendar below for details, pricing and online registration for all our many in-person design-build courses. You can also download a PDF registration form.

Discounts are available for federal government agencies and employees under DBIA’s GSA Federal Supply Schedule. View our GSA pricing below.

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Bringing Design-Build Done Right® Education to You

DBIA’s virtual learning option allows you to attend select in-person courses remotely. These are not webinars! Attendees are real-time participants who are fully engaged with their instructor and other classmates using your computer’s camera/audio for exercises and other interactive coursework. Choose the Virtual Format tab on the course schedule below for available classes.

You know best what your organization needs

DBIA will tailor our courses to fit your organization and then bring our educators to your workplace. Our in-house training is customized to bring your team the best of Design-Build Done Right® education when and where you need it.

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DBIA Training on Your Schedule

DBIA’s live webinars provide Design-Build Done Right® education with a click of a mouse. Our webinar instructors are leaders in the industry and offer their expertise across a wide range of topics. Webinars provide the interactivity of in-person training with the convenience of online education.

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Earn CEUs from Conference Recordings

DBIA posts all concurrent education and select General Sessions from conferences online. Miss a session, or the conference altogether? No problem! You can purchase and view individual sessions or an entire conference.

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Coronavirus and DBIA Courses

Coronavirus Update

DBIA courses through April have been cancelled due to the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). We are monitoring COVID-19 advisories daily to inform our decisions impacting DBIA meetings, classes, conferences and other events. Registrants can transfer their registration to another date or receive a full refund. We have also created 4 new virtual training courses in April to allow your quest for Design-Build Certification to continue.

Registration is now open. We hope you take advantage of these new courses and continue your design-build certification journey, even as we navigate these uncertain times.

Certification Workshops Virtual Training

April 7-9, 2020 – Eastern Daylight Time

April 14-16, 2020 – Pacific Daylight Time

April 20-22, 2020 – Pacific Daylight Time

April 28-30, 2020 – Eastern Daylight Time

If you have any questions, please contact DBIA’s Education Department.

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Design-Build Done Right®

What is Virtual Coursework?

Have you ever been frustrated because you couldn’t make it to an in-person certification workshop? Now, you’ll be able to join select courses live as an actively engaged participant from the convenience of your computer. No, these sessions aren’t traditional webinars. You’ll be collaborating real-time with your instructor and fellow students, providing the same highly engaged workshop experience our experienced instructors are famous for delivering.

DBIA is excited to debut this new distance learning program in 2020. Choose the Virtual Format tab on the course schedule below for available classes. Sign up early to save your spot!

Design-Build for Procurement Pros

Design-Build Done Right® trained procurement pros are vital members of any successful design-build team. That’s why the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) and the Institute for Public Procurement (NIGP) are excited to announce the only design-build procurement training in the nation.

New Procurement in Design-Build Webinars, October 2019 – April 2020

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Progressive Design-Build Done Right™

The growing popularity of Progressive Design-Build (PDB) highlights one of design-build’s greatest strengths – flexibility. DBIA has prepared the nation’s only Progressive Design-Build Done Right™ education to help Owners and practitioners expand their design-build toolkit and be on the leading edge of this growing industry trend.

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2020 Interactive Course Calendar

Our convenient interactive calendar allows you to quickly find the courses that best fit your location, schedule and design-build topic. Use the tabs below to narrow your search. If you’d like to see the full year’s schedule in one page, you can also download our full schedule.

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Steven “Tip” Torres, JD, West Group Law

"As a former public owner and now industry professional, DBIA has given me the education, information, collective and collaborative resources I need to deliver public infrastructure and energy projects in the most effective manner. As much as I continue to lead, I continue to learn from other DB professionals available to me through DBIA’s broad national network."

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Certification Workshops

DBIA’s Certification Workshops provide a convenient way to complete your certification coursework at one time and in one location. Workshops are scheduled throughout the year and in locations from coast to coast.

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Webinars provide timely, convenient and interactive learning on issues important to design-builders. DBIA’s webinars cover a diverse selection of issues from design-build basics to hot topics in the industry. Our Industry Partner Members also have access to our exclusive Webinar Subscription Service, providing access to hundreds of hours of live and recorded webinars and conference recordings in a discounted package.


Custom Training

Custom Training allows the ultimate control and convenience. Hundreds of Owners and Industry organizations rely on DBIA to train their staffs in custom training sessions held in in-house. Whether you need one day or one week, DBIA can create an education package to fit your specific needs.

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Conference Recordings

DBIA Conferences host the nation’s most successful design-build pros as speakers, panelists and keynotes. There’s a wealth of information available, even if you missed a conference. Search the DBIA recording library and earn CEUs just by listening.

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Need Paper Registration?

DBIA also provides hard-copy registration forms for those who can not apply online.

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Subscription Service

DBIA Subscription Service Saves Money

DBIA’s online subscription service saves 50% over the course of a one-year subscription. This popular option provides easy access to live and on-demand webinars and hundreds of hours of recorded conference sessions — all at a discounted price! The subscription service is especially beneficial to DBIA certification credential holders and/or certification candidates who won’t need to order required professional development one webinar at a time.

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Education Course Pricing

DBIA's courses provide the best in design-build education at a reasonable cost. With so many options available, you can find the perfect content and cost to fit your needs.


GSA Federal Supply Schedule

Discounts are available for federal government agencies and employees under DBIA’s GSA Federal Supply Schedule. GSA has negotiated the prices, services and terms covering DBIA’s training and professional development services under the program, so you’re assured the best quality at the most economical price, making doing business with us an efficient and hassle-free experience.


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