Progressive Design-Build Education

The flexibility of design-build project delivery allows an Owner to choose among various approaches for procurement and contracting. In progressive design-build (PDB) the Owner “progresses” towards a design and contract price with the team, making it an increasingly popular delivery option. Using real-world case studies of exceptional outcomes, taught by some of the nation’s most experienced PDB Owners and practitioners, this course will help participants:

  • Gain insight into the flexibility of design-build project delivery and the trade-offs, key considerations and opportunities of the various procurement approaches.
  • Understand how Design-Build Done Right® best practices and principles apply to Progressive Design-Build (PDB).
  • Take a deep dive into PDB, including a close look at what it means, key characteristics and how to determine if PDB is right for a project.
  • Learn key elements of successful procurement, contracting and post-award execution for PDB.

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Based on research, case studies and extensive industry input, DBIA has defined design-build best practices and implementing techniques that deliver successful projects, no matter the size, type or sector. DBIA’s Progressive Design-Build Primer introduces Owners and industry to the basics of Progressive Design-Build Done Right™.