Managing the Design / Construction Interface

Request info

Design and Construction Management Training

Course Objectives

The course is designed to make delegates aware of the management processes the design managers should be completing to prepare design for construction projects.

a) The Traditional Approach – The course reviews the way design should be developed from initial concept to completion of construction. The key milestones are identified and traditional ways of managing the process reviewed.

b) Design & Building Contracts – The course reviews good practice in the management of the design construction interface by Design and Build Contractors (management/ co-ordination and scheduling).

c) Latest Innovations – The course reviews the recent concept of Integrated Collaborative Design and associated tools (Plan Weaver).

9.30 – 10.15 am Introduction

The hopes and aspirations of designers and contractors, Design sequences/ Construction Interfaces.

10.15 – 11.00 am RIBA Key Stages

Definition of the Key Stages
Design Programmes.


11.10 – 12.30 am ADePT Methodology and PlanWeaver Software

This system uses iterative decision nodes to supplement tradition design management, and analyses the information to prioritise the design decisions so the procurement and construction schedules can be better integrated with ongoing design development.


1.00 – 2-15 pm Design Sequences/ Interfaces and the Procurement Chain

Scheduling design, procurement and construction,
Prioritising design development.

2.15 – 3.00 pm Communication and Control

Design meetings and the exchange of information,
The approval process.


3.15 – 4.30 pm Final Discussion

The way forward?
How can we best manage the Design / Construction Interface in the present business environment?

Course duration: 1 Day

Cost: £295 + VAT

Design and Construction Management Training Inverness, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dunfermline and other sites throughout the UK including onsite closed company courses are available.

Design and Construction Management Training Ghana, Nigeria and Qatar is also available.

SELECT wp_posts.*, wp_p2p.* FROM wp_posts INNER JOIN wp_postmeta ON ( wp_posts.ID = wp_postmeta.post_id ) INNER JOIN wp_p2p WHERE 1=1 AND ( ( wp_postmeta.meta_key = 'start_date' AND CAST(wp_postmeta.meta_value AS DATE) >= '2024-04-12' ) ) AND ((wp_posts.post_type = 'schedule' AND (wp_posts.post_status = 'publish' OR wp_posts.post_status = 'acf-disabled'))) AND (wp_p2p.p2p_type = 'schedule_to_courses' AND wp_posts.ID = wp_p2p.p2p_from AND wp_p2p.p2p_to IN ( SELECT wp_posts.ID FROM wp_posts WHERE 1=1 AND wp_posts.ID IN (1035) AND ((wp_posts.post_type = 'courses' AND (wp_posts.post_status = 'publish' OR wp_posts.post_status = 'acf-disabled'))) ORDER BY wp_posts.post_date DESC )) GROUP BY wp_posts.ID ORDER BY CAST(wp_postmeta.meta_value AS DATE) ASC