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Consulting Engineering Essentials

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New Orleans, LA, March 29, 2018

 

Training Fees

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Registration Fees

(Register 30 days prior to training date, for Early Bird pricing)
       
Consulting Engineering Training Mbr Non-Mbr Group 3+
Early Bird $296 $371
Standard $336 $421 $236
 
 
Combo – CEE & HVAC Design Level I Mbr Non-Mbr Group 3+
Early Bird   $1,088 $1,382
Standard $1,138 $1,432 $1038


Fee Covers: Course admittance, course materials, refreshment breaks, and lunch.

Company Discount Fee: Enroll 3 or more participants from the same company at the same time and save.

 

Consulting Engineering Essentials

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The typical entry-level consulting engineer spends much, if not all, of his/her time on technical issues such as calculations, design or drawing, or perhaps being mentored in these disciplines.

In order to advance in this profession, however, the typical engineer must learn to be more involved in the marketing and management of projects and firm leadership, which may eventually lead to an ownership stake in the consulting engineering firm. In order for this to happen, there are numerous issues that the engineer must understand and in which he or she must become proficient. 

In order to advance from a design engineer through project management to firm ownership, an engineer should have training and experience in acquiring new projects (business development and marketing of engineering services), planning and management of those projects to be profitable, the accounting associated with client billing, and even client management. Knowledge of the aspects of firm ownership and operation offered in this course can be essential for young engineers.

This course will provide an overview of ownership responsibilities and offer insights into all of these subjects to help develop the project engineer into a well-rounded consulting engineer.

 

Who Should Attend

  • Consulting engineers and energy consultants
  • Electrical, civil and structural engineers
  • Young engineers and engineers new to the industry

 

How Your Firm Will Benefit

The training helps attendees understand:

  • The importance of the marketing and management of projects
  • Techniques to acquire new project
  • The significance of proper planning of new and existing projects
  • The procedures of client billing

 

 

Consulting Engineer – Outline

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Day 1

8:00     Introductions
8:30     What is Project Management
9:00     Winning the Project
10:30   Project Planning
11:30   Lunch
12:30   Project Delivery
1:30     Construction Administration
2:30     Project Accounting
3:00     Client Management
3:30     Communications and Information Technology
4:00     Legal and Insurance Requirements

Attendees of Consulting Engineering Essentials training will earn up to 6 Professional Development Hours.

 

PDH and Continuing Education Units

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ASHRAE is an approved Continuing Education provider for the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and a USGBC Education Partner. Continuing Education hours earned from ASHRAE courses may be applied toward renewal of state-licensed professionals and maintenance of LEED® professional credentials.

 

Instructors

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Dennis Wessel-75W.jpgDennis Wessel, P.E., Fellow/Life Member ASHRAE, LEED® AP

Dennis Wessel, PE, Fellow/Life Member ASHRAE, retired as a Senior Vice President and Director of Marketing with Karpinski Engineering, and has more than 45 years of consulting engineering experience. Dennis was an ASHRAE Director-At-Large (2012–2015) and past chair of the Planning Committee, Conferences & Expositions Committee and Handbook Committee. He was also past chair of both TC 9.1 Large Building HVAC Systems and TC 9.12 Tall Buildings.

He is currently a member of the ASHRAE Foundation, Development Committee and of the Technical Activities Committee and is a TC Section Head. He received ASHRAE's Distinguished Service and Exceptional Service Awards and was named Outstanding Engineering Alumni 2004 by Cleveland State University and Engineer of the Year 2003 by the Cleveland Technical Society Committee.

 

 

Location and Lodging

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Location:

New Orleans

Recommended Hotel(s)

TBA

 

Cancellation Policy

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Registration fees will be refunded in full if cancellation is received by ASHRAE Learning Institute at least 30 days prior to the training date. Cancellations received 15-29 days prior to the training date are subject to a $150 cancellation fee. Registrants who do not attend the training or who cancel less than 15 days prior to the training date are liable for the entire registration fee. A substitute registrant may be enrolled at any time by contacting Karen Murray by phone 678-539-1146 or email kmurray@ashrae.org. Member/Non-Member rates will apply to the substitute registrant.