Owner Training Institute

The Owner Training Institute® (OTI) plays a major role in COAA's overall educational mission. It includes (12) training courses design specifically for Owners, live and on-demand webinars, (future) “Learning Bites,” and discounts on Lorman Education products.


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Owner Training Institute® Courses

COAA heard for years from its members and other facility Owners about the need for project management training for its leadership and project management staff. The wait is over - Training For Owners, By Owners is here!

The curriculum consists of 12 Owner-focused courses, focused on Core Skills, Process Management, Project Delivery, and Team Selection/Procurement. To maximize the learning experience, attendance is capped at 25, and courses are led by COAA's signature three-person team of instructors - an Owner, design professional, and builder - allowing participants to gain a great understanding of each party's perspective.

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Course Catalog

COAA’s Owner Training Institute® (OTI) strives to educate Owners – specifically project managers, their supervisors, and other project stakeholders – and empower them to more successfully deliver capital improvement projects.

OTI COURSE CATALOG

Virtual OTI

The (12) OTI courses are designed to be delivered in person, with a maximum class size of 25 to ensure a low instructor/attendee ratio.  With COVID-19 limiting the ability to gather in person, COAA has developed virtual offerings for two of the courses and is working on a third:

  • The Design Process Management course, normally a full day and offering 8.0 CEUs or Learning Units, is available for virtual delivery as a 4-hour course offering 4.0 CEUs/LUs.
  • The Project Closeout course, normally a full day and offering 8.0 CEUs or Learning Units, is available for virtual delivery as a 4-hour course offering 4.0 CEUs/LUs.
  • The Cost Management course is in being fully converted to a virtual offering and is expected to be ready for delivery in late spring of 2021.

OTI Schedule

Course
Duration
Upcoming Offerings
Location
Core Skills
Cost Management 1 Day
Introduction to Construction Project Management 2 Days
Project Management: An Owners Perspective 1.5 Days March 29 - 30, 2021 Boston, MA
Schedule Management 1 Day May 5, 2021 Gaithersburg, MD
Process Management
Construction Process Management 1 Day
Design Process Management 1 Day
Project Closeout 1 Day
Project Delivery
Construction Management at Risk 2 Days April 19 - 20, 2021 Albuquerque, NM
Design-Build 2 days
Project Team Selection
Construction Team Selection 1 Day
Design Team Selection 1 Day
QUESTIONS? 1-800-994-2622 OR EMAIL COAA.

CANCELLATION POLICY

All cancellation requests must be submitted in writing (email is acceptable). COAA will refund the full cost of registration for cancellations received 30 or more calendar days before the course date. COAA is not responsible for any incurred travel or lodging charges.