Contracting for Construction and Design Services

This course is sponsored by Carolinas Association of General Contractors.

This seminar addresses topics of interest to those involved in construction contracts or in the procurement of the services of engineers and architects. Topics include bidding procedures; construction methods; minority participation and reporting requirements; legal aspects of construction contracts; contract administration; and selection of design services. A panel will address recommended practices in construction, including Joint AIA/AGC Committee recommendations.

Additional information

Attendees: Local government purchasing officials

Certification: This course is required for the CLGPO (Certified Local Government Purhasing Officer) certification.

Credit: This course includes continuing education credits for attorneys, architects, and engineers, and is required for CLGPO (Certified Local government Purchasing Officer) certification.

Hotel Block Information: 

Hampton Inn & Suites Chapel Hill
6121 Farrington Rd. 
Chapel Hill, NC. 27517

A block of rooms has been set up at the Hampton Inn & Suites Chapel Hill with a rate of $94.00. The rate includes a full deluxe hot breakfast and Wi-Fi. To reserve a room online visit and use Group Code “CFC”. To reserve a room by phone call the hotel at 919-403-8700, press 0 and provide the Group Name “Contracting for Construction". To receive the discounted rate reservations must be made no later than September 1, 2019.






There currently are no scheduled offerings of this course.

We are now utilizing Sakai for all class materials. Sakai is an online site accessible to registrants only. You will receive instructions on how to log on this site about 1 week prior to class. If you do not receive this email from Sakai by 5pm Wednesday, 9/18, please email Susan Hutchinson at

See below for the 2019 Class Agenda, a copy of Sakai instructions that were emailed to all registrants Wednesday 9/18 late morning from, and a Sakai Troubleshooting Guide for issues AFTER creating your account and encouter log in issues. 


2019 CCDS Agenda (pdf, 273 KB)
Sakai Instructions (pdf, 1 MB)
For all registration questions, resetting passwords, or login issues please contact:

Dale Zuckert

Assistant Registrar, Registration and Client Services Group
For questions regarding course details, including location, schedule, materials, and continuing education credits, please contact:

Susan Hutchinson

Program Manager, Local and State Government Group
Lecturer in Public Law and Government