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.






  • Chapel Hill, NC
    September 24 - 26, 2019
    UNC School of Government
    400 South Rd.
    Knapp-Sanders Bldg.
    Chapel Hill, NC 27514
    View Cancellation Policy
    Course participants who cancel their registration on or before September 16, 2019 will receive a full refund. No refund will be made for cancellations on or after September 17, 2019, but you will receive a transferrable credit to be used within 12 months. Click here to view the School’s full cancellation and refund policy.

    SAVE 10% when you purchase both Contracting for Construction AND Intermediate Purchasing together. Both must be purchased in the same transaction. When you begin the registration process by clicking the register button below, you will have an opportunity to add Intermediate Purchasing to your shopping cart. The discount will show at check out. 

     To see the dates for Intermediate Purchasing, click here 

    If you are a returning customer, please note that we have a new course registration system that we hope will be easier for you to use. If you encounter any registration issues, please explore our list of frequently asked questions or contact us at or 919.966.4414.

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