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: Hampton Inn & Suites 
           6121 Farrington Rd. 
           Chapel Hill, NC  27517
           Rate: $94/night (based on availablity at the time of booking) 
           Booking cut off date: 9/4/18 

To book: The $94 rate includes a full deluxe hot breakfast and Wi-Fi. To reserve a room online and use Group Code CON. To reserve a room by phone call the hotel at 919-403-8700, press 0 and provide the name "Contracting for Construction". To receive the discounted rate reservations must be made no later than September 4, 2018.



  • Chapel Hill, NC
    September 25 - 27, 2018
    School of Government
    Knapp Sanders Building
    400 South Rd
    Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3330
    View Cancellation Policy
    Course participants who cancel their registration on or before September 17, 2018 will receive a full refund. No refund will be made for cancellations made after September 18, 2018 now you will instead now recieve credit for the course. You can review the updated policy here at the School’s cancellation policy.

    Registration will open by June 21st.

    Discount Opportunity: If you register for this course AND Intermediate Purchasing at the same time, you will receive a 10% discount.

    NOTE: You must register for both courses at the same time in order to receive this discount.

    We are testing a new online 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 or call 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 the end of day September 18th, please email Susan Hutchinson at

 Agenda 2018

For all registration questions, resetting passwords, or login issues please contact:

Dale Zuckert

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

Susan Hutchinson

Program Manager
Lecturer in Public Law and Government