Construction Industry Training Network (CITN)

Building Construction – Putting it all Together (Live Online Training)
Gold Seal: 2 Credits
Thursday, June 2nd - Friday, June 10th, 2022
Registration Deadline
Wednesday, June 1st, 2022
Event Description

Whether you are new to the industry or have many years of construction experience under your tool belt, or you are administrative staff, operations or site staff, or if you support the industry as an allied professional, this workshop provides a foundational approach to understanding the construction industry.


This comprehensive workshop explores the complexity of the building construction industry by examining a project’s life cycle. You will participate in hands-on activities and examine every stage of the construction project process – from design to owner occupancy, with specific attention to the unique roles and responsibilities of these stakeholders at each phase.

  1. Project Initiation
  2. Design
  3. Tendering 
  4. Pre-Construction 
  5. Construction 
  6. Project Closeout 
  7. Owner Occupancy

Part 1: Introduction

  • Construction sectors
  • Stakeholders and their roles in the construction process
  • Different stages of construction from development through design

Part 2: Project Initiation – The Owner’s Perspective

  • The project lifecycle from the owner’s perspective:
    • Financial planning
    • Feasibility studies
    • Functional programming
    • Design and engineering
Part 3: The Design Process – Architect’s Role
  • Pre-design
  • Schematic design
  • Design development
  • Construction documents

Part 4: The Tendering Process – Owner & Contractor Perspectives

  • Introduction to construction contracts and Canadian tendering law 
  • The competitive tendering process and RFP’s
  • General contractor: estimating process 
  • Owner: receiving & reviewing tenders 

Part 5: Project Delivery Methods

  • Understanding project delivery systems and different ways that projects are organized and administered
  • Relationships between the project owner, consultant, and general contractor and how they are influenced by different project delivery methods
  • Most common types of project delivery methods in Canada
  • LEAN Construction
  • Subcontracts

Part 6: Contract Law

  • Basics of legal agreements used in construction
    • Contract components
    • Contract examples
    • Typical contract terms & conditions

Part 7: Preconstruction – Roles & Responsibilities: GC, Architect, Subcontractor

  • General contractor’s pre-construction responsibilities:
  • The Construction Execution Plan (CEP)
  • Architect’s pre-construction responsibilities
  • Subcontractor’s pre-construction responsibilities

Part 8: Construction – Roles & Responsibilities: GC, Architect, Owner, Subcontractor

  • General contractor’s construction responsibilities
  • Architect’s construction responsibilities
  • Owner’s construction responsibilities
  • Subcontractor’s construction responsibilities

Part 9: Post Construction – Roles & Responsibilities: GC, Architect, Owner, Subcontractor

  • Contractor’s post-construction responsibilities
  • Architect’s post-construction responsibilities
  • Owner’s post-construction responsibilities
  • Subcontractor’s post-construction responsibilities

Exclusive to this workshop is a comprehensive manual that is used as a reference and guide throughout the sessions. The manual is based on accumulated knowledge gathered over 40 years in the construction industry. It is a valuable and effective tool that will be your construction knowledge go-to.


Who Should Attend: Subcontractors, General Contractors, project managers/coordinators, superintendents, foremen, engineers, Owners, procurement professionals, operations and administration personnel in the construction industry.


Important Note: Computer or laptop with a microphone: This course will involve 100% on-screen interaction with your instructor and classmates, reading/viewing on-screen content like slides or videos, and interacting via typing with questions or responses.


Instructor: Lee Kelly M.A.A.T.O., P.GSC


Lee Kelly M.A.A.T.O., P.GSC is Founder and President of Constructing Minds Inc., a company dedicated to providing relevant and applicable training to the construction industry.


Lee has boots on the ground experience. With over 40 years of construction

management/general contracting experience under her belt she has gained extensive knowledge and a solid foundation in construction practices, processes and procedures in all contract delivery formats in projects valued from $500,000 to $305mil.  Lee knows construction because she has built it.


Lee has been a long serving member on the National Gold Seal Committee, has won the Construction Institute of Canada (TCIC) “Chancellor’s Award of Excellence” and has earned certificates in “Teaching and Training Adults” and “Instructional Design”.


Lee’s enthusiasm for training and the construction industry makes her a highly informative, interactive, motivated and sought-after Trainer and Consultant for contracting companies from coast to coast.


Four (4) morning sessions (3.5 hours each) over 4 days

  • Day 1: June 1, 2022 - 9:00am -12:30pm PST
  • Day 2: June 2, 2022 9:00am -12:30pm PST
  • Day 3: June 9, 2022 9:00am -12:30pm PST
  • Day 4: June 10, 2022 9:00am -12:30pm PST

This workshop is facilitated on the Adobe Connect platform. Access information from the instructor will be provided to you 30 minutes in advance of the orientation and training.

Contact & Support

For support or inquiries, please email or call 604-293-2339.

All prices in Canadian dollars
Ticket Price
Attendee Registration for Webinar
BC Road Builders Member $599.00
CITN Member $599.00
ICBA Member $599.00
Non-Member $699.00
Day 1    Thursday Jun 2, 2022
9:00am - 12:30pm
Webinar Day 1
Day 2    Friday Jun 3, 2022
9:00am - 12:30pm
Webinar Day 2
Day 8    Thursday Jun 9, 2022
9:00am - 12:30pm
Webinar Day 3
Day 9    Friday Jun 10, 2022
9:00am - 12:30pm
Webinar Day 4
Additional Information


  1. Computer or laptop
    • This course will involve on-screen interaction with your instructor and classmates, reading/viewing on-screen content (slides or videos), and interacting via typing with questions or responses. For this reason, cell-phones or tablets may not be adequate.
    • Windows 10 or Mac iOS
    • For a full list of Zoom’s requirements click here
    • Downloading of the Zoom app will ensure a much faster experience
  2. Webcam – in order to engage and collaborate, participants will be expected to have their webcams on for the duration of the class
  3. Microphone
  4. Internet connection - For best results, you will want to ensure you have an internet connection with an upload/download speed of 3-5 Mbps. You can test your internet speed here. Minimum recommended speed is 1.5 Mbps, but anything below 3 Mbps may result in loss of quality or buffering. Ideally hardwired connection versus wireless for stability - connect your computer directly to your router using an ethernet cable, rather than using your home wi-fi.
  5. A quiet space with minimal distractions - microphone will be engaged for interactive sessions. Please plan to be fully engaged in the class and clear your work schedule just as you would for the in-class program.  
  6. Comfortable chair 
Cancellation &
Refund Policy
Cancellations received at least 5 business days prior to the webinar date will result in a full refund.
Registrants who do not attend/log into a webinar, and/or who do not notify CITN of cancellation at least 5 full business days prior to the course date will be assessed the full cost of the webinar. There will be no refunds or credits in this case.
Substitution of attendees is permitted up to and including the day of the webinar.
CITN may have to postpone or cancel webinars due to insufficient enrolment, in which case CITN's liability will be limited to a refund of the registration fee.
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