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Programs / Courses

special presentations


8/1/18 ZERO NET ENERGY BUILDING & New Game-Changing Energy Technology
at Judicial Council of California in Sacramento, CA





8/1/18 Whole Building Commissioning: The Big Picture – It’s More Than M/E/P
at Judicial Council of CA in Sacramento, CA

Here are EXAMPLES of just some of the many programs we have offered in several regions:

  • Building Code and Sustainability Updates
  • Best Practices in Use of Consultants on Projects
  • High Performers in Action Interactive Workshop
  • Use of your organization’s contract to prevent or deal with disputes – the tools that are at your disposal
  • Best practices in change order/stop notice negotiation

If you are interested in having any Training programs offered in your region or for your organization, contact us. Ask for our Worksheet of Potential Topics.




SERIES: Project Management Training Academy
This Group Study Workshop 2018 FALL SERIES

Begins August 28th


These are Teleseminars
You can call in from ANYWHERE!!

  • Request the recorded Orientation & PPT.
  • Then Register & Pay by check in advance
    to assure you receive your study materials
    in time for the Series start.

Get special DISCOUNTS through WCCC on this affordable program with a high first-try exam pass rate!
>See the linked Flyer for details on discounts and how the program series works.


Get discounts through
Western Council







We are now planning the 2019 Project Controls SUMMIT and welcome suggestions for Topics and Presenters.

Give us your input!

Contact Valerie: (916) 599-8020

THANK YOU Sponsors, Speakers, Attendees, Host, and Caterer for making the Fourth Annual Project Controls SUMMIT on January 30, 2018, at Caltrans District 7 in Los Angeles a success!


For more info on previous Project Control SUMMITS and plans for 2019, use this link:



These programs are designed to address timely topics as well as engage attendees to ask questions and share best practices and lessons learned.
Topic suggestions and/or in-house topic requests are welcomed.


legal seminars


Contact us regarding your training needs.
We are currently targeting particular groups, firms, or agencies and addressing issues specific to them.

Recent Topics:

  • Be Careful Out There – An overview of pertinent construction lawsuit decisions and lessons they provide about pitfalls to avoid.
  • Use of Your Contract to Prevent or Deal with Disputes
  • Critical Keys to Avoid or Minimize Underground Disputes – Does there have to be a claim every time you go underground?
  • Case Study – Lessons from how an agency cut a $23,000,000 claim to a fraction of that
  • Delay and Disruption – What you need to know to beat the Contractor’s favorite tool to increase their contract balance
  • How PM’s and CMs Can Be More Savvy in the Ways of Contractors
  • California False Claims and Prompt Payment Acts
  • Secrets to Getting Paid

In-House Trainings for Owner Groups


LADWP – Water Systems Advanced Management Issues Series

LADWP – Power Systems Advanced Management Issues Series

6/18/18 Partnering
12:45 -3 PM (In-House registration only - Consult with Natividad Baca to register)

Salt River Project PM Issues Series

CA Department of General Services RESD - PMDB and CSB Targeted Issues Series

Joint LA City Agencies Series on Change Order Procedures



Affiliate Course Details and Calendars

Lorman Affiliate Courses Calendar - Check often for new course additions. (Get your Council discount with these registration forms)

TPC Training Live Public Seminars
(Get your Council $125 Discount Voucher for 2-Day Live Public Seminars)

Green Ideas LEED Educational Tools
FREE online Training & Practice Exams

CURT Pre-recorded Webinars