CC401 Introduction to Construction Contracting

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Course Description

This course gives you an overview of the construction contracting process utilized in the public sector. It addresses the basic structures of prime and sub-contracts, as well as the generally accepted practices of competitive bidding in the government. Students will be introduced to Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS), Chapters 279C, which serves as the contracting regulations for the public construction industry. The course begins with a short history of construction contracting and its associated rules. It then proceeds to explain how legislation has impacted the field, including the establishment of prevailing wage rates that cover public contracts. 


Questions about this course? Please contact CEPE at or 503.719.7655

Applies Towards the Following Certificates


  CC401 - 003 Introduction to Construction Contracting      
  2016-2017 - Winter 2017   Status:  Available
Course Fee(s):
Course Fee non-credit    449.00
Potential Discount(s):
Online:   20 Feb 2017 to 19 Mar 2017
Delivery Options:  In Class
Instructors: Elizabeth Gibson, Darin Matthews
  Section Notes:  This class is fully online from February 20 - March 19, 2017.  Live online sessions will be held every week on Tuesday from 4-5pm PT.

The deadline to drop or transfer is midnight five days before the class start date.