The AIA's New Program Management Contract Documents Family

Learn about the newest family of AIA's Contract Documents for a Program consisting of multiple projects needing a single coordinated and managed effort.


This course will explore the unique features of Program Management delivery including related AIA contract agreements used for the implementation of construction projects in a Program. You will examine the roles and responsibilities of the Program Manager, Design Manager and Architect(s) of Record on a construction project, learn about the contractual relationships and liabilities set forth in the AIA’s newly published documents, and review how these documents can be utilized for projects not in a Program. Speakers will provide real-world private and public-sector Program examples.

Learning objectives

  • Understand the Program Management delivery strategy and methodology including the logic for and benefits of management and implementation of a multi-project Program.
  • Define the roles of a Program Manager, Design Manager and Architect(s) of Record in management and implementation of a multi-project Program in order to develop a clear understanding of responsibilities of the parties.
  • Analyze the potential risks and liabilities associated with these roles and how they can impact successful completion of the project.
  • Identify and understand the key contractual provisions unique to those agreements in order to avoid misunderstandings, project delays, and mistakes and promote success of this delivery method.

This course is part of a series

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 $40  non-member
 $25  member
1.00 LU
  • RIBA


  • Andrew Mendelson


    Director of Practice Management, Cannon Design

    Andrew Mendelson, FAIA serves as Director of Practice Management for Cannon Design. In his 36 year...
  • Arlen M. Solochek


    District Director of Facilities Planning and Development, Maricopa Community College District

    Arlen M. Solochek, AIA, is a registered architect and the District Director of Facilities Planning...

Course details

Contents: Video, quiz, evaluation

Expiration: One year after purchase

Duration: 1:00

Passing Score: 80% on quiz