TRB Webinar: Successful Approaches to Setting Project Development Budgets

This webinar was posted on 05/31/2024

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July 01, 2024 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM U.S. Eastern
Cost (for your seat)
Professional Development Hours for this webinar
1.50 hour(s)
Continuing Education Hours for this webinar
AAE: 0.00 hour(s)
AICP: 1.50 hour(s)
CLE: 0.00 hour(s)

Transportation projects require significant investments of funds and resources. Costs include project scope and development, environmental review and mitigation, preliminary engineering, right-of-way utilities, final design, and public engagement. TRB will host a webinar on Monday, July 1, 2024 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM Eastern that will present improved processes for setting and maintaining project development budgets through improvements in estimation, risk management, and tracking of project development costs.
This webinar features research from NCHRP Domestic Scan 21-03: Successful Approaches to Setting Project Development Budgets.
This webinar is sponsored by TRB’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program.
Registration is free for employees of TRB sponsors as well as Titanium and Cobalt Global Affiliates. The registration rate for all other attendees is $100. Sign into to view registration information. Contact Patrice Davenport to inquire about becoming a TRB sponsor or global affiliate organization.
A recording will be sent to all registrants after the webinar.
Webinar agenda and presenters

  • Scan summary and key insights – Dennis Slimmer, primary investigator
  • Wizard tool used by Nevada DOT for project estimating – Scott Hein, Nevada Department of Transportation
  • Scan recommendations – Jason Garza, Michigan Department of Transportation
  • Question and answer session moderated by Scott Pedersen, Minnesota Department of Transportation

The first 60 minutes of the webinar will be for presentations and the final 30 minutes will be reserved for audience questions.
Learning Objectives
At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Identify methods, tools, and processes for estimating, risk management, budgeting, and tracking the cost of project development for transportation projects
  • Establish and manage budgets for program delivery using methods and tools implemented by other states

Professional Development Hours
Professional engineers (PEs) who register and attend the entire webinar as an individual will be awarded 1.5 Professional Development Hours (PDHs). TRB’s webinar program awards PDH credits only to the registered individual, and not to other members of a group that view the webinar together. To be eligible for the credits, individuals must remain signed in for the entire webinar, including for any question and answer session following the presentations.
This webinar will be delivered as a scheduled – e-learning live event and is categorized within RCEP as Technical, Health and Safety.
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American Institute of Certified Planners Certification Maintenance Credits
This webinar is approved by the American Planning Association (APA) for 1.5 Certification Maintenance (CM) Credits. CM credits provide continuing education opportunities for AICP Certified Planners to continue their professional skills and knowledge. To receive CM credits, Certified Planners should visit the TRB event webpage on American Planning Association and register their participation.
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