WebEd: Modularization - An Industry Best Practice to Improve Project Performance

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The Construction Industry Institute has designated Modularization as an industry best practice and as a way to achieve step-wise advancement in project schedule performance and craft productivity. This webinar will cover both business case and implementation execution aspects of Modularization. Dr. Bill O’Brien will first provide a briefing on the modularization business case analysis process recommended by the Construction Industry Institute (CII), and then Dr. O’Connor will overview the Modularization critical success factors identified by CII research team 283. In addition, time will be provided for Q&A.


William O’Brien
Phil M. Ferguson Centennial Teaching Fellow Professor Associate Chair of Architectural Engineering
The University of Texas at Austin

Dr. William J. O’Brien focuses his professional efforts on improving collaboration and coordination among firms in the design and construction industry. Dr. O’Brien is an expert on construction supply chain management and electronic collaboration, where he conducts research, teaches and consults on both systems design and implementation issues. Recently, his research on Advanced Work Packaging was featured in a cover story by Engineering News-Record, designated a Best Practice by the Construction Industry Institute, and has been adopted as a corporate execution standard by major owner operators such as ExxonMobil.  

Jim O'Connor
C.T. Wells Professor of Project Management 

UT Cockrell School of Engineering

Dr. James T. (Jim) O’Connor is the C.T. Wells Professor of Project Management and a professor of civil, architectural, and environmental engineering at the UT Cockrell School of Engineering.  He is a leading authority on numerous capital project management best practices, including constructability, planning for commissioning/startup, and modularization, among others.  He has authored or co-authored more than 340 journal articles, conference articles, technical reports, and monographs and has served as an industry consultant or expert witness in more than 60 engagements.    

Hosted By:

This webinar is being hosted by the Construction Leadership Council’s National Steering Committee. This is the first in a three-part webinar series being presented by the CLC. The CLC wants to inform fellow members of all that AGC has to offer its membership. We encourage you to participate in this session and share the recording at the Chapter via CLC Lunch and Learns and other professional development opportunities. For more information about the National CLC visit www.agc.org/clc.

WebEd Recording:

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Technology Requirements: 

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AGC of America WebEd Cancellation & Refund Policy: 

If you will not be able to attend an AGC of America WebEd program for which you have already registered, you may qualify for a refund of your registration fee or be able to substitute another employee within your organization. If you cancel your registration at least ten (10) days prior to the webinar, AGC of America will provide a full refund. No refund will be provided if you do not meet this deadline, however you may transfer your registration to another employee within your organization. AGC of America will provide all registrants with a recording of the webinar and the PowerPoint slides following the program.

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