QAO Training

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Classes Held in Spring & Fall

(or as requested by companies)

April 28, 2017
Colorado Mountain College - Edwards, CO
8:30AM - 5:00PM

Class Cost

Tuition - $495 / person

Student Tuition - $395 / person
(Current Transcript Required)

Group Tuition (3+) - $395 / person

News

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How to Create a Quality Construction Project (NCAA Style)

Follow-up of last week's Construction Project Bracket - Crowning this years champion...Tags: Quality Construction,NCAA,Budget,Schedule,QAOCategory: Quality Assurance ObservationCategory: Current Events

By | April 6th, 2011|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to Create a Quality Construction Project (NCAA Style)

March Madness Construction Edition

In the spirit of March Madness, we threw together this Construction Project Bracket. Although not a perfect representation, it generalizes our thoughts on which parts of a construction project are proving to be more important than others. While all or the 1 seeds in this years NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament have fallen to lesser known [...]

By | March 30th, 2011|Uncategorized|Comments Off on March Madness Construction Edition

Top Ten Reasons Why Companies Don’t Implement a Quality Assurance Observation Program – And Why We Believe You Should

10. “Quality Assurance Observation (QAO) is too expensive and will not fit into our budget” The percentage of project cost spent on QAO is a fraction of what one would spend if you had a Construction Defect Claim. Not only is it a small cost to ensure that your structure is being built correctly, but [...]

By | March 23rd, 2011|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Top Ten Reasons Why Companies Don’t Implement a Quality Assurance Observation Program – And Why We Believe You Should

Sustainable Quality: Beyond Green

After reading a Bloomberg article on Wednesday, Feb. 9, on Construction Defects, and preparing a presentation for the 2011 IRMI Construction Risk Conference, it has been deemed necessary to blog on the ongoing topic of Construction Defects. We’ll be blogging weekly on Wednesdays starting next week, and encourage your comments, questions, and readership. First of [...]

By | March 3rd, 2011|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Sustainable Quality: Beyond Green

When We Build, Let us Think That We Build Forever.

When we build, let us think that we build forever. Let it not be for present delight nor for present use alone. Let it be such work as our descendants will thank us for; and let us think, as we lay stone on stone, that a time is to come when those stones will be [...]

By | January 27th, 2011|Uncategorized|Comments Off on When We Build, Let us Think That We Build Forever.

IRMI Construction Risk Conference is a Success

Just one of the many publications that Erik brought home from the IRMI Construction Risk Conference Nov. 14-18th. While a large section of this Nov. 15th Engineering News-Record was an advertising section specific to the IRMI Conference, it was still exciting to see a small blurb about QA and the benefits it can bring to [...]

By | November 23rd, 2010|Uncategorized|Comments Off on IRMI Construction Risk Conference is a Success

Vail Valley: Project Receives International Recognition for Quality

http://www.vaildaily.com/article/20101105/BIZ/101109912/1005&parentprofile=1062 The Ritz-Carlton Club & Residences at Vail has earned international recognition for its quality-control measures. This month, Graham Frank of Vair Resorts Development Company and Erik Peterson with OAC Management will fly to Orlando, Fla., to join with three executives from Old Republic Construction Program Group to present the project's story to the International [...]

By | November 9th, 2010|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Vail Valley: Project Receives International Recognition for Quality

Excitement Builds for 2010 IRMI Construction Risk Conference

When Vail Resorts Development Company (VRDC) set out to build The Ritz-Carlton Club & Residences at Vail they knew they were going to build something special but they had no idea it would generate so much attention. This month, Graham Frank with VRDC and Erik Peterson with OAC Management will fly to Orlando, Florida to [...]

By | November 5th, 2010|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Excitement Builds for 2010 IRMI Construction Risk Conference

The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Vail Widely Regarded as One of the Highest Quality Construction Projects in Area

Vail Resorts Development Company recently was recognized for the high caliber of construction of The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Vail with a Quality Assurance Observation certification, a third-party program that rigorously evaluates construction quality.

By | November 3rd, 2010|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Vail Widely Regarded as One of the Highest Quality Construction Projects in Area

President of OAC to Speak at 2010 IRMI Conference

Erik Peterson, Founder and President of OAC Management Incorporated, will be part of a panel of experts speaking at this year’s International Risk Management Institute Construction Risk Conference in Orlando, Florida. The workshop titled, “Road Map to Construction Quality – A Case Study,” will include industry professionals who worked alongside OAC Management on the recently [...]

By | October 13th, 2010|Uncategorized|Comments Off on President of OAC to Speak at 2010 IRMI Conference