Proactive Package

$2,500 / month

Each Package Requires a 12 Month Subscription Minimum, and savings are calculated when compared to Individual Sessions Pricing.

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Kickoff Session - One-Time

All primary stakeholders are invited to this session, and the project team may also consider inviting vital third-parties as well (i.e. Utilities, Permitting, and Resource Agencies), when deemed appropriate. The Kickoff Session is typically held from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. It is encouraged that this session take place after an initial Executive Session to set the tone for the Project team members and lay the foundation for project success.

Objectives:
  • Achieve consensus on what Partnering is and why it is essential for this project
  • Assess and align project key goals
  • Create a Partnering Charter
  • Identify opportunities and challenges for the project
  • Introduce Dispute Prevention and Resolution tools
  • Create performance measurements, to ensure the project Partnering stays on track
  • Establish monthly online Partnering goals monitoring and evaluation
  • Position the project early for local, state, and national awards and recognition
Kickoff Partnering Session Services (Provided by GLA):
  • Session preparation, to include phone interviews of key stakeholders prior to the session
  • Initial communication with the project team, to include an email calendar invitation to all attendees with full event details
  • Session facility coordination
  • Professional facilitation with all materials, workbooks, and handouts
  • Online access to monthly Partnering evaluation and monitoring system
  • Session report and feedback from participants e-mailed to key stakeholders
Follow-up Session – Quarterly

Follow-up Sessions are designed separately and will be conducted quarterly. Follow-up Sessions are typically held from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., or 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Objectives:
  • Review project goals and agreements
  • Evaluate measurements and analyze project progress
  • What is working well?
  • What needs improvement?
  • Dispute Prevention and Mitigation Plan review
  • Partnering Awards criteria review
  • Consensus on action items and direction
Follow-up Session Services (Provided by GLA):
  • Preparation and analysis of project Partnering data
  • Phone interviews with key stakeholders prior to the session
  • Professional facilitation with all materials, agendas, and handouts
  • Session report and feedback from participants e-mailed to key stakeholders
  • Assistance in tracking measurements and evaluation of Partnering on the project
  • Online access to Partnering evaluation and monitoring system
Closeout Session – One-Time

Closeout Partnering Sessions are designed to capture all remaining items to successfully conclude the Project. Closeout Sessions are typically held from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., or 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Objectives:
  • Review project goals and achievements
  • Assess any remaining or open items and plans for successful completion
  • Lessons Learned: What worked well on the Project to repeat on future projects?
  • Improvement opportunities for future projects
  • Partnering Awards criteria and applications review
  • Celebration and Project Team recognition planning
Who Should Attend:
  • Key stakeholders representing Owner and Contractor who worked on the Project
  • Major subcontractors and suppliers
  • Public Information Officer assigned to the project
  • Critical Third Parties and Resource Agencies who played a major role on the Project
Closeout Session Services (Provided by GLA):
  • Preparation and analysis of project Partnering data
  • Professional facilitation with all materials, agendas, and handouts
  • Lessons Learned documentation
  • Assistance and training on Awards Application criteria
Online Measurement – Monthly
Objectives:
  • Track project goals established at Kickoff Partnering Session
  • Analyze specific areas of improvement
  • Utilize data as Dispute Prevention tool
  • Develop a proactive plan for items of potential dispute
Phone/Video Conference – Monthly

Coordinated remote conferences in-between formal Follow-up Sessions will be scheduled. Remote conferencing allows a team check-in and address issues as soon as they arise, without waiting for the next formal Follow-up Session. Promptly dealing with disputes allows the project team to continue progress and delivery.

Awards Application Training – One-Time
Objectives:
  • Proactively align the project team members and stakeholders towards a showcase Award-Winning Project
  • Continuously have the focus of project team members on what’s best for the Project
  • Inspire project team members to go the extra mile and be proud of their accomplishments
  • Promote Value-Engineering and Innovation
Executive Session – One-Time

Executive Sessions are designed to align the Key Decision Makers prior to the Kickoff Partnering Session to form one cohesive leadership team with common project goals. This Executive Team will serve as the top-level on the Issue Resolution Ladder established, prior to taking any dispute to a third-party for resolution (DRB or Mediation). Executive Sessions are strategic in nature and not technical. They set the tone and direction for the entire project team to follow.

A concise agenda and deliverables are established beforehand to optimize everyone’s time, and the sessions run typically 2-4 hours in duration. Quarterly follow-up meetings are held to periodically reassess and ensure full project alignment, with the option to schedule special sessions as needed. The Executive group should not exceed 12 participants.

Objectives:
  • Bring together key decision-makers to work toward alignment of common project goals
  • Assess and mitigate risks affecting the project and the stakeholders involved
  • Resolve commercial, policy, or political issues impacting the project
  • Set direction and final resolution of major issues elevated above the project team level
  • Communicate final resolution and next steps back to the project team
Executive Session Services (Provided by GLA):
  • Preparation and analysis of project, potential disputes, and risks
  • Phone interviews with key stakeholders prior to the session
  • Professional facilitation with all materials, handouts, and equipment
  • Executive Session Summary Report e-mailed to key stakeholders
Facilitated Dispute Resolution

FDR sessions are designed as a Partnering tool to resolve disputes at the project level prior to engaging a third party such as the Dispute Review Board (DRB). FDR sessions are typically held from 8:00 am to 12:00 noon, or 12:00 noon to 4:00 pm.

Objectives:
  • Bring together key project stakeholders to work toward an agreement on outstanding issues
  • Presentation of facts surrounding the issues from all sides of the dispute
  • Reach final resolution and next steps
FDR Session Services (Provided by GLA):
  • Phone interviews with key stakeholders prior to the Session
  • Professional facilitation with all materials, handouts, and equipment
  • Session report and feedback from participants e-mailed to key stakeholders