Preparation Course for NPPE - Professional Practice Exam

Venue: Calgary

Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Event Date/Time: Sep 15, 2012 End Date/Time: Sep 15, 2012
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Course Description
This one day seminar prepares NPPE applicants by covering the primary literature required by APEGA.

Slides on exam material, including guidelines of ethical and lawful practice, and the Occupational Health & Safety Act will be reviewed in the morning.

In the afternoon, there will be a review of sample multiple choice questions.

After this one-day seminar your learning will be facilitated and accelerated in order for you to pass the exam.

A complete set of Progress Seminars course materials are included. The APEGA study guides are not included in this course.

- A set of 100 (educational) multiple choice questions is included in the course materials.
- This seminar is not a replacement for your study.
- This seminar is not affiliated with APEGA.

Who Should Attend
This course is designed for Engineering, Geology, and Geophysics graduates who need to obtain their APEGA licences.

Course Outline
1. Regulating a profession

2. APEGA’s Act

3. APEGA’s regulations and bylaws

4. Disciplinary procedures

5. Exam preparation: How to study, How to write the exam

6. Ethical theories and Code of ethics

7. Ethics for three different group of professionals: Managers, Employees, and private sector

8. Canadian Legal System

9. Business organization structures

10. Professional implications: Tort Law, Contract law, and “product liability”

11. Tort law

12. Contract Law

13. Choosing Project participants: Bidding process

14. Delivering Methods: Design-Build, Design-Bid-Build, etc.

15. Compensation Methods: Fixed price, Cost plus, etc.

16. Life cycle of a contract: Awarding contract, Executing contract, and terminating contract

17. Specific issues in contracts: Breaches, Disputes and Delays

18. Important clauses in construction contracts

19. Subcontractor contracts

20. Specific type of contracts: Insurance and Bond

21. Other types of law for professionals: Property law, Employment law, Environmental law

22. Intellectual Property Law: different types of intellectual properties

23. Practice on Multiple choice questions



Additional Information

Instructor: Mohammad Toghraei Dates: September 15, 2012 Location: Calgary, AB Price: $200 CAD [b]For More Information or to Register:[/b]