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Business Education Courses

  Sponsored by Airport Infrastructure Maintenance (AIM) Division

Denver International Airport’s AIM Development Office is offering classes to contractors about providing services at DIA. The classes cover how to set up your company successfully to get airport projects, what it means to do work at an international airport, and special project prerequisites. Some classes will talk about upcoming 2017 projects, and others will review AIM Development processes and requirements. These classes are great for networking with industry experts and other entrepreneurs in the community. To register, use the "REGISTER NOW" links below to reserve your seat.

All sessions except two will be at WorldPort, Conference Room H, 24735 East 75th Ave., Denver, CO 80249. The two sessions that will not be at WorldPort are AIM and USDOT Contractor Best Practices (Nov. 16, 2016 and March 1, 2017). These sessions will be held at 2700 W. 7th Ave. Denver, CO 80204.

 AIM's 2016-2017 classes

Basics for Required Computer Programs - Afternoon 1:   Presentation
Textura, Unifier, LCP Tracker, B2G - This session provided an overview of these programs and the requirements for consultants and contractors.

Basics for Required Computer Programs - Afternoon 2   Presentation
Revit, BIM 360 Glue, BIM 360 Field, Model Stream - This session provided an overview of these programs and the requirements for consultants and contractors.

Upcoming AIM Infrastructure Projects   Presentation
The director and supervisors who manage AIM civil infrastructure projects reviewed 2017 design and construction projects.

AIM and USDOT Contractor Best Practices
Partnered with the US Department of Transportation and RTD, this class addressed estimating and bidding with a guest speaker from Saunders Construction; how to best resolve disputes and claims with a member of the Denver City Attorney’s staff; and how to best manage growth of a Small Business Enterprise.

Collaboration and Project Delivery Methods with AIM   Presentation
A discussion was led by the director of Facility Services on the importance of collaboration between owner, consultants and contractors. Also, a discussion of the future of our collaboration with BIM 360 Glue.

New AIM Processes and How They Relate to Strategic Objectives   Presentation
The discussion included an overview of the Capital Planning Committee (CPC), Design Review Committee (DRC), Technical Review Committee (TRC), Capital Plan Life Cycle, Project Plan Life Cycle, and the Permit Process.

Upcoming AIM Facility Projects   Presentation
The director and supervisors who manage AIM facility projects reviewed 2017 design and construction projects.

AIM Development - Project Close-Out Process   Presentation
AIM Development contract administrators and project managers guided the class through the DEN project close-out process.

AIM and USDOT Contractor Best Practices
Partnering with the US Department of Transportation and RTD for a repeat performance, this class addressed estimating and bidding with a guest speaker from Saunders Construction; how to best resolve disputes and claims with a member of the Denver City Attorney’s staff; and how to best manage growth of a Small Business Enterprise.

 

  The Archives: Presentations from AIM's 2015/2016 classes

DAY 1 - Small Business Enterprise (SBE) Bonding Program
Partnered with the U.S. Department of Transportation to provide Day 1 of a two-day program. Day 1 consisted of three classes that focused on the Bonding Education Program, making a business plan, developing a business team and marketing basics, construction accounting, banking relationships, bonding, insurance, and meeting with local surety agents.

DAY 2 - AIM SBE Bonding Program
Day 2 of the SBE Bonding Education Program included: estimating and bidding with a guest speaker from Saunders Construction; how to best resolve disputes and claims with a member of the Denver City Attorney’s staff; and how to best manage growth of a Small Business Enterprise.

Upcoming AIM Infrastructure Projects:   Presentation
The director and supervisors who manage AIM civil infrastructure projects reviewed upcoming 2016 design and construction projects.

Upcoming AIM Facility Projects:   Presentation
The director and supervisors who manage AIM facility projects reviewed upcoming 2016 design and construction projects.

Basics for Required Computer Programs – Unifer, LCP Tracker, B2G   Presentation
An overview of each program was given and DEN staff discussed what will be required of consultants and contractors for specific projects.

Basics for Required Computer Programs – Revit, BIM 360 Glue, BIM 360 Field   Presentation
An overview of each program was given and DEN staff discussed what will be required of consultants and contractors for specific projects.

Project Closeout Process   Presentation
AIM Development contract administrators and project managers guided the class through the project closeout process.

Collaboration and Project Delivery Methods with AIM   Presentation
Guest speaker – Gretchen Gagel – "Innovations in Collaboration"
Guest from LCI – Susan Pratt – "Innovation in Project Delivery"
A discussion was led by the director of Facility Services on the importance of collaboration between owner, consultants and contractors. Also discussed was the future of our collaboration with BIM 360 Glue and PMO.

New AIM Processes and How They Relate to DEN Strategic Objectives   Presentation
DEN staff reviewed new AIM processes and how they relates to the Strategic Objectives. Discussion included a basic overview of the Capital Planning Committee (CPC), Design Review Committee (DRC), and Technical Review Committee (TRC)

 

 The Archives: Presentations from AIM's 2014/2015 classes

DIA Project Overview:   Presentation
This presentation is an overview of what it means to do business at Denver International Airport and the different divisions and stakeholders you will work with.

Upcoming AIM Infrastructure Projects:   Presentation
The director and supervisors who manage AIM infrastructure projects (civil projects) reviewed 2015 design projects and 2015 construction season projects.

AIM Development — Contract Change Management:   Presentation
AIM Development contract administrators guided the class through the different types of contract changes.

AIM Development — Project Closeout Process:   Presentation
AIM Development contract administrators and project managers guided the class through the project closeout process.

AIM Asset Management BIM Requirements for Design, Construction, Commissioning; DIA Surveying Requirements:   Presentation
This class was a high-level overview of DIA’s special requirements for BIM, technical requirements for BIM, and surveying for certain types of projects.

AIM Development — Project Management Overview:   Presentation
An overview of submittals, RFIs, design reviews, shutdown requests, invoicing/pay applications, and other typical DIA project management processes.

Upcoming AIM Facility Projects:   Presentation
The director and supervisors over AIM facility services projects (building projects) reviewed the 2015 design projects and 2015 construction season projects.

Design Reviews/Highlights of DIA Specifications:   Presentation
The AIM facilities director and section managers explained what is expected of designers and DIA during the 30/60/90 reviews.

Review of the “Yellow Book”:   Presentation
This class discussed the common misconceptions and assumptions surrounding the “Yellow Book.”