Free Webinar To Help Architects Reduce Skyrocketing Risk Costs

RedVector.com, the leading provider of online continuing education for design and construction professionals, will present a free Webcast: Risk Management for the Design Professional at 11 a.m. EST, Thursday, May 5th.

(PRWEB) April 13, 2005 -- Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) firms have seen an 88% increase in the cost of professional liability coverage in the last three years, according to a recent survey by Zweig-White.

To help architects address this, RedVector.com, the leading provider of online continuing education for design and construction professionals, will present a free Webcast: Risk Management for the Design Professional at 11 a.m., Thursday, May 5th. Architects can gain a free continuing education credit by attending the one-hour webinar, which is an AIA registered course (RV667).

The Webinar will feature a presentation by Kent Holland, JD, principal of ConstructionRisk.com, and a leading expert on risk management in the AEC industry. Holland has 20 years of legal practice experience focused on construction risk management and design professional liability. He is Risk Management Services Consultant for the Environmental Design Professional Liability Unit of Arch Insurance Group, based in New York City.

In this webinar, participants will learn how to:

* Reduce liability by managing communication
* Identify responsibilities for site safety
* Recognize the potential cost of “small print.”
* Apply fair risk allocation methods.
* Use insurance as a risk management tool.

The event is co-sponsored by Building Design & Construction, the only magazine written exclusively for the non-residential building team, addressing the needs of architects, engineers, construction and corporate professionals. Building Design & Construction recently identified professional liability costs as one of the top issues facing the industry in 2005.

Architects can register for the event at http://www.Webinar.RedVector.com or by calling 800-877-5159 ext. 1528.

About RedVector.com, Inc.
RedVector.com offers online courses to professionals involved in the design and construction industries. For more information, log on to www.RedVector.com or call 800-877-5159, Ext. 1528

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