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Course 305 - The 1-2-3's of Right of Way Project Management

Course Number: C305 – Online
Course Title: The 1-2-3's of Right of Way Project Management
Course Level: Beginning 
IRWA Credit Units: 8 CEUs
Price: $265 USD for members / $330 USD for non-members


Course Description:


This course is designed to assist the first-time manager of a small right of way project, or an experienced manager who needs a refresher. The course provides an overview of project management principles and explains the process for a right of way acquisition project in a step-by-step fashion that is applicable in most jurisdictions. This practical approach identifies the goal and product of each task; indicates how agencies typically procure services for tasks; and gives general times to allocate for task completion. The material highlights Uniform Act requirements, which are mandated for any project with federal assistance, and they also provide a sound path for non-federal projects. The training discusses the use of consultants to perform many of the tasks since most agency administrators would rely on contractors for title, appraisal, negotiations, and relocation efforts.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Sequence the five stages of project management
  • Identify the high-risk components of a right of way project
  • Order the steps in a typical right of way project
  • Describe the impact of using federal funding in a project
  • Recognize a minimum of three right of way requirements necessary to demonstrate project compliance with the Uniform Act
  • Name three key aspects of a project management plan
  • Explain the role of a consultant in a right of way acquisition project

Credentialing
  • This beginning level course can be applied towards continuing education and recertification credit.

Anytime you purchase an online class at IRWA University, you have one year from the date of purchase to complete your class. After that time, the class will no longer be accessible. Your progress is saved, however, it is highly recommended that you finish the class as soon as possible from the date of purchase to ensure high retention and application rate of knowledge and skills learned.

All participants will receive a total of 2 attempts to pass the exam with a score of a 75% or better. If a passing grade is not achieved by the second attempt, the participant must re-purchase the class if he or she wishes to take the exam a third time. Please note, IRWA online classes are not approved for State QE or CE credit.