Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Register for Mike Purdy's Spec Writing Class

Register now for this popular class to save a place, and save on the registration fee.
I will be sponsoring and teaching a 6 hour hands-on, interactive training workshop on "Writing Effective Technical Specifications."

When and Where: March 3, 2010 (9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.) in Vancouver, Washington

  • $100 if registered by February 22nd
  • $125 for registrations after February 22nd
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Instructor: Mike Purdy

Comments from Previous Attendees at this Class:
  • "Good knowledge of the material"
  • "Great demeanor.  Made you feel comfortable.  Very knowledgeable."
  • "Learned a lot I did not know that will help me in the future with writing specs."
  • "Style of instructor promoted interaction with class.  Enjoyed the class.  Felt like I learned quite a bit."
  • "Clear presentation of material."
  • "Very easy to list to.  Informative."
  • "Liked the examples and breaking off into groups to write specs."
  • "Mike presented the material very well, and I walked out of class with tons of new and usable knowledge."
Class Description: Well-written technical specifications can make a difference in the success of a public works project, and are especially important in the event of contract disputes. Whether you write specifications or review specs prepared by others, this hands-on, interactive class will cover key principals to consider in writing and reviewing technical specifications.


  • State Law Requires Specifications
  • Why Good Specifications Are Important
  • Tips in Writing Specifications
  • Tips of What NOT to Write
  • Sources of Specification Language
  • Types of Specifications
  • Interpretation of Specifications
  • Warranties
  • Tools for Obtaining Qualified Contractors and Subcontractors
Attendee List: Visit for a list of who has registered

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