The Structures program is a free 2-months online program and is intended as the next step in the development journey provided through the Toolbox+. The program continues where Blueprints left off, following the completion of your feasibility study and making your Go-No-Go decision. The Structures program focuses on construction process from design development to project close out.

*Participation in the Blueprints program is not required to participate in Structures.



Topics which will to covered in the Structures program include:

  • Phases of the Project Cycle
  • Team Roles and Responsibilities
  • Design Development and Construction Process
  • Project Permits
  • Funding Applications
  • Tendering, Bidding and Award of Contracts, Contracts, Mitigation
  • Project Budget and Financial Tracking
  • Draw Schedules and Funding Draws
  • Project Completion / Close Out


The Program Offers:

  • Project tools, templates, and resources
  • A network of peers
  • Access to knowledge experts in the industry
  • A deeper understanding of the design development and construction phases of a project
  • Confidence in managing you projects financials through funding draws and tracking

Your Commitment:

Commit to attending the weekly virtual learning sessions for approximately 10 weeks;

Registrations are currently open for Structures. The program starts June 18, 2024.

For any more information please email the Toolbox+ team at

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