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SAVE Cascadia Chapter Value Methodology Fundamentals 1 Course
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11/6/2018 to 11/9/2018
When: 8:00 AM
Where: Säzän Environmental Services
600 Stewart Street
Suite 1400
Seattle, Washington  98101
United States
Presenter: Steven Paget & Blane Long
Contact: Steven Paget

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 Value Methodology Fundamentals 1 (VMF 1)

FUN! Workshop November 6-9, 2018


Workshop Logistics

  • Cost: $500
  • Limited to 20 registrants
  • Workshop materials and refreshments will be provided
  • Parking and meals covered by attendees
  • Proceeds benefit the SAVE International 2019 Value Summit registration scholarship fund


Topics to be Covered

  • Value Methodology (VM)
  • Transform Information
  • Function Analysis
  • Cost Analysis
  • Pre-Workshop Stage
  • Workshop Stages (Six-Phase VM Job Plan)
  • Preparation for the VMA exam
  • Integrating the Value Methodology in your profession


About the Instructors


Steven Paget

Certified Value Specialist


Steven is the Director of Value Studies at Säzän Environmental Services, with more than 30 years of experience in environmental design and third-party review services. His professional focus is on value-based design charrette facilitation, value studies, constructability reviews, life cycle costing, LEED assessment, and sustainability strategies.

He has helped school districts, municipalities, the federal government, institutional, tribal, and commercial clients improve project performance and cost.


Blane Long

Certified Value Specialist


Blane is the National Director for Value Engineering and Project Risk Management with HDR Engineering with more than 35 years of experience providing value engineering, risk assessment and management, project management, and training. 

Blane has an extensive background working for WSDOT, serving as its Statewide Value Engineering Manager facilitating dozens of value engineering workshops. He has lead more than 100 studies, resulting in more than $2 billion in net cost avoidance.