Project Award Criteria

Project Description (15 Points)
A summary of the project that describes its biggest challenges and complexities, as well as what the team did to make the project successful.

Contributions Made to Collaborative Process (50 Points)
Substance of accomplishments (30 Points)
Degree to which accomplishments is attributable to team collaboration (20 Points)

A summary, with specific evidence and examples, of contributions made to enhance project outcomes. The contributions/examples should relate to at least 2 of the following topics:

  • A collaborative project culture that leverages each team member’s strengths.
  • Reduced risks and improved outcomes for everyone.
  • Projects that are financially responsible and enjoyable.
  • Development of new lines of thought to move the A/E/C industry forward.

Project Metrics (20 Points)
Provide quantifiable data that supports why using a collaborative approach improved the project.

Project and Team Photos (10 Points)
Team photos illustrating collaboration.

Quality of Submission (5 Points)
Entrant has provided the application in an organized, concise manner which is well written and provides details.

Evaluation Maximum Points = 100 Points

 

Individual Award Criteria

Individual’s Recent Project History and Role (20 Points)
Project history emphasizing detailed descriptions of the nominee’s role and indicating the level of influence he/she have within his/her organization and/or on assigned project.

Contributions Made to the Collaborative Process (50 Points)
Substance of accomplishments (30 Points)
Degree to which accomplishments are attributable to the candidate (20 Points)

A summary, with specific evidence and examples, of contributions the individual has made to enhance project outcomes. The contributions/examples should relate to at least 2 of the following topics:

  • A collaborative project culture that leverages each team member’s strengths.
  • Reduced risks and improved outcomes for everyone.
  • Projects that are financially responsible and enjoyable.
  • Development of new lines of thought to move the A/E/C industry forward.

Contributions as a Team Mentor (10 Points)
A summary, with evidence or specific examples, of contributions made by the nominee as a mentor (advisor, coach or motivator) to another individual or individuals in his/her organization or on a project team where he/she helped them embrace project delivery methods and buy-in to a new way of working.

References and Endorsements (15 Points)
Provided at least two quality reference letters from supervisors or  recent project team members that address the nominee’s approach to collaboration and improving project delivery. One of the letters may come from the nominee’s company of employment.

Quality of Submission (5 Points)
The application is submitted in an organized, concise manner which is well written and provides details.

Evaluation Maximum Points = 100 Points

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