Coalition Publications

Coalition publications are templates and guides intended to aid in the development of engineering firms.  Each document has a short abstract for download that describes its content. All documents are free for Coalition members and available at a discounted rate for ACEC Members. The documents listed are available electronically and can be downloaded directly from our website or from the ACEC bookstore.


CAMEE Documents

CAMEE tools consist of sample spreadsheets, contracts and checklists centering on a host of critical issues, such as BIM, vertical construction, profit building, and business development.  Click here to access the full library of CAMEE tools.


CASE Documents


CASE Contracts are created by the CASE Contracts Committee and are intended to assist practicing engineers with risk management.  CASE sample contracts provide a template for the user to input their firm’s information, fees, and policies.  All contracts are have been reviewed by legal counsel and are updated every 5-7 years. Click here to access the list of CASE Contracts.


Developed by the CASE Toolkit Committee, CASE tools are based on the Ten Foundations of Risk Management,   which were developed by engineers in private practice to help engineering firms focus their practice on avoiding and minimizing risk.  These themes deal with the process of the engineering business and project management. Click here to access the list of tools.


The CASE Guidelines Committee consistently develops and maintains national guidelines of practice for structural engineers (Including RMP publications).  CASE Guidelines are templates and commentaries intended to create basic standards for the structural engineering community. Click here to access the list of CASE Guidelines.


COPS Documents

The COPS Business Practices Committee creates sample worksheets, communication, and manuals for surveying firms that focus on advancements in topography, survey business development and workplace policies.  COPS documents are consistently updated to reflect changes in industry standards and best business practices within the surveying and geospatial community. Click here to access the full library of COPS Documents.


GEO Documents

GEO Documents are authored by the GEO Business Practices Committee and put an emphasis on developing a geoprofessional firm. GEO publications range from guidance documents to sample spreadsheets on how to improve the quality of business from development of staff to project management and developing future markets. Click here to access the list of GEO documents.


LDC Documents

LDC Documents are authored by the LDC Business Practices Working Group and put an emphasis on developing a land development firm.  LDC publications are sample spreadsheets and guides on how to improve the quality of staff, projects, and business development. Click here to access the list of LDC documents.


SFC Documents

Click here for a listing of Coalition documents that can be applied to small businesses.  


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