Heres a class for your HR marketing and other staff whose first language may not be construction-speak. A/E/C Essentials: An Introduction to the Design and Construction Industry is for those who work in the industry but may not be familiar with its terminology and interrelationships. Topics include: Fundamental terminology and concepts; Roles of the architect engineer and contractor; How projects are financed. Produced by the Society for Marketing Professional Services. Reduced cost for employees of AGC members. Click A/E/C Essentials.