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December 2020

The Construction Team – Team Builder

December 7, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This foundational program focuses on the Construction Team. The Construction Team focuses primarily on a team approach to construction leadership. This program is for those who supervise others. This includes crew leaders, foremen, project supervisors, office managers, and construction executives. This leadership course, like the Construction Leader and Construction Foreman programs, covers new material with an emphasis on the team. Instructor: Michael Somers, The Construction Classroom Module 1. Team Builder – Dec. 7, 2020 Lessons on leadership often forget to…

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Construction Project Delivery: Production, Leadership and Project Delivery

December 8, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Module 3. Production, Leadership and Project Delivery – December 8, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm EDT Explore the supervisor’s role in successful project delivery. Learn the definition of productivity and how to benchmark productivity. Look at the relationships between leadership, project delivery, and productivity. This program focuses on Project Delivery, from the initial estimate to closeout. Learn the basics of estimating, discover why projects go wrong, examine the science of production, examine common reasons for cost overruns, control project budgets,…

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Construction Project Delivery: Delivering a Profitable Project

December 10, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Module 4. Delivering a Profitable Project – December 10, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm EDT Examine a project’s cost basis while looking at it from a supervisor’s and a project manager’s viewpoint. Learn the primary costs in a typical project and their origins in the estimate. Discuss drivers which have direct impact on the project’s cost. This program focuses on Project Delivery, from the initial estimate to closeout. Learn the basics of estimating, discover why projects go wrong, examine the…

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The Construction Team – Team Leader’s Toolbox

December 14, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Module 3. Team Leader’s Toolbox – Dec. 14, 2020 Leaders need a set of useable skills to get the most from their teams. This segment discusses a number of these skills including problem solving, team decision making, working through conflicts, critical thinking, and communication--All viewed through the Team Leader lens. This foundational program focuses on the Construction Team. The Construction Team focuses primarily on a team approach to construction leadership. This program is for those who supervise others. This includes…

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Construction Project Delivery: Improving Project Delivery

December 15, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Module 5. Improving Project Delivery – December 15, Using scheduling, costs, and field management, learn how the supervisor’ management and leadership skills become key in productivity improvement. This program focuses on Project Delivery, from the initial estimate to closeout. Learn the basics of estimating, discover why projects go wrong, examine the science of production, examine common reasons for cost overruns, control project budgets, and learn how to efficiently plan and maintain your projects.

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The Construction Team – Team Mentor

December 16, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Module 4. Team Mentor – Dec. 16, 2020 Leaders need to be mentors. Team members need mentors to grow in their careers. Coaching is a part of the mix. Team Mentor discusses how all these elements of the team relationship need to work together for a winning team. This foundational program focuses on the Construction Team. The Construction Team focuses primarily on a team approach to construction leadership. This program is for those who supervise others. This includes crew leaders,…

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The Construction Team – Your Winning Team

December 21, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Module 5. Your Winning Team – Dec. 21, 2020 The final segment in this series adds several tips on how to continuously improve as a Team Leader. Team Leaders learn how to get the most from their team, now and in the future. This foundational program focuses on the Construction Team. The Construction Team focuses primarily on a team approach to construction leadership. This program is for those who supervise others. This includes crew leaders, foremen, project supervisors, office managers,…

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January 2021

Critical Skills Virtual Web Series Begins

January 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Program Overview: Critical Skills® was developed for selected construction team members to support supervisors and leaders by providing top field personnel with pre-leadership training. Workbooks: Before each module starts, a PDF of the workbook will be sent to download. The workbook is a tool participants can use as part of the program. It includes exercises and activities that can be shared with employers and team members. Format: The four modules are designed in the same format as the Construction Foreman…

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2021 Planning & Execution Virtual Boot Camp – Begins

January 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The instructor is Randy Goruk, LeadersEdge360. Watch the below video to hear Randy talk about the class! Module 1 - Business Planning—Tuesday, January 19, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm CST/2:00 pm - 4:00 EST In the first module we cover the value of planning and review various strategic positioning options. We will review the planning process and success factors that ensure the desired outcome. Module 2 - Successful Plan Execution – Part 1 —Thursday, January 21, 2021,1:00 pm – 3:00…

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The Conversation Continues: How Construction’s Embodiment of Diversity Leads to Increased Adoption of Innovation

January 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Speakers: Kacie Brewer, United Rentals; Alli Scott, Autodesk Moderators: Matt Abeles and Tia Perry, ABC National Join us for the third webinar in our culture, diversity and innovation series focused on how we implement diversity practices, and why increased adoption of technology becomes a net result of those practices. Alli Scott of Autodesk and Kacie Brewer of United Rentals, two of construction‘s leading brands, will discuss industry trends in regards to these efforts, as well as work that still needs…

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