COURSES

Developing the Leader Within

Thursday, September 15, 2022

This one-day course will provide contractors with the essentials of not only understanding the basics of leadership and management but more importantly also instill the actions to becoming an effective leader long-term.

Instructor

Gregg Schoppman, Partner FMI

Technology 101: A Primer on Construction Technology

Thursday, September 29, 2022

This virtual session is a gamechanger for construction contractors, project managers and senior field staff who need to better understand the new construction technologies and how they integrate into their building projects.

Instructor

Anna Liza Montenegro, Bluebeam Certified Support Representative, Microsol Resources
David Spergel Bluebeam, Certified Support Representative, Microsol Resources

Emotional Intelligence and Leadership

Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Strong leadership is in direct proportion to one’s emotional intelligence. This half day virtual workshop looks at the four styles that exist in the workplace as well as with fellow employees and customers.

Instructor

Bill Curran, Leadership and Talent Consultant

Your Presentation Toolkit: Presentations, PowerPoints, Excel & Emails

Thursday, October 13, 2022

Join a special half-day training led by a nationally-recognized instructor designed to increase the presentation skills of you and your team when educating, informing, and influencing any audience.

Instructor

David Ashcraft, President, Advantage Learning Systems

WIPS and Project Management: Connecting the Dots to Increase Profitability

Thursday, October 13, 2022

This is a financial management class that connects dollars and project management decision, and is designed to help project managers increase their financial fluency and be able to communicate more effectively to get the right information to make their projects profitable.

Instructor

David Ashcraft, President, Advantage Learning Systems Project Management

The New Business of Construction

Thursday, October 20, 2022

Join an interactive panel as several of the country’s leading construction management executives address the future of the construction industry from a variety of distinct perspectives.

Instructor

Francisco Pineda, Faculty, Columbia University

From Transactional to Transformational: Building Your Company, Your Team and Your Talent Development Plan to the Next Level

Monday, October 24, 2022

This session takes a compelling look at the strategic necessity for the industry to move beyond transactional employment and the economic, generational and operational factors that drive the need.

Instructor

Mark Breslin, CEO, Breslin Strategies Inc.

Track & Manage Construction Projects from the Office or the Field With Autodesk Build

Monday, October 31,2022

In this two-hour workshop, discover how you can improve construction management and empower all builders with connected teams, workflows, and data.

Instructor

Joseph Freund, Designer, Application Specialist, Microsol Resources

Leading through Character

Wednesday, November 9, 2022

This workshop takes a deep dive into the concept of character. Through a series of case studies, exercises, self-assessment, reflection, and group discussion and a snapshot of historical and contemporary figures that have lived lives of high, and in some cases low moral character, you will gain new insights into the impact of character on leadership performance.

Instructor

Bill Curran, Leadership and Talent Consultant

Make or Break Meetings: Turnover, Kick-Off, and Preconstruction Meetings

Thursday, November 10, 2022

A must for project managers, assistant project managers and foreman, this four-hour intensive session will cover the importance of holding these critical meetings for every project regardless of its size.

Instructor

Troy Aichele, President, Aichele & Associates

Maintaining Documentation for Contracts and Claims

Thursday, November 10, 2022

This workshop is designed for all project managers and assistant project managers looking to better understand key contractual concerns as well as best practices for documenting change orders and claims.

Instructor

Troy Aichele, President, Aichele & Associates

The Nuts and Bolts of Managing Union Employees

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Designed for owners, project managers, HR professionals and senior field professionals who manage employees, the session takes each attendee through the life cycle of an employ – from hiring to final separation from the company. In each category, you will learn specific information from a legal perspective.

Instructor

Miranda Jones, Partner, O’Reilly, Grosso, Gross and Jones, P.C.

Future Leaders Event: Industry Meet & Greet

Thursday, November 17, 2022

Future Leader events are built in partnership with BTEA Northeast, NEMCA and PCA which allows us to bring a diverse group of trade men and women together for an evening social event. Build your relationships with the men and women you work with on the jobsite.

Instructor

Know This Do That: A Training Series for Foremen, Supervisors and Superintendents

Friday, November 18, 2022

This program is designed to identify the key points that all foremen, supervisors and superintendents in this industry must master to build a successful career.

Instructor

Nic Bittle, Founder, Work Force Pro

Change Order Management, with a Negotiation Exercise

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

This seven-hour session explores the change order process from a subcontractor’s viewpoint and provides participants with hands on training in recognizing, scoping, pricing and negotiating change orders.

Instructor

Stephane McShane, Director, Maxim Consulting Group

How to Be a More Effective Supervisor

Thursday, December 1, 2022

This program covers proven conflict resolution techniques, communication skills, productivity enhancement, motivational tactics, time management ideas and many more skills that a foreman needs in order to thrive today.

Instructor

Kevin L. Dougherty, Consultant and Educator

Building Your Talent Bench

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

The session explores strategies that focus on how to motivate teams and keep them engaged, productive and sustainable. Participants come to the session with a specific employee or team in mind that he/she wants to develop and generates an action plan to begin executing the very next day.

Instructor

Bill Curran, Leadership and Talent Consultant

Adapting to Market Changes

Thursday, December 8, 2022

Historical commercial and residential markets are the core of the region’s construction business. But new markets, materials and construction delivering systems, including energy, alternative power, logistics and even collaborative development are changing the way construction firms are doing business. Lean in to a conversation amongst several of the country’s leading strategy professionals as they weigh in on what their organizations are doing and how this will impact the subcontractors.

Instructor

Francisco Pineda, Faculty, Columbia University

A Wellness Intensive: For Field and Project Professionals

Tuesday, December 13, 2022

This four-hour intensive is designed for field managers and team leaders who need to know how to more effectively identify and mitigate substance use disorder, harassment and bullying while offering mental health support and awareness on the job site and in the workplace.

Instructor

Michael Gamsby, Director of Outreach and Clinician, Modern Assistance Program

Collaborating with Project Partners Using Bluebeam Revu

Thursday, December 15,2022

Interested in enhancing project collaboration in real-time? Bluebeam Revu uses universally accessible PDFs to streamline collaboration on projects. We will walk you through different ways you can collaborate with your project team and partners.

Instructor

David Spergel, Bluebeam Certified Support Representative, Microsol Resources

How to Resolve a Contract Dispute – Without Going to Court

Tuesday, December 20, 2022

Conducted by a leading construction law attorney, this session will review practical, strategic steps for resolving contract claims and disputes without going court.

Instructor

Karl Gross, Partner, O’Reilly, Grosso & Gross, PC