COURSES

Future Leaders Event Industry Meet & Greet

Thursday, June 2, 2022

Continue last fall’s conversation and join with your colleagues as you identify new roadmaps to professional success.

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ACCOMMODATION REQUEST

MASSACHUSETTS DISCRIMINATION PREVENTION TRAINING SERIES

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

This hands-on three-hour training explores employers’ responsibility to provide disability, religious and pregnancy accommodations at every stage of the employment relationship. It presents effective methods for considering and implementing accommodation requests; this course is a truncated version of our three-day “Responding to Accommodation Requests 301” course for EEO professionals. Prerequisite: Employment Discrimination 101.

Virtual

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Alison Caton, Acting Director of Training
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PRESENTATION TOOLS

How to Nail Project Interview Presentations

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Are you ready for your next project interview? Your team gets invited to interview for a project, and now you scramble to assemble the best team possible, prepare the most impactful presentation and win the project!

Marriott Boston Quincy 1000 Marriott Drive Quincy, MA 02169

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David Ashcraft, President, Advantage Learning Systems Project Management
Project Management

STRATEGIC COMMUNICATION TOOLS:

Client Communication Strategies: Call, Write, Text, Visit?

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Do you make every client call, email or visit a productive and efficient one? Communicating with your clients includes providing information, gaining their trust and solving problems.

Marriott Boston Quincy 1000 Marriott Drive Quincy, MA 02169

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David Ashcraft, President, Advantage Learning Systems
Project Management

MEETING PLANNING TOOLS:

Project Kickoff and Pre-Con Planning Meetings

Thursday, October 14, 2021

Managing meetings – especially kickoff meetings and subsequent preconstruction planning meetings — is one of your most important tools for guiding a project’s progress.

Marriott Boston Quincy 1000 Marriott Drive Quincy, MA 02169

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Troy Aichele, President, Aichele & Associates, LLC
Project Management

DOCUMENTATION TOOLS:

Managing Documents to Manage Risk

Thursday, October 14, 2021

The project manager is a risk manager, and his or her ability to manage all of a project’s documentation is critical to the success and profitability of a job.

Marriott Boston Quincy 1000 Marriott Drive Quincy, MA 02169

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David Ashcraft, President, Advantage Learning Systems
Leadership

Be the Best Leader!

A Personal Assessment Workshop

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

This four-hour session will guide you through an assessment process to help you gain a better understanding of your leadership behavioral style and the way you respond to situations.

Marriott Boston Quincy 1000 Marriott Drive Quincy, MA 02169

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Bill Curran, Leadership and Talent Consultant
Leadership

Building People Who Build the Work:

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Your competitive edge is your talent. So how do you build the best people to build your work? Join Mark Breslin, nationally acclaimed construction expert and influencer, and find out how.

Marriott Boston Quincy 1000 Marriott Drive Quincy, MA 02169

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Mark Breslin, CEO, Breslin Strategies Inc.
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Process:

Construction Project Process Improvement

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

This session gives the contractors a detailed look at operational excellence for construction projects and the process, tools and key performance indicators (KPIs) needed to drive it.

NECA Boston Training Center, 2 Heritage Drive, Suite 1 Quincy, MA 02171

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Gregg Schoppman, Partner, FMI
Project Management

Bystander Intervention

101

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Bystander intervention is a philosophy that encourages all people to accept personal responsibility when they witness an uncomfortable situation at work and intervene to ensure the well-being and/or safety of others.

Virtual

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Alison Caton, Acting Director of Training, Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination [MCAD]
Discrimination Prevention

Understanding the Competitive Business Advantage of Leveraging ERGs

Friday, November 12, 2021

What is an Employee Resource Group (ERG)?

Marriott Boston Quincy 1000 Marriott Drive Quincy, MA 02169

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Willie Mae Veasy, President, Covenant Business Concepts LLC
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

The Leader in You:

A Leadership Development Workshop

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Are You a Great Leader? This workshop is a personal journey session that allows participants to explore their strengths and areas for improvement while learning what great leadership is all about.

Marriott Boston Quincy 1000 Marriott Drive Quincy, MA 02169

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Bill Curran, Leadership and Talent Consultant
Leadership

Next Gen Connect

Thursday, November 18, 2021

Join your peers for a future industry leader meet and greet event hosted by Greater Boston’s premier trade associations.

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CREATING AN EFFECTIVE SUPPLIER DIVERSITY PROGRAM

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

This three-hour session will examine basic elements of an effective supplier diversity program to achieve and exceed your MWBE, DBE and SDVOB goals. It will also explore the role of locally-based businesses as an important part of your program.

Marriott Boston Quincy 1000 Marriott Drive Quincy, MA 02169

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Tanya Pope Founder and Principal Owners The Pope Consulting Group
DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION

PROFITABILITY:

DRIVING PROJECT AND COMPANY-WIDE PROFITS

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

This session will take financial management of a project outside of the accounting department and guide attendees to understand the project manager’s responsibilities for the overall profitability of a project and how that impacts a company’s operations and success.

NECA Boston Training Center 2 Heritage Drive, Suite 1 Quincy, MA 02171

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Gregg Schoppman, Partner FMI
Project Management

SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN THE WORKPLACE 101

MASSACHUSETTS DISCRIMINATION PREVENTION TRAINING SERIES

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

This comprehensive training focuses on sexual harassment in the workplace. After an overview of Massachusetts anti-discrimination law, we take a deep dive into techniques and tools for addressing sexual harassment. Topics include: nuances in the sexual harassment legal standard, reviewing your organization’s sexual harassment policy and code of conduct, and bystander intervention. This course is for all staff members and could be used as your annual sexual harassment training.

Virtual

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Alison Caton Acting Director of Training Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination [MCAD]
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MANAGING CHALLENGES, BUILDING SOLUTIONS:

TWO-DAY FOREMAN TRAINING

Friday, December 16, 2021

In this very active construction market, the demand for the top frontline leadership is a top agenda priority for every construction contractor.

Boston Mariott Newton 2345 Commonwealth Avenue Newton, MA 02466

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Kevin L. Dougherty
Consultant, Speaker, Author

RECOVERY WEEK

Monday, April 25 - Friday, April 29, 2022

Coming in the spring of 2022, a special series of sessions will review how construction professionals at every level – jobsite, office and executives – can advance protections for their workforce to bolster well-being, confront substance abuse and bolster well-being. Sessions will include: wellness resources, standdowns, anxiety management, interventions and more.

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MANAGING CHALLENGES, BUILDING SOLUTIONS:

TWO-DAY FOREMAN TRAINING

Thursday, December 17, 2021

In this very active construction market, the demand for the top frontline leadership is a top agenda priority for every construction contractor.

Boston Mariott Newton 2345 Commonwealth Avenue Newton, MA 02466

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Kevin L. Dougherty
Consultant, Speaker, Author

BUILDING YOUR TALENT BENCH:

YOUR TEAM DEVELOPMENT ACTION PLAN

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Great talent and high performing collaborative teams are the keys to great business!

Marriott Boston Quincy 1000 Marriott Drive Quincy, MA 02169

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Bill Curran, Leadership and Talent Consultant
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MANAGING CHANGE ORDERS

THE PROJECT MANAGERS’ TOOLKIT 2022 SERIES

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Effective change order management can dramatically reduce a subcontractor’s risk and increase profitability.

Marriott Boston Quincy 1000 Marriott Drive Quincy, MA 02169

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Stephanie McShane, Director, Maxim Consulting Group, LLC
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BUILDING THE CASE TO WIN – CLAIMS AND CHANGE ORDERS

THE PROJECT MANAGERS’ TOOLKIT 2022 SERIES

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

In this session, attendees will discuss contract risk management and preservation of rights to increase the chances of financial recovery during project execution.

Marriott Boston Quincy 1000 Marriott Drive Quincy, MA 02169

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Stephanie McShane, Director, Maxim Consulting Group, LLC
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WHAT YOU DON’T KNOW, CAN HURT YOU:

A REVIEW OF CURRENT TRENDS IN COMPLIANCE AND RISK MANAGEMENT

Thursday, January 27, 2022

Compliance is becoming increasingly more strict and there are major compliance risks that damage your reputation and compromise your operations.

Marriott Boston Quincy 1000 Marriott Drive Quincy, MA 02169

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Lorraine D’Angelo, Esq., CCEP, LPEC, President, LDA Compliance Consulting, Inc.
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BUILDING NEW, SUSTAINABLE AND DIVERSE LEADERSHIP

DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION

Thursday, February 3, 2022

Who was at your last meeting? Times are changing and business development success will rely on increasing the diversity of your leadership and management talent.

Marriott Boston Quincy 1000 Marriott Drive Quincy, MA 02169

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Tanya Pope, Founder and Principal Owners The Pope Consulting Group
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PEOPLE

PURPOSEFUL CLIENT COMMUNICATION

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

This session will provide contractors with a deeper understanding of how to create long lasting and meaningful client-focused relationships, regardless of the client or the construction delivery process.

NECA Boston Training Center 2 Heritage Drive, Suite 1 Quincy, MA 02171

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Gregg Schoppman, Partner FMI
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EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION 101

MASSACHUSETTS DISCRIMINATION PREVENTION TRAINING SERIES

Wednesday, February 16, 2022

This three hour session covers the following topics: disparate treatment, harassment, disability accommodations, religious accommodations and pregnancy accommodations. This is perfect for all staff members, supervisors and HR professionals who do not have a background in antidiscrimination law. This course includes only an overview of sexual harassment and should not be used to fulfill a sexual harassment training requirement.

Virtual

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Alison Caton, Acting Director of Training, Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination [MCAD]
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BUILDING WINNING TEAMS

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

From the Good Foreman, Bad Foreman publication series, join Nic Bittle, nationally recognized author and construction industry expert, as he shares best practices for leading effectively in today’s changing building market. The session will provide a roadmap of 12 principles and best practices that great foreman use on and off the job to lead effectively.

Marriott Boston Quincy 1000 Marriott Drive Quincy, MA 02169

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Nic Bittle, Founder Work Force Pro

WOMEN IN CONSTRUCTION:

RECRUITING, RETAINING AND GROWING A NEW GENERATION OF CONSTRUCTION WOMEN

Thursday, March 10, 2022

With an aging construction industry, where will you find your new talent?

Virtual AIM Conference Special Session

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Renee Sacks, Ph.D. Executive Director, Women Builders Council, Inc. President, Sacks Communications
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PRODUCTIVITY

LEADERSHIP AND TEAM PERFORMANCE

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

This session will provide attendees with an understanding of the basics of leadership and management but also apply actionable standards for becoming an effective leader who will impact both on team and company-wide productivity.

NECA Boston Training Center 2 Heritage Drive, Suite 1 Quincy, MA 02171

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Gregg Schoppman, Partner FMI
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EVERYONE’S RESPONSIBLE!

A PROGRAM FOR PROJECT AND JOBSITE LEADERS

Thursday, April 7, 2022

It’s not my job! It’s not my responsibility? No one told me about that!

Marriott Boston Quincy 1000 Marriott Drive Quincy, MA 02169

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Mark Breslin, CEO Breslin Strategies Inc.
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SAFEBUILD

A NATIONAL SAFETY FORUM

Thursday, April 28, 2022

Join hundreds of your colleagues from across the construction industry for the SafeBuild 2022 Industry Forum. The one-day program will offered construction professionals from both the public and private sector the opportunity to share best safety practices and learn how to manage jobsite safety conditions. You will also have the opportunity to learn more about the latest safety tools and technologies designed to advance your firm’s safety records and project performance.

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SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN THE WORKPLACE 102

MASSACHUSETTS DISCRIMINATION PREVENTION TRAINING SERIES

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

This ninety minute review training is perfect for all staff members, supervisors, and HR professionals who have taken MCAD’s “Sexual Harassment in the Workplace 101” within the last year. During this ninety minute session, we will review the content covered in our 3-hour training through an interactive game. This training is not appropriate for new employees or employees who have not taken the three-hour “Sexual Harassment in the Workplace 101” course.

Virtual

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Alison Caton, Acting Director of Training, Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination [MCAD]
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Modern Assistance Program Services

Modern Assistance is an Employee Assistance Program which provides case management, individual and group counseling to members and their families. There are no additional costs associated with Modern Assistance services and all engagement is 100% confidential.

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