Project Management Career Advancement (PMCA)
- July 19, 2023 9:00am - October 18, 2023 12:00pm PDT
This innovative program reveals the essentials of Construction Project Management with an engaging and interactive learning environment that encourages team collaboration and will increase overall job performance. The courses offered in this 'thirteen-week virtual' program go deeper, are more interactive, include hands-on activities and break-out sessions that the courses offered to the general membership do not possess. You will learn new strategies and gain valuable insight on courses related to your profession, and further your personal growth and development.
Limit 25 Participants
Program Details and Dates
Emotionally Intelligent Leader, Estie Briggs, Briggs Consulting | July 19 and July 26
• Explore emotional intelligence and its role in effective leadership and workplace relations
• Identify emotional intelligence strengths and areas for development in the five EQ competencies: self-perception, self-expression, interpersonal skills, decision-making, and stress management.
• Understand the characteristics of under and over-use of each competency.
• Define and craft an individual EQ development plan.
Customer Connected, Bill Treasurer, Giant Leap Consulting | August 2
• Why customer loyalty matters more than satisfaction.
• The customer loyalty matrix and the four main customer types
• How treating internal customers makes you better with external ones.
• The four phases of customer relationships
• Working with difficult customers without losing your dignity
• Tips for strengthening your customer relationships.
Conflict Resolution in Construction, Rob Reaugh, OrgMetrics LLC | August 9
• Learn the difference between passive and active listening
• Understand common types of projects and organizational conflict
• Understand how communication and work style impacts the negotiation
• Negotiate a project conflict
Communication for Construction Professionals, Eric Herdman | August 16
• Discover why body language and micro-expressions are crucial for critical discussions
• Discover the one tactic to do when you hear someone mention feelings and emotions
• Learn how to avoid jumping to conclusions and judging when listening
• How to respond to over-generalizations like “you always”
• How to resolve conflict and disagreements
• Develop critical rapport builders that help you connect with others within seconds of meeting them
• The power of knowing how to use the three types of questions
Construction Contracts, Janette Leonidou, Leonidou & Rosin Professional Corp. | August 23
• Which clauses should you have in your contracts
• Which clauses to avoid and why
• Valuable tips on how to modify contract language and the impact those changes may have
Change Orders, Janette Leonidou, Leonidou & Rosin Professional Corp. | August 30
• Entitlement (contract, case law, statutes)
• Risk Shifting Provisions (statutes and contract provisions)
• Notice (purpose, types, content, tips)
• Documentation (correspondence, change order log, meeting minutes, problem log, etc.)
• Scheduling and Scheduling Problems for Contractors
• Common Contract Requirements
• Quantifying Claims
Construction Finance, Russ Riggler, and David Ternes, CliftonLarsonAllen | September 13
• The basics of construction revenue recognition, WIP schedules, and balance sheet
• Understanding key cash flow issues
• Being familiar with financial issues related to unapproved change orders/claims
• Understanding the importance of job cost control and estimated costs to complete
Construction Insurance and Bonding, Gallagher Construction Services | September 20
• Insurance and how it relates to the project
• Claims management
• Bidding wrap-up projects and what to watch for
• Safety-Loss prevention tactics
• Surety bonding 101
No BS Leadership, Mark Breslin, United Contractors | September 27
• Define performance criteria for yourself and others.
• Embrace a real-life self-assessment reality check.
• Examine the defining characteristics of outstanding leaders and companies.
• Develop strategies to improve your company’s market position.
Project Documentation, Paul Stout, Power Summit | October 4
What is Documentation?
•Must-Have Logs and Reports
•Why logs are still important
Project Closeout, Paul Stout, Power Summit | October 11
• Be able to formulate and implement a comprehensive project closeout “manual.”
• Understand the rush toward profit loss in the waning days of the project.
• Know how to mitigate the “poor behavior” of non-responsive players.
• Know how to monitor and report success and debrief with the team for future reference.
PMCA Graduation | October 11
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