Leadership

Women in Construction Leadership Panel

  • October 20, 2021 2:30pm  -  4:00pm

Women make up more than 50% of the workforce, but less than 4% in construction. As construction faces massive job shortages, the industry must transform to attract and retain this talent source. Join us as experienced panelists detail their careers and identify barriers and solutions to inclusion in the male-dominated construction industry.

 

Recruiting & Retaining the Next-Generation: D&I Executive Roundtable for Principals and C-Level Executives

  • August 26, 2021 10:00am  -  1:00pm

Join United Contractors, Principals, and C-Level Executives for an interactive Executive-Level Roundtable focused on how company practices around “D&I” (Diversity and Inclusion) can help leaders: Recruit and Retain Gen Z and Millennials.  

Millennials and Gen Z will soon make up the majority of the workforce. For this next generation of employees, team members, and future construction leaders, inclusive cultures are not a “nice to have” but a “need to have.” What does this mean for our industry and what can company leaders do?  

Recruiting & Retaining the Next-Generation: D&I - HR, Managers and Team Leaders Roundtable

  • September 29, 2021 10:00am  -  1:00pm

Join United Contractors, HR, Managers, and Team Leaders for an interactive roundtable focused on how company practices around “D&I” (Diversity and Inclusion) can help leaders recruit and retain Gen Z and Millennials.  

Millennials and Gen Z will soon make up the majority of the workforce. For this next generation of employees, team members, and future construction leaders, inclusive cultures are not a “nice to have” but a “need to have.” What does this mean for our industry and what can company leaders do?  

Redefine Impossible

  • November 10, 2021 2:30pm  -  3:30pm

When James Lawrence (aka the Iron Cowboy) announced his plan to complete 50 Ironman’s in 50 consecutive days in all 50 states, the only person who believed that he could pull it off was James himself (and his wife, Sunny). But with the support of Sunny, their five children, and with grassroots support conjured at the last minute, he accomplished what he set out to do. You will leave inspired that no goal is too big – you just need the right steps.

Speaker: 

James Lawrence (aka The Iron Cowboy)

 

 

 

 

Fearless Field Leader

  • October 19, 2021 2:30pm  -  4:30pm

Do you want to be recognized as a Professional Foreman, Leader and Manager?  Take the next steps and register for this seminar that focuses on key strategies and techniques to emerge as leaders, mentors, and innovators on the jobsite. There is no other program in the construction industry that provides a more comprehensive, uniquely focused people skills training specifically for construction Foremen. Over 15,000 graduates across the U.S. This class includes access to the PCL video series.

Countdown to Teamwork: Guarding Against a "Normalization of Deviance"

  • September 15, 2021 2:30pm  -  3:30pm

Insights from the heavens comes with Mike’s story as an Astronaut. His lessons from space exploration and the Challenger explosion will motivate you; push your practice of teamwork: guard against a “normalization of deviance,” and enhance responsibility, trust, self-leadership, and courageous team leadership.

Speaker:

Mike Mullane, Astronaut

 

 

 

 

 

From Battlefield to Boardroom

  • August 18, 2021 2:30pm  -  3:30pm

Ron will talk about a combat philosophy and its applicability in today’s boardroom. You will learn how to reshape your organization based on the following six guiding principles: Intellectual Innovation, Boldness, Trust, Integrity, Teamwork, and Surprise, and how it can improve your organization. You will leave with a different model of thinking in an uncertain environment.