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December 2018

What Subcontractors Need to Know About the New GC Expanded Liability Law

December 18 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
ABC Baltimore, 1220 East Joppa Road
Towson, MD 21286 US
$25.00 - $45.00

What Subcontractors Need to Know About the New GC Expanded Liability Law; How savvy firms can protect themselves and turn the new law to their advantage What the new law means for your company’s bottom line The critical changes GCs are likely to make to your Subcontract Agreements What you should do now to protect your company How you can use the new law as a business development opportunity (yes, you read that right.) Presenter: Eliot Wagonheim, Wagonheim Law Registration includes…

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January 2019

Prevailing Wage Seminar

January 9, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
ABC Baltimore, 1220 East Joppa Road
Towson, MD 21286 US
$27.00 - $47.00

Today, more than ever, it is critical you understand the ‘ins and outs’ of local & federal prevailing wage laws. Agencies have ramped up its numbers of inspectors and they are under orders to scrutinize your jobs and certified payroll reports. Mistakes can really HURT you! Attendees of this seminar will learn: How can contractors avoid the most common prevailing wage “traps”? What are the most common (and expensive) mistakes contractors make in filling out certified payroll reports? What do…

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Plumbing Journey Person’s/Master’s Prep Course – 8 Day Course

January 15, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
CCBC Catonsville, 800 S. Rolling Road
Catonsville, MD 21228 United States
$573.00 - $673.00

This course meets every Tuesday and Thursday for 4 consecutive weeks at CCBC Catonsville (classroom TBD) from 4 to 7 pm. This course is designed to prepare you for the master/journey person’s Plumbing/Gasfitting Exams. Supplementary knowledge and on-the-job training are placed into practical sense and understanding of the current plumbing codes. This class will provide intensive study of the National Standard Plumbing Code and The National Fuel Gas Code. – Quizzes & Practice Exams – Test Taking Skills – Journey…

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HVAC/R Prep – 8 Day Course; All Online

January 15, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$325.00 - $525.00

This is a 6 day course that meets every Tuesday and Thursday for 3 weeks from 5 to 9 pm online via the ZOOM App.   The course can be taken online from any portable device.  The instructor will send an invite email prior to each class with a link to access the online ‘classroom’.  This Course is designed to prepare you for the master and/or journeyperson’s exam, whether it is the FULL HVAC/R License; or a RESTRICTED license for…

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Managing an Aging Workforce in Construction

January 16, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
$25.00 - $45.00

Managing an Aging Workforce in Construction  This seminar will: Improve understanding of the issues facing the aging workforce and the impact on the industry. Help you gain an understanding of the physiological changes older workers are experiencing and discuss how we can impact these changes. Explore options for managing this changing demographic in your workplace.   Presented by: Jeff Rogers Jr., PT, DPT, FAAOMPT, of Concentra Medical Centers.   A continental breakfast will be provided to attendees. 

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Human Resources for Construction Peer Group Meeting – Recruitment 2

January 16, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
ABC Baltimore, 1220 E Joppa Rd
Towson, MD 21286 US
Free

We invite HR professionals to join us from 3 – 4:30 pm at the ABC Baltimore Office as we review best practices in ‘Recruitment‘ led by Kathy Humm with Harkins Builders and Leslie Walko with Gilbane Construction Co. which will be followed by open discussion and Q&A session. Registration required. This group provides an opportunity for open and honest discussion on matters of practical importance to those tasked with employee management responsibilities for their companies. The HRFC offers an opportunity to share best practices and…

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Human Resources for Construction Peer Group Meeting – Recruitment

January 17, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Harkins Builders, 10490 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 400
Columbia, MD 21044 United States
Free

We invite HR professionals to join us from 9:00 to 10:30 am at the Harkins Builders Columbia Headquarters as we review best practices in ‘Recruitment‘ led by Missy Hawkins with Dustin Construction, which will be followed by open discussion and Q&A session. Registration required. This group provides an opportunity for open and honest discussion on matters of practical importance to those tasked with employee management responsibilities for their companies. The HRFC offers an opportunity to share best practices and common concerns and stay on top…

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Navigating the Workplace Fraud Act and Senate Bill 853 (General Contractor’s Liability for Unpaid Wages)

January 23, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am

Under Maryland's Workplace Fraud Act, workers in the construction industries are presumed to be employees of the person or business for whom they perform services.  However, construction businesses are not required to treat all workers with whom they have a working relationship as employees if the worker is, in fact, an independent contractor under the law. So, who is an independent contractor under Maryland law and what are your obligations under the Workplace Fraud Act?  We will explore Maryland’s independent…

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32-Hour Backflow Certification – 3 Day Course

January 25, 2019 @ 7:00 am - January 27, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
ABC Baltimore, Whitehead Road Facility, 1706 Whitehead Rd Suite B
Woodlawn, MD 21043 United States
$155.00 - $585.00

YOU MUST HAVE A VALID APPRENTICE, JOURNEY OR MASTER MD STATE PLUMBING LICENSE TO REGISTER FOR THIS CLASS. YOU WILL BE ASKED TO SUBMIT A COPY OF THIS LICENSE BEFORE BEING REGISTERED FOR THE CLASS. This course meets for 3 consecutive days. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday (January 25, 26, 27) at the ABC Baltimore, Whitehead Road Facility from 7 am to 6 pm. The Maryland State Board of Plumbing requires the successful completion of an approved 32-Hour Backflow Training Course…

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February 2019

Administration & Accounting Academy

February 12, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
ABC Baltimore, 1220 East Joppa Road
Towson, MD 21286 US
$425.00 - $725.00

Admin/Accounting Academy This is a 12-hour series of courses taught over 3 days, February 12th, 14th & 19th Member Cost: $425.   Classes: Financial Statements – Understanding the Concepts & Audits — How to Navigate through the Process    – February 12th; 1 to 5 pm Balance Sheet – the company’s statement of Net Worth Income Statement (or Profit & Loss) – the report card on the company’s performance Statement of Cash Flow – “Cash is King” Basic Industry Ratios…

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Legal Seminar – Part 1

February 13, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
ABC Baltimore, 1220 East Joppa Road
Towson, MD 21286 US

Presented by Kate Lawrence, Esq. Lawrence Law, LLC This presentation is designed to equip contractors, both primes and subs, with the tools to respond to a threat of non-payment. Kate will discuss collection strategies, such as mechanics liens and bond claims, that will help your firm avoid missed opportunities for payment. 

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Construction Quality Management (CQM) for Contractors

February 21, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
ABC Baltimore, 1220 East Joppa Road
Towson, MD 21286 US
$250.00

The course offers prospective QC Managers/ Administrators the opportunity to satisfy the CQM-C training requirements specified in most USACE and NAVFAC construction contracts. This course must be taken and the final test must be passed by any person aspiring to be the QC Manager/Administrator or alternate. The course must be taken within 45 calendar days of the award of a construction contract. The Contractors Quality Control (CQC) requirements and the Governments Quality Assurance (QA) roles are reviewed. A course certificate…

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March 2019

Prevailing Wage Seminar

March 6, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
ABC Baltimore, 1220 East Joppa Road
Towson, MD 21286 US
$27.00

Today, more than ever, it is critical you understand the ‘ins and outs’ of local & federal prevailing wage laws. Agencies have ramped up its numbers of inspectors and they are under orders to scrutinize your jobs and certified payroll reports. ** New addition to seminar** DLLR PANEL Panelists: – Jim Tudor, Head of Prevailing Wage Division at DLLR – Melissa Myer, Outreach Coordinator of Prevailing Wage Division at DLLR The panelists will answer all of your your prevailing wage,…

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Backflow Recertification

March 16, 2019 @ 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
ABC Baltimore, Whitehead Road Facility, 1706 Whitehead Rd Suite B
Woodlawn, MD 21043 United States
$155.00 - $257.00

Every three (3) years a Cross Connection/Backflow Tester must recertify or lose their certification as a Backflow/Cross Connection Tester. The Maryland State Board of Plumbing, WSSC, Baltimore County, District of Columbia, require the successful completion of an approved 8-Hour Backflow Training Recertification Course to keep this certification and license current. The recertification course will focus on the following: Updates and new developments in Cross Connection Control Review of causes and principles of the backflow and backflow prevention Review of proper…

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Legal Seminar – Part 2

March 20, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
ABC Baltimore, 1220 East Joppa Road
Towson, MD 21286 US

Presented by Kate Lawrence, Esq. Lawrence Law, LLC This presentation is designed to equip contractors, both primes and subs, with the tools to respond to a threat of non-payment. Kate will discuss collection strategies, such as mechanics liens and bond claims, that will help your firm avoid missed opportunities for payment. 

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Human Resources for Construction Peer Group Meeting – Professional Development 2

March 21, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Free

We invite HR professionals to join us from 9-10:30 am at Harkins Builders as we review best practices in ‘Professional Development‘ led by Missy Hawkins, with Dusin Construction, which will be followed by open discussion and Q&A session. Registration required. This group provides an opportunity for open and honest discussion on matters of practical importance to those tasked with employee management responsibilities for their companies. The HRFC offers an opportunity to share best practices and common concerns and stay on top of industry trends and…

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April 2019

Quickbooks: Beyond the Basics for Contractors

April 17, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$45.00 - $65.00

Quickbooks: Beyond the Basics for Contractors An Intermediate course on the use of Quickbooks in the Contracting Industry *Please note: Quickbook online users have a different screen format and use slightly different terminology than what will be presented in this course Instructed by Verna Karolenko, CPA, President, Contractor Business Solutions Who Should Attend? Bookkeepers Accountants Office Managers (those that handle bookkeeping) Topics Covered:  File setup for job costing Estimates Purchase orders Customer invoicing Vendor payments Job cost reports You are…

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May 2019

Prevailing Wage Seminar

May 8, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
ABC Baltimore, 1220 East Joppa Road
Towson, MD 21286 US
$27.00

Today, more than ever, it is critical you understand the ‘ins and outs’ of local & federal prevailing wage laws. Agencies have ramped up its numbers of inspectors and they are under orders to scrutinize your jobs and certified payroll reports. ** New addition to seminar** DLLR PANEL Panelists: – Jim Tudor, Head of Prevailing Wage Division at DLLR – Melissa Myer, Outreach Coordinator of Prevailing Wage Division at DLLR The panelists will answer all of your your prevailing wage,…

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32-Hour Backflow Certification – 3 Day Course

May 17, 2019 @ 7:00 am - May 19, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
ABC Baltimore, Whitehead Road Facility, 1706 Whitehead Rd Suite B
Woodlawn, MD 21043 United States
$155.00 - $585.00

YOU MUST HAVE A VALID APPRENTICE, JOURNEY OR MASTER MD STATE PLUMBING LICENSE TO REGISTER FOR THIS CLASS. YOU WILL BE ASKED TO SUBMIT A COPY OF THIS LICENSE BEFORE BEING REGISTERED FOR THE CLASS. This course meets for 3 consecutive days. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday (May 17, 18, 19) at the ABC Baltimore, Whitehead Road Facility from 7 am to 6 pm. The Maryland State Board of Plumbing requires the successful completion of an approved 32-Hour Backflow Training Course…

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Construction Quality Management (CQM) for Contractors

May 23, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
ABC Baltimore, 1220 East Joppa Road
Towson, MD 21286 US
$250.00

The course offers prospective QC Managers/ Administrators the opportunity to satisfy the CQM-C training requirements specified in most USACE and NAVFAC construction contracts. This course must be taken and the final test must be passed by any person aspiring to be the QC Manager/Administrator or alternate. The course must be taken within 45 calendar days of the award of a construction contract. The Contractors Quality Control (CQC) requirements and the Governments Quality Assurance (QA) roles are reviewed. A course certificate…

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July 2019

Construction Quality Management (CQM) for Contractors

July 11, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
ABC Baltimore, 1220 East Joppa Road
Towson, MD 21286 US
$250.00

The course offers prospective QC Managers/ Administrators the opportunity to satisfy the CQM-C training requirements specified in most USACE and NAVFAC construction contracts. This course must be taken and the final test must be passed by any person aspiring to be the QC Manager/Administrator or alternate. The course must be taken within 45 calendar days of the award of a construction contract. The Contractors Quality Control (CQC) requirements and the Governments Quality Assurance (QA) roles are reviewed. A course certificate…

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August 2019

Backflow Recertification

August 17, 2019 @ 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
ABC Baltimore, Whitehead Road Facility, 1706 Whitehead Rd Suite B
Woodlawn, MD 21043 United States
$155.00 - $257.00

Every three (3) years a Cross Connection/Backflow Tester must recertify or lose their certification as a Backflow/Cross Connection Tester. The Maryland State Board of Plumbing, WSSC, Baltimore County, District of Columbia, require the successful completion of an approved 8-Hour Backflow Training Recertification Course to keep this certification and license current. The recertification course will focus on the following: Updates and new developments in Cross Connection Control Review of causes and principles of the backflow and backflow prevention Review of proper…

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September 2019

Administration & Accounting Academy

September 10, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$425.00 - $725.00

Admin/Accounting Academy This is a 12-hour series of courses taught over 3 days, Member Cost: $425.   Classes: Financial Statements – Understanding the Concepts & Audits — How to Navigate through the Process    –  Balance Sheet – the company’s statement of Net Worth Income Statement (or Profit & Loss) – the report card on the company’s performance Statement of Cash Flow – “Cash is King” Basic Industry Ratios – Used by lenders, customers and suppliers Insurance Audits – Worker’s…

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Plumbing Journey Person’s/Master’s Prep Course – 8 Day Course

September 10, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
CCBC Catonsville, 800 S. Rolling Road
Catonsville, MD 21228 United States
$573.00 - $673.00

This course meets every Tuesday and Thursday for 4 consecutive weeks at CCBC Catonsville (classroom TBD) from 4 to 7 pm. This course is designed to prepare you for the master/journey person’s Plumbing/Gasfitting Exams. Supplementary knowledge and on-the-job training are placed into practical sense and understanding of the current plumbing codes. This class will provide intensive study of the National Standard Plumbing Code and The National Fuel Gas Code. – Quizzes & Practice Exams – Test Taking Skills – Journey…

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HVAC/R Prep – 8 Day Course; All Online

September 10, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$325.00 - $525.00

This is a 6 day course that meets every Tuesday and Thursday for 3 weeks from 5 to 9 pm online via the ZOOM App.   The course can be taken online from any portable device.  The instructor will send an invite email prior to each class with a link to access the online ‘classroom’.  This Course is designed to prepare you for the master and/or journeyperson’s exam, whether it is the FULL HVAC/R License; or a RESTRICTED license for…

Find out more »

Prevailing Wage Seminar

September 11, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
ABC Baltimore, 1220 East Joppa Road
Towson, MD 21286 US
$27.00

Today, more than ever, it is critical you understand the ‘ins and outs’ of local & federal prevailing wage laws. Agencies have ramped up its numbers of inspectors and they are under orders to scrutinize your jobs and certified payroll reports. ** New addition to seminar** DLLR PANEL Panelists: – Jim Tudor, Head of Prevailing Wage Division at DLLR – Melissa Myer, Outreach Coordinator of Prevailing Wage Division at DLLR The panelists will answer all of your your prevailing wage,…

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Legal Seminar: Employee Handbook & Policies

September 18, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
$25.00 - $45.00

Learn how to prepare an employee handbook and policies that fit your business’ legal needs and corporate culture. Your company’s employee handbook is its first line of defense and an opportunity to promote your corporate culture.  However, for many companies, it is often not used to its greatest advantage and instead is a compilation of disparate policies pulled together to try to “cover all the bases.”  Taking the time to prepare a thoughtful, well-crafted and consistent handbook will ultimately save…

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32-Hour Backflow Certification – 3 Day Course

September 20, 2019 @ 7:00 am - September 22, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
ABC Baltimore, Whitehead Road Facility, 1706 Whitehead Rd Suite B
Woodlawn, MD 21043 United States
$155.00 - $585.00

YOU MUST HAVE A VALID APPRENTICE, JOURNEY OR MASTER MD STATE PLUMBING LICENSE TO REGISTER FOR THIS CLASS. YOU WILL BE ASKED TO SUBMIT A COPY OF THIS LICENSE BEFORE BEING REGISTERED FOR THE CLASS. This course meets for 3 consecutive days. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday (September 20, 21, 22) at the ABC Baltimore, Whitehead Road Facility from 7 am to 6 pm. The Maryland State Board of Plumbing requires the successful completion of an approved 32-Hour Backflow Training Course…

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Construction Quality Management (CQM) for Contractors

September 26, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
ABC Baltimore, 1220 East Joppa Road
Towson, MD 21286 US
$250.00

The course offers prospective QC Managers/ Administrators the opportunity to satisfy the CQM-C training requirements specified in most USACE and NAVFAC construction contracts. This course must be taken and the final test must be passed by any person aspiring to be the QC Manager/Administrator or alternate. The course must be taken within 45 calendar days of the award of a construction contract. The Contractors Quality Control (CQC) requirements and the Governments Quality Assurance (QA) roles are reviewed. A course certificate…

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October 2019

Legal Seminar Part 2

October 16, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
$25.00 - $45.00
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November 2019

Prevailing Wage Seminar

November 6, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
ABC Baltimore, 1220 East Joppa Road
Towson, MD 21286 US
$27.00

Today, more than ever, it is critical you understand the ‘ins and outs’ of local & federal prevailing wage laws. Agencies have ramped up its numbers of inspectors and they are under orders to scrutinize your jobs and certified payroll reports. ** New addition to seminar** DLLR PANEL Panelists: – Jim Tudor, Head of Prevailing Wage Division at DLLR – Melissa Myer, Outreach Coordinator of Prevailing Wage Division at DLLR The panelists will answer all of your your prevailing wage,…

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Backflow Recertification

November 16, 2019 @ 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
ABC Baltimore, Whitehead Road Facility, 1706 Whitehead Rd Suite B
Woodlawn, MD 21043 United States
$155.00 - $257.00

Every three (3) years a Cross Connection/Backflow Tester must recertify or lose their certification as a Backflow/Cross Connection Tester. The Maryland State Board of Plumbing, WSSC, Baltimore County, District of Columbia, require the successful completion of an approved 8-Hour Backflow Training Recertification Course to keep this certification and license current. The recertification course will focus on the following: Updates and new developments in Cross Connection Control Review of causes and principles of the backflow and backflow prevention Review of proper…

Find out more »

Quickbooks: Beyond the Basics for Contractors

November 20, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$45.00 - $65.00

Quickbooks: Beyond the Basics for Contractors An Intermediate course on the use of Quickbooks in the Contracting Industry *Please note: Quickbook online users have a different screen format and use slightly different terminology than what will be presented in this course Instructed by Verna Karolenko, CPA, President, Contractor Business Solutions Who Should Attend? Bookkeepers Accountants Office Managers (those that handle bookkeeping) Topics Covered:  File setup for job costing Estimates Purchase orders Customer invoicing Vendor payments Job cost reports You are…

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December 2019

32-Hour Backflow Certification – 3 Day Course

December 13, 2019 @ 7:00 am - December 15, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
ABC Baltimore, Whitehead Road Facility, 1706 Whitehead Rd Suite B
Woodlawn, MD 21043 United States
$155.00 - $585.00

YOU MUST HAVE A VALID APPRENTICE, JOURNEY OR MASTER MD STATE PLUMBING LICENSE TO REGISTER FOR THIS CLASS. YOU WILL BE ASKED TO SUBMIT A COPY OF THIS LICENSE BEFORE BEING REGISTERED FOR THE CLASS. This course meets for 3 consecutive days. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday (December 13, 14, 15) at the ABC Baltimore, Whitehead Road Facility from 7 am to 6 pm. The Maryland State Board of Plumbing requires the successful completion of an approved 32-Hour Backflow Training Course…

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