Management Training

Stand Out from the Competition


This comprehensive training program was designed specifically for construction professionals competing in today’s highly challenging and fast paced industry.


THE CONSTRUCTION PROFESSIONAL

Stand Out from the Competition


This comprehensive training program was designed specifically for construction professionals competing in today’s highly challenging and fast paced industry.


What Is Your Leadership Role?

ABC’s new development program for construction professionals provides intense training for four major construction related areas of expertise


Select Your Expertise

Project
Supervision

Running day-to-day operations on site and ensuring work will meet the construction schedule.

Project
Estimation

Determining the total cost of construction projects, often from conception through completion.

Project
Management

Overseeing pre-construction, daily construction activity, customer relations, and more.

Project
Supervision

Running day-to-day operations on site and ensuring work will meet the construction schedule.

Project
Estimation

Determining the total cost of construction projects, often from conception through completion.

Project
Management

Overseeing pre-construction, daily construction activity, customer relations, and more.

Project
Administration

From project communication and activity tracking to aiding in new software implementations.

Project Cost Control

Construction Claims, Changes and Dispute Resolution

The Project Close-Out Process

Construction Productivity

Crew Leadership

Construction Planning & Scheduling

Estimating & Costing Principles

Superintendent Academy

This Course is ideal for aspiring or existing Superintendents/Foreman for both general contractors as well as specialty trade contractors. Material presented in this series of classes were designed for companies specializing in the commercial construction industry. Course times are scheduled with the working professional in mind and can be completed in as little as 4-6 weeks.

Register for Full Course Path

$495

  • Grow Your Skill Sets
  • Access to All Superintendent Courses
Register Now!

All Superintendent Courses

  • Planning & Scheduling – September 26th & 27th – 4 to 6 pm
  • Project Close Out – October 4th – 4 to 7 pm
  • Project Cost Control –October 9th & 11th – 4 to 7 pm
  • Construction Productivity –November 1st – 4 to 7 pm
  • Crew Leadership –November 21st – 4 to 7 pm

Project Cost Control

  • Gain familiarity with the content of construction estimates.
  • Understand the importance of the estimating & take-off process and the role it plays in managing project cost.
  • Learn how to translate estimating information into a comprehensive construction budget
  • Analyze how proper subcontractor evaluation and qualification increases the probability of successful project cost management
  • Identify common reasons cost-over runs occur and what measures can be taken to prevent them
  • Learn how to manage Risk & Loss Potential
  • Discover techniques to properly manage multiple subcontractors and/or labor crews to control cost
  • Become aware of various factors that may affect the project’s bottom line that may not be anticipated during the estimating process
  • Learn how to use cost control data in change order pricing and negotiations

Construction Claims, Changes and Dispute Resolution

Learn how to avoid common construction claims as wells methods to prosecute and defend claims these claims when necessary. We will cover methods for proper documentation and record-keeping.

Topics to include:

  • Sources of conflict and dispute
  • Dispute prevention
  • Dispute resolution clauses
  • Nonbinding and binding dispute resolutions
  • Change Orders

The Project Close-Out Process

Learn proven methods to implement an Effective and Successful project closeout. Project close-out is the last phase in the construction process, but arguably one of the most important. Closing out projects has become a real challenge for many contractors. However, it remains a critical aspect of the construction process to ensure on-time and proper payment. Retainage payment often hinges on successful closeout – which generally amounts to most, if not all of the job’s profit. This class will explore effective ways to create and implement a logical process that will promote a complete close out. In this class, our instruction who has worked many years as an executive with an ENR top General Contractor, will take a deep dive into the following learning objects:

  • Understanding Project Closeout – Start to Finish
  • Maximizing Profit by implementing proper Close-out procedures
  • Forecasting & Early Warnings
  • Limiting Exposure to claims and reputational damage
  • Software used to aid in proper close-out processes

Construction Productivity

Ending a project this is completed on time, within budget and profitable is the ultimate goal for any construction manager or supervisor. Often times, the project’s financial success hinges on a manager’s ability to fully understand how productivity on site effects the over-all bottom line. This course will examine the concepts and techniques used by successful managers to ensure productivity is maintained at a high level through-out the project’s duration. This class will be taught by a dynamic construction professional with years of experience leading construction crews large and small. We will identify factors that commonly lead to low productivity and provide proven techniques to avoid these conditions from developing. Whether you’re a General Contractor managing multiple subcontractor crews or a specialty subcontractor managing a specific crew, learning key techniques to keep your workforce performing at its highest level is imperative for continued success.

Crew Leadership

This course focuses on the core concepts of effective leadership and motivation to successfully lead construction teams. In a highly complex and fast paced industry such as construction, effective leadership is imperative for construction management role. Participants will learn key strategies to employ each day to exhibit the highest level of leadership for multiple construction crews or subcontractors.

Topics to include:

  • Communicating Effectively
  • Maintain a team’s sense of camaraderie and enthusiasm
  • Properly deal with difficult individuals
  • Helping others perform at a high level
  • Leading effective meetings

Project Manager &
Estimator Academy

The project management training path involves intense training for aspiring or current project managers looking to strengthen skills related to this role. This training program will focus on core elements related to risk management, scheduling, negotiations, team building and more. Project managers are often responsible for overseeing many aspects of the project including preconstruction, daily construction activity and customer relations. This program will help prepare participants to take on this highly challenging and rewarding position.

Register for Full Course Path

$495

  • Grow Your Skill Sets
  • Access to All Management Courses
Register Now!

Manager/Estimator Courses

  • Estimating & Costing Principals – September 12th & 13th- 4 to 7 pm
  • Planning & Scheduling – September 26th & 27th – 4 to 6 pm
  • Project Close Out – October 4th- 4 to 7 pm
  • Project Cost Control – October 9th & 11th – 4 to 7 pm
  • Construction Claims – October 24th & 25th- 4 to 6 pm

Construction Planning & Scheduling

Through examining practical construction considerations, this course emphasizes critical path planning and scheduling methods. Students will analyze common industry practices for planning multiple construction activities for commercial projects. The course will provide insight on how this element plays a significant role in the project’s overall duration and bottom line.

Topics to include:

  • Developing and communicating Construction schedules
  • The Critical Path
  • Diagram Scheduling – Time / Resource / Cost Interrelationships
  • Schedule Monitoring
  • The Construction Schedule as a part of the Contract Doc’s
  • And more….

Estimating & Costing Principles

This course outlines the basic concepts for preparing and organizing an estimate for commercial construction. This class is designed for individuals interested pursuing a career as an estimator or project manager as well as those interested in broadening their knowledge in commercial estimating.

Topics to include:

  • Estimating the cost of General Conditions
  • How to perform quantity take-offs
  • How to use unit pricing and labor rates
  • Evaluating subcontractor and supplier bids
  • Organizing and developing a comprehensive estimate

Project Cost Control

Gain familiarity with the content of construction estimates.
Understand the importance of the estimating & take-off process and the role it plays in managing project cost.
Learn how to translate estimating information into a comprehensive construction budget
Analyze how proper subcontractor evaluation and qualification increases the probability of successful project cost management
Identify common reasons cost-over runs occur and what measures can be taken to prevent them
Learn how to manage Risk & Loss Potential
Discover techniques to properly manage multiple subcontractors and/or labor crews to control cost
Become aware of various factors that may affect the project’s bottom line that may not be anticipated during the estimating process
Learn how to use cost control data in change order pricing and negotiations

Construction Claims, Changes and Dispute Resolution

Learn how to avoid common construction claims as wells methods to prosecute and defend claims these claims when necessary. We will cover methods for proper documentation and record-keeping.

Topics to include:

  • Sources of conflict and dispute
  • Dispute prevention
  • Risk sharing
  • Dispute resolution clauses
  • Non-binding and binding dispute resolutions
  • Change Orders

The Project Close-Out Process

Learn proven methods to implement an Effective and Successful project closeout. Project close-out is the last phase in the construction process, but arguably one of the most important.  Closing out projects has become a real challenge for many contractors.  However, it remains a critical aspect of the construction process to ensure on-time and proper payment.  Retainage payment often hinges on successful closeout – which generally amounts to most, if not all of the job’s profit.  This class will explore effective ways to create and implement a logical process that will promote a complete close out.  In this class, our instruction who has worked many years as an executive with an ENR top General Contractor, will take a deep dive into the following learning objects:

  • Understanding Project Closeout – Start to Finish
  • Maximizing Profit by implementing proper Close-out procedures
  • Forecasting & Early Warnings
  • Limiting Exposure to claims and reputational damage
  • Software used to aid in proper close-out processes

Our Goal

ABC’s new development program for construction professionals provides intense training for four major construction related areas of expertise

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