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Effective Construction Supervision

Attendees of this one-day course will learn valuable construction supervision skills and techniques that will improve jobsite productivity on their projects. Completing a project “on time and on budget” takes the efforts of many people. Top supervisors and foremen are able to achieve this goal by effectively managing the wide range of talents and personalities found on the jobsite. Course attendees will learn how to better coordinate with project managers, key management and office staff. They will learn how to more effectively supervise jobsite workers and how best to respond to unexpected field situations.  

This course uncovers the underlying reasons why some jobs make money and some don’t. Discover how one supervisor can obtain excellent productivity with a crew while another is constantly fighting fires and job crises. Learn to more effectively supervise your own jobs. Attendees will be better prepared and equipped with the knowledge to effectively supervise all aspects of field construction and increase jobsite productivity. This course is packed with hundreds of ideas, concepts, and techniques used by some of the most effective supervisors in the industry. Attend this course and learn how to complete all of your jobs on time and on budget.

Price: $395.00

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  • Looking at your project from the outside in
  • Using the expert in your company
  • Taking advice and soliciting lessons learned
  • Getting the 60 minute work hour
  • Fulfilling your 5 key responsibilities
  • Maintaining quality without sacrificing productivity
  • Ways to conserve assets and stop waste
  • Proven methods to prevent theft and vandalism
  • Keeping people safe and cutting worker’s compensation costs
  • Solving disputes and conflicts
  • The best ways to build and maintain teamwork
  • Improving your listening skills
  • Dealing with problem people
  • How to change behavior in others without resentment
  • Developing effective communication skills
  • Understanding how leadership style affects performance
  • Understanding project requirements and preplanning
  • Managing the paperwork burden—using it to your company’s advantage
  • Learn the art of having win-win negotiations
  • Understanding your project manager
  • Maintaining discipline and company policy
  • How listening added $60,000.00 to a firm’s profit
  • Change orders—dealing with them more effectively
  • Finding the best approach to improve subcontractor performance
  • Surefire job productivity boosters

Upon completion of the course students will be able to more effectively complete jobs on time and on budget. Students will improve their skills and effectiveness and will learn to cope with today’s labor issues. They will return to the jobsite with the structure and knowledge base to effectively improve the quality of production through expedited processes. They will better understand how to implement effective communication strategies that will substantially reduce unnecessary cost and waste of labor, material, and equipment. Students will learn what it takes to be a top construction supervisor and what the most effective ways of managing construction jobsites are.

Course Hours are 8:00 am to 4:00 pm




January 30, 2020

Houston, TX

Homewood Suites
1340 N. Sam Houston Pkwy
Houston, TX 77032     
Phone- 281-219-9100

February 13, 2020

Albany, NY

Holiday Inn
16 Wolf Road
Albany, NY, 12205                              Phone (518) 459-3600

February 20, 2020

Kansas City, MO

Homewood Suites 
7312 Polo Dr.
Kansas City, MO  64153        
Phone (816) 880-9880

March 5, 2020

Ann Arbor, MI

Hampton Inn Ann Arbor South
925 Victors Way
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
Phone (734) 665-5000

March 9, 2020

Denver, CO

Springhill Suites Denver Airport
6851 Tower Rd
Denver, CO 80249
Phone (303) 371-9400

March 20, 2020

Sarasota, FL

Construction Estimating Institute
5016 Calle Mingora
Sarasota, FL 34242
Phone (800) 423-7058

March 23, 2020

Charleston, SC

Holiday Inn Express & Suites
3025 W. Montague Ave
North Charleston, SC 29418   
Phone (843) 554-2100

March 30, 2020

Memphis, TN

Courtyard by Marriott
3076 Kirby Pkwy
Memphis, TN, 38115   
Phone (901) 365-6400

April 23, 2020

Birmingham, AL

Hyatt Place
4686 Highway 280 East
Birmingham, AL  35242
Phone (205) 995-9242


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