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Wednesday, October 16, 2024

Construction Supervision Fundamentals | Young Leader Training (June - October 2024)

Start Date: 10/16/2024 10:00 AM EDT
End Date: 10/16/2024 3:00 PM EDT

Venue Name: AGCVA Training & Development Center

Location:
11950 Nuckols Rd
Glen Allen, VA  United States  23059

Organization Name: AGCVA

Contact:
Courtney Baker
Email: courtney@agcva.org
Phone: (540) 323-0311

Construction Supervision Fundementals

Young Construction Leader training is back by popular demand.  The newly develped Construction Supervision Fundamentals curriculum is perfect for peer to peer engagement, highly interactive learning, and trainining your company's future leaders.

AGC’s Construction Supervision Fundamentals (CSF)  focuses on the knowledge, skills and attitudes that are basic requirements for construction supervision. It is especially appropriate for those who are novice supervisors or newly promoted foremen, or for anyone who seeks career advancement in leading and directing construction activities. The construction supervisor’s responsibility to coordinate and manage construction activities requires creative and flexible thinking that can be applied to the dynamic issues associated with construction projects.
 

Wednesdays | 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
June 19
July 17
August 21
September 18
October 16 







 
Unit Overview
Unit 1:  Team Management
This session identifies basic management functions and responsibilities of construction companies and how supervisors, effectively manage the relationship dynamics between employees, supervisors, contractors, suppliers and others that are part of each project team.
Unit 2:  Project and Team Leadership
This session introduces learners to construction supervision and provides learners with tools that will help them organize and acclimate to the challenges of construction supervision. It provides basic leadership and motivation principles as well as an introduction to leadership styles that will help them build relationships with others.
Unit 3:  Communication Skills
This session is designed to help learners understand the importance of effective communication and emphasizes sorting, facilitating, and managing the flow of information that construction supervisors encounter in their daily work.
Unit 4:  Time Management and Project Scheduling
This session presents information about planning, scheduling and effectively managing time. Supervisors are expected to carefully plan work so that it is completed within the constraints of the budget and schedule. This session provides learners with several tools that will help them accomplish these goals.
Unit 5:  Risk Management
Construction supervisors must actively think about risk, hazards, and safety throughout their daily activities. They must understand that there are risks involved in construction projects. Supervisors must learn how hazards and hazardous conditions create economic and human consequences. This session presents information about how to eliminate or reduce/manage these conditions that affect the health and safety of their workers and the financial stability of their company.
Unit 6:  Construction Law and Contract Documents
In this session learners will study the definition of contract and peripheral documents used on a construction project. They will learn that various documents have specific roles and functions and facilitate relationships between contractual parties. They will understand their role in controlling quality, time and cost, and how they can help to avoid or resolve disputes on a project.
Unit 7:  Problem Resolution
This session is designed to help learners understand the importance of problem identification and resolution. Coupled with skill in making the appropriate decision at the right time, supervisors will be successful. Their decisions directly impact the people and work they supervise. This session presents a logical, sequential and analytical method of identifying problems, seeking opportunities, and deciding on effective solutions.
Unit 8:  Productivity and Cost Control
In this session learners will study cost awareness, cost control, and productivity on their projects. Every supervisor should be able to use unit costs to determine budgetary information.
Unit 9:  Skills Development
This session gives learners a chance to reflect upon the information presented in this course and apply what they have learned on their jobsites.
There is a self-assessment tool that will help them determine the strengths and weaknesses in their supervisory skills and knowledge. Using that information and career information from this session, they will develop a one- and five-year career development plan and review those plans with a mentor from their company.
 


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