BSL: Change Happens – Lead Your Crew with Confidence


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Building Supervisors in Leaders (BSL) program builds on the previous modules in the Building Supervisors for Tomorrow (BST) program by introducing more comprehensive leadership skills and complex issues.  The program is intended to propel on-site supervisors into authentic leaders – trusted, genuine, motivated individuals who are mission-driven and consistently generate positive results.

This comprehensive program provides it all, and is delivered in manageable segments by industry experts with extensive hands-on experience in construction’s ICI sector. Participants have the flexibility to attend modules in any order. Upon completion of all seven sessions participants will be awarded a Building Supervisors into Leaders (ICI) certificate.

For more information about the program see the following information sheet: BSL 2018


Change Happens – Lead Your Crew with Confidence

Do changes in your working environment leave you feeling overwhelmed? Do you get frustrated and experience a lack of communication or dissention within your team? It is not if change happens, but when. Changes in construction affect everyone — general contractors, subcontractors, supervisors, journeymen, and apprentices.

Lead your crew through change with confidence and professionalism. In this session, you will learn tactics to strategically empower yourself and guide your team successfully through the numerous changes that come your way.


  • Define how change comes at you and why it can feel so overwhelming.
  • Learn how people see change differently and how it affects your crew and/or jobsite.
  • Discover how you as the leader can create a solid strategy to reduce the negative impact when change comes your way.
  • Develop 8 tactical steps to protect yourself and your crew as you lead them through changes to get the job done.


*Price includes a continental breakfast.


Facilitator: Wendy Hofford, HR Director / Safety Officer, Nor-Tec Group and Mikkelsen-Coward & Co., Ltd.

As an experienced professional trainer and speaker, Wendy works with individuals and organizations to help them embrace where they are, inspire them to grow, and mentor them to lead.

Wendy is a Wendy HoffordDirector of Human Resources, holds a designation as a National Construction Safety Officer, certified speaker, trainer, and mentor with the John Maxwell Team and the Gallup Strengths Organization, and also has a diploma in Adult Education. She is also an active member of Canadian Association of Professional Speakers (CAPS), holds a seat on the Advisory Committee for the Construction Safety Association of Manitoba (CSAM), and is the founder and facilitiator of Motivating Inspirational Leaders to Excellence (MILE) leadership group.

As a “Grow Advisor”, Wendy shares her passion for growing people, growing results!


  • May 17, 2018
    8:30 am - 12:30 pm


Venue:   Winnipeg Construction Association - Burnell Room

1447 Waverley St., Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, R3T 0P7