CONSTRUCTION 101: Building Knowledge

The Construction Industry Explained

Are you new to the construction industry or a longtime employee interested in understanding all the pieces of the industry?   Building Knowledge: The Construction Industry Explained (formerly known as Construction 101) is designed to put the pieces of the construction industry puzzle together. Participants have called this session a master’s course in construction because of the vast and valuable information included.

This two-day session breaks down the complexity of the construction industry by showing how various stakeholders – owners, consultants, contractors, sub-contractors, manufacturers, suppliers, and service providers fit into the industry. You will engage in learning activities that will enable you to appreciate project delivery from concept to closeout. All skills are aimed to help your company be more efficient and effective in improving the bottom line.

Topics:

  • Introduction to the Construction Industry – roles and responsibilities
  • Construction Documents – bid documents and format of drawings
  • Tendering, Bidding, and Awarding of Contracts – calling and receiving of bids
  • Format of Contracts – features and types
  • Risk Management – bonding and construction insurance
  • Legal Matters – basic principles and typical contract
  • Project Management and Administration – start up to close out basics
  • Services Provided by Construction Associations

 

This course is ideal for… Everybody: new and longtime employees owners, architects, engineers, suppliers, contractors, and trades. Whether you’re onsite, giving direction – or in the office, taking phonecalls – this course is for you!

 

Facilitator: Debbie Hicks, DSH Consulting

With a comprehensive education background (Diploma in Business Administration, Bachelors of Science, teaching credential, and in progress MBA), learning has been at the core of Debbie’s career. As former President of the Southern Interior Construction Association in BC for 22 years, liaising with the buyers of construction services, architects, engineers, and contractors in advocacy and education, Debbie brings a solid base to her expertise. In addition, Debbie’s recent experience as the owner rep for Kelowna Yacht Club’s clubhouse construction has provided additional perspective. Through these experiences and teaching techniques, she is able to bring both knowledge and interaction to the classroom – an ideal education environment.

 

Two Day Course: December 12 & 13 (7:30 to 4:00 each day)

 

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2 Gold Seal Credits

 

  • December 12, 2017 - December 13, 2017
    7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Price Qty
Attendees (WCA Member)show details + $275.00 (CAD)*   Sold Out
Attendees (Non-Member - must pay via credit card or PayPal)show details + $375.00 (CAD)*   Sold Out

* price includes taxes


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Location

Venue:   Winnipeg Construction Association - Burnell Room

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