Experienced SMACNA Contractors know that their best project managers take ownership of their projects. This concentrated 2½ day program aims to build upon existing project management skills and strengthen proficiency.
*Recommended for project managers with two to five years project management experience. Participants should have some field experience and/or a college degree.
Change Order Management
Attendees Learn to:
Plan projects to maximize profits and customer satisfaction
Develop and maintain profitable customer relationships
Build and lead powerful, integrated project teams
Understand and master financial control of projects
The registration fee includes:
planned activities each day
$1,995 before March 2, 2018
$2,195 after March 2, 2018
**Additional registrants from the same company will receive a $200 discount upon verification.
Hotel reservations will be made on participants behalf by SMACNA at the program host hotel, Residence Inn Crabtree Hotel. Accommodations will be made on a space available basis, upon payment of the meeting registration fee.
A credit card is required to guarantee your hotel reservation, and must be presented at check-in for payment of your room, tax and incidental charges.
There’s no question that contractors who provide employee education and training reap the rewards of their investment. Developed for both new supervisors and those with several years experience, this program will put you on the right track to success in the field.
* Recommended for HVAC/sheet metal foremen, shop foremen, superintendents and other critical managers.
Get the Tools You Need For Success
• The attributes of a successful sheet metal supervisor
• The eight core values of a successful supervisor
• How to implement a time management system
• How to improve internal company communication
• The importance of documentation and follow-up
• How to develop a mentoring and coaching plan
• How to properly delegate and hold workers accountable
• How to manage conflict
• Tactics for job planning and project management
• How to motivate workers
About the Instructors
Kevin Dougherty has been speaking to the construction industry over the last 20 years. Kevin’s work and education experience enables him to relate to today’s problems and provides tangible solutions in an easy-to-listen style. His client base ranges from family-owned businesses to corporate conglomerates. In addition to speaking and writing articles, Kevin has served as sales manager and corporate trainer for a multi-million dollar mechanical contractor.
Stephane McShane is a Senior Consultant at Maxim Consulting Group responsible for the evaluation and implementation processes with their clients. Stephane works with construction firms of all sizes to evaluate business practices and assist with management challenges. Her areas of expertise include leadership development, organizational assessments, strategic planning, project execution, business development, productivity improvement, and training programs.
Nic Bittle works with contractors that want to prepare and develop their workforce to lead with impact, act like a pro, and perform at their best on a daily basis. He does this through presentations and workshops, and through tools that he has develop designed to support the learning process through a unique information delivery system called D.R.I.P. Information.
The registration fee includes program materials, planned activities, breakfast, lunch and dinner during the program. To reserve your place in the program, submit the online registration form with payment no later than February 2, 2018.
$1,495 before February 2, 2018
$1,695 after February 2, 2018
**Additional registrants from the same company will receive a $200 discount which will be applied upon verification of second registrant application.
February 25 – March 1, 2018
Tempe (Phoenix), Arizona
This intensive 3 ½ day program features a faculty of top industry experts. Enrollment is limited to 35, guaranteeing individual participation with a small group of talented, motivated peers.
Why Attend? You will…
Participate in a total involvement learning experience and receive an in-depth study of the issues and problems facing management in the sheet metal industry.
Learn how to run a sheet metal company by focusing on the financial and administrative areas.
Learn from top-name industry experts in the industry. Sessions include lectures, group activities, and case study work.
Participate in group discussions to apply what you know and share your thoughts with others in the class.
The registration fee includes:
breakfast and lunch each day
To reserve your place in the program, submit the online registration form with payment no later than January 12, 2018. You must be a SMACNA member to attend this program.
$2,490 before January 12, 2018
$2,690 after January 12, 2018
**Additional registrants from the same company will receive a $200 discount applied upon verification.
Registered attendees will have accommodations made on their behalf by SMACNA at the program host hotel, Tempe Mission Palms Hotel.
Accommodations will be made on a space available basis, upon payment of the meeting registration fee. A credit card is required to guarantee your hotel reservation, and must presented at check-in for payment of your room, tax, and incidental charges. The room rate is $209/night plus tax and $15 resort fee.
This is an exceptional opportunity for labor and management to build on their relationship, share information, and learn new and innovative strategies to work together for a stronger industry.
Contractors, chapter executives, and future leaders will all find something valuable from this two-day program.
With a streamlined format, the conference promises to be even better than in the past. Browse the links in the menu above for more information. More details and information will be added as they become available.
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In late October, the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA) held their 73rd Annual Convention in Phoenix, Arizona. Over 30 people from SMACNA-Boston chapter attended the event.
As an affiliate of SMACNA National, SMACNA Boston Executive Director Tom Gunning has been very active in SMACNA National for decades and was honored at the latest convention by being inducted into SMACNA’s College of Fellows.
Tom was one of 6 individuals being inducted to the College this year in a process that requires a nomination from your peers. Tom’s family traveled to Arizona to see him receive the award and was joined onstage by his wife.
In addition, Roy Ricci of McCusker-Gill Inc., was honored for his years of service on the SMACNA National Board of Directors. As well as making an impact nationally, Roy is an active member of SMACNA Boston and the BTEA.
Please join us in congratulating Tom and Roy and thanking them for their dedicated service to our industry and members both locally and nationally.