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February 2016

The Project Close-Out Process – 2 Night Course

February 22, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
ABC Baltimore, 1220 E Joppa Rd
Towson, MD 21286 United States
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February 22 & 24. Project close-out is the last phase in the construction process, but arguably one of the most important.   As a project comes to a close, a contractor’s attention is often diverted.  This could be due to a shifting of focus on upcoming and new projects or to projects involving more critical challenges.  Although the close out process has become increasingly challenging for many contractors, it remains a critical aspect to ensure on-time and proper payment.  After all…

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March 2016

Risk Management & Problem Solving

March 9, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
ABC Baltimore, 1220 E Joppa Rd
Towson, MD 21286 US
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One of the key skills possessed by many successful managers in any industry is the ability to evaluate risk and make sound decisions.   In this course, participants will discover common risks shared amongst commercial contractors and learn fundamental ways to minimize their firm’s exposure to these risks. Participants will also learn how to evaluate situations and their potential effects on a specific project or the company overall and learn skills to aid in decision making. Topics to include: Managing Site…

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Fundamentals of Crew Leadership – 2-Day Course

March 14, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
ABC Baltimore, 1220 E Joppa Rd
Towson, MD 21286 United States
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2 Day Course - March 14-15 Leaders in today’s construction industry face a highly complex and challenging workforce.  From daily communication and coordination with multiple subcontractors to dealing with individual personnel challenges, crew leaders must demonstrate strong leadership skills while remaining focused on project details to ensure each project is delivered successfully.  Participants of the class will receive practical tools from an instructor with years of experience leading multiple crews in construction.  Students can expect to walk away with tools…

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Introduction to BP Reading, 3 Day Course

March 21, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
ABC Baltimore, 1220 E Joppa Rd
Towson, MD 21286 US
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This class meets for three consecutive nights, March 21, 22, 23  at ABC Baltimore from 4 to 6 pm. Blue print reading is a fundamental skill that should be mastered by all individuals pursuing a career in the construction industry.  This class has been designed for individuals with little to no experience with reading blueprints and will help provide the foundation necessary to help individuals master this important skill.  Potential students should be proficient with basic mathematics and have a…

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The Project Close-Out Process

March 28, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
ABC Baltimore, 1220 E Joppa Rd
Towson, MD 21286 US
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Project close-out is the last phase in the construction process, but arguably one of the most important.   As a project comes to a close, a contractor’s attention is often diverted.  This could be due to a shifting of focus on upcoming and new projects or to projects involving more critical challenges.  Although the close out process has become increasingly challenging for many contractors, it remains a critical aspect to ensure on-time and proper payment.  After all this stage is critical…

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April 2016

Planning & Scheduling – 3 Day Course

April 5, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
ABC Baltimore, 1220 E Joppa Rd
Towson, MD 21286 US
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Meets April 5,12,19 ABC’s Planning & Scheduling course will help construction professionals understand common industry practices for planning and scheduling multiple construction activities for commercial projects. The course will provide insight on how this element plays a significant role in the project’s overall duration and bottom line. Topics to include: Developing and communicating Construction schedules The Critical Path Updating and keeping schedules current Technology used in developing schedules The Construction Schedule as a part of the Contract Doc’s And more….…

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Communication In Construction

April 20, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
McDonell Consulting & Development, Inc. Sandler Training Center, Cromwell Center, 810 Gleneagles Ct #103#103
Towson, MD 21286 US
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Meets April 20 The ability to effectively communicate has a high impact on your level of success in the construction industry. Construction professionals must communicate large volumes of information on daily basis both written and verbally. Conquering the ability to do this in a clear and effective way is important for any professional in the industry. This class focuses on body language, writing, speaking and listening as methods of communication. Topics will include: Overcoming communication barriers Communicating effectively with your…

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May 2016

Managing Productivity

May 4, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
ABC Baltimore, 1220 E Joppa Rd
Towson, MD 21286 US
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Ending a project this is completed on time, within budget and profitable is the ultimate goal for any construction manager or supervisor.  Often times, the project’s financial success hinges on a manager’s ability to fully understand how productivity on site effects the over-all bottom line.  This course will examine the concepts and techniques used by successful managers to ensure productivity is maintained at a high level through-out the project’s duration.  This class will be taught by a dynamic construction professional…

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Introduction to BP Reading, 3 Day Course

May 23, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
ABC Baltimore, 1220 E Joppa Rd
Towson, MD 21286 US
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This class meets for three consecutive nights, May 23,24,25 at ABC Baltimore from 4 to 6 pm. Blue print reading is a fundamental skill that should be mastered by all individuals pursuing a career in the construction industry.  This class has been designed for individuals with little to no experience with reading blueprints and will help provide the foundation necessary to help individuals master this important skill.  Potential students should be proficient with basic mathematics and have a basic understanding…

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June 2016

The Project Close-Out Process

June 2, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
ABC Baltimore, 1220 E Joppa Rd
Towson, MD 21286 US
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Learn proven methods to implement an Effective and Successful project closeout Project close-out is the last phase in the construction process, but arguably one of the most important.  Closing out projects has become a real challenge for many contractors.  However, it remains a critical aspect of the construction process to ensure on-time and proper payment.  Retainage payment often hinges on successful closeout – which generally amounts to most, if not all of the job’s profit.  This class will explore effective…

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Managing Productivity

June 14, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
ABC Baltimore, 1220 E Joppa Rd
Towson, MD 21286 US
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Ending a project this is completed on time, within budget and profitable is the ultimate goal for any construction manager or supervisor.  Often times, the project’s financial success hinges on a manager’s ability to fully understand how productivity on site effects the over-all bottom line.  This course will examine the concepts and techniques used by successful managers to ensure productivity is maintained at a high level through-out the project’s duration.  This class will be taught by a dynamic construction professional…

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August 2016

Introduction to BP Reading, 3 Day Course

August 22, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
ABC Baltimore, 1220 East Joppa RoadSuite 322
Towson, MD 21286 United States
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This class meets for three consecutive nights, August 22,23,24 at ABC Baltimore from 4 to 6 pm. Blue print reading is a fundamental skill that should be mastered by all individuals pursuing a career in the construction industry.  This class has been designed for individuals with little to no experience with reading blueprints and will help provide the foundation necessary to help individuals master this important skill.  Potential students should be proficient with basic mathematics and have a basic understanding…

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September 2016

Leadership and Motivation

September 7, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
ABC Baltimore, 1220 East Joppa RoadSuite 322
Towson, MD 21286 United States
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This course focuses on the core concepts of effective leadership and motivation to successfully lead construction teams. In a highly complex and fast paced industry such as construction, motivating and keeping team members motivated can prove to be a challenge. Participants will learn key strategies to employ each day to maintain productivity and keep team players focused on end results. Topics to include: Communicating Effectively Maintain a team’s sense of camaraderie and enthusiasm Properly deal with difficult individuals Helping others…

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The Project Close-Out Process

September 14, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
ABC Baltimore, 1220 East Joppa RoadSuite 322
Towson, MD 21286 United States
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Learn proven methods to implement an Effective and Successful project closeout   Project close-out is the last phase in the construction process, but arguably one of the most important.  Closing out projects has become a real challenge for many contractors.  However, it remains a critical aspect of the construction process to ensure on-time and proper payment.  Retainage payment often hinges on successful closeout – which generally amounts to most, if not all of the job’s profit.  This class will explore…

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Planning and Scheduling – 3 Day Course

September 19, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
ABC Baltimore, 1220 East Joppa RoadSuite 322
Towson, MD 21286 United States
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Meets September 19, 20, 21 ABC’s Planning & Scheduling course will help construction professionals understand common industry practices for planning and scheduling multiple construction activities for commercial projects. The course will provide insight on how this element plays a significant role in the project’s overall duration and bottom line. Topics to include: Developing and communicating Construction schedules The Critical Path Updating and keeping schedules current Technology used in developing schedules The Construction Schedule as a part of the Contract Doc’s…

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October 2016

Introduction to BP Reading, 3 Day Course

October 24, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
ABC Baltimore, 1220 E Joppa Rd
Towson, MD 21286 US
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This class meets for three consecutive nights, October 24, 25, 26 at ABC Baltimore from 4 to 6 pm. Blue print reading is a fundamental skill that should be mastered by all individuals pursuing a career in the construction industry.  This class has been designed for individuals with little to no experience with reading blueprints and will help provide the foundation necessary to help individuals master this important skill.  Potential students should be proficient with basic mathematics and have a…

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Risk Management and Problem Solving

October 25, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
ABC Baltimore, 1220 East Joppa RoadSuite 322
Towson, MD 21286 United States
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One of the key skills possessed by many successful managers in any industry is the ability to evaluate risk and make sound decisions.   In this course, participants will discover common risks shared amongst commercial contractors and learn fundamental ways to minimize their firm’s exposure to these risks. Participants will also learn how to evaluate situations and their potential effects on a specific project or the company overall and learn skills to aid in decision making. Topics to include: Managing Site…

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November 2016

Communication In Construction

November 22, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
McDonell Consulting and Development, Inc. Sandler Training Center, Cromwell Center, 810 Gleneagles Ct #103
Towson, MD 21286
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The ability to effectively communicate has a high impact on your level of success in the construction industry. Construction professionals must communicate large volumes of information on daily basis both written and verbally. Conquering the ability to do this in a clear and effective way is important for any professional in the industry. This class focuses on body language, writing, speaking and listening as methods of communication. Topics will include: Overcoming communication barriers Communicating effectively with your construction team Strategies…

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Technology In Construction

November 29, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
ABC Baltimore, 1220 E Joppa Rd
Towson, MD 21286 US
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Using technology in today’s fast paced work environment is important to remain efficient and competitive.  Many construction firms are not aware of the technology available to help improve the overall success of the company.  This class provides an overview of technology available specific for the construction industry to aid in the following areas:  Estimating, Project Management, Workforce management and Administration.

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December 2016

Managing Productivity

December 6, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
ABC Baltimore, 1220 E Joppa Rd
Towson, MD 21286 US
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Ending a project this is completed on time, within budget and profitable is the ultimate goal for any construction manager or supervisor.  Often times, the project’s financial success hinges on a manager’s ability to fully understand how productivity on site effects the over-all bottom line.  This course will examine the concepts and techniques used by successful managers to ensure productivity is maintained at a high level through-out the project’s duration.  This class will be taught by a dynamic construction professional…

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