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April 2016

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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Managing The Change Order Process

May 26, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
ABC Baltimore, 1220 E Joppa Rd
Towson, MD 21286 US
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Learn how to effectively manage and negotiate Change Orders (for Owners, General Contractors and Subcontractors) Dealing with work scope changes is an inevitable task faced by owners and contractors on the majority of all construction projects.  In the fast-paced construction industry, the ability to navigate this sometimes daunting process is an essential skill for construction professionals and owners alike.  Hastily negotiated and vaguely drafted change orders frequently lead to relationship damaging disputes that could have been avoided with proper training…

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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

MEP Blueprint Reading – 3-Day Course

October 3, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
ABC Baltimore, 1220 East Joppa RoadSuite 322
Towson, MD 21286 United States
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3 Day Course – October 3, 4, 5 The series of classes in this courses focuses on construction drawing elements important to individuals specializing in the HVAC, Plumbing and Electrical trades.  Commercial projects often consist of highly complex systems and components for the MEP trades.  The ability to accurately read plans drawn to represent and provide important information for these systems, is imperative for professionals in this specialty.  This class focuses on what’s important to the electrical and mechanical contractor.…

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The Change Order Process

October 11, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
ABC Baltimore, 1220 E Joppa Rd
Towson, MD 21286 US
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Learn how to effectively manage and negotiate Change Orders (for Owners, General Contractors and Subcontractors) Dealing with work scope changes is an inevitable task faced by owners and contractors on the majority of all construction projects.  In the fast-paced construction industry, the ability to navigate this sometimes daunting process is an essential skill for construction professionals and owners alike.  Hastily negotiated and vaguely drafted change orders frequently lead to relationship damaging disputes that could have been avoided with proper training…

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Business Relationship Building

October 19, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
McDonell Consulting and Development, Inc. Sandler Training Center, Cromwell Center, 810 Gleneagles Ct #103#103
Towson, MD 21286
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In today’s volatile and challenging business environment, it’s important to build and maintain successful business relationships and interact with others in a positive way to help achieve growth and revenue goals set by your organization. In this course, you will basic competencies critical to solid work relationships and career success.

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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

Estimating and Costing Principles – 3 Day Course

November 1, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
ABC Baltimore, 1220 East Joppa RoadSuite 322
Towson, MD 21286 United States
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Meets November 1, 3, 4 This course outlines the basic concepts for preparing and organizing an estimate for commercial construction. This class is designed for individuals interested pursuing a career as an estimator or project manager as well as those interested in broadening their knowledge in commercial estimating. Topics to include: Estimating the cost of General Conditions How to perform quantity take-off How to use unit pricing and labor rates Evaluating subcontractor and supplier bids Organizing and developing a comprehensive estimate

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Contract Documents and Law

November 10, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
ABC Baltimore, 1220 E Joppa Rd
Towson, MD 21286 US
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In this course, participants will analyze information typically found in contract documents and learn the fundamentals to construction law in order to gain an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of all contracted parties. The course will also help participants understand how contract documents can be used to resolve conflicts and maintain positive working relationships between all involved in the construction process. We will explore: The “must knows” of construction law What to “watch out” for and include in contract…

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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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