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1-Day Course

Management & Leadership Skills for Construction Supervisors


Attendees of this one-day course will learn valuable management and leadership skills that will improve jobsite productivity on their projects. Completing a project “on time and on budget” takes the efforts of many people. Top supervisors and foremen achieve this goal by effectively managing the wide range of talents and personalities found on the jobsite.

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Course Overview

Who Should Take This Course

  • Superintendents
  • Foremen
  • Project Leaders
  • Crew Leaders
  • Project Managers

What You Will Learn

This course uncovers the underlying reasons why some jobs make money and some don’t. Discover how one supervisor can obtain excellent productivity with a crew while another is constantly fighting fires and job crises. Learn to more effectively supervise your own jobs. Attendees will be better prepared and equipped with the knowledge to effectively supervise all aspects of field construction and increase jobsite productivity. This course is packed with hundreds of ideas, concepts, and techniques used by some of the most effective supervisors in the industry. Attend this course and learn how to complete all of your jobs on time and on budget.

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What Will Be Covered

  • Looking at your project from the outside in
  • Taking advice and soliciting lessons learned
  • Maintaining quality without sacrificing productivity
  • Fulfilling your 5 key responsibilities
  • Learn about lost productivity
  • Ways to conserve assets and stop waste
  • Proven methods to prevent theft and vandalism
  • Keeping people safe and cutting worker’s compensation costs
  • Solving disputes and conflicts
  • The best ways to build and maintain teamwork
  • Improving your listening skills
  • How to change behavior in others without resentment
  • Developing effective communication skills
  • Understanding how leadership style affects performance
  • Understanding project requirements and preplanning
  • Managing the paperwork burden—using it to your company’s advantage
  • Learn the art of having a win-win negotiations
  • Understanding your project manager
  • Maintaining discipline and company policy
  • Change orders—dealing with them more effectively
  • Finding the best approach to improve subcontractor performance
  • Surefire job productivity boosters

Upon Completion

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • More effectively complete jobs on time and on budget.
  • Improve their skills and effectiveness and will learn to cope with today’s labor issues.
  • Return to the jobsite with the structure and knowledge base to effectively improve the quality of production through expedited processes.
  • Better understand how to implement effective communication strategies that will substantially reduce unnecessary cost and waste of labor, material, and equipment.
  • Learn what it takes to be a top construction supervisor and what the most effective ways of managing construction jobsites are.

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