CONSTRUCTION EDUCATION FOUNDATION OF NORTH TEXAS

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Category Name:
Supervisory Training

 

Courses For This Category

 

 Construction Site Leadership I
 Construction Site Leadership II
 Foreman Training Entry Level
 STP 1 - Leadership & Motivation
 STP 1: Leadership & Motivation
 STP 10 - General & Specialty Contractor Dynamics
 STP 2 - Oral & Written Communications
 STP 2: Communication
 STP 3 - Problem Solving & Decision Making
 STP 3: Planning and Scheduling
 STP 4 - Contract Documents & Construction Law
 STP 4: Contract Documents
 STP 5 - Planning & Scheduling
 STP 5: Improving Productivity & Managing Project Costs
 STP 6 - Understanding & Managing Project Costs
 STP 6: Risk Management and Problem Solving
 STP 7 - Accident Prevention & Loss Control
 STP 8 - Managing the Project
 STP 9 - Productivity Improvement
 Supervisory Training Intermediate
 
Scheduled Courses
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
Construction Site Leadership II Lewis R E 5:00 PM 8:00 PM 1/18/2018 4/1/2018 DFWEC
STP 1 - Leadership & Motivation McGuire T E 5:00 PM 9:00 PM 1/16/2018 2/20/2018 DFWEC
STP 1 - Leadership & Motivation McGuire T E 5:00 PM 9:00 PM 1/16/2018 2/20/2018 DFWEC
STP 2 - Oral & Written Communications McGuire T E 5:00 PM 9:00 PM 3/20/2018 4/24/2018 DFWEC
STP 2 - Oral & Written Communications Baker T E 5:00 PM 9:00 PM 3/20/2018 4/24/2018 DFWEC
STP 3: Planning and Scheduling Ladner W E 5:30 PM 9:30 PM 1/17/2018 2/14/2018 DFWEC
STP 3: Planning and Scheduling Ladner W E 5:30 PM 9:30 PM 1/17/2018 2/14/2018 DFWEC
STP 4: Contract Documents Ellis M E 5:30 PM 9:30 PM 1/22/2018 2/19/2018 DFWEC
STP 5: Improving Productivity & Managing Project Costs Bray W E 5:30 PM 9:30 PM 2/21/2018 4/18/2018 DFWEC
STP 6: Risk Management and Problem Solving Welch T E 6:00 PM 9:00 PM 1/16/2018 5/8/2018 DFWEC
STP 6: Risk Management and Problem Solving Welch T E 6:00 PM 9:00 PM 1/16/2018 5/8/2018 DFWEC
STP 6: Risk Management and Problem Solving Dickerson T E 6:00 PM 9:00 PM 1/16/2018 5/8/2018 North Lake College - North
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Legend: M=Monday, T=Tuesday, W=Wednesday, R=Thursday, F=Friday, Sa=Saturday, DFWEC=DFW Education Center, NLC=North Lake College Main Campus
 
Course Details
Construction Site Leadership I
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $569.00
12 Sessions/48 Hours
Introduction to skills and concepts necessary to effectively manage individuals and teams. Students will be exposed to leadership techniques that target communication, conflict resolution, problem solving, team organization and trust building.
PREREQUISITE:
no prerequisites
MATERIALS:
Project Management 2nd edition
$132.00 - Purchase Required
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ******** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER ********
 
Construction Site Leadership II
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $569.00
12 Sessions/48 Hours
Introduction to construction project control tools that are essential to the management of safety, cost, quality and production. These tools include pre-task planning, hazard identification, inspection/documentation methods, resource control, task organization and scheduling methods.
PREREQUISITE:
no prerequisites
MATERIALS:
no materials
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
Construction Site Leadership II Lewis R E 5:00 PM 8:00 PM 1/18/2018 4/1/2018 DFWEC
 
Foreman Training Entry Level
Type of Class: Short Term
Class Fee: $347.00
6 Sessions/24 Hours
The foreman or lead man is on the front line of construction management. The transition from production to supervision requires new skills and attitudes. This 24-hour course introduces the management tools a new foreman/lead man will need to develop for daily operations. Topics include: Problem Solving; Planning; Scheduling; Estimating; Effective Use of Job Resources; Material and Equipment and Knowing How to Work in a Safe Manner; the Human Relations Skills: Communication and Motivation.
PREREQUISITE:
no prerequisites
MATERIALS:
no materials
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ******** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER ********
 
STP 1 - Leadership & Motivation
Type of Class: Short Term
Class Fee: $294.00
6 Sessions/24 Hours
This course will describe the value of effective supervision of workers and improve the construction supervisor’s ability to lead and motivate others. Topics include: The dollars and sense of people in construction;The role of the construction supervisor; Helping people perform better; Motivating and leading others; Positive feedback; Training and orienting crew members; Teams and team building; Leadership skills in action.
PREREQUISITE:
no prerequisites
MATERIALS:
STP 1 - Leadership and Motivation 2015 Ed
$122.00 - Purchase Required
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
STP 1 - Leadership & Motivation McGuire T E 5:00 PM 9:00 PM 1/16/2018 2/20/2018 DFWEC
STP 1 - Leadership & Motivation McGuire T E 5:00 PM 9:00 PM 1/16/2018 2/20/2018 DFWEC
 
STP 1: Leadership & Motivation
Type of Class: Short Term
Class Fee: $294.00
6 Sessions/24 Hours
This course will describe the value of effective supervision of workers and improve the construction supervisor’s ability to lead and motivate others. Topics include: The dollar and sense of people in construction: the role of the construction supervisor; Helping people perform better; Motivating and leading others; Positive feedback; Training and orienting crew members; Teams and team building; Leadership skills in action.
PREREQUISITE:
no prerequisites
MATERIALS:
STP 1 - Leadership and Motivation 2015 Ed
$122.00 - Purchase Required
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ******** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER ********
 
STP 10 - General & Specialty Contractor Dynamics
Type of Class: Short Term
Class Fee: $385.00
5 Sessions/20 Hours
This unit focuses on helping general and specialty contractor supervisors work together to ensure successful project completion. Topics Include: Construction Systems; Contractual Relationships; Qualifying and Selecting Specialty Contractors; Communication; Plans and Specifications; Site Mobilization; Time Management; Productivity Improvement; and Project Closeout.
PREREQUISITE:
no prerequisites
MATERIALS:
no materials
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ******** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER ********
 
STP 2 - Oral & Written Communications
Type of Class: Short Term
Class Fee: $294.00
6 Sessions/24 Hours
This course presents a body of knowledge and skills that today’s construction supervisors need in order to be effective communicators on their job site. Topics include: Effective communication; Learning to listen; Carrying on conversations; Persuasion, negotiation, and confrontation; Communicating with your crew; Putting it in writing; Meetings that work; Electronic communication; and Improving communication.
PREREQUISITE:
no prerequisites
MATERIALS:
STP 2- Oral and written Communications 2015 Ed
$122.00 - Purchase Required
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
STP 2 - Oral & Written Communications McGuire T E 5:00 PM 9:00 PM 3/20/2018 4/24/2018 DFWEC
STP 2 - Oral & Written Communications Baker T E 5:00 PM 9:00 PM 3/20/2018 4/24/2018 DFWEC
 
STP 3 - Problem Solving & Decision Making
Type of Class: Short Term
Class Fee: $395.00
5 Sessions/20 Hours
Topics include: Problem Solving in the Construction Industry; Problem Prevention; Identifying Problems Accurately; How to Solve Scheduling and Technical Problems; Solving Human Performance Problems; Barriers to Developing Creative Solutions; Creative Problem Solving; Establishing a Problem Solving Atmosphere; A Follow-up System for Gauging Effectiveness; and Changing Your Mind.
PREREQUISITE:
no prerequisites
MATERIALS:
no materials
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ******** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER ********
 
STP 3: Planning and Scheduling
Type of Class: Short Term
Class Fee: $294.00
5 Sessions/20 Hours
This course will help construction supervisors understand ways in which planning and scheduling saves time and money, while increasing quality in the construction process. Topics include: Preparing the project plan; Comminicating the plan; The critical path; Computer use in scheduling; Using the schedule on the jobsite; Updating the construction schedule; The schedule as documentation and Using planning and scheduling
PREREQUISITE:
no prerequisites
MATERIALS:
STP 3 Planning & Scheduling 2015 Ed
$122.00 - Purchase Required
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
STP 3: Planning and Scheduling Ladner W E 5:30 PM 9:30 PM 1/17/2018 2/14/2018 DFWEC
STP 3: Planning and Scheduling Ladner W E 5:30 PM 9:30 PM 1/17/2018 2/14/2018 DFWEC
 
STP 4 - Contract Documents & Construction Law
Type of Class: Short Term
Class Fee: $275.00
5 Sessions/20 Hours
This course will provide information about contract documents and construction law to help supervisors recognize the roles and responsibilities of all contracted parties, to develop an understanding of how contract documents can be helpful to solve problems and resolve conflicts, and to develop positive relationships between all parties in the construction process. Topics include: Introduction to contract documents and construction law; Creating a positive environment through partnering; Contractual relationships; Contract forms and documents; Managing general conditions; Good documentation practices; Changes; Differing site conditions; Time impacts; and Negotiation of resolutions.
PREREQUISITE:
no prerequisites
MATERIALS:
STP 4 Contract Documents 2015 Ed
$122.00 - Purchase Required
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ******** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER ********
 
STP 4: Contract Documents
Type of Class: Short Term
Class Fee: $294.00
5 Sessions/20 Hours
This course will provide information about contract documents and construction law to help supervisors recognize the roles and responsibilites of all contracted parties, to develop and understanding of how contract documents can be helpful to solve problems and resolve conflicts, and to develop positive relationships between all parties in the construction process. Topics include: Introduction to contract documents and construction law; Creating a positive environment through partnering; Contractual relationships; Contract forms and documents; Managing general conditions; Good documentation practices Changes; Differing site conditions; Time impacts; and Negotiation of resolutions.
PREREQUISITE:
no prerequisites
MATERIALS:
STP 4 Contract Documents 2015 Ed
$122.00 - Purchase Required
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
STP 4: Contract Documents Ellis M E 5:30 PM 9:30 PM 1/22/2018 2/19/2018 DFWEC
 
STP 5 - Planning & Scheduling
Type of Class: Short Term
Class Fee: $395.00
5 Sessions/20 Hours
Topics include: The Bar Chart; The Precedence Diagram; The Arrow Diagram; The Critical Path; Using Networks; Three Phases of Planning and Scheduling; A Large Project CPM; and Applying the Schedule.
PREREQUISITE:
no prerequisites
MATERIALS:
no materials
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ******** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER ********
 
STP 5: Improving Productivity & Managing Project Costs
Type of Class: Short Term
Class Fee: $294.00
8 Sessions/30 Hours
This course covers understanding how project estimates are compiled, how to compare actual project costs with those estimated and how to control costs to meet the estimate. This course also details how productivity is measure, how the supervisor plays a major role in increasing jobsite productivity and how a small increase in productivity can have a significant impact on the time and cost of a project.Topics include: Construction estimates; Who controls project costs; Reporting and analyzing actual costs; Planning for cost control; Cost control strategies; Labor cost variances; Working with project partners; Managing risk and loss potentials; Cost control strategies; Post-project evaluations; Benchmarking construction productivity; Improving productivity through pre-planning; New skills for effective supervision; Personnel management; Equipment management for productivity improvement; Jobsite productivity, planning and scheduling; Quantifying lost labor productivity; and Record keeping, control, changes, and defect analysis.
PREREQUISITE:
no prerequisites
MATERIALS:
STP 5 Improving Productivity and Managing Costs 2015 Ed
$122.00 - Purchase Required
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
STP 5: Improving Productivity & Managing Project Costs Bray W E 5:30 PM 9:30 PM 2/21/2018 4/18/2018 DFWEC
 
STP 6 - Understanding & Managing Project Costs
Type of Class: Short Term
Class Fee: $395.00
5 Sessions/20 Hours
Topics include: The Cost Control Cycle; The Estimate; The Estimate Breakdown; Work and Cost Analysis; Short Interval Production Scheduling (SIPS); Cost Control; Reporting and Cost Comparison; Production Control; and Project Debriefing and Evaluation.
PREREQUISITE:
no prerequisites
MATERIALS:
no materials
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ******** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER ********
 
STP 6: Risk Management and Problem Solving
Type of Class: Short Term
Class Fee: $504.00
16 Sessions/48 Hours
This course will cover the roles and responsibilities of a construction supervisor in accident prevention and loss control. Topics include: Safety leadership, communication and expectations; Planning for site safety; Site safety management; Site security and protection; Multi-employer jobsite safety; Construction risk management; Safety and human resources; and Regulatory procedures, record keeping and documents
PREREQUISITE:
no prerequisites
MATERIALS:
STP 6 Risk Management & Problem Solving 2015 Ed
$122.00 - Purchase Required
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
STP 6: Risk Management and Problem Solving Welch T E 6:00 PM 9:00 PM 1/16/2018 5/8/2018 DFWEC
STP 6: Risk Management and Problem Solving Welch T E 6:00 PM 9:00 PM 1/16/2018 5/8/2018 DFWEC
STP 6: Risk Management and Problem Solving Dickerson T E 6:00 PM 9:00 PM 1/16/2018 5/8/2018 North Lake College - North
 
STP 7 - Accident Prevention & Loss Control
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $471.00
15 Sessions/48 Hours
Topics include: Introduction to Accident Prevention and Loss Control; Safety Communication and Motivation; Documentation and Inventories; Using Reference Materials and Advisory Services; Project Security and Traffic Control; Preplanning and Using the Project Schedule to Prevent Losses; Delegation of Responsibility and Equipment Maintenance; Common Construction Hazards; and Government Regulations and Inspections.
PREREQUISITE:
no prerequisites
MATERIALS:
no materials
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ******** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER ********
 
STP 8 - Managing the Project
Type of Class: Short Term
Class Fee: $395.00
5 Sessions/20 Hours
Topics include: Introduction to Project Management; Pre-construction Planning: Planning, Organizing and Staffing; Pre-construction Planning: Developing the Project Plan; Pre-construction Planning: Planning for Production and Support; Cost Control and Risk Control; Policies and Procedures; Purchasing and Receiving; Subcontractor Management; Project Layout; and Project Start-up and Close-out.
PREREQUISITE:
no prerequisites
MATERIALS:
no materials
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ******** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER ********
 
STP 9 - Productivity Improvement
Type of Class: Short Term
Class Fee: $395.00
5 Sessions/20 Hours
Topics Include: Productivity; Internal and External Factors; The Importance of Detailed Project Preplanning; The Impact of Communication on Productivity Improvement; Motivation; Job Satisfaction and Productivity; Analyzing and Evaluating Project Productivity; Using the Time-lapse Film Technique; Developing a Methods Improvement Program; and Time Management and Delegation of Responsibility.
PREREQUISITE:
no prerequisites
MATERIALS:
no materials
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ******** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER ********
 
Supervisory Training Intermediate
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $401.00
12 Sessions/48 Hours
This 48-hour training course is designed to introduce a foreman or lead man to the skills needed to function as a supervisor and/or project manager. It covers such essential topics as: The Art of Supervision; Safety; Human Relations; Decision Making and Problem Solving; Documents and Documentation; Time Management, Planning, Scheduling, Estimating, Resource and Cost Control, Quality Process, Bonding and Lien Laws, Hiring and Interviewing, and Written Communication.
PREREQUISITE:
no prerequisites
MATERIALS:
no materials
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ******** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER ********