Education

Virtual Classroom

OCTOBER

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Conducting Performance Reviews On and Off the Job Site

Providing employees with feedback and having difficult conversations are often what supervisors put off or avoid altogether. Did you know that employees need to hear both what they’re doing well AND where they can improve in order to do their jobs more effectively? On October 13th HR expert, Sandra Reder, is going to walk members through this process. New content has been added to this workshop so that it builds on the HR Series we organized in the spring.

Who should attend: 

  • Site supervisors
  • Project managers
  • Forepersons
  • Office managers
  • HR staff

Topics include:

  • Suggestions/tips on how to deliver a review to employees on job sites;
  • Review of the performance management tools in the HR toolkit and how to customize them;
  • Ongoing performance management;
  • How to have difficult conversations.

Price:
$250 plus tax for members
$1,250 plus tax for nonmembers
(sign up for membership within one month of the session to be eligible for a $1,000 reimbursement on the cost of membership!)

EFT Payment is also accepted. Please contact us directly at info@mcabc.org to make a booking and we will issue you an invoice and EFT details.


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OCTOBER

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Common Code Violations for Boilers & Pressure Vehicles

Technical Safety BC will take us through the top administrative and technical non-compliances for Boilers and Pressure Vassals, as identified by safety officers. Panelists will also share examples of compliant and non-compliant situations. Bring your questions as time has been set aside for Q&A.

Price:  Free for members only

Speakers:

Gregory Endean, Safety Officer, Boiler & Pressure Vessels 
Richard Strebchuk, Safety Officer, Boiler & Pressure Vessels  


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NOVEMBER

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Identifying the Foreperson of Tomorrow

Part of the Building Capacity from Within series, this course is designed for: the journeyperson who wants to explore the possibility of moving to the foreperson position; a journeyperson the company thinks may have the potential to become a foreperson; and the newly appointed foreperson. It offers a high-level view of the techniques and strategies used by a foreperson to successfully manage all aspects of field labor and project productivity.

This eight-hour course is broken into two-hour segments over four days. It features renowned educator, Tim Wentz. Guest speakers round out this engaging and informative course.

Learning outcomes: 

  • How to participate effectively in a handover meeting
  • Identify and protect project scope
  • Understand performance metrics generated by estimating
  • Read and interpret project schedules
  • Apply a company’s safety program
  • Implement a project documentation strategy
  • Identify and manage changed conditions
  • Fundamental negotiating skills
  • Effectively manage the crew and the project

Price: 

$775 plus tax for members
$1,775 plus tax for nonmembers (sign up for membership within one month of the session to be eligible for a $1,000 reimbursement on the cost of membership!)


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DECEMBER

Succession Planning: How to Prepare for a Successful Transition

If you’re a business owner who would like to retire or redirect your focus within the next five years, it’s time to decide what you’re going to do with your business. Whether you’re considering selling to a third party, wanting to prepare for an employee buyout, or pass ownership to family members, this session will get you headed down the path to the retirement you’ve worked so hard for.

Learning outcomes:

  • Understanding what options are available, and what to consider when deciding whether to sell or transfer ownership;
  • How to make your company saleable or transferable;
  • Details on the optimal process for maximizing value and terms when selling to third parties.
  • Understanding how to place value on your company;
  • How to choose a successor to ensure your business continues to run smoothly;
  • Strategies for passing on the leadership role so that your business is more attractive to buyers.

Price: TBD

Speakers:

Keith Brown, Business Family Advisor, Financial Confidence Advisors Inc.
Axel Christiansen, Managing Director, Baker Tilly Canada Corporate Finance