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Fundamentals of Pre-Construction and Project Management

November 7, 2023

Seven 1-1/2 Hour Sessions from November 7th to
December 19th

About the Class

This interactive virtual training is targeted at emerging project managers and estimators. Over the course of seven sessions, participants will learn the fundamentals of good pre-construction and project management practice. The sessions will be virtual and live, combining presentation with hands-on exercises and group discussion. Participants will be provided with assignments between sessions, tools, and templates.

Registration closes on October 24th.

About HELM

HELM is a collaborative team with expertise in construction, management, leadership, and education. With main offices in Montpelier and Brattleboro, Vermont and satellite offices in Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, and Chicago we work with contractors, architects, homeowners, business owners, and institutions throughout the country to advance high performance building practices and triple bottom line business principles. HELM is a socially responsible business dedicated to empowering teams to work together in collaborative and creative ways for a common shared outcome.

Learning Objectives

Gain insight on best practices for pre-construction and project management

Practice reviewing architectural plans and developing a scope of work

Learn strategies for developing preliminary and detailed estimates

Build a Gantt chart construction schedule

Process a Change Order document

Understand fundamentals of client management and team facilitation

7 Sessions

Session #1 (11/7) – Introduction, Sales, Overview

Session #2 (11/14) – Pre-Con, Expectations, Schematic Design

Session #3 (11/21) – Estimating for Design Development & Construction Documents

Session #4 (11/28) – Contracts, Kickoff, Pre-Mortem

Session #5 (12/5) – Scheduling, and Change Orders

Session #6 (12/12) – Project Management

Session #7 (12/19) – Overview, Project Close Out, Discussion

Sessions will be offered via Zoom on seven consecutive Tuesdays from 3:00-4:30pm. Registration is limited to keep the group small and allow for lots of discussion and small group breakouts. Attending all sessions in real-time is strongly encouraged, however, we will be recording the sessions.

Funding Grants Available: Submit by October 17th, 2023

Funding Grants Available: Submit by October 17th, 2023

The express grant is designed to help businesses of all sizes respond quickly to emerging needs and keep employees engaged. With bite-size grants for just-in-time training and no waiting periods between grants, the Express program is the Workforce Training Fund’s fastest path to funding.

You could take this training for FREE. Complete an Express Grant Application.

Course ID# 1135951

Built Environment Plus


November 7, 2023
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