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 March 3rd.
This course is taught by Tia Garcia and Greg Woleck (HELM Construction Solutions)
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.
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
Session #1 (3/14) – Introduction, Sales, Overview
Session #2 (3/21) – Pre-Con, Expectations, Schematic Design
Session #3 (3/28) – Estimating for Design Development & Construction Documents
Session #4 (4/4) – Contracts, Kickoff, Pre-Mortem
Session #5 (4/11) – Scheduling, and Change Orders
Session #6 (4/18) – Project Management
Session #7 (4/25) – Overview, Project Close Out, Discussion
Sessions will be offered via Zoom on seven consecutive Tuesdays from 3:00-4:30pm. We are limiting registration to 20 participants 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 February 21st, 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