Becoming a Field Manager
Purpose: To move field supervisors toward thinking and acting more like a manager. We call it "Taking Off the Tool Belt". As an average project contract amount is the same size as a small business' revenue, it is critical that a foreman or superintendent act more as if they have total profit and loss responsibility.
In our class, we will give to your field staff the right focus, processes and tools to improve project profitability and schedule adherence.
The aim of the course is to dispel the myths of good field management with the facts. Everyone has learned from someone else. Only through careful study and analysis have several construction industry trends and effective field techniques been uncovered. This course will meet your expectations of “real world” issues and answers.
TOPICS TO BE COVERED:
Where is the Opportunity?
Nature of our Industry
Changes in Industry
Controllable vs. Uncontrollable
The Habits of Highly Effective Field Managers
Building a Project: a Real World Exercise
Bridge Building Exercise
Assessment of What Works and What Doesn't
Measurement makes Improvement Happen
Why Measurement is important?
Upstream vs. Downstream Measurement
Behavior vs. Results
Examples / Forms / Templates
Who Should Attend
Field Managers i.e. Site Supervisors, Foreperson, Leadperson, Superintendents and Crew Leaders
Tuesday, December 12
8 am - 5 pm
*Participants are Provided Lunch
East Norriton Main Office
430 W. Germantown Pike, East Norriton PA 19403
Cost: Per Person $350 ($300 2+ employees from the same company)
Register by November 30th and save an extra $25 per person.
Instructor: Dr. Matt Stevens (Stevens-Day Construction Institute, Inc.)
Instructor Bio: Dr. Matt Stevens is an owner and management adviser with Stevens-Day Construction Institute, Inc. which works exclusively with construction contractors. Stevens has been advising since 1994 and his industry experience spans over 35 years.
In addition to receiving his Doctorate from the University of Florida, he has authored two industry books; Managing a Construction Firm on Just 24 Hours a Day and The Construction MBA. Matt’s advising work focuses on Strategic Planning, Business Evaluations, Best Practices, and Productivity.
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