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WCA | Building Knowledge: The Construction Industry Explained

December 9 2020 to December 10 2020

Building Knowledge: The Construction Industry Explained


Are you new to the construction industry or a longtime employee interested in understanding all the pieces of the industry? Building Knowledge: The Construction Industry Explained (formerly known as Construction 101) is designed to put the pieces of the construction industry puzzle together. Participants have called this session a Master's Program in construction because of the vast and valuable information you'll learn.
This two-day session breaks down the complexity of the construction industry by showing how various stakeholders - owners, consultants, contractors, sub-contractors, manufacturers, suppliers and service providers fit into the industry. You'll have the chance to try out a variety of activities which will help you appreciate project delivery all the way from concept to closeout. All skills are aimed to help your company be more efficient and effective in improving the bottom line.

Topics:

  • Introduction to the construction industry: Roles and responsibilities
  • Construction documents: Bid documents and format of drawings
  • Tendering, bidding and awarding of contracts: Calling and receiving bids
  • Format of contracts: Features and types
  • Risk management: Bonding and construction insurance
  • Legal matters: Basic principles and typical contract
  • Project management and administration: Start-up to closeout basics
  • How construction associations can help

This course is ideal for: New and longtime employees who are interested in understanding all the pieces of the construction industry, including:
Contractors (general and trades)
Buyers of Construction Services (municipalities and school districts)
Design Consultants (engineers and architects)

For more information: Click here
Location: WCA 1447 Waverley St, Winnipeg, MB R3T 0P7
Time: December 9, 2020 7:30 am - December 10, 2020 4:00 pm