june 2020

tue23jun1:00 pm3:00 pmThe Construction Leader Webseries1:00 pm - 3:00 pm CST Event Organized By: ABC of Wisconsin

Speakers for this event

  • Michael Somers

    Michael Somers

    The Construction Classroom

    Mike is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point with a degree in Business Management. He has over 30 years construction experience as Owner and Manager of construction businesses in Wisconsin. Mike has served on the ABC Wisconsin Board of Directors and was the driving force behind the creation of the ABC Heavy Equipment Operator Apprenticeship program, having taught the program for several years. Currently, Mike teaches several Construction leadership and management courses for ABC Wisconsin. In addition, he continues to travel throughout the United States and Canada teaching construction professionals and sharing a lifetime of “real experiences” in and personal enthusiasm for construction.

    URL www.constructionclassroom.com

    The Construction Classroom

Event Details

Becoming a great leader will result in better performance for the entire team. In this five-module program, participants will learn the leadership skills they need to become top performers. Note: This program complements the Construction Foreman series. The topics are different.

This program will be using GoToWebinar five, 90-minute to two-hour live, online modules. Participants will receive an invitation to join the sessions after completing the registration. The program includes a downloadable, interactive workbook. The fee is $169 per seat.

Who should attend
This is a construction industry leadership program for those who are responsible for supervising others, including crew leaders, foremen, supervisors, project managers and company leaders. Company owners are encouraged to attend.

Online Schedule

  1. Construction Leader Qualities – Tuesday June 23, 2020, 1:00 -3:00 CDT
    What is Leadership? This module focus on leadership rather than management of construction work groups.
  2. Construction Leaders – Thursday, June 25, 2020, 1:00 – 3:00 CDT
    Construction leaders are liaisons between their teams and upper management. This module looks at the role of leaders and the six actions they can take to produce superior results.
  3. Team Leaders – Tuesday, June 30, 2020, 1:00 – 3:00 CDT
    Successful team leaders build effective teams through an understanding of performance styles.
  4. Leadership is Hard – Thursday, July 9, 2020, 1:00 – 3:00 CDT
    Experienced leaders understand the power of conflict and motivation. This module will look at motivation, demotivation, and how to promote employee accountability.
  5. The Great Leader – Tuesday, July 14, 2020, 1:00 – 3:00 CDT
    The great leader isolates and identifies the root problems of poor performance. This module also looks at the power of praise to increase team enthusiasm.


(Tuesday) 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm CST


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