A course for the important individuals assisting project managers.
ASSOCIATED BUILDERS AND CONTRACTORS
The project coordinator/assistant project manager position is a lynch pin in the construction process. ABC of Wisconsin offers a unique 6-week education program developed for project coordinators who have a few months to several years of experience. This program has proven beneficial for anyone seeking to expand his or her project coordination skills, regardless of experience. It consists of six full-day sessions over six weeks.
Project Coordinator Registration
8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
$1,400 for the first registrant from an ABC-member company and $1,200 for each additional registrant.
Begins March 17, 2022
March 11, 2022
To register for individual courses at $299 each, access the individual course tabs below.
Who Should Enroll?
The Project Coordinator program is held annually. Office-level employees who are responsible for assisting with project management. This includes administrative assistants, project coordinators, and assistant project managers.
Day 1 – Introduction to Project Coordination
What impact does a project coordinator have on a typical job? Participants will review the construction industry overall and their role on the construction management team. The program starts with a high-level overview of the construction industry and the coordinator’s role in the construction process. We will look at the overall construction process and will dig deeply into the function of project management and project supervision teams. This highly interactive session will produce surprising insights into working in a team environment.
Day 2 – Working with Construction Documents
Construction documents rule the construction process from start to finish. Participants will understand the types of documents they are likely to work with and the importance of developing a proactive process of obtaining, processing, and maintaining documents. This session will break down documentation requirements for an entire project.
Day 3 – Communication, Negotiating & Time Management
Communicating and negotiating with others are keys to achieving outstanding results. We will discuss the communication model and the power of active listening. We also will cover negotiation principles and the art of influence. In addition, we will look at the value of time and how the approach makes a difference in the ability move projects forward.
Day 4 – Plan & Spec Reading
Project coordinators often work with specifications and plans. Participants will learn the history of plans and will learn common terminology and symbols. Participants will also work through a set of construction plans and specifications, answering specific questions on worksheets, providing opportunity to practice what they have learned.
Day 5 – Construction Law/Breachless Execution
Project coordinators often work with contract language. This program will discuss the concept of breachless contracts and so much more. This session will introduce contact basics and relevant terminology. We will review common contract and performance issues and their resolution. In addition, we will review progress billing and the payment process.
Day 6 – Project Delivery
Project Delivery focuses from the initial estimate to closeout. Discover why projects go wrong, examine the science of production, examine common reasons for cost overruns, control project budgets, and learn how to efficiently plan and maintain your projects.