Management Education

The Construction Foreman

A course for members who are building their leadership experience

Explore construction management

ASSOCIATED BUILDERS AND CONTRACTORS

Program Overview

Great craftspeople can become great crew leaders, foremen, and supervisors, with proper support, guidance, and educational opportunities. The Construction Foreman is a one-day program that provides participants with the knowledge they need to build their supervisory skills.

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The Construction Foreman Registration

The Construction Foreman is a one-day program offered throughout the year. In-house training is also available.

Registration Deadline:
Three weeks prior to each class

Class Times:
7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Fees:
$169 per registrant

December 6, 2019

ABC Training Center, Madison

January 3, 2020

ABC Training Center, Madison

March 27, 2020

Stevens Point

April 2, 2020

ABC Training Center, Madison

April 17, 2020

ABC Training Center, Madison

Who Should Enroll?

This program is for those with little or no formal supervisory training who supervise others in some capacity. This includes new crew leaders, foreman, and supervisors with anywhere from a few months to a few years’ experience. Company owners and experienced supervisory are welcome attend with their new supervisors.

Course Outline

Leadership Keys

Leadership Keys

  • Your supervisory skills
  • What type of leader are you
Leadership Style

Assess Your Leadership Style

  • Discover your leadership style
  • Four guidelines to earn your crew’s respect
  • Rational decision making
The Hats a Foreman Wears

The Hats a Foreman Wears

  • Acting like a foreman
  • Assessing your crew
  • Dealing with resistance to change
  • Listening skills inventory
Are You a Delegator?

Are You a Delegator?

  • Using delegation to develop your crew
  • What to delegate
  • What not to delegate
  • Ten delegation rules
Positive Workplace

Creating a Positive Workplace

  • Performance problems
  • Communicating with difficult workers
  • Say no with tact and professionalism
Engaged Team

Creating an Engaged Team

  • A formula for employee retention
  • Coaching employee performance
  • A continuous leadership cycle
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