Management Education

The Construction Leader

A leadership course for managers, supervisors, & owners

Explore construction management

Project Coordinator | Project Supervision | Emerging Leader | Safety Leader 101


Program Overview

Those who assume the role of construction leader find it is more than a job. It is a journey of self-exploration that requires preparation and planning. Becoming a great leader will result in better performance for the entire team. In this day-long program, participants will learn the leadership skills required to become top performers.

The Construction Leader

The Construction Leader Registration

Upcoming Classes

Construction Leadership 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.

$169 per registrant.

April 7, 2020 – POSTPONED

ABC Training Center, Madison

April 24, 2020 – POSTPONED

ABC Training Center, Madison

Who Should Enroll?

This is a leadership program for supervisors with some experience and training. This includes crew leaders, foremen, supervisors, assistant project managers, project managers, and company managers. Company owners are encouraged to attend with supervisors.

Course Outline


A Word About Leadership

  • The leader’s challenge
  • What is leadership?
  • Leader or manager?

What’s In Your Leadership Toolbox?

  • The construction leader/coach
  • The common thread—Pulling it all together

Duties & Responsibilities of a Field Leader

  • Self-assessment—Responsibilities of a field leader
  • The field leader’s role
  • Six things great leaders do to produce superior results
First Steps

Building an Effective Team – The First Steps

  • Your team’s foundation
  • Graph your team’s performance
  • Five guidelines for building an effective team

Motivation – A Surprising Survey

  • Two key secrets to motivating others
  • Nine surefire ways to motivate your team and increase job productivity
Employee Accountability

Managing Employee Accountability

  • Dealing with poor performance issues
  • The expectations template
  • The smart leader’s goal
Building Leaders

Coaching & Building Great Leaders Around You

  • Leading your team to peak performance
The Construction Leader

Construction U courses are for ABC members only!

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