Available Courses

Very good course! Will be recommending this to our new construction side as well as other contractors we know. Very excited I brought 4 of our guys to this course! We will be looking forward to coming again sometime. Thank you for what you do!
— Aaron C.

Born to Lead: Construction management & Supervision

January 30-31, 2020

A 2-day course to learn and implement some of the Best Practices in Construction Project Management and Leadership principles. Learn how to effectively manage a successful construction project from conception to close-out. We will talk about real-world situations and how to overcome obstacles throughout the construction process while being more profitable. Become a more effective Construction Manager and Superintendent by learning these principles and techniques to help you complete your projects on budget and on-time! 1 or 2 day option.

Day 1: Outline

  • Leadership in Construction

  • Pro-active vs re-active project management

  • Project Management Maturity Model – Where does your company stand?

  • How to implement Process based Project Management

  • Vision and Mission Statements, why they are important.

  • Project Management Process Flow

  • Project Management Competencies required

  • Assessing your leadership style

  • Organizational Leadership

  • How to develop a successful construction team and culture

  • Addressing Productivity

  • Measurements of construction productivity

  • 2 main types of constraints’

  • 5 steps to address a Constraint

  • Top 6 most Constraints/Bottlenecks

  • Productivity Constraint Finder

  • Workflow Improvement Principles – The cost of time

  • Improving Project Management – Case Study

  • 10 best practices in Project Management

Day 2: Outline

  • Quality Control

  • Managing quality – QC/QA

  • Quality management process outline

  • Top 5 practices for construction negotiations

  • Best Negotiating Strategies in construction

  • Hands on negotiating exercises

  • Workforce assessment

  • The importance of employee engagement

  • Developing an appreciation program that works

  • New hires – employee and sub-contractor

  • Estimating – creating exceptional estimates

  • A case study – Church renovation project

  • RFP/SOW – outline

  • Scheduling – scheduling that brings success, not stress

  • Top 8 strategies for successful schedules

  • Change Orders - managing expectations

  • CO Contract language

  • Workforce Communication

  • Keys to great meetings

  • Becoming a better supervisor of people

  • Strengths based Leadership – How to be a “Top Gun”

  • Strength finder assessment

  • Fearless decision making


  • Construction Owners

  • Construction Managers

  • Construction Administrators

  • Project Managers

  • Asst. Project Managers

  • Estimators

  • Superintendents

  • Project Owners, Developers and Real-Estate managers

Strategic Partner covering the topic of "Fearless Decision Making".

*2 day early registration discount by November 15th. Class size is limited. Register early for guaranteed seating.

from 370.00

Contact us directly with any questions. 888-885-7324 (SDCI)


Hyatt Regency Sarasota

1000 Boulevard of the Arts
Sarasota, Fl 34236


Discounted room rates for attendees

  • The Resort Fee is $12 (discounted from $24) for use of resort activities and amenities.

These activities and amenities include:

  • Complimentary Self-Parking (discounted from $12)

  • Two bottles of water daily in your guest room

  • Use of hotel business center

  • Local and 800# calls

  • Daily cold towels/popsicles poolside

  • Use of pool toys including water floats, snorkel, fins and masks

  • Poolside activities

  • Watersports including kayaks, paddle boards and paddle boats.

  • Scheduled shuttle to/from St. Armand’s Circle, Lido Beach and Downtown Sarasota

  • Use of bicycles and helmets

  • Use of fishing poles and bait

  • 20% discount on green fees at IMG Academy of Golf Club.