The Construction Advancement Foundation is Northwest Indiana’s leading institution on developing and promoting educational programs that expand and strengthen the safety, quality, productivity, and professionalism of the construction industry. Our state-of-the-art facility has over 10,000 square feet of classroom and training space dedicated to advancing the skills and knowledge of the men and women who work in construction. Courses offered through the Construction Advancement Foundation constantly evolve as new technologies and relevant topics emerge within the industry. Taught by some of the industry’s most knowledgeable instructors, we offer professional development and continuing education courses for professionals in every facet of construction including apprentices, journeymen, field supervision, project managers, estimators, administrative support staff, and executive management.
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Time: Dec 11th, 2020 | 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Medic First Aid will be providing a First Aid / CPR certification class. The courses are sponsored by the Safety & Health Committee of the Construction Advancement Foundation.
Time: Dec 16th, 2020 | 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
This is a CAF educational series that was developed strictly for Superintendents, Foreman, and Journeymen who want to grow and succeed in the union construction industry. The program will loosely cover Mark Breslin’s book, The Five Minute Foreman. The program will help you to become a successful construction professional and will give you the tools to become an excellent communicator, motivator, and leader who brings out the best of your crew.
Time: Jan 14th, 2021 | 8:00 am to 11:30 am
Covid 19 has forced many people to work remotely. It has tested even the most organized people on how to navigate stakeholders and teams from a distance. Many are becoming increasingly taxed with the responsibilities of today’s projects and working from home. The amount of paperwork and necessary coordination make it difficult for anyone to get things done today. Long hours and constant connection make it difficult to find a new life balance. We are often vibrating between problems. While technology seems to have aided our industry, why does it seem we continue to struggle? This presentation will focus on simple blocking and tackling techniques to help prioritize and manage the most important resources.