Event Calendar

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Office and Field Communication – (Included in LiFT 1 Series)

Start Date: 11/29/2022 12:00 PM CST
End Date: 11/29/2022 4:00 PM CST

Venue Name: MCAKC Knowledge Center

Location:
10955 Lowell Ave, Suite 1050
Overland Park, KS  United States  66210

Event Website: https://www.mcakc.org/liftprojectmanagement

Organization Name: MCAKC

Contact:
Jacki Conn
Email: jconn@mcakc.org
Phone: 913-948-9200

This session is 8 of 10 in the LiFT Level 1 - Project Management Series. Use the button below to register for this series. To register only for this seminar, click the registration button above.

Office and Field Communication

Lunch is served at 11:30 am.
Class begins at Noon.

This workshop will highlight the benefits of excellent office and field communication as well as expose the consequences of not having it. To improve office and field communication, we must first understand our differences and separate challenges then apply best practices in working together to improve your company’s overall operations.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this seminar, you will be able to:

  1. Identify the difference between the office and field personnel and review the consequences of poor communication between them.
  2. Understand the field perspective and the typical challenges they have when working with the office.
  3. Build the project manager and field foreman relationship to ensure project success, profitability, and improve your company’s reputations with the client.
  4. Identify and discuss the top communication topics required between the project manager and field foreman.
  5. Leverage the project manager and field foreman relationship to improve overall company office and field communication.

Target Audience: Project Managers with 0 to 2 years of experience, support staff or anyone interested in moving into a project management role or in obtaining fundamental project documentation skills.

CEUs: 0.4

Cost
$100 Signatory Members
$100 Signatory Non-Members
$150 Associate Members

Instructor
Troy Aichele has a B.S. in Construction Management, an A.A.S in HVAC and Refrigeration Design and has worked in nearly every facet of commercial construction as a Mechanical Contractor for nearly 30 years.  Through Aichele & Associates, LLC, he teaches national workshops focusing on project management, managing, and forecasting labor, estimating, change orders, blueprint reading, and how to perform water audits.  He’s also a former MCAA Career Development Committee Chairman and was an adjunct professor at the University of Washington for 17 years.

Focusing on results, Eric has successfully facilitated a variety of courses related to strategic business practices leadership and management, productivity and motivation. Eric has developed a proven system that helps students prioritize their work, effectively schedule their days, delegate to employees, manage information flow and teach negation skills. As a record setting ultra-runner, he also shares his passion for perseverance and endurance with his students.

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations for all MCAKC events must be received prior to the event by email to jconn@mcakc.org or by phone at 913-948-9200. 

“No Shows” will be assessed a $100 per seminar fee.