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Thursday, February 22, 2024

Managing Change on the Job Site - (Included in Foreman Series)

Start Date: 2/22/2024 7:30 AM CST
End Date: 2/22/2024 11:30 AM CST

Venue Name: MCAKC Knowledge Center

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

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

Organization Name: MCAKC

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

This session is 5 of 7 in the Foreman Training Program. Use the button below to register for this series. To register only for this seminar, click the registration button above.

Managing Change on the Job Site

Registration is closed. This seminar is FULL.

Class is 11:00 am to 3:30 pm.

Review the jobsite supervisor’s role in managing the change order process. Discuss the negative impact of change orders on the completion of the original scope of work and the methods for minimizing and managing these impacts.
Topics include:
  • Foreman as “guardian of the scope of work”
  • The real costs of change orders 
  • The project owner’s perspective on change orders 
  • Methods for managing and preventing productivity loss on change orders 
  • The importance of the early identification of change orders 
  • The effects of overtime on productivity 
  • \Managing change orders with a strong foreman/project manager team 
  • The importance of solid change order documentation
  • What a typical contract says about change orders 
  • Managing time and material change orders 
  • Managing morale and motivation on projects plagued with numerous change orders 
Target Audience: New, Experienced, or Aspiring Foreman. General Foreman, Superintendents, and other Field Leaders or Managers.
CEUs: 0.4

$150 Signatory Members
$150 Signatory Non-Members
$200 Associate Members

John R. Koontz, MCAA’s Director for Project Management Education, has almost four decades of wide-ranging mechanical industry experience that includes contracting, academics, and consulting. He is a former Tenured Associate Professor in Purdue University’s Department of Building Construction Management. He is also the founder and former director of Purdue’s Mechanical Construction Management Specialization Program and is the founder of the first MCAA student chapter at Purdue in 1993.
In addition to his academic career, he spent 15 years in the employment of MCAA contractors in a variety of positions including senior project manager, project manager, project engineer, and estimator. Koontz’s family heritage of long-term UA family members (grandfather, great uncle, and father, and others) provides a sincere and deep-rooted pride, interest, and concern for the future success of all parties involved in union mechanical construction.
John has a Bachelor’s Degree in Building Construction Management from Purdue University and a Master’s Degree in Construction Management from Washington University in St. Louis. Since leaving Purdue in 1999 to join the MCAA full time, John has been travelling throughout America speaking, teaching, training, consulting, and writing about all subjects related to project management and the mechanical contracting industry.

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations for all MCAKC events must be received prior to the event by email to learn@mcakc.org or by phone at 913-948-9200. Cancellations received after this time will be assessed a $100 cancellation fee.

“No Shows” will be assessed a fee (see below) and invoiced accordingly.

$50 Event Duration: Up to 4 Hours
$100 Event Duration: Over 4 Hours (Should the event cover more than one day, this fee will apply for each day of event)  

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