Industry Orientation

About
The Industry Orientation Program is a one-day seminar that provides employees new to the mechanical contracting industry with foundational knowledge about the profession. Led by local professionals in the mechanical contracting industry, this seminar includes group discussion and small group interaction to educate participants on what it takes to thrive in this industry.

Attendee
This program is designed for those new to the mechanical contracting industry.  New employees (any position), students, recent graduates, and interns will all benefit from this “Intro to Mechanical Contracting”.

Goals
Help new employees identify their role in, and contribution to, your business.
Gain knowledge of the mechanical contractor’s business culture.
Connect with industry peers to build a professional network.
Educate, excite, and engage new employees about the MCAKC community.

Objectives
After completing this program, participants will be able to:

Section 1:Union Mechanical Contracting Industry
Discuss the difference between Union vs Non-Union Mechanical Contracting businesses.

Section 2: The Kansas City Mechanical Contracting Market
Identify vertical markets in which Union Mechanical Contractors in Kansas City leverage their experience.

Section 3: Construction vs Service
Compare and contrast the Construction vs Service side of the Mechanical Contracting Industry.

Section 4: Suppliers & Vendors
Explain the manufacturing and supplier relationship in our industry and where products come from and how they get to the job site.

Section 5: The MCA of Kansas City: Utilizing our Services
Utilize the MCAKC to support career goals and leverage learning opportunities.

When
Wednesday June 11, 2019 - Interns
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Thursday June 12, 2019 - New Hires
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
 
Where
MCA Knowledge Center
10955 Lowell Avenue, Suite 1050
Overland Park, KS 66210

Tuition
This program is offered at no charge to Signatory Contractors and Associate Members of the MCAKC.  Lunch is provided.

Questions
Jacki Conn, Director of Education at learn@mcakc.org or 913.948.9200.