Independent Contractors and Businesses Association (ICBA)

Project Management Essentials (Live Online Training)
Gold Seal: 1 Credit
Date
Monday, March 28th and Tuesday, March 29th, 2022
Registration Deadline
Monday, March 28th, 2022
Event Description

Set up in 2 - 1/2-day live instructor led online training sessions this seminar will cover the same content as the in-person seminar. There is no opportunity to re-schedule or request for a partial refund if a student cannot attend all sessions. Please plan to be fully engaged in the class and clear your work schedule just as you would for the in-class program.

 

Participants will develop skills and knowledge of how to manage a construction project. Participants will gain an understanding of the project processes and constraints encountered by project managers (using PMBoK approach) and how to successfully manage a complex project.

 

At the end of the course participants will be able to:

 

• Gain the essential skills to manage a construction project

• Understand the importance of project planning

• Understand the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBoK)

• Use the appropriate contracts for the project eg CCDC/CCA etc.

• Use risk management tools and mitigate for risk

• Understand the importance of scheduling and use appropriate scheduling tools

• Understand expectations management and adapt communication accordingly

• Understand the components of projects – labour, materials and overheads – and use of techniques to maximize job profitability and minimize costs

• Do post-mortem analysis after project completion

• Understand the impact and methodology of construction cost control

• Use Construction Industry Codes to analyse costs vs budget

• Adapt the project estimate to a project budget

• Understand how job costing fits within the overall accounting systems

• Use of job profit forecasting methods to integrate into company forecasting systems

• Understand the importance of cash flow projections for construction companies

 

Audience: The course is designed for construction owners, project managers, estimators, supervisors and staff.

 

The instructor: Mark Waters, CTech., GSC has worked in the construction industry for the past 30 years and is an experienced project manager and estimator. He graduated from the BCIT Geomatics Technician program with honours in 1996 and joined the Applied Science Technologists and Technicians Association of BC (ASTTBC) in 1997.

 

Webinar Time:

 

March 28, 2021 - 8:30 AM to 12:30PM Pacific Standard Time (PST)

March 29, 2021 - 8:30 AM to 12:30PM Pacific Standard Time (PST)

Contact & Support

For support or inquiries, please email info@icba.ca or call 604-298-7795 during regular business hours.

Pricing
All prices in Canadian dollars
Ticket Price
Attendee Registration For Workshop
ICBA Member $399.00
CHBA Northern BC $399.00
Merit Member $399.00
Non-Member $599.00
Sharing a single registration between two or more individuals is not permitted. Please register each person that will be in attendance.
Agenda (Pacific Time)
Day 1    Monday Mar 28, 2022
8:30am - 4:30pm
Workshop
Day 2    Tuesday Mar 29, 2022
8:30am - 12:30pm
Workshop Day 2
Additional Information

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS: 

  1. Computer or laptop
    • This course will involve on-screen interaction with your instructor and classmates, reading/viewing on-screen content (slides or videos), and interacting via typing with questions or responses. For this reason, cell-phones or tablets may not be adequate.
    • Windows 10 or Mac iOS
    • For a full list of Zoom’s requirements click here
    • Downloading of the Zoom app will ensure a much faster experience https://zoom.us/support/download
  2. Webcam – in order to engage and collaborate, participants will be expected to have their webcams on for the duration of the class
  3. Microphone
  4. Internet connection - For best results, you will want to ensure you have an internet connection with an upload/download speed of 3-5 Mbps. You can test your internet speed here. Minimum recommended speed is 1.5 Mbps, but anything below 3 Mbps may result in loss of quality or buffering. Ideally hardwired connection versus wireless for stability - connect your computer directly to your router using an ethernet cable, rather than using your home wi-fi.
  5. A quiet space with minimal distractions - microphone will be engaged for interactive sessions. Please plan to be fully engaged in the class and clear your work schedule just as you would for the in-class program.  
  6. Comfortable chair 
Cancellation &
Refund Policy

COURSE REGISTRATION CANCELLATIONS, TRANSFERS & REFUNDS:

 

Cancellations received at least 10 business days prior to the course date will result in a full refund.

 

Cancellations received less than 10 business days but more than 5 full business days prior to the course date are subject to an administration fee of $100 per day for full and half-day seminars, or $25 for breakfast sessions.

 

Registrants who do not show up for a course, and/or who do not notify ICBA at least 5 full business days prior to the course date will be assessed the full cost of the course. There will be no refunds or credits in this case.

 

Substitution of attendees is permitted up to and including the day of the course.

 

COURSE CANCELLATION BY ICBA:

 

ICBA may have to postpone or cancel courses due to insufficient enrolment, in which case ICBA’s liability will be limited to a refund of the registration fee.

 
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