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We work hard to find experienced instructors with respected track records and local industry mentors to lead our courses to ensure all students are getting the most from their training. Small class sizes allow for discussion and each industry focused course is a chance to network with other members of the industry. 

 

More than 1 million design and construction professionals worldwide trust Revu® to elevate project efficiency and collaboration - so we've partnered with one of Western Canada's leading Bluebeam instructors to help you make the most of this powerful tool for your business.

The Bluebeam Revu 2017: Basics course teaches the fundamentals of using Bluebeam's award-winning software, Revu. This full-day training course provides the knowledge and skills to create, edit, markup, and collaborate on AEC documents using Revu 2017. Topics covered include:

  • Interface and navigation
  • Profiles
  • Markup tools
  • Stamps
  • The tool chest
  • The markups list
  • PDF creation
  • Document management
  • Introduction to Studio
  • Studio sessions
  • Studio projects

As a Bluebeam certified course, following completion students will be able to take an online exam (at no additional charge) and receive their Bluebeam Certified User (BCU) designation. 

 

Note: Due to the nature of this course, students will require a laptop with a working version of Bluebeam Revu installed.  A 30 day trial is available from the Bluebeam website or up to a maximum of 8 laptops will be available for a $25 rental fee by selecting this option on the registration form.

 

Gold Seal Credits: 1

Event Starts Jan 22, 2020 8:30 am
Event Ends Jan 22, 2020 4:30 pm
Capacity 15
Registration & Cancellation Deadline Jan 15, 2020 4:30 pm
Individual Price $400 (members) includes lunch
Speaker Morgan Garry, Curtek Project Solutions
Location Saskatoon Construction Association Boardroom

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

 

More than 1 million design and construction professionals worldwide trust Revu® to elevate project efficiency and collaboration - so we've partnered with one of Western Canada's leading Bluebeam instructors to help you make the most of this powerful tool for your business.

This full-day training course builds on the basic's of Revu to provides you and your staff with the knowledge and skills to accurately estimate construction quantities and costs using Bluebeam Revu. Topics covered include:

  • Setting Drawing Scale
  • Viewports
  • Length Measurements
  • Area and Volume Measurements
  • Count Measurements
  • Estimating Tool Sets & Profiles
  • Using the Markups List for Estimating
  • Exporting Takeoff Data
  • Sketch to Scale
  • Legends

 

Note: Due to the nature of this course, students will require a laptop with a working version of Bluebeam Revu installed.  A 30 day trial is available from the Bluebeam website or up to a maximum of 8 laptops will be available for a $25 rental fee by selecting this option on the registration form.

 

Gold Seal Credits: 1

Event Starts Jan 23, 2020 8:30 am
Event Ends Jan 23, 2020 4:30 pm
Capacity 15
Registration & Cancellation Deadline Jan 15, 2020 4:30 pm
Individual Price $400 (members) includes lunch
Speaker Morgan Garry, Curtek Project Solutions
Location Saskatoon Construction Association Boardroom

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

Back by popular demand, the YE Leadership Series presented in partnership with Leadership Saskatoon!

Last year's sessions were so well recieved we've teamed back up with Leadership Saskatoon to offer 4 new sessions to provide participants with some practical and powerful leadership tools.  Each month, a Leadership Saskatoon Facilitator will provide insights and guidance for a different skill good leaders need.

 

Our series begins with "Managing your Manager".  We spend many (if not most) of our waking hours at work, so the relationships that we have with our superiors plays a huge role in our personal satisfaction and ability to achieving career and personal goals.  Whether you see eye-to-eye or head-to-toe with your management, it is important to understand that ways that you can shape interactions with your bosses to improve relationships and ultimately help you be more effective, motivated and fulfilled.

This session will cover topics such as:

  • How to better interact with your superiors when you don’t see eye to eye
  • Self-awareness & handling expectations
  • Communication tools & strategies for managing this relationship

 

NOTE:  The Leadership Series is hosted by the Young Executives but is open to all members!  Attendance in all sessions of the Leadership Series is encouraged but in no way mandatory!  Each session is designed to both stand on its own, and easily integrate into the others.

 

For more on Leadership Saskatoon, their Facilitators and Coaches, and programs, click here.

 

 
Event Starts Feb 6, 2020 11:30 am
Event Ends Feb 6, 2020 1:00 pm
Registration Open Jan 8, 2020
Capacity 30
Registration & Cancellation Deadline Feb 3, 2020 4:00 pm
Individual Price $25 (Lunch included)
Speaker Shannon Floer, Fahey Floer Consulting Group
Location Saskatoon Construction Association Boardroom

The mandatory in-class portion of Construction Industry Ethics is back for 2020!

 

Ethical behaviour should be written on your chin, so you can always lead with it.  By maintaining high ethical standards, and being consistent in our practices, we thrive both personally and professionally.  Construction Industry Ethics has been designed to impart practical knowledge on how to proceed in a manner that is both ethical and intelligent.  This course is an invaluable tool for any individual in the industry, from owners to new hires.  Whether you're looking to build a strong ethical foundation, or improve upon the one you have, Construction Industry Ethics will help you achieve those goals!

 

Please note that this class is REQUIRED in order to challenge the Gold Seal exam.  The online portion is also required (and is best taken before attending the in-class portion - but is not a prerequisite to attending).  This course complements and supplements the online course by leveraging the experience and skill of Brian Klashinsky.

 

Who Should Attend: This course is intended for owner/clients, contractors, supervisors, project managers, etc. who must deal effectively and professionally with employees, subtrades, owners, clients, engineers, employers, and the public.

 

About the instructor:

 

Brian has over forty years experience in the Construction Industry.  A licensed Building Inspector, Contract/Construction Administrator for several Architectural firms; past Director with the Prince Albert Construction Association Executive; Journeyman Carpenter, Site Superintendent, Estimator and Project Manager and is currently in the position of Project Manager for Clark Builders for 6+ years.  Brian has established himself as a respected and sought after mentor in the industry, and we are delighted to have him as the instructor for Construction Industry Ethics.

 

NOTE:  For people not residing in Saskatoon wishing to take this course, we are able to accomodate you via webinar!  Please make a note of this on your registration if you wish to attend online.

 

Gold Seal Credits:  One (Mandatory Course)

 

Registration and Cancellation Deadline is January 31

Event Starts Feb 7, 2020 8:00 am
Event Ends Feb 7, 2020 4:30 pm
Registration Open Nov 21, 2019
Capacity 25
Registration & Cancellation Deadline Jan 31, 2020 4:30 pm
Individual Price $200 (Member) $250 (Merit Member) $300 (Non-Member) - Includes Lunch
Speaker Brian Klashinsky
Location Saskatoon Construction Association Boardroom

 

No one wants to face legal issues surrounding their bid.  Learn about your responsibilities and what you can do to protect yourself during the procurement process through examples, case law and best practices provided by construction lawyers, Misty Alexandre and Jared Epp from Robertson Stromberg LLP.

Event Starts Feb 13, 2020 11:30 am
Event Ends Feb 13, 2020 1:00 pm
Registration Open Jan 7, 2020
Capacity 28
Registration & Cancellation Deadline Feb 10, 2020
Individual Price $35 + gst - lunch included
Speaker Misty Alexandre & Jared Epp, Roberston Stromberg LLP
Location Saskatoon Construction Association Boardroom

This full-day course was designed to teach people of the construction industry the basics of accounting including practices, procedures, processes and terminology to help your organization's builders and accounting team work more effectively together.
This interactive course will not only teach attendees about accounting processes and a variety of financial documents but will also allow walk participants through each step of the accounting process with hands-on exercises so they can effectively use the resulting information - the financial reports.

 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understanding of an accountant's role
  • Understanding accounting & financial terminology
  • Familiarity with a variety of financial documents
  • Basic understanding of financial statements
  • Insight into financial reports impact business decisions & budgeting
  • Understanding of the accounting process

 

Who Should Attend?
Employees who have limited experience in accounting, site staff who have moved into an office role and are involved in budgeting or decision making, staff who could benefit from working more effectively with your accounting or bookkeeping team

Event Starts Mar 9, 2020 8:30 am
Event Ends Mar 9, 2020 4:30 pm
Capacity 22
Registration & Cancellation Deadline Mar 2, 2020 4:30 pm
Individual Price $300 (members) includes lunch
Speaker Wayne Newell
Location Saskatoon Construction Association Boardroom

Business success is not an accident, it is planned – yet, very few construction companies regularly practice any type of strategic planning.
Strategic planning transforms your business. Imagine being able to make better than average profits, expand your capacity, ensure success and build a better company. This course was designed to do just that. It’s a training program that teaches the fundamentals of strategic planning to construction professionals.
 By methodically working through all the necessary segments, we will create a Strategic Growth Plan and use that plan as the basis for creating a Business Plan and developing a Financial Plan. Everyone will return to their place of business fully prepared to create and develop those same three plans for their company.
 What makes this training one of the best investments you can make in your business is that it continuously pays you back again and again with revenue and profit increases.

Learning Outcomes Include:

  • SWOT Analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats)
  • Generating actionable strategies
  • Crafting and implementing Strategic Growth Plans
  • Developing extensive Financial Plans

 

Who Should Attend?
Anyone who plays a role in the growth, success and planning of your company, including owners, department and division managers, project managers and coordinators, field supervisors, estimators, administrators, senior accountants and controllers

  • Increasing revenues by 22% and profits by 78% (per the construction model used in the course)
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Event Starts Mar 10, 2020 8:30 am
Event Ends Mar 10, 2020 4:30 am
Capacity 22
Registration & Cancellation Deadline Mar 3, 2020 4:30 pm
Individual Price $300 (members) includes lunch
Speaker Wayne Newell
Location Saskatoon Construction Association Boardroom