EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS
You're not going to want to miss out on AGC Houston's professional development programs! These courses are intended for the following construction professionals: Superintendents, Project Engineers, Project Managers, Accounting Staff, Project Support Staff, Project Executives, Business Development, Technology Support Staff and more! Please click here for more information.
Discover the Art of Masonry: Join Us for the Fundamentals of Building Trades - Masonry Systems on June 20th!
This program will be held offsite at Camarata Masonsry Systems, Ltd.
The Fundamentals of Building Trades – Masonry/Stone course is a one-session, in person course designed to provide a general overview of commercial Masonry/Stone Façade.
Learn about the various types of exterior and interior masonry/stone and their applications in construction.
Gain general design insights, and understand the implications of different warranty types for masonry/stone.
Discover the procurement processes for masonry/stone, and learn how to coordinate and sequence projects to prevent damage and ensure smooth construction.
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Master the Art of Drywall Installation: Join us for the Fundamentals of Building Trades - Drywall on June 27th!
This program will be held off site at Drake Interiors, Inc.
The Fundamentals of Building Trades – drywall course is a one-session, in person program designed to provide a general overview of commercial drywall finishing, framing, and sheathing systems.
- One-session, in-person course on the fundamentals of drywall installation.
- Provides a general overview of commercial drywall finishing, framing, and sheathing systems.
- Ideal for staff new to the construction industry or management, supervisory, or estimating staff seeking additional knowledge of drywall, finishing, framing, and sheathing in the commercial construction building sector.
- Covers exterior and interior wall types, mock-ups, general design insights, warranty types and implications, procurement processes
- Explores constructability topics such as coordination, sequencing, and preventing damage
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Unlocking the Key to Efficient Construction: Mastering Scheduling and Sequencing with AGC Houston on July 12th!
The Fundamentals of Building Trades – Scheduling and Sequencing led by Kendall Pouland of Build Better Ways, is an in-person class designed to provide you with practical tools and techniques for optimizing project scheduling and sequencing, including the latest trends and best practices in the commercial construction industry.
- Develop a comprehensive project plan that includes all critical activities and milestones.
- Identify potential scheduling and sequencing challenges and proactively mitigate them.
- Learn project planning techniques to effectively allocate resources.
- Understand critical path analysis to identify the most important activities for project success.
- Gain knowledge and skills in project monitoring and control to ensure project progress and make necessary adjustments.
- Engage in interactive exercises to apply learned concepts in real-world situations.
- Improve your ability to deliver projects on time and within budget.
- Enhance customer satisfaction by meeting project deadlines and delivering high-quality results.
- Learn effective resource management techniques to optimize project performance.
- Minimize project risks by identifying and addressing potential issues early on.
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With AGC's live, instructor-led courses, it's never been easier to build your skill set and access the training you need. Group pricing available.
Gain Your Competitive Edge with AGC's Construction Supervision Fundamentals from June 5th - 20th!
Classes are held every Monday and Tuesday from 1:30 PM – 6:30 PM ET
This program is highly interactive and allows the building trades and craft workers to experience construction supervision techniques firsthand and create a professional development plan to achieve personal career goals. The highly collaborative virtual program provides instruction via Zoom and training to prepare building trades and craft workers to learn entry-level management skills to lead construction activities.
Session 1: Team Management
Session 2: Project and Team Leadership
Session 3: Communication Skills
Session 4: Time Management and Project Scheduling
Session 5: Risk Management
Session 6: Construction Law and Contract Documents
Session 7: Problem Resolution
Session 8: Productivity and Cost Control
Session 9: Skills Development
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Gain Your Competitive Edge with AGC's Building Information Modeling Program from June 12th - 23rd!
Classes will be held every day: Monday through Friday from 9 AM – 5 PM ET
This program is designed to educate construction professionals at all experience levels in BIM concepts and processes. The highly interactive virtual program provides 32-hours of instruction via Zoom, and training to prepare construction industry professionals at all levels to take advantage of the benefits of BIM. After participants complete all four courses in the program, they become eligible to sit for an exam to earn the Certificate of Management - Building Information Modeling (CM-BIM)
Unit 1 – An Introduction to Building Information Modeling (3rd Edition)
Unit 2 – BIM Technology
Unit 3 – BIM Project Execution Planning
Unit 4 – BIM Adoption, Implementation, and ROI
These four courses build on each other to combine the latest information on BIM processes and technologies, step-by-step procedures for integrating BIM into the project delivery process, real-life case studies of successful BIM implementation, and the practical issues all parties need to understand when using BIM on a construction project. These classes are offered virtually by AGC of America for Architects, Engineers, Contractors, Suppliers, Owners or others who are interested in earning their CM-BIM credential.
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Cool Down This Summer and Join Us for Cocktails and Texas Construction Law Basics on July 13th!
Led by Denis Ducran of Peckar & Abramson, PC, and Russell W. Smith of Cokinos|Young, this program provides construction industry professionals with an interactive sampling of various legal issues that frequently arise in today’s construction projects. The discussion includes a healthy blend of risk-shifting construction contract provisions, case law, statutes and adult beverages, all of which play an important part in contractors’ lives every day. Consumed in the proper proportions, the attendees should leave armed with awareness of these areas of risk, as well as options for avoiding and/or managing such risks.
- Review of Contract Documents/Concealed Conditions
- Delays and Extensions of Time
- Change Management
- Getting Paid: Lien and Bond Claim Overview
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6/5/2023: AGC Edge Construction Supervision Fundamentals - Virtual Training
6/12/2023: AGC Edge Building Information Modeling - Virtual
6/20/2023: Fundamentals of Building Trades - Masonry Systems (AGC Houston Exclusive)
6/27/2023: Fundamentals of Building Trades - Drywall
7/10/2023: AGC Edge Lean Construction Education Program - Virtual Training
7/12/2023: AGC Edge Project Manager Development Program - Virtual Training
7/13/2023: Texas Construction Law Basics: A Legal Happy Hour
7/26/2023: Fundamentals of Building Trades - Scheduling and Sequencing
8/10/2023: Employment Law - Virtual Edition
8/14/2023: AGC Edge Project Manager Development Program - Virtual Training
AGC Workforce Development Scholarship
The AGC Education and Research Foundation offers Workforce Development Scholarships to students enrolled in accredited technical schools or craft training programs in any discipline of commercial construction. Students in technical or approved craft training programs will have until June 1 to apply for $1,000 scholarships (renewal for up to two years) from the AGC Education and Research Foundation.
The AGC Education and Research Foundation is committed to taking steps to ensure students have the technical skills needed to immediately enter into the commercial construction workforce. For further questions, contact Paige Packard, email@example.com.
Please click here to review the complete list of criteria.
Please click here to apply.