Upcoming Training

IRONWORKER-CONTRACTOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

ANN ARBOR 2017

IMPACT has offered world-class training courses in Ann Arbor, Michigan, to over 550 participants since 2011. IMPACT is pleased to announce this year’s contractor courses offered to all IMPACT participants in conjunction with the Ironworker Instructor Training Program, July 17-21 at Washtenaw Community College in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Don’t miss the opportunity to sharpen your leadership skills and improve business acumen. Seating is limited. Secure your spot today! Register on the IMPACT website: http://www.impact-net.org/forms/MeetingCalendar/

 

Upcoming Ann Arbor Training Opportunities with IMPACT

 

Construction Contracting Business Fundamentals Academy Track 1: Establish Your Business

Jul 17 (7:30am) - Jul 21, 2017 (4:30pm US/Eastern)

The course is designed for current and future contractors – including ironworkers interested in starting or taking over a business – who want to develop fundamental business skills. Learn how to select a business model, develop a business plan, obtain financing, find work, set up an accounting system, collect money from customers, identify insurance requirements, understand contract terms and conditions, and avoid problems that hinder success.

 

 

Articulating Value: Identifying Your Competitive Advantages

Jul 17, 2017 (7:30am - 4:30pm US/Eastern)

This hands-on workshop is focused on identifying and communicating the most important element of successful competition – measured competitive advantage – from the customer’s perspective.

 

 

Bluebeam Revu Basics for iPads

Jul 18, 2017 (7:30am - 11:30am US/Eastern)

Learn how to organize, mark up, edit and track comments in a PDF drawing set using your iPad. Manage your documents using Studio Projects, collaborate in real time using Studio Sessions, and learn how Revu can help you organize and manage your documents over the course of a project. *Participants must have experience using an iPad, bring their own devices, and download the Bluebeam Revu iPad app prior to participation.

 

Bluebeam Revu Basics for iPads (Repeat)

Jul 18, 2017 (12:30pm - 4:30pm US/Eastern)

 

 

Bluebeam Revu Basics for Windows

Jul 19, 2017 (7:30am - 4:30pm US/Eastern)

Learn how to organize, mark up, edit and track comments in a PDF drawing set using your Windows computer or device. Create PDFs from MS Office and Outlook, convert Windows files to PDF, use Automatic Form Creation, and use Batch Link® and Batch Slip Sheet. Learn how to manage your documents using Studio Projects, collaborate in real time using Studio Sessions, and how Revu can help you organize and manage your documents.

*Participants must have experience using a Windows based computer, bring their own devices, and download the free 30-day trial of Bluebeam Revu Extreme from the Bluebeam website: https://www.bluebeam.com/trials/

 

 

Measurements and Takeoffs with Bluebeam Revu for Windows

Jul 20, 2017 (7:30am - 4:30pm US/Eastern)

Learn how to use Revu’s built-in measurement tools for takeoffs and how to export data for estimation. Learn how to perform efficient takeoff workflows using new measurement features in Revu eXtreme 2017. Participate in a demonstration of Steel Estimating Solutions' Steel Erection Bid Wizard and how it interacts with Bluebeam Revu.
*Participants must have experience using a Windows computer, bring their own devices, and download the free 30-day trial of Bluebeam Revu Extreme from the Bluebeam website: https://www.bluebeam.com/trials/

 

 

Project Leadership and Project Management

Jul 18 (7:30am) - Jul 19, 2017 (4:30pm US/Eastern)

Get project leadership and management tips based on FMI’s Project Leader Model. Explore the differences between project witnesses and project leaders and how contractors can foster those behaviors in their project managers to build best-in-class performance. Build strong project teams, maximize profits and customer satisfaction, understand financial controls to enhance performance, and develop profitable long-term customer relationships.

 

 

Improving Communication Skills

Jul 19 (7:30am) - Jul 20, 2017 (4:30pm US/Eastern)

Learn proven communication tools that will enhance your communications skills and how to improve communication with customers.

 

 

Win More Work: Negotiating Strategies to Boost Market Share

Jul 21, 2017 (7:30am - 4:30pm US/Eastern)

Learn effective ways to negotiate with customers to increase sales and opportunities that result in win-win situations for all involved. The focus will be on critical elements of negotiation, the best negotiation structure, ways to effectively handle quality, service, and price issues and negotiation strategies.