Professional Development and Leadership

 management 2022

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XMSK 0930 - Stepping up to Supervision

 

Stepping Up to Supervision helps bridge gap between working as a frontline employee and stepping up to lead the team. There is a gap in knowledge and experience that prevents many employees from moving to the next step in their career. This course addresses that gap and provides the knowledge and skills necessary to lead a team effectively and competently. A recent study showed that 58% of managers said they did not receive any management training. Stepping Up to Supervision introduces and explains key concepts and skills that enable a qualified employee to effectively move up to a position as a front-line supervisor. It discusses the mindset and skills necessary to make the move from employee to supervisor, improve engagement of employees, and develop strategies for continuing improvement. This courses will be delivered virtually and fully instructor led.

 
Course Duration: 15 online learning hours in 3 afternoon classes
Course Fee: $425

Management Skills for Supervisors

This course is a three-part certificate program for all supervisory levels. Managers are offered hands-on training and experience to equip them with the necessary skills and tolls required to be an effective manager. These courses will be delivered virtually and fully instructor led. Topics include:

  • Communicating Effectively and Persuasively in a Team Environment
  • Recognizing a Win-lose Situation
  • Handling Job Related Problems
  • Giving Effective Feedback
  • Enhancing Interviewing Techniques
  • Workplace Rumors
  • Conducting a Coaching Session
  • Making Quality Decisions
  • Improving Relationships
  • Building Consensus

 

XWRK 0490 - Level 1: Interpersonal Skills
XWRK 0492 - Level 2: Team Building Skills
XWRK 0494 - Level 3: Administrative Skills
Course Duration: 24 online learning hours in 6 classes per level

Course Fee: $625 per level

 


 

 

 

The following professional development courses have been created for estimators, superintendents and project managers who must deal effectively and professionally with employees, sub-trades, owners, clients, engineers and their employees. These fully online courses are self-paced and self-directed and are accessible 24/7 on your desktop, tablet or mobile device. Supported browsers include Google Chrome and Firefox.

 

XCST 0102 - Communications, Negotiation, and Conflict Resolution

This course is designed to help improve written, oral and negotiating skills within the construction industry. For supervisors, project managers, and anyone who must deal effectively and professionally with employees, subtrades, owners, clients, engineers, and employers. Gold Seal Certification (2 credits)

Course Duration: 4 online learning hours

Course Fee: $150

 

XCST 0152 - Construction Industry Ethics

The Construction Industry Ethics course has been designed to help you understand ethics as it relates to the construction industry through practical examples of ethical decision making. Perfect for owner/clients, contractors, supervisors, project managers, etc. who must deal effectively and professionally with employees, subtrades, owners, clients, engineers, employers, and the public. The course contains interactive elements, case studies, practical examples, videos, and a course glossary. Gold Seal Certification (3 credits)

Course Duration: 4 online learning hours

Course Fee: $200

 

XCST 0122 - Construction Law

This course is designed to teach and familiarize owners, managers, supervisors and project managers with construction contracts and contract law; liabilities and responsibilities of all parties to a Contract, compiling and submitting proper extras and claims, and ways and means for leaders to avoid conflict with contracts, owners, trades, and labour. Gold Seal Certification (2 credits)

Course Duration: 6 online learning hours

Course Fee: $150

 

XCST 0112 - Construction Project Management

This course is designed to help managers administer projects from start to finish. You will gain the knowledge and skills to help you successfully plan, manage, and administer projects from start to finish. Gold Seal Certification (3 credits)

Course Duration: 5 online learning hours

Course Fee: $150

 

XCST 0142 - First Level Supervisor Training Program

Strong supervision skills are key to any construction project. This comprehensive online training program offers the critical skills and concepts needed to supervise a work team in the residential and non-residential construction sectors. The course uses scenarios, videos, quizzes and tests to reinforce the learning. Gold Seal Certification (5 credits)

Course Duration: 14 online learning hours

Course Fee: $400

 

XCST 0132 - Introduction to Construction Estimating

To ensure project success, contractors must be able to provide accurate and professional estimates of costing and materials. The Introduction to Construction Estimating course will provide learners with skills and knowledge related to estimating practices and help them understand the importance of estimates as one of the key first steps in any construction job. The lesson modules cover a wide range of topics, with interactive activities based on real-life field situations to help reinforce the lessons. Gold Seal Certification (2 credits)

Course Duration: 4 online learning hours

Course Fee: $150

 

XCST 0162 - Working in a Respectful and Inclusive Workplace

The Canadian construction and maintenance industry is committed to building respectful and inclusive workplaces. Our goal is to enhance your toolkit of career skills and equip you to be successful and participate in creating a respectful and inclusive workplace. Working in a Respectful and Inclusive Workplace looks at how a respectful and inclusive workplace can benefit everyone by eliminating discrimination and harassment, and how everyone can create respect through inclusive communication, teamwork, and mentorship. This course uses interactive elements, scenarios, videos, and quizzes to reinforce the learning. Gold Seal Certification (1 credits)

Course Duration: 3 online learning hours

Course Fee: $100

  

XWRK 0980 - How to Be a Better Foreman

Many great trades’ people take a foreman position and fail. Not for lack of skills or drive but simply for lack of guidance on how to be a great foreman. This 1-day course gives participants the fundamentals of field leadership, organization, crew morale, efficiency, and productivity. Students will gain knowledge on understanding why and how many foremen fail, how the foreman’s role has changed, dealing with workplace conflict tactfully, learning how to anticipate production and jobsite issues, understanding general and subcontractor dynamics, roles as leaders and how you play a major role in increasing jobsite productivity. *This course is Gold Seal Accredited.

Course Duration: 7 classroom learning hours

Course Fee: $299

 

Contact:
csinfo@tru.ca
250-828-5106

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