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How To Be a Better Foreman
October 20, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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.
Understanding why and how many foremen fail
How the foreman’s role has changed
Dealing with workplace conflict without being a jerk
Learning how to anticipate production and jobsite issues
Understanding general and subcontractor dynamics
Understanding your role as a leader
Understand how you play a major role in increasing jobsite productivity
Instructor: Paul Simpson is a Gold Seal certified superintendent with over 15 years of trade experience. He holds a Red Seal for Plumbing and Pipefitting and has his Gasfitting certification as well. He is currently teaching the piping trades at Thompson Rivers University.
What previous participants said:
“Well structured, informative course.”
“Nice to hear different perspectives.”
“Valuable: Learning to communicate with other people on the job site.”
“Great job; a course I actually enjoyed sitting through.”