Building the Future
Turner School of
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The Turner School of Construction Management is one of the most prestigious educational and community outreach programs in the commercial construction industry.
Turner Construction Company began the program in 1969, in an effort to improve the economic viability of underrepresented business enterprises and increase the number and quality of opportunities available to growing businesses. Turner School strives to enhance the managerial, technical and administrative skills of each participant, while providing opportunities to develop strategic business relationships throughout the industry.
Today, Turner School of Construction Management is offered in more than 30 Turner Construction offices nationwide. This program continues Turner's long-standing commitment to the small and disadvantaged business community.
This class will cover Turner's safety culture. We will discuss all you need to know before stepping foot on site, what is expected and how you can ensure you are following Turner's safety guidelines.
Project delivery & specs
This session will explore the importance of reviewing and understanding project documents. We will also cover project delivery systems and contract risk management.
Thursday, September 14th
This session focuses on the tools, strategies, and procedures, involved as well as potential pitfalls when bidding a project. Participants will learn the importance of subcontractor relations and how to maximize value on the project.
This session will cover the four components of the procurement process, and delve into the importance of subcontractor relations.
In this class we will help participants understand schedules as a tool for management and communication throughout a project.
In this session we will review the overall field operations process. You will learn how to implement basic risks management and quality control programs, as well as how to successfully complete the project closeout process.
sales & Marketing
In this session we will discuss the Business Development/Sales side of Turner. You will learn the best way to find new opportunities for jobs, how to best network with the right people and how to market your company.
In this class we will explore Lean, a transformational business strategy focused on maximizing customer value while eliminating waste through continuous improvement and respect for people.
Building Information Modeling (BIM) is the process of creating a 3D digital representation of a building. This class will explore Turner's methods of leveraging BIM tools for successful project completion.
Tuesday, October 17th
Job cost accounting
This class focuses on the financials of a project; how to manage your budget (value of your contract), manage your actual costs (actual labor, material, and equipment), and how to compare them to determine your profits.
Thursday, October 19th
insurance & bonding
This class will provide specific information about construction law, liens, insurance and bonding that will enable participants to mitigate risk on their projects.
Tuesday, October 24th
This class will provide a systematic approach to monitor and ensure all the requirements and provisions set forth on public works project are followed.
Thursday, October 26th
LEED is the most widely used green building rating system in the world. This class focusses on Turner's commitment to sustainability and how these practices can be beneficial for your business.
Thursday, November 2nd
Resource night is an opportunity to connect with our sponsors and learn about their opportunities to support your business (i.e. getting certified, insurance, etc.).
Thursday, November 9th