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Building the Future

Turner School of
Construction Management

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

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Minority - Owned 

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Disadvantaged

Small

BUSINESSES

Veteran - Owned 

Women - Owned 

lGBTQ+ - owned

aboutus

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. 

 
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DETAILS

SEPTEMBER 27th - NOVEMBER 10th

Tuesdays & Thursdays

4:00pm - 6:00PM

inglewood,CA

 

Courselist

Construction
safety

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.

Tuesday,

September 27th

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 29th

Estimating

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.

Tuesday,

October 4th

procurement

This session will cover the four components of the procurement process, and delve into the importance of subcontractor relations.

Thursday,

October 6th

scheduling principles

In this class we will help participants understand schedules as a tool for management and communication throughout a project.

Tuesday,

October 11th

marketing & Sales

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.

Thursday,

October 13th

field operations

In this session we will discuss the overall field operations process. You will learn how to implement basic risk management and quality control programs, as well as how to successfully complete the project closeout process.

Tuesday,

October 18th

lean principles

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.

Thursday,

October 20th

BIM 101

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 25th

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 27th

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,

November 1st

Labor Compliance

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,

November 3rd

Leed

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.

Tuesday,

November 8th

graduation!

Thursday, November 10th

Graduation Hat Throw