2019 COURSE LIST

Kick-off Reception/Surety, Insurance, & Bonding

March 19, 2019

Turner Construction invites you to a working session to share the surety and insurance requirements essential to doing business with the large General Contractors in the today’s marketplace.  Sit one-on-one with experts who will advise you on what is needed to put yourself in the position to bid more business.

Instructor, Anderw Waterbury and Nick Langer, Turner TSIB

Business Coaching

March 26, 2019

This session provides general information regarding business plan updating including focusing on market segments, setting targets for market share, financial projections, and supporting the organization’s mission statement. Participants will create a business plan updating strategy for their company.

Instructor: Marc Parham, Urban League of Greater Atlanta

Procurement

April 02, 2019

Turner and the Urban League of Atlanta will discuss how to navigate through the procurement process and how to position your company to take advantage of current project opportunities.

Instructor: Dan Cassidy, Turner Construction Company

Scheduling

April 09, 2019

Why schedule? Where do we get all the information required to make a schedule? How do you put all this together? These questions and others you may have will be answered in our interactive scheduling session. The application, preparation, and utilization of schedules are also addressed and we will develop an actual schedule from information on a simulated building project.

Instructor: Trip Guilbert, Turner Construction Company

Estimating & Bidding

April 16, 2019

This session focuses on the estimating, bidding and buy-out of a project and the tools, strategies and procedures involved as well as potential pitfalls. The first half will focus on Estimating and Purchasing concepts, strategies and tools as well as the importance of subcontractor relations and how to maximize value on the project. In the second half we will run a bid day simulation where we will request, receive, and evaluate supplier quotes and perform a detailed scope analysis.

Instructor: Katie McKinnon, Brian Cheek, Turner Construction Company

Business Ready/Minority Certification/City of Atlanta

April 23, 2019

There is a lot of work here in Atlanta, learn about how to get your business prepared for upcoming projects like the GULCH.  Also, why having your business certified as a minority owned business is a benefit.

The City of Atlanta’s Office of Contracts and Compliance will discuss current small business initiatives and how to position your company to take advantage of current project opportunities.

Instructor, GMSDC and The City of Atlanta Office of Contracts and Compliance

Business Development

April 30, 2019

Learn how to measure a project if it’s worth pursuing, accurately identify and track potential projects and identify ways to effectively market your firm to obtain profitable work.

Instructor, Matt Heriot, Turner Construction Company

Cost Tracking & Cash Flow

May 07, 2019

The Cost Tracking and Cash Flow course focuses on how to set up a cost report, 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. We will review cash flow analysis to help you understand sooner if you’re billing enough each month and if you’re making money.

Instructor, Sarah Hartley, Turner Construction Company

Graduation Reception

May 14, 2019

Congratulations to our TSCM Graduates of our 2019 Course!

Congrats Grads!

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