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Project Management Ten Day Program – Final Week

MCABC and The Construction Education Council (CEC) proudly present the exclusive Gold Seal Accredited Project Management Program. The program takes place over a 10-day period and is split into two 5-day sessions. Enrolment is limited to 24 students.

Successful completion comes with 15 Gold Seals!

Venue: Executive Plaza Hotel, Coquitlam

First week: October 24 – 28, 2019
Second week: November 14 – 18, 2019

Cost: $3,100 + gst total for all ten days
($3,200 + gst for Non-Voting Affiliate members)
– Includes coffee, tea, snacks and lunches, and a comprehensive course manual.

MIRA-affiliated companies can register at MCABC member pricing.

~ If staying at the Executive Plaza Hotel, be sure to ask for the MCABC corporate rate. ~

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Please register for this course once on the first event page (registration includes both weeks).

 


COURSE OUTLINE
This Gold Seal accredited course is designed to:
• Improve the planning and controlling of your projects, thereby improving your company’s bottom line
• Take a business view of projects and take ownership of a project from bid to final payment
• Increase your own project “lessons learned” by learning from experiences of other participants
• Be able and willing to contribute improvements to your company’s project management process
• Be better prepared to take the Gold Seal examination, if you choose
• Enjoy your projects!
COURSE TOPICS
Over the 10-day period, sessions will be held on:
• Project Administration
• Scheduling
• Managing Individual Differences
• Safety: A Management Perspective
• Change Orders
• Construction Law
• Job Cost Controls
• Meetings and Communication
• Dispute Avoidance and Claims
• Labour Relations: Due Diligence
• Project Completion


INSTRUCTORS
Part of what is unique in this Project Management offering is that over the 10-day period you will be introduced to 8 different instructors who are all experts in their field of knowledge. You will learn from the best! In order to receive the course certificate, students MUST attend 9 of 10 days. A final assignment must also be completed during class time.

TESTIMONIAL

The Project Management Course offered by CMCEF and the University of Waterloo was very professional in its approach with very well qualified and experienced professionals. I have been associated with the contracting business for more than twenty years. This course is a recommended must for those interested in having a professional standard approach to Project Management. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to attend. – Robert Thain, Black and McDonald, Winnipeg, MB


REFUND POLICY
• 30 days prior to start of course – 100% refund
• 15 days prior to start of course – 50% refund
• 7 or fewer days prior to start of the course – no refunds
• Substitutions can be made up to the day before the course starts

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Estimating 201 Fall 2019

2 Gold Seal Credits*

Estimating 201 is the follow-up course to Estimating 101. It will take you through the plumbing and heating take-offs, to completion of your estimate, to submitting your tender. At the end of the course you will have been exposed to the full scope of estimating.

PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of Estimating 101 or equivalency upon Instructor’s approval. Please contact Jane at jandrew@mcabc.org or call 604-205-5058 if you wish to take the equivalency test. Cost to write the equivalency test is $150.

THIS IS A TWO-DAY COURSE

New: Register more than two people and save 12% on each additional registration!


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Project Management Ten Day Program – First Week

MCABC and The Construction Education Council (CEC) proudly present the exclusive Gold Seal Accredited Project Management Program. The program takes place over a 10-day period and is split into two 5-day sessions. Enrolment is limited to 24 students.

Successful completion comes with 15 Gold Seals!

Venue: Executive Plaza Hotel, Coquitlam

First week: October 24 – 28, 2019
Second week: November 14 – 18, 2019

Cost: $3,100 + gst total for all ten days
($3,200 + gst for Non-Voting Affiliate members)
– Includes coffee, tea, snacks and lunches, as well as a comprehensive course manual.

MIRA-affiliated companies can register at MCABC member pricing.

~ If staying at the Executive Plaza Hotel, be sure to ask for the MCABC corporate rate. ~

Register for Entire Course Here!


COURSE OUTLINE
This Gold Seal accredited course is designed to:
• Improve the planning and controlling of your projects, thereby improving your company’s bottom line
• Take a business view of projects and take ownership of a project from bid to final payment
• Increase your own project “lessons learned” by learning from experiences of other participants
• Be able and willing to contribute improvements to your company’s project management process
• Be better prepared to take the Gold Seal examination, if you choose
• Enjoy your projects!
COURSE TOPICS
Over the 10-day period, sessions will be held on:
• Project Administration
• Scheduling
• Managing Individual Differences
• Safety: A Management Perspective
• Change Orders
• Construction Law
• Job Cost Controls
• Meetings and Communication
• Dispute Avoidance and Claims
• Labour Relations: Due Diligence
• Project Completion


INSTRUCTORS
Part of what is unique in this Project Management offering is that over the 10-day period you will be introduced to 8 different instructors who are all experts in their field of knowledge. You will learn from the best! In order to receive the course certificate, students MUST attend 9 of 10 days. A final assignment must also be completed during class time.

TESTIMONIAL

The Project Management Course offered by CMCEF and the University of Waterloo was very professional in its approach with very well qualified and experienced professionals. I have been associated with the contracting business for more than twenty years. This course is a recommended must for those interested in having a professional standard approach to Project Management. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to attend. – Robert Thain, Black and McDonald, Winnipeg, MB


REFUND POLICY
• 30 days prior to start of course – 100% refund
• 15 days prior to start of course – 50% refund
• 7 or fewer days prior to start of the course – no refunds
• Substitutions can be made up to the day before the course starts

 


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Estimating 101 Fall 2019

2 Gold Seal Credits*

MCABC’s Estimating 101 will provide you with the fundamentals of estimating. This course will take you from the initial estimating thought process, through the steps of organizing an estimate, and finally, up to the standardization of forms of record and sources of information. PREREQUISITE: It would be beneficial but not essential to have some knowledge of basic blueprint reading, basic plumbing/piping design, and building & plumbing codes.

THIS IS A TWO-DAY COURSE

New: Register more than two students and save 12% on each additional registration!


Register Now!

Note: If you already have some estimating experience and pass the Estimating Equivalency test, you could qualify to go directly into Estimating 201. Please contact Jane at jandrew@mcabc.org or call 604-205-5058 if you wish to take the equivalency test. Cost to write the test is $150.

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Blueprint Reading Fall 2019

This course is Gold Seal accredited!

The ability to read mechanical and architectural drawings is a foundation skill in construction and trades. Everyone in the building industry, regardless of whether they are working in the field, in the office, or as a supplier of material, must know how to read blueprints.

This session introduces the student to the reading and understanding of Mechanical and Architectural drawings, and schematics used in a mechanical environment. Students will learn how to read and interpret the different types of standard symbols and abbreviations found on these drawings. This session will benefit anyone entering or already in the trades, as it will teach them to recognize plans, elevations, and sectional views, identify a view by its placement on a drawing, list what working drawings include, and interpret dimensions marked on piping drawings.

New: Register more than two people and save 12% on each additional registration!

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MCABC & ECABC’s 8th Annual Prince George Golf Tournament

Friday, August 23, 2019

Prince George Golf & Curling Club

Texas Scramble Format | 1 p.m. Shotgun Start

Check back here for Registration, Sponsorship information


***Photographs will be taken during the event, and may be used by MCABC for promotional purposes on MCABC’s website and social media. By attending this event you are consenting to MCABC using photos in which you may appear.
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MCABC’s 69th Annual Vancouver Golf Tournament

Friday, June 14, 2019

Northview Golf & Country Club, Surrey

Check-in starts at 8 a.m.
Canal tee times start at 9 a.m. | Ridge shotgun start at 10 a.m.
Reception at 5 p.m. | Dinner at 6 p.m.

*Please note: Space on the Ridge is limited and is assigned on a first-come-first-served basis. Once the Ridge is filled, all other players will receive placement on the canal.

Net tournament & fundraising proceeds go to the Canadian Mesothelioma Foundation.

 

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See Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsor Here

Thank you to Control Solutions and CapriCMW Insurance for providing $10,000 Hole-in-One prizes!


***Photographs will be taken during the event, and may be used by MCABC for promotional purposes on MCABC’s website and social media. By attending this event you are consenting to MCABC using photos in which you may appear.
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BCEA and MCABC 14th Annual Okanagan Golf Tournament

Kick off summer with this Texas Scramble-format tournament at the gorgeous Sunset Ranch Golf & Country Club in Kelowna!

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Texas Scramble | 1 p.m. Shotgun start

More Information & Registration Form


***Photographs will be taken during the event, and may be used by MCABC for promotional purposes on MCABC’s website and social media. By attending this event you are consenting to MCABC using photos in which you may appear.
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Hike & Pub Dinner Event

Join fellow MCABC members, family, and friends for a Hike around Buntzen Lake.

Then, join the group for a Burger & Beer at St. James Well Pub, Port Moody starting at 5 p.m.
Everyone (and their dog*) is welcome!

Friday, June 7

Hike: Free
(You can just go part way then turn back if you don’t want to do the entire hike.)

Burger and Beer (some substitutions allowed) Ticket: $25 (includes gst)

Meet & Greet at Buntzen Lake parking lot at 1:30 p.m.; hike at 2 p.m. Reconvene at pub at 5 p.m.

50/50 Draw

We are looking for water, snack and drinks sponsors for this fun event! Get your company name up front with the Next Gen members and others! Net proceeds will go to RainCoast Dog Rescue Society .

Register Now!

* Dogs can be leashed outside on pub patio.


***Photographs will be taken during the event, and may be used by MCABC for promotional purposes on MCABC’s website and social media. By attending this event you are consenting to MCABC using photos in which you may appear.
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MCABC Secrets to Success Breakfast Panel

Please join in on the inaugural MCABC Secrets to Success Breakfast Panel, presented by the Next Gen Committee.

Join the Next Gen Group for breakfast and connect with some of the most influential entrepreneurs and professionals in mechanical contracting! This is a networking breakfast and panel discussion consisting of seasoned entrepreneurs sharing their best advice on what it takes to achieve success. Panelists will be ready to answer your questions!

Presenters:

  1. Dale Miller, recently retired from award-winning Division 15 Mechanical, where he was a founder and principal for 14 years. Dale’s long experience in Alberta and BC’s energy sectors helped Div15 become the leading BC contractor for District Energy Systems.
  2. Paul Myers of Quadra Enterprises and previous founder and owner of Keith Plumbing and Heating. Paul donated a cool $25 million to Lions Gate Hospital for the building of the Paul Myers Tower, the then-largest individual donation ever to a BC Hospital foundation.
  3. Kyle Wisniewski is a rising star with Black & McDonald. The youngest member of our panel, Kyle has been with Black & McDonald since he graduated from Mechanical Systems at BCIT in 2005 and has been their division manager for the last five years.

Tickets (price includes breakfast)

Everyone: $55 + gst

Parking: $5 + gst (optional)


Register Now!


***Photographs will be taken during the event, and may be used by MCABC for promotional purposes on MCABC’s website and social media. By attending this event you are consenting to MCABC using photos in which you may appear.
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