Managing Labour: Coding, Tracking and Forecasting

Duration: Half Day

Instructor: Blake Wentz


Successful journeymen with unique abilities, but with little or no management training, are frequently promoted to foreman and lead crews of workers on mechanical projects. This session explores basic management skills relative to the position of jobsite foreman. They will understand essential traits, skills, and behaviors that allow a foreman to more effectively manage crews. Topics covered include: the relationship between leadership and management, management ability vs. technical savvy, consistency in managing others, the importance of organization and standardization, motivating others to perform, delegation skills, and working with difficult people.