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September 25 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
AGC Milwaukee, 1243 N 10th St., Ste 175
Milwaukee, WI 53205 United States
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OSHA 10-Hour for Construction

Class nights are: October 2nd, 9th, 16th, & 23rd. Need your OSHA 10-Hour training card to get on the job? You’ve come to the right place! This 10-Hour construction safety course was developed by the US Department of Labor to provide construction workers, supervisors, and other personnel responsible for construction activities with an awareness of construction safety and health concerns in the construction industry. All attendees will become familiar with reading and using the OSHA standards for construction 23 CFR…

September 27 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
AGC Milwaukee, 1243 N 10th St., Ste 175
Milwaukee, WI 53205 United States
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Rough Terrain Forklift Operator Training

Rough terrain forklift training vividly impresses upon the students the necessity for safety in all aspects of lift truck operations and procedures. The safety standards reviewed in detail include graphic illustrations of the personal and economic dangers inherent in the use of forklift equipment. The step-by-step progression of this training is designed to provide the student with the knowledge and skills to become a safe and professional forklift operator. This is the classroom portion of the total training requirement for…

October 2 @ 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
AGC Milwaukee, 1243 N 10th St., Ste 175
Milwaukee, WI 53205 United States
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OSHA 30-Hour for Construction

Class nights are: 2nd, 9th, 16th & 23rd. The OSHA 30-Hour training is designed for construction workers or managers with safety and health responsibilities. Students learn to identify common hazards found on construction sites, and develop strategies to prevent injuries. Although OSHA standards are discussed, this training emphasizes hazard identification, avoidance, control and prevention. Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive and OSHA 30-Hour card as proof of compliance with OSHA mandates. Intended Audience: This course is intended…

October 3
AGC Milwaukee, 1243 N 10th St., Ste 175
Milwaukee, WI 53205 United States
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Construction Supervision Fundamentals

Class dates include October 3, 4 & 5, 2018. This 25-hour instructor led course consists of nine highly interactive classroom sessions that focus on the knowledge and skills every supervisor needs to be an efficient manager of people, time, equipment and materials. This course includes case studies, group activities, and provides jobsite exercises for skill development. Learners will partner with company sponsors to apply the skills learned in the course, evaluate progress, and create a path to advance the student’s…

October 4 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
AGC Milwaukee, 1243 N 10th St., Ste 175
Milwaukee, WI 53205 United States
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Successfully Handling an OSHA Inspection

Employers do have rights during the inspection process, but you must be aware of what they are if you hope to exercise them. As OSHA continues to change the way it does business, it’s more likely your jobsite will be inspected. The more you know about handling an OSHA inspection, the more likely your experience will be less painful and costly. This course will help you find out what you might be doing that catches the eye of the trained…

October 8 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
AGC Milwaukee, 1243 N 10th St., Ste 175
Milwaukee, WI 53205 United States
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STP 6: Risk Management and Problem Solving

Class nights are: October 8th, 10th, 15th & 17th. This course will cover the roles and responsibilities of a construction supervisor in accident prevention and loss control. Unit 6 explores: Safety leadership, communication and expectations, planning for site safety, site safety management, site security and protection, multi-employer safety, construction risk management, safety and Human Resources, regulatory procedures, and record keeping and documents.

October 18 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
AGC Milwaukee, 1243 N 10th St., Ste 175
Milwaukee, WI 53205 United States
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OSHA’s Silica Standard

About 2.3 million workers are exposed to respirable crystalline silica in their workplaces, including 2 million construction workers who drill, cut, crush, or grind silica-containing materials such as concrete and stone. Responsible employers have been protecting workers from harmful exposure to respirable crystalline silica for years, using widely-available equipment that controls dust with water or a vacuum system. Find out what this new standard means to your operation.

October 18 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
AGC Milwaukee, 1243 N 10th St., Ste 175
Milwaukee, WI 53205 United States
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Leadership Development & Networking

The future of the industry is being built today. With that in mind, the AGC of Greater Milwaukee and the Construction Leadership Council have coordinated to bring together an evening of networking and leadership development training for the construction industry’s rising new talent. We will be going on location to a local watering hole for a night of networking and fun, all centered around an engaging Leadership Development program, designed to enhance the participant’s communication skills for greater business success.…

October 24 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
AGC Milwaukee, 1243 N 10th St., Ste 175
Milwaukee, WI 53205 United States
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Qualified Crane Signalperson Training

OSHA requires you to meet new requirements under the New Crane Standard for Construction Operations – Subpart CC. Effective November of 2010, anyone performing crane signals on a construction site has to be “qualified.” For your employees to fit into this category, they must: be competent in the application of the types of signals used, have a basic understanding of crane operations and the limitations, know and understand the new crane standard as it applies to signaling, and demonstrate all…

October 25 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
AGC Milwaukee, 1243 N 10th St., Ste 175
Milwaukee, WI 53205 United States
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Lean Construction Unit 5: Lean Supply Chain and Assembly

Unit 5: Lean Supply Chain and Assembly is a full-day course that introduces the lean strategies and tools used to deliver materials, equipment and prefabricated assemblies to the jobsite in a manner that facilitates flow. The four-session course challenges class participants to map the supply chain - looking to minimize waste and maximize value - in a collaborative fashion with all project team members, including suppliers and vendors. 
Following this course, participants will be able to: differentiate between traditional procurement…

October 25 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
AGC Milwaukee, 1243 N 10th St., Ste 175
Milwaukee, WI 53205 United States
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Crane Rigging Training

In addition to qualified signalpersons and certified operators, the new OSHA crane standard requires employees who perform rigging operations to be “qualified.” This course has been developed by the Crosby Group to assist employers in qualifying their personnel as a “Qualified Riggers” as required in the new crane standards. The standard also requires an experience component which is not provided in this course. Note: This course is four hours in length. To receive a card verifying their attendance in this…

October 29 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
AGC Milwaukee, 1243 N 10th St., Ste 175
Milwaukee, WI 53205 United States
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First Aid/CPR/AED Training

Class nights are: October 29th & 30th (Must attend both nights). Medic First Aid, CPR and AED training is designed specifically for the occupational first aid provider. This extremely valuable program will help employers comply with OSHA and other federal and state regulatory requirements for training employees on how to respond and care for medical emergencies at work. Two-year certification cards are issued upon completion of this course.

November 1 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
AGC Milwaukee, 1243 N 10th St., Ste 175
Milwaukee, WI 53205 United States
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The Economics of Safety

Today’s challenging economic climate is not the time to back off on safety, but instead to charge ahead with communicating the importance of an accident-free workplace. Establishing safety objectives and defining responsibilities has never been as critical as it is today. Holding people accountable for their actions and evaluating their performance can have a big impact on the bottom line. At one organization, the average cost of a shoulder injury was $50,000, a back injury was $35,000, a knee injury…

November 5 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
AGC Milwaukee, 1243 N 10th St., Ste 175
Milwaukee, WI 53205 United States
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STP 5: Improving Productivity and Managing Project Costs

Class nights are: 5th, 7th, 12th & 14th. This course covers understanding how project estimates are compiled, how to compare actual project costs with those estimated and how to control costs to meet the estimate. This course also details how productivity is measured, how the supervisor plays a major role in increasing jobsite productivity and how a small increase in productivity can have a significant impact on the time and cost of a project. Unit 5 explores: Construction estimates, who…

November 15 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
AGC Milwaukee, 1243 N 10th St., Ste 175
Milwaukee, WI 53205 United States
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Succession Planning: Continuing Your Legacy

What happens to your business when you retire or are no longer able to run the company? Is your company in a position to continue without you? How do you choose a credible successor, whether that person is inside or outside the family? These are all very difficult but important questions. That is why the AGC of Greater Milwaukee has brought together three industry experts, each leaders in their respective fields, to discuss succession planning, an issue relevant to all…

November 19 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
AGC Milwaukee, 1243 N 10th St., Ste 175
Milwaukee, WI 53205 United States
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Lean Construction Unit 6: Lean Design and Pre-construction

Unit 6: Lean Design and Pre-construction is a half-day, instructor-led course that introduces you to the concepts of value-based management, lean in the design process and relational contracting. The course is divided into three sessions: Session 1 – Defining Design
, Session 2 – Applying Lean in Design
, Session 3 – Contractors in Design
Following this course, participants will be able to: Distinguish between the varying definitions for design. Define value and commonly used methods to maximize it. Discuss waste and commonly…

December 3 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
AGC Milwaukee, 1243 N 10th St., Ste 175
Milwaukee, WI 53205 United States
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STP 1: Leadership and Motivation

Class nights are: December 3rd, 5th, 10th & 12th. This course will describe the value of effective supervision of workers and improve the construction supervisor’s ability to lead and motivate others. Unit 1 Explores: The dollars and sense of people in construction, the role of the construction supervisor, helping people perform better, motivating others, leading others, positive feedback, training and orienting crew members, teams and team building, and leadership skills in action.

December 4 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Wisconsin Club, 900 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53233 United States
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Construction Economic Forecast: What’s in Store for 2019?

Ken Simonson has been the Chief Economist for the AGC of America since 2001. He has 38 years of experience analyzing, advocating and communicating about economic and tax issues. He is interviewed and quoted almost daily by local and national media including The Wall Street Journal, USA Today and CNBC. This compelling event will provide the Milwaukee area construction industry leaders with a comprehensive understanding of what to expect in the construction industry in 2019. Mr. Simonson will address how…

December 6 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
AGC Milwaukee, 1243 N 10th St., Ste 175
Milwaukee, WI 53205 United States
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Rough Terrain Forklift Operator Training

Rough terrain forklift training vividly impresses upon the students the necessity for safety in all aspects of lift truck operations and procedures.  The safety standards reviewed in detail include graphic illustrations of the personal and economic dangers inherent in the use of forklift equipment.  The step-by-step progression of this training is designed to provide the student with the knowledge and skills to become a safe and professional forklift operator.  This is the classroom portion of the total training requirement for…

December 7 @ 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
The Pfister Hotel, 424 E Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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AGC Annual Holiday Gala

The AGC Holiday Gala is the Association's other major fundraising event for the AGC Education & Research Foundation. Held in December, the Gala has been held at the various unique locations such as the Calatrava Art Museum, Milwaukee Discovery World, Milwaukee Public Museum and features dinner and dancing. As a dress up event which includes spouses or significant others, the Gala is an opportunity to enjoy Holiday socializing with friends and business acquaintances.

December 20 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
AGC Milwaukee, 1243 N 10th St., Ste 175
Milwaukee, WI 53205 United States
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Lean Construction Unit 7: Problem Solving Principles and Tools

Unit 7: Problem-solving Principles and Tools is a six hour, instructor-led course that describes the Lean Problem Solving Process and illustrates how to use tools to solve problems in a lean manner. The course is divided into three sessions and teaches participants to: Explain the lean Problem Solving Process, use tools to solve problems in a lean manner, descript how to solve problems in a team, use an A3 as a problem solving and communication tool, and describe the use…

January 15, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wisconsin Club, 900 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53233 United States
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AGC Annual Meeting

The New Year is kicked off with our January AGC Annual Corporate Meeting held in the Grand ballroom of the Wisconsin Club. Serving as our major business meeting, this event begins with a networking/cocktail hour, followed by dinner and program. The program includes a review by the incoming AGC President of the Association’s past year’s accomplishments and a preview of goals for the coming year. Additionally, a guest speaker is scheduled who provides provocative insights into topics ranging from politics,…

February 1, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm

CLC Annual Kickoff

The Construction Leadership Council (CLC) Annual Kickoff is the CLC’s largest networking event of the year. Held in early February each year, this event features a cocktail hour, gourmet dining, and engaging guest speakers. Previous iconic locations for this even include the Harley Davidson Museum® and the Mitchell Park Domes. This is always an engaging and fun networking opportunity for our hardworking, young construction professionals.

May 14, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wisconsin Club, 900 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53233 United States
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Past Presidents’ and Award Night

The AGC Past President’s & Awards Night is our opportunity to recognize Past AGC Presidents as well as various members who have made an indelible impact on the AGC of Greater Milwaukee or who have distinguished safety records. Held in the month of May, this is the largest networking event of the year. It begins with a cocktail hour, followed by a four-course dinner.

August 12, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wisconsin Country Club, 900 West Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53233 United States
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AGC Golf Classic

The AGC Education & Research Foundation Annual Golf Outing is held in August and represents the Association’s major philanthropic event. Hosted by the AGC Education & Research Foundation, this golf outing raises funds to aid aspiring students engaged in construction management related studies at Marquette University, UW-Milwaukee and MSOE.