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January 24 @ 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 1: Variation in Production Systems

Lean Construction challenges all project stakeholders to develop and apply better ways to manage the overall construction process. Unit 1: Variations in Production Systems is a half-day course that introduces one of the fundamental concepts of Lean Construction: Variation. In the construction process, the work we do is all connected, and variation in even one of those processes affects us all. This course provides tools to help participants recognize sources of variation on their own projects, examine variation’s effect on…

January 24 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
AGC Milwaukee, 1243 N 10th St., Ste 175
Milwaukee, WI 53205 United States
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Lean Construction Unit 2: Pull in Production

Unit 2: Pull in Production is a half-day course that introduces the concept of “pull” as a means to reliable work flow. In construction process, the work we do is all connected and variation in even one of those processes affects us all. This course provides tools to help participants recognize sources of variation on their own projects, examine variation’s effect on operations, and mitigate the effects of variation in their every-day work. Following completion of this course, participants will…

January 28 @ 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…

February 3 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm

STP Unit 5: Improving Productivity and Managing Project Costs

Dates: February 3, 5, 10 & 12, 2020 Must attend three of the four nights. 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…

February 4 @ 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…

February 6 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Harley Davidson Museum, 500 W Canal St
Milwaukee, WI 53203 United States
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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. 2020 presentation will be: Virtual Design and BIM Speaker: From Barton Malow Join the AGC's…

February 17 @ 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

Dates: February 17, 18, 24 & 25, 2020 Must attend all four nights. 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…

February 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
AGC Milwaukee, 1243 N 10th St., Ste 175
Milwaukee, WI 53205 United States
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Prefab in Constructoin

Expediting building processes using prefabricated and modular components are growing in popularity.  Whether it's to better manage moisture during construction, accelerate construction cycles, or minimize construction waste, prefab is becoming more of a necessity when trying to be competitive in the marketplace.

February 28 @ 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 3: Lean Workstructuring

Unit 3: Lean Workstructuring is a half-day course that introduces an essential component of the Last Planner System, Lean Workstructuring. Within construction, we all strive to plan our projects in a way that produces predictable workflow and continuous improvement. This course provides participants with t eh tools needed to apply Lean Workstructuring principles within the Last Planner System. Following completion of this course, participants will be able to: apply the methods and tools utilized in pull planning, describe the concept…

Lean Construction
February 28 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
AGC Milwaukee, 1243 N 10th St., Ste 175
Milwaukee, WI 53205 United States
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Lean Construction Unit 4: The Last Planner System

Within construction, we all strive to plan our projects in a way that produces predictable workflow and continuous improvement.  Unit 4 is the second of two units introducing the Last Planner System (LPS).  This half-day, facilitator-led course shows how to conduct make-ready and weekly work planning sessions.  Following this course, participants will be able to: Apply the Last Planner System on a project Hold make-ready and weekly work planning sessions Calculate, track and analyze percent plan complete for a project

March 2 @ 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: March 2, 4, 9 & 11, 2020 Must attend three of the four nights. 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.

March 3 @ 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 job-site 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 may be doing that catches the eye of the trained…

March 5 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 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…

March 10 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Alioto’s Restauant, 3041 N. Mayfair Road
Wauwatosa, WI 53222 United States
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Active Shooter Training

Join the Construction Leadership Council and the Safety Leaders Forum for Active Shooter training by Mike Bolender from Peaceful Warrior Training Group (PWTG).  PWTG is made up of numerous Instructors/First Responders who have multiple real-life experiences responding to actual active shooter events.  Their Instructors have studied researched and trained across the country with active shooter experts, victims and academic researchers to formulate the PW Active Shooter preventative techniques, incident response and tactics along with active shooter first care methods that…

March 16 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
AGC Milwaukee, 1243 N 10th St., Ste 175
Milwaukee, WI 53205 United States
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Basic First Aid/CPR/AED Training

Dates: March 16 & 17, 2020 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.

April 6 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
AGC Milwaukee, 1243 N 10th St., Ste 175
Milwaukee, WI 53205 United States
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STP Unit 3: Planning and Scheduling

Dates: April 6, 8, 13 & 15, 2020 Must attend three of the four nights. This course will help construction supervisors understand ways in which planning and scheduling saves time and money, while increasing quality in the construction process. Unit 3 Explores: Preparing the project plan Communicating the plan The critical path Computer use in scheduling Using the schedule on the job-site Updating the construction schedule The schedule as documentation Using planning and scheduling

April 7 @ 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

Dates: April 7, 14, 21 & 28, 2020 Must attend all four days. 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 an OSHA 30-Hour card as proof of compliance with OSHA mandates.

April 17 @ 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…

April 20 @ 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 in November of 2010, anyone performing crane signals on a construction site has to be “qualified”.  If your employees 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…

April 27 @ 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

Cost plus materials. 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 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…

May 4 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
AGC Milwaukee, 1243 N 10th St., Ste 175
Milwaukee, WI 53205 United States
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STP Unit 2: Communication

Dates: May 4, 6, 11 & 13, 2020 Must attend three of the four nights. This course presents a body of knowledge and skills that today’s construction supervisors need in order to be effective communicators on their job. Unit 2 Explores: Effective Communication Learn to Listen Carrying on Conversations Persuasion, Negotiation and Confrontation Communicate with your crew Putting it in writing Meetings that Work Electronic Communication Improving Communication

May 12 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Harley Davidson Museum, 500 W Canal St
Milwaukee, WI 53203 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.

May 15 @ 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…

May 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. OSHA’s new Silica Standard is scheduled to take effect in November 2018. Find out what this new standard means to your operation.

May 19 @ 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

Dates: May 19, 21, 26 & 28, 2020 Must attend all four nights. 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…

May 27 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
AGC Milwaukee, 1243 N 10th St., Ste 175
Milwaukee, WI 53205 United States
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Foundations for Safety Leadership (FSL)

Everyone, from the company owner to the experienced foreman and new trainee/apprentice, needs to own safety and be a safety leader.  The Foundations for Safety Leadership (FSL) course is designed to introduce construction workers, particularly those with supervisory responsibilities such as foremen, to safety leadership principles and give them the skills to be a safety leader who can help create and sustain safe and productive jobsites.

June 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Ironwood Golf Course, 3332, W270N6166 Moraine Dr
Sussex, WI 53089 United States
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CLC Annual Golf Outing

This event is held in June at the beautiful Ironwood Golf Course in Sussex and presents an incredible opportunity for emerging professionals to engage their colleagues and contemporaries in a relaxed environment. This event helps provide the means to improve all the other events put on by the CLC throughout the year, including the CLC Annual Kick-Off, Networking Event, tours of major construction projects. The CLC also strives to engage our Student Chapters at our local universities, further connecting them…

August 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wisconsin Country Club, 6200 Good Hope Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53223 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.