April 17, 2007 / Issue No. 2-07
 
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  Leadership Workshop Offered May 5-8

AGC’s dynamic three-day Leadership in Construction Workshop will be conducted May 5-8 at the Oak Ridge Conference Center in Chaska, Minneapolis, near the Minneapolis Airport.  Developed in response to requests from AGC-member firms, this interactive workshop helps participants discover their personal leadership style and offers strategies for applying the principles of leadership to work teams in the field or office.

Click on image for registration brochure.

Participants will:

  • identify key leadership concepts
  • complete a series of personal assessment instruments, including a full 360-degree feedback
  • evaluation, to discover their leadership style
  • explore the difference between leadership and management
  • focus on individual behavioral characteristics for effective leadership
  • learn an effective model for conflict resolution using the Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument
  • map an action plan for continued growth
  • develop strategies for dealing with members of project team

    Attendance is open to all individuals in the construction industry who direct or influence other personnel to meet project or corporate goals. Titles of those who should attend include but are not limited to:

    • project engineer/manager
    • estimator
    • area/division/branch manager
    • superintendent/general superintendent
    • operations manager
    • safety director/manager
    • corporate officer

    The program will be facilitated by Charles W. Cook of R.S. Cook & Associates, Inc., Wayne, PA, and Robert Bowen of Bowen Engineering Corporation, Indianapolis, IN. Both instructors are practicing general contractors and active members of AGC of America’s Construction Education Committee.
     
    For more information, click here or contact Barbara Hickman in AGC’s Professional Development Division at hickmanb@agc.org or (703) 837-5315.

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