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MCA Alberta offers education and training programs through a variety of learning opportunities designed to meet unique mechanical and service contractor needs. This is accomplished through member meetings featuring guest presenters on broad industry topics, product specific technical training, HR and other soft skills training, business skills and succession planning.

These programs are designed for owners and senior management, service managers and technicians, HR leaders, frontline field and office staff to keep you current and grow your career.

 

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December 2019

Christmas

December 25 @ 12:30 am - 11:30 pm

Merry Christmas from MCA Alberta! See you in the New Year!

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January 2020

COURSE- Construction Law- Calgary

January 9, 2020 @ 8:30 am - January 10, 2020 @ 4:30 pm
Mechanical Contractors Association (Chinook Room), 2725 12 St NE
Calgary, Alberta T2E7J2 Canada
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$595.00

Construction owners, managers, estimators, and supervisors will develop an understanding of contract law as it relates to construction and the various CCDC/CCA and other contracts used within the industry. Participants also learn how the Builders Lien Act works and other legal means to resolve construction disputes and avoid litigation. At the end of the course participants will be able to:  Understand the Canadian legal system and sources of law Be familiar with various legal terms used in contracts Understand the…

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COURSE- Field Productivity

January 14, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mechanical Contractors Association, 2725 12 Street NE
Calgary, AB T2E 7J2 Canada
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$295.00

FIELD PRODUCTIVITY Contractor success depends heavily on the field production of tradesmen. This seminar will define Field Productivity, discuss the effects of low Field Productivity and outline approaches to increase Field Productivity. LEARNING OBJECTIVES Construction Supervisors, Project Managers, Project Coordinators and others will cover these topics: Introduction to Field Productivity The Contractor’s Role in improving Productivity The Supervisor’s Role in Improving Field Productivity Labour Productivity Equipment Productivity Factors that Impact Productivity Quantifying Lost Productivity Gold Seal Credits Available   MCA Events…

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2020 Curling Bonspeil

January 16, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - January 19, 2020 @ 9:00 am
Baymont Inn & Suites and Conference Centre, 4311 49 Avenue
Red Deer, Alberta T4N 5Y7 Canada
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$1000.00

Join MCA for our 70th Annual Provincial Trade Contractors Curling Bonspiel. All levels welcome. 2 days of Curling 2 Dinners Calcutta Auction Hospitality Room Poker Tournament Cash Prizes! Team Prizes! Door Prizes! Daily 50/50 Draw! Hog Pot!  and Bragging Rights! Hotel Information Found Here: MCABONSPIEL

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SEMINAR- Negotiation Strategies & Conflict Resolution

January 22, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Mechanical Contractors Association (Chinook Room), 2725 12 St NE
Calgary, Alberta T2E7J2 Canada
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$65.00

NEGOTIATION STRATEGIES & CONFLICT RESOLUTION Conflict, arguments, and change are natural parts of our lives. Conflict resolution is a way for two or more parties to find a peaceful solution to a disagreement among them. When a dispute arises, often the best course of action is negotiation to resolve the disagreement. LEARNING OBJECTIVES The How? Negotiation Strategies: Habits & Stress Position v Interest Based Better Alternative Subject Matter Expert Separate People from the Issues Focus on Interests Use Objective Criteria…

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PRODUCT SPECIFIC – Direct Fired Make Up Air Unit

January 29, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Engineered Air Manufacturing Plant, TBA
Calgary, AB T2E 7J2 Canada
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$25.00

TRAINING-direct fired mAKE UP aIR Unit with mtrac controller 5:00 - 7:00 pm Dinner Included Cost $25.00  Limited seating available WHAT WILL TECHNICIANS LEARN? This interactive training will be as follows but not limited to: Start-up requirements Trouble Shooting Control Logic Maintenance Evening sponsored by:

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February 2020

COURSE- Project Accounting & Cost Control- Calgary

February 5, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
TBA, AB Canada + Google Map
$315.00

PROJECT ACCOUNTING & COST CONTROL Participants will learn how to design and read various construction financial reports and improve the financial systems of their construction company. Construction Owners, PM’s PC’s, Estimators, Accountants and staff are welcome. WHAT WILL YOU LEARN? At the end of the course participants will be able to: Understand the estimating process from bid to award to mobilization. Be able to read and understand a General Summary Sheet of the bid and the steps to producing a…

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SEMINAR- Risk Management

February 11, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Mechanical Contractors Association, 2725 12 Street NE
Calgary, AB T2E 7J2 Canada
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$65.00

Risk Management One of the main goals of construction risk management is to reduce risk by accurately predicting event probability. This simply means being aware of the dangers inherent in the construction process and developing procedures that help to control or manage those risks. LEARNING OBJECTIVES This session offers a comprehensive set of practical tools to prevent claims and delays, improve your contract negotiations and remedy disputes. We will explore: Reviewing pursuits and projects to; maximize opportunity Minimize exposure to…

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SEMINAR- Performance Management & Progessive Discipline- Edmonton

February 12, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Electrical Contractors Association, 17725-103 Ave
Edmonton, AB T5S 1N8 Canada
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$65.00

PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT AND PROGRESSIVE DISCIPLINE When employees are not a fit for their job or the organization, the decision is made to sever the employment relationship. But, before that choice is made, we can communicate our expectations and support employees in turning things around. In this practical workshop, you will gain tools and techniques in how to manage this process with employees on your team. LEARNING OBJECTIVES Upon completion of this session, frontline staff, supervisors, and managers will be able to:…

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COURSE- Project Accounting & Cost Control- Edmonton

February 20, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
TBA, AB Canada + Google Map
$315.00

PROJECT ACCOUNTING & COST CONTROL Participants will learn how to design and read various construction financial reports and improve the financial systems of their construction company. Construction Owners, PM’s PC’s, Estimators, Accountants and staff are welcome. WHAT WILL YOU LEARN? At the end of the course participants will be able to: Understand the estimating process from bid to award to mobilization. Be able to read and understand a General Summary Sheet of the bid and the steps to producing a…

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