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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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October 2019

COURSE- CCA Subcontracts 101 Edmonton

October 24 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Edmonton Construction Association, 10215 176 St NW
Edmonton, AB T5S 1M1 Canada
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$145.00

The Canadian Construction Association publishes standard documents for the Construction Industry. This is a half-day workshop on the various CCA Sub-Contracts with an emphasis on the roles and responsibilities of the Contractor, the Sub-Contractor and the Sub-Sub Contractor. What will you learn? CCA-1 – Stipulated Price Subcontract CCA-19 – Stipulated Price Sub-Subcontract ACA Form A – Agreement between Contractor and Sub-Contractor ACA Form B – Agreement between Sub-Contractor and Sub-Subcontractor Guides covered by the course: CCA-51 – Guide to Calling…

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MEMBER MEETING- Mechanical Systems Tour of The Calgary Public Library

October 24 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Calgary Public, 800 3st Se
calgary, AB Canada
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$25.00

PROGRAM 3:30 PM Registration 4:00 PM Tour 5:15 PM Networking King Eddys 6:30 PM Finish   AGENDA       Mechanical systems tour of The Calgary Public Library    3:30 PM Meet (details to follow) 4:00 PM tour of two main mechanical rooms (pump exchangers, air handling units) Rooftop to see chillers and cooling towers.   Networking at The King Eddy 5:00 PM MCA Update Drink & Appetizers More information to follow   THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL. STAY TUNED FOR OUR NEXT…

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COURSE – CCA Subcontracts 101 Calgary

October 31 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mechanical Contractors Association, 2725 12 Street NE
Calgary, AB T2E 7J2 Canada
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$145.00

The Canadian Construction Association publishes standard documents for the Construction Industry. This is a half-day workshop on the various CCA Sub-Contracts with an emphasis on the roles and responsibilities of the Contractor, the Sub-Contractor and the Sub-Sub Contractor. What will you learn? CCA-1 – Stipulated Price Subcontract CCA-19 – Stipulated Price Sub-Subcontract ACA Form A – Agreement between Contractor and Sub-Contractor ACA Form B – Agreement between Sub-Contractor and Sub-Subcontractor Guides covered by the course: CCA-51 – Guide to Calling…

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November 2019

Professional Development Conference 2019

November 4 @ 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
WinSport, 88 Canada Olympic Road SW
Calgary, Alberta T3B 5R5 Canada
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Project Management Training – MCA Member Discount The Project Management Institute is offering MCA members $100 off their registration for their upcoming Professional Development Symposium (PDS) taking place in Calgary, AB on November 4, 2019.  The brand new, one day event includes over 30 sessions, including a full stream on mega project management. Other topics that will be featured include Artificial Intelligence, risk management and conflict management within project teams.  Many of the sessions at the PDS will be applicable…

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COURSE-Project Management- Calgary

November 4 @ 8:30 am - November 5 @ 4:30 pm
Mechanical Contractors Association, 2725 12 Street NE
Calgary, AB T2E 7J2 Canada
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$595.00

PROJECT MANAGEMENT The course is designed for construction owners, managers, estimators, supervisors, and staff. Participants will develop skills and knowledge of how to manage a construction project. Participants will gain an understanding of the project processes and constraints encountered by project managers (using PMBoK 5th Edition approach) and how to successfully manage a complex project. Practical exercise designed for mechanical contractors.  WHAT WILL YOU LEARN Understand the importance of project planning Use the appropriate CCDC/CCA contract and/or Purchase orders for…

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COURSE-Intro to Blueprint Reading

November 6 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Mechanical Contractors Association, 2725 12 Street NE
Calgary, AB T2E 7J2 Canada
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$315.00

Participants will learn how to read a set of construction blueprints and specifications. Using both residential and commercial samples of blueprints, participants will gain experience and practical knowledge for their day-to-day work in construction companies. What will you learn? Have an elementary knowledge of blueprint reading as it relates to building construction projects Understand in general terms the design process and the role of design professionals Understand how Building Codes and Bylaws impact blueprints Understand specifications and the contractual hierarchy Be able to…

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SEMINAR- Improving Customer Service Experience – Calgary

November 20 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Mechanical Contractors Association (Chinook Room), 2725 12 St NE
Calgary, Alberta T2E7J2 Canada
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$65.00

A great customer experience isn’t just a customer benefit; it’s a competitive differentiator in any industry. This session covers customer service strategies to help you raise the standard of service excellence for your organization, business unit, division, or team. You’ll learn tactics to improve your communication strategies not just with your customer base, but also with your vendors, co-workers, friends and family. What will you learn: • Cognitive biases that prevent effective service and communication • How people prefer to…

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PRODUCT SPECIFIC- Save the date

November 20 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
TBA, AB Canada + Google Map
$25.00
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COURSE- The Value of a Safety Management System

November 21 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Four Points by Sheraton, 18540 100 Ave NW
Edmonton, AB T5S 0C2 Canada
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  THE VALUE OF A SAFETY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM Majoring in the Majors This course is designed for MCA Mechanical contractors front line field staff, foreman, new H&S managers and new supervisors. It offers a practical approach to ensuring worker health and safety. Presented through hands on analysis of everyday situations. WHAT WILL YOU LEARN? Learn the art & skill of assessing work hazards before you begin work and when work conditions change. Understand the importance of working smarter, rather than…

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SEMINAR- Consultative Sales – Edmonton

November 21 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
TBA, AB Canada + Google Map
$65.00

CONSULTATIVE SALES Consultative selling came from the 1950s as an attempt to professionalize selling—and move sales from the transactional “sales pitch” to a more collaborative interaction. The result:  the "salesperson: is seen an expert advisor who is knowledgeable, objective and can be trusted. This yields naturally better outcomes - both when prospecting for new clients and with account penetration for existing customers. LEARNING OBJECTIVES Upon completion of this session, frontline staff, supervisors, and managers will be able to: Describe what…

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