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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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May 2019

PRODUCT SPECIFIC- Polypropylene Fusion Piping Systems

May 15 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
EMCO, 200-7100 44th Street SE
Calgary, AB T2C 4Z3 Canada
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$25.00

    TRAINING- Polypropylene Fusion Piping Systems   5:00 – 7:00 pm Dinner included Cost $25 Members $40 Non Member Limited Seating available WHAT WILL TECHNICIANS LEARN? This interactive training will be as follows but not limited to: Advantages of Socket Fusion and butt Fusion (polypropylene) Installation for Plumbing, HVAC, and Hydronic applications Live demonstrations of the product Design and fabrication services Full course outline here Polypropylene fusion piping systems                      …

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EVENT- Lobsterfest 2019

May 22 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thorncliffe Greenview Community Centre, 5600 Centre Street NW
Calgary, AB Canada
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$68.00

Come join us for the 33rd  Lobsterfest May 22, 2019 Thorncliffe Greenview Community Centre Cocktails at 5:00pm Dinner at 7:00pm Bring Cash for the Draw Prizes at 8:30pm Reserve your table of 10 This event is co hosted with SMCAA and ASHRAE Full details here 2019 Registration Lobsterfest MCAA

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COURSE- Field Scheduling

May 28 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
ECA, 10215 - 176 Street
Edmonton, T5S 1M1 Canada
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$295.00

FIELD SCHEDULING- Who does what when in the field? The aim of this course is to provide tools for scheduling at the Site and Crew Level. Site Management (Superintendent, General Foremen and Foremen) influence millions of dollars of construction a year. They must ensure that all resources are being used efficiently with minimal waste. Yet often, they receive very little in the way of training on how to plan and schedule field activities. LEARNING OBJECTIVES Topics covered: Planning Principles Network…

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COURSE- Field Productivity

May 29 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Edmonton Construction Association, 10215 176 St NW
Edmonton, AB T5S 1M1 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 MCA has partnered with ECA for…

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Western Region MCA Conference 2019

May 30 - June 2
Fairmont Banff Springs, 405 Spray Avenue Banff
Banff, AB T1L1J4 Canada
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$750.00

The four Western Region MCA’s are embracing change. In the spring of 2019 the Western Region MCA’s will present a joint conference, developed specifically to foster and generate greater opportunity for our mechanical contractor community. MCA members are now able to book their room block at the Fairmont Banff Springs for the 2019 Western Region MCA Conference from May 30-June 2, 2019.  Please call the Fairmont Banff Springs Global Reservations Centre at +1-800-441-1414 (available 24 hours a day, seven days…

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June 2019

Accelerate your Business- Keynote and session

June 1 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Fairmont Banff Springs, 405 Spray Avenue Banff
Banff, AB T1L1J4 Canada
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$0.00

Keynote and Business session As a growing family business, Cooper Canada bought competitors, went public, became unionized, imported, exported to 20 countries, opened an offshore factory in Barbados, grew to over 2,800 employees…and, in the end, sold to the wrong people.  Donald will share important lessons in what he calls, ‘from great to gone!’ Managing any business today is tough...and getting tougher. We’re all faced with more demanding customers, more and stronger competition, increased complexity, faster change and shrinking margins. …

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CANBIM- Regional Session

June 12 - June 13
NAIT, 10210 Princess Elizabeth Ave NW
Edmonton, AB T5G 0Y2 Canada
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CANBIM Regional Session-Transformation Towards Digital Project Delivery Digital innovation is fast becoming the cornerstone to driving business value in many owner-design-construction (AECO) organizations. Whether digital innovation is enhancing, transforming or reinventing business models and operations, it is well established that investing in digital innovation is fundamental to success. Organizations across the real estate and construction supply chain – from owners to suppliers – are adopting digital strategies that leverage disruptive technologies such as cloud-based collaboration, IoT, automation/robotics, AR/VR, and machine…

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EDMONTON- MCA Contractor Member Meeting

June 12 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Gateway Entertainment Centre, #406 3414 Gateway Blvd
Edmonton, AB T6J 6R5 Canada
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$30.00

PROGRAM 3:30 PM Registration/networking 4:00 PM MCA Update 4:30 PM Contractors Round Table 5:30 PM Finish AGENDA MCA Update – issues, programs and member Services MCA Alberta President Mark Schendel and Executive Director Russ Evans will present the MCA Annual Year-in-Review, providing details on the association’s activities, programs and accomplishments. They will also introduce some of the hot topics that are currently irritating contractors in a continuing tough market. This will lead into a member round table discussion. Round Table…

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COURSE- Public Speaking 101

June 18 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Mechanical Contractors Association, 2725 12 Street NE
Calgary, AB T2E 7J2 Canada
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$245

PUBLIC SPEAKING 101 Public speaking is the #1 fear of adults. Canadian businesses spend millions annually taking management to the cutting edge, and technology of the next millennium but some of the most experienced experts in all areas of business management, never reach their full potential as speakers and presenters, simply because they lack the proper training. LEARNING OBJECTIVES Participants learn: Fear of Public Speaking Understanding and overcoming it. Public Speaking Tools Memory Techniques Basic Talk/Speech Time Killers- eliminate um’s…

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MEDICINE HAT- MCA Contractor Member Meeting

June 20 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Homestay Inn and Suites, 954 7th Street SW
Medicine Hat, AB Canada
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$0.00

AGENDA MCA Update – issues, programs and member Services MCA Alberta past President Tim Padfield and Executive Director Russ Evans will present the MCA Annual Year-in-Review, providing details on the association’s activities, programs and accomplishments. They will also introduce some of the hot topics that are currently irritating contractors in a continuing tough market. This will lead into a member round table discussion. Round Table There will be opportunity to bring forward industry issues and concerns that are directly impacting…

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