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January 2020

SEMINAR- Negotiation Strategies & Conflict Resolution

January 22 @ 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 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Engineered Air Manufacturing Plant, 1401 Hastings Cres SE
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:   MCA Events Cancellation policy 5 business days or more- 100% refunded/4 business days or less- 50% refunded/no show – no refund

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February 2020

COURSE- Project Accounting & Cost Control- Calgary

February 5 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Mechanical Contractors Association (Chinook Room), 2725 12 St NE
Calgary, Alberta T2E7J2 Canada
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$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 @ 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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COURSE- Project Accounting & Cost Control- Edmonton

February 20 @ 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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MEMBER MEETING EDMONTON-Evicting Radon

February 20 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
MKT Fresh Food & Beer Market, 8101 Gateway Blvd
Edmonton, AB T6E 3X8 Canada
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$40.00

PROGRAM 3:00 PM Registration/Networking 3:30 PM MCA & SMACNA-AB Updates 4:00 PM Speaker/ Q&A 5:15 PM Finish Evicting Radon as a Source of Lung Cancer Dr. Goodarzi will give a clear outline of what radon is, why contractors need to know and care about being exposed to it and speak about the teams most recent radon research. He will outline how any contractors can get involved in this citizen scientist based public research, and what to do if you find…

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COURSE- Negotiation & Conflict Management Skills- Edmonton

February 21 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
TBA, AB Canada + Google Map
$315.00

NEGOTIATION & CONFLICT MANAGEMENT SKILLS Participants will improve their skills in communication and negotiation. Participants will learn skills to enhance their ability to de-escalate conflict, listen effectively,build mutual respect with others in a constructive context and negotiate effectively. WHAT WILL YOU LEARN? At the end of the course participants will be able to: Understand the basic elements of communication and demonstrate effective communication skills with constructors. Understand motivation theory and apply motivational techniques to win trust and engage individuals/teams you work…

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MEMBER MEETING CALGARY- Evicting Radon

February 25 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Mechanical Contractors Association, 2725 12 Street NE
Calgary, AB T2E 7J2 Canada
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$25.00

PROGRAM 11:30 PM Registration/lunch 12:00 PM MCA & SMACNA-AB Updates 12:15 PM Speaker 1:00 PM Q &A Evicting Radon as a Source of Lung Cancer Dr. Goodarzi will give a clear outline of what radon is, why contractors need to know and care about being exposed to it and speak about the teams most recent radon research. He will outline how any contractors can get involved in this citizen scientist based public research, and what to do if you find…

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PRODUCT SPECIFC – Indirect Fired Air Handling Unit with DJM Controller

February 26 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Engineered Air Manufacturing Plant, 1401 Hastings Cres SE
Calgary, AB T2E 7J2 Canada
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$25.00

TRAINING- Indirect fired Air Handling Unit with DJM 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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March 2020

COURSE- Field Scheduling

March 5 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mechanical Contractors Association, 2725 12 Street NE
Calgary, AB T2E 7J2 Canada
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$295.00

Event Navigation 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…

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