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Art of War: Contractor Training Series

Our most popular training series is built to speak to construction leaders and provide new tools that will improve your ability to run projects in measurable ways.

Each course is crafted to address core aspects of contracting that are often overlooked and neglected. This series will help you bring your projects back in control and your profit back in the black on every job.

Course 1 - Project Boot Camp

A look at the entire life cycle of a construction project

Course Description:

This two part session focuses on the best practices of running a project from start to finish and removes walls between office and field teams.

We provide a new level of understanding the ENTIRE project to your teams through game play, using your own documents.

Objectives:

• Understanding Scope
• Scheduling Basics
• Daily Reporting
• Punchlist Management
• Tracking Productivity
• Measuring Change

Course Information:

Duration: 2 Five Hour Sessions

Target Audience: Construction Office and Field Leadership

What to Bring: Creativity and a GREAT Attitude!

'I loved working together as a team to solve simple, but fun problems that apply to our workplace.

I also enjoyed talking about our company's problems and how they relate to what we are learning.'

Course 2 - Perfect Defense Change Management

Defend your projects by flagging and tracking every change

Course Description:

This session explores critical elements of how to protect your company from the greatest single risk on a construction project; Change. We explore best practices of setting up the game to win and create STRATEGY to minimize project risk in a dynamic setting. Let's Play!
'After working with Arcade for just one year, our change orders have increased 500%!

I don’t know how I’ve worked in the industry for this many years without ever asking these questions!'

Objectives:

• Increase Change Detection
• Manage Risk From Change
• Improve Profitability
• Reduce Stress & Conflict
• Improve Client Relations

Course Information:

Duration: Five Hours

Target Audience: Construction Office and Field Leadership

What to Bring: Your THINKING brain!

Course 3 - The Power of Words: Construction Writing

Learn how to sharpen your most important tools

Course Description:

This session is NOT about perfecting grammar, but rather explores best practices of focusing your construction writing and will result in clearer communication, decreased risk, and a happier team and clients. Pull up a chair and get writing!

Objectives:

• Improve Construction Writing
• Reduce Miscommunication & Conflict
• Improve Company-Wide Writing Standard
• Reduce Stress
• Reduce Project Risk

Course Information:

Duration: Five Hours

Target Audience: Team members who write on a daily basis

What to Bring: PC recommended (not required)

'This training session was perfect for my style of learning. Interactive and not long and drug out. Jason and Mary did a great job working off each other in the presentation.'

Course 4 - Tactical Document Review

Learn the language of construction

Course Description:

This customizable session provides a venue to learn and explore how to use our most common documents. Options include drawings, specifications, RFI's, Submittals, and Project Kick-off/Debriefs. If you want to improve your construction vocabulary, this session is for your team!
'Me encanto todas y cada una de las sesiones,me siento satisfecho, muchas gracias'

'I loved each and every session, I am satisfied, thank you very much'

Objectives:

• Improve Document Fluency
• Reduce Document Review Time
• Increase Knowledge on Your Projects
• Build Collaborative Skills

Course Information:

Duration: Five Hours

Target Audience: Construction team members who rely on project documents

What to Bring: Relevant project documents

Contact us today!

We can schedule a single session from Art of War, or the entire series with your team.