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Supervisory & Management Skills

What will you learn?

Construction supervisors and leaders will develop an understanding of how to manage people in a construction context. Participants will improve their skills in leadership, management, and supervision of staff. Participants will learn skills to enhance their ability to build a collaborative team culture with their staff and on job sites.


The course is designed for construction owners, managers, estimators, and supervisors. 

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the differences between leadership, management, and supervision
  • Identify different leadership styles and approaches
  • Apply different leadership styles to deal with various situations
  • Know motivational theories – Mazlow, Herzberg, MARS
  • Enhance individual and group performance and engagement
  • Understand different personality styles and how to communicate appropriately
  • Effectively manage time
  • Understand stress and how to manage it at work
  • Be familiar with substance abuse, recognition, and prevention
  • Conduct a successful toolbox talk
  • Appropriately discipline and/or terminate staff
  • Apply various negotiating skills
  • Properly manage difficult people, conflict, and confrontation
  • Use collaborative decision making skills
  • Understand a systems approach to management of construction companies

Course fee includes:  Lunch, digital certificate provided upon successful course completion, and course material provided by the instructor in-class.

Course format: Two days (16 hours) of lessons with instructors plus an online portion involving research, reading and answering questions (7-8 hours) that will be marked by the instructors). *Please note that attendees who wish to claim CPD points for their Residential Builder Licensing MUST complete the online component to be eligible.

Day 1   
8:30am - 8:45am
8:45am - 4:30pm
Workshop Day 1
Day 2   
8:30am - 8:45am
8:30am - 4:30pm
Workshop Day 2


**Register on or before Wednesday, November 26, 2018 to receive special pricing.




Cancellations received at least 14 business days prior to the course date will result in a full refund.

Cancellations received less than 14 business days but more than 7 full business days prior to the course date are subject to an administration fee of $100 for full and half-day seminars, or $25 for breakfasts sessions.

Registrants who do not show up for a course, and/or who do not notify the NRCA at least 7 full business days prior to the course date will be assessed the full cost of the course. There will be no refunds or credits in this case.


Substitution of attendees is permitted up to and including the day of the course.




NRCA may have to postpone or cancel courses due to insufficient enrolment, in which case NRCA’s liability will be limited to a refund of the registration fee.



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Available Promo Code(s)
Early Bird Discount Supervisory Management Dec 10/11:SMSDEC1011
Course Credits Information
Gold Seal Credits:
5 Credits
ACEC (Association of Consulting Engineering Companies) Credits:
HPO: 30 Group A CPD Points
Course Instructor Information

Tim Williams, MBA, B.Econ., CPA, GSC, President of BGC Partners Inc. As a Gold Seal Certified project manager with over 20 years of experience, Tim is a sought after trainer that works with construction owners, managers, and construction industry associations across Western Canada.

Course Contact Information

For more information contact Maria at or (250)596-9900.

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