An Introductory Course for Foreman and Future Construction Supervisors

Thursday, October 27 and Friday, October 28
7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. EST

Construction Supervision Fundamentals (CSF) is designed specifically to meet the needs of the learner, as well as the construction industry. Developed, updated, and field tested by contractors for contractors, this course focuses on the knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for effective construction supervision. It is especially appropriate for those who are new supervisors, newly promoted foremen, or anyone who seeks career advancement in leading and directing construction activities.

Session 1 - Team Management
Session 2 - Project and Team Leadership
Session 3 - Communication Skills                     
Session 4 - Time Management and Project Scheduling 
Session 5 - Risk Management                                       
Session 6 - Construction Law and Contract Documents
Session 7 - Problem Resolution
Session 8 - Productivity and Cost Control
Session 9 - Skills Development

Presented by: Mark Rounds, Milwaukee School of Engineering
Mark is a professor at the Milwaukee School of Engineering in the Civil & Architectural Engineering and Construction Management department. He teaches classes in Project Management, Cost Control, Lean Construction, and Leadership. Prior to his work at MSOE, he worked as a general contractor for 40 years. His experience in the construction industry ranged from laborer, superintendent, project engineer, estimator, senior project manager, and vice president. Mark teaches PMDP and CSF courses for AGC Wisconsin and was part of the team that revised the AGC Project Management Development Program. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin Madison in Civil and Environmental Engineering and is a registered Professional Engineer in Wisconsin. He received the Daily Reporter’s Educator of the Year award in 2018 for his work teaching in the construction industry.