Training Programs

CAPACITY BUILDING MANAGING GROWTH® TRAINING PROGRAM

Managing Growth® Training Program

Contact: Paola Camargo, (212) 268-4933
Email: pcamargo@regional-alliance.org

Managing Growth® is a classroom program that provides courses enabling both novice and experienced S/M/W/DBE owners and employees to learn the ins and outs of how to successfully operate their businesses. Courses are structured to focus on practical approaches to problems frequently encountered in construction and associated industries. The three core areas are business, management, computer business applications, and OSHA Safety Training Certificate courses. Most courses are underwritten by our public and private clients.

Construction Management Certificate Program

This innovative program, sponsored by The Port Authority of NY and NJ, leads to a Certificate of Construction Management and qualification for continuing education hours (New York State Approval #C01420).  This program presents and discusses management of construction projects in the field. The coursework is designed for contractors, engineers, designers, and others in the construction industry. The course covers the fundamentals of construction management including materials and methods, blueprint reading, construction costs and estimating, project scheduling & contract administration.

Construction Courses

  • Fundamentals of Mechanical, Electrical Plumbing Systems for Buildings
  • Blueprint Reading & Construction Drawings
  • Construction Cost Estimating
  • Fundamentals of LEEDs
  • Managing Small Scale Construction Projects
  • Construction Contract Law
  • Materials & Methods
  • Contract Administration
    Project Scheduling

Business Course Offerings

  • Financial Management
  • Financial Strategies and Obtaining Financing
  • Project Management
  • Developing Marketing Plans and Techniques for Today’s Changing Economy
  • Understanding Your Company’s Financial Statements

Computer Courses

  • Primavera
  • MS Word, Level I and II
  • MS Excel, Level I and II
  • MS Power Point,
  • QuickBooks, Level I and II
  • MS Project Level I and II

Safety Training Courses

  • 30-Hour OSHA Training
  • 10-Hour OSHA Training
  • 4-Hour Supported Scaffolding
  • 8-Hour Fall Prevention
  • 40-Hour Site Safety Training (SST)