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Strengthen your company at the MCAA Convention at the World of Concrete/World of Masonry in Las Vegas.

Strengthen your company at the MCAA Convention at the World of Concrete/World of Masonry in Las Vegas.
The MCAA Convention at the World of Concrete/World of Masonry is the industry's premier event for educational opportunities. Earn Masonry Certification credit while gathering the information you need to stay competitive, increase profits and strengthen your operation. Dozens of courses will be offered including:

Foreman Development Course

Sunday, January 22 and Monday, January 23, 2012 - 8:00 to 4:00 PM
Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall (N212)
The Masonry Foreman Development Course has been designed to provide your key employees with the skills necessary to become an effective job foreman for your company. This two-day course will teach the key areas of responsibility for foremen such as communication, leadership, problem solving, accident prevention, cost awareness, planning and organizing, production control and contract documents.

Discipline: Ethics & Business Practices
Credits: 16

Members: $600.00
Non-members: $750.00

Masonry Quality Institute

Sunday, January 22 & Monday, January 23, 2012 - 8:00 to 4:00 PM *
Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall (N210)
The Masonry Quality Institute (MQI) is a two-day course that assists masons in evaluating their services, meeting customer expectations and improving profitability. The course agenda includes an introduction and discussion on the quality process, detailed implementations of basic principles of quality, and strategies for team building and problem solving.

Discipline: Masonry Quality Institute
Credits: 16

Members: $825.00
Non-members: $925.00

Job Site Scheduling

Tuesday, January 24, 2012 - 8:00 - 11:00 AM
Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall
Learn from those who have already implemented a variety of effective programs to put the mason contractor in the driver's seat on the job site. Influencing the schedule is one move that will help your company increase productivity levels and the bottom line.

The Job Site Scheduling course will be conducted by a small panel of mason contractors who have taken back their job site scheduling. You won't want to miss this unique opportunity to learn from peers who have already implemented successful programs.

Discipline: Ethics & Business Practices
Credits: 3

Before 12/8: $115.00
After 12/8: $155.00

Masonry Wall Bracing

Wednesday, January 25, 2012 - 9:00 to 12:00 PM
Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall (N210)
The Masonry Wall Bracing seminar has been developed to provide contractors with the know-how to confidently design and construct bracing for a variety of common masonry structures.

This course is intended to teach project managers, safety managers, foremen and any other responsible person to understand and implement the OSHA regulation on wall bracing. The seminar will also feature a hands-on component to allow students to brace a masonry wall. Completion of this course will allow your people to safely and efficiently design adequate masonry wall bracing.

Discipline: Safety
Credits: 3

Members: $200.00
Non-members: $250.00

Understanding Masonry Codes and Standards

Thursday, January 26, 2012 - 8:00 - 11:00 AM
Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall
The Understanding Masonry Codes & Standards seminar will guide you step-by-step through the masonry specification provisions included in the consensus masonry standards. Basic masonry design and construction examples that contractors need to know will be covered.

Discipline: Codes & Standards
Credits: 3

Before 12/8: $115.00
After 12/8: $155.00

Visit convention.masoncontractors.org today for a full list of events taking place during the MCAA Convention at the World of Concrete/World of Masonry and to register.


About the Author

Tim O’Toole is the Director of Marketing, Education, and Information Technology for the MCAA. He has a Masters in Business Administration from Webster University and has worked in the masonry industry since 2003.

 

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