Construction 101 And Beyond

Looking to expand your knowledge of the Canadian construction industry, and learn how you can help your company be more efficient and effective?

CONSTRUCTION 101 AND BEYOND is your comprehensive overview of the Canadian construction industry. Designed specifically for construction management professionals, this two-day course breaks down the complexity of the industry examining the important roles for various industry stakeholders. Over these two days, you will participate in hands-on activities and examine every step of the industry – from bidding to closeout.

Topics include:

  1. Introduction to construction industry
  2. Major steps in a construction project
  3. Risk management
  4. Bid documents
  5. Contract law
  6. Bidding
  7. Receiving bids and award of contract
  8. Format of contracts and contract clauses
  9. Project start up to close out

Whether you’ve been in the industry for 6 months or 5+ years, this course has something for you!

May 21 & 27, 2020 (2-day course)
TCA, 70 Leek Cres. Richmond Hill, Ontario
Jun. 16 & 23, 2020 (2-day course)
5110 Creekbank Road, Mississauga L4W 0A1
Derek A. Smith.
Sep. 15 & 16, 2020 (Tue. & Wed. 2-day course)
TCA, 70 Leek Cres. Richmond Hill, Ontario
Lee Kelly M.A.A.T.O., P.GSC
8:30am – 4pm (all dates/locations)
TCA member:
INSTRUCTOR: Derek A. Smith

A former construction association executive in Ontario, Derek has been serving the Canadian ICI and residential construction sector for 25 years. Since 2013, he delivered over 150 courses to over 2000 attendees. He has mediated disputes in excess of $300K value. His growing firm Constructionlab maintains memberships with the Toronto Construction Association, and TechAlliance of Southwestern Ontario.

INSTRUCTOR: Lee Kelly, M.A.A.T.O., P.GSC; President, Constructing Minds Inc.

Lee Kelly, M.A.A.T.O., P.GSC. With over 30 years of construction management experience under her belt, Lee has gained extensive knowledge and a solid foundation in construction practices, processes, and procedures. Lee was recently awarded The Construction Institute of Canada (TCIC) Chancellor's Award of Excellence.