Total of 8 full-day classes - February 14, 15  March 7, 8  April 11, 12  May 2, 3
All classes will be held from 8am to 5pm in ABC Triangle Training Center


Class size is limited to provide an interactive experience and to allow the faculty to be fully available to the attendees.

ABC of the Carolinas is proud to offer: Successful Project Management 

This Project Management Program teaches the fundamental competency skill set of an effective Construction Project Manager. An overall objective is to emphasize the importance of professionalism in supervising construction projects through efficient use of knowledge and applied skills.

Our Project Management is an 8-day, instructor-led, training class designed to introduce participants to the essentials of the project management discipline in a construction environment. The course structure effectively combines introductory lecture and discussion with hands-on application of useful project management principles, tools, and techniques through applied case study exercises. The course covers the basics of all project management life-cycle processes including: project initiation, planning, executing, monitoring and control, and closing.

The ABC Project Management Course was designed by, and specifically for, today's contractors. Owners, project managers, estimators, and any employee involved in managing projects are recommended to attend. Attendees will learn how to utilize and develop tools that will improve profitability and productivity as well as increase customer satisfaction. This is an interactive course, focused on application. The class specifically focuses on project management - using real examples and case studies. Participants will obtain management tools that will positively impact their firm. 

The course will cover the following topics:
• Project Management Terminology
• Stakeholder Engagement
• Project Safety Considerations
• Project Construction Documents
• Project Scheduling
• Quality Assurance and Control
• Project Change Control
• Lessons Learned
• Project Organizations
• Interpersonal Skills
• Issue Management & Resolution
• Estimating and Cost Control
• Resource Planning and Control
• Project Risk Management
• Communications Management
• Final Reporting

Each participant in the course will receive:
• All written course materials and manuals are provided:
• Comprehensive Student Guide
• Workbook - Including Course Study Guide and Templates
• Certificate of Participation
• 64 Professional Development Units (PDUs) / Hours in Project Management Education

 The primary objectives include learning how:
• To define and recognize the fundamental terminology of the project management discipline
• To identify all process groups of the project management life-cycle
• To prioritize the primary project constraints of a project
• To identify and assess the relative importance of key project stakeholders
• To identify key project deliverables and decompose to build a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
• To formulate an activities list required to produce the project’s deliverables and work packages
• To build a project schedule, identify its critical path, and determine relative float/slack for activities
• To identify pertinent roles and responsibilities required to complete the project activities
• To formulate a budget estimate for the project
• To identify key communication elements of a project
• To effectively and more accurately report on a project’s progress, status, and forecast
• To assess key project risks and formulate action plans to minimize their exposure to the project
• To develop and deliver a project summary or final report to key stakeholders
• To learn effective interpersonal skills and effective project communication techniques
• To identify and assess the necessary components of a job site safety and loss prevention program.

Cancellation Policy: 5 Business Days Prior to Class. If on day of class, no show/ no call the company will be charged with no make-up option
Chapter Office Locations

610 Minuet Lane     Charlotte, NC 28217

1000 Investment Blvd     Apex, NC 27502

108-A White Oak Lane     Lexington, SC 29073

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Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national construction industry trade association representing more than 21,000 members. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 70 chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work.