Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 9:00 AM EDT
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 12:30 PM EST

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ABC of Georgia Headquarters 
8975 Roswell Road
Atlanta, GA 30350

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Robyn Johnson 
Associated Builders & Contractors of Georgia 

Registration fee is fully refundable up to 2 business days prior to seminar. You must call to cancel. Failure to do so will result in forfeiture of registration fee. Registration fees for no-shows are nonrefundable. Substitutions may be made at any time by calling ABC at (770) 587-0955. Confirmation, reminder and directions will be sent 2 days prior to seminar.


Construction Academy 

Our popular "Construction 101" series is designed for GCs, subs, suppliers and other industry professionals who are fairly new to construction or who would benefit from a better understanding of the construction process from start to finish. These classes help fill the gap between what is taught in college and what normally is only acquired on the job. Created and led by professionals from ABC of Georgia member companies, this program get you up to speed more quickly and help you avoid common pitfalls and costly mistakes. 

Registration for ABC members is $895 (ABC members) or $1,195 (non-members) for the entire program.

All classes are 9:00 am - 12:30 pm (3.5 CEUs) at ABC of Georgia Headquarters. This course may be purchased in full or you may choose a la carte classes for $145 each (ABC members) or $185 each (non-members).  Online registration is only available for the full program. To register for individual classes, call Robyn at the ABC office at 770.587.0955

March 27 // Understanding Project Documents (3.5 CEUs)
Scope of Work, Blueprints, Comparing Bids

April 24 // Preconstruction: A Guide to Estimating and Bidding (3.5 CEUs)
Estimates During Design Phases, Bid Preparation, Exclusions, Clarifications and Assumptions

May 29 // Procurement: Securing the Best Buyout (3.5 CEUs)
Awarding Contracts, Buyout, Scope Writing

June 19 // Mobilization (3.5 CEUs)
Permitting, Checklists, Insurance and Logistics

July 31 //  Document Control (3.5 CEUs)
Administration, Daily Reports, Change Management, Software

August 28 // Scheduling (3.5 CEUs)
Baseline, Periodic Updates, Push vs. Pull, Delays, Resource/Cost Loading

September 25 // Safety
Planning, Leadership, Safety as a Core Value

October 30 // Quality
Warranty Issues, Customer Satisfaction, Aesthetics

November 20 // Closeout (3.5 CEUs)
Punch List, Documents, Technology, O&Ms, Buttoning it Up, Turning Over the Keys

This program is approved for AIA LU/HSW credit

This program is presented by professionals from...

  • Alpha Insulation & Waterproofing
  • Balfour Beatty Construction
  • ConstructionFortune-Johnson
  • Skanska USA
  • Shell McElroy Construction Company
  • Sluss+Padgett
  • Smallwood, Reynolds, Stewart, Stewart & Associates
  • Winter Construction
  • Wiss Janney, Elstner Associates.