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SHM 210 - Foreman Training

Credits: 1
1 Lecture Hours

A foreman is the link between the contractor (employer) and the labor (employee) on a construction project. As such, the foreman is responsible for making sure that the crew efficiently and effectively performs the work according to industry standards and job-specific drawings and specifications. This course is designed to give the stuadent a better understanding of what it takes to be a sheet metal foreman and gives them a solid base of knowledge if they do choose to begin a career as a foreman.
Learning Outcomes

  1. Identify the attributes common to good foreman and know which of those attributes they already possess and which they need to develop.
  2. Apply effective principles for managing and leading others.
  3. Manage the required aspects of a project.
  4. Describe and enforce a culture of safety on a job site.
  5. Handle human relations issues regarding the work crew, i.e., communication skills (verbal and non-verbal): Integrity, motivational psychology and leadership.
  6. Plan and implement their own professional development.

 Listed Topics

  1. Self-Evaluation
  2. Successful Foreman Attributes
  3. Managing and Leading Others
  4. Project Management
  5. Safety Culture
  6. Human Relations
  7. Professional Development
Reference Materials
iTi Foreman Training Curriculum
Approved By: Johnson, Alex Date Approved: 5/05/2008
Last Reviewed: 10/25/2018

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