Essential Management & Business Skills

Certificate in Essential Management & Business Skills

PLEASE NOTE:  This Certificate may qualify for funding under the Re-Open Saskatchewan Training Subsidy (RSTS) to approved employers.
Cost:$350 + GST
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As the province continues to roll out its Re-Open Saskatchewan Plan, contractors and their employees are being challenged to adjust to new safety protocols and a different way of managing their work crews to effectively comply with active Public Health Orders.

This Certificate in Essential Management & Business Skills will provide course participants with the knowledge and understanding to improve day-to-day management, planning, negotiating abilities, and managing conflict.  The information will allow participants to excel in key areas of the business to maintain and grow their success within the industry.  

This Certificate consists of the following 2 modules:

Negotiation & Conflict Management – 2 Gold Seal Credit – 6 hours
  • Understand the basic elements of communication and demonstrate effective communication skills with clients/constructors.
  • Identify different personality styles and how to communicate appropriately and negotiate effectively with each one.
  • Understand the basics of negotiating, de-escalating conflict, and setting the groundwork for effective negotiation.
  • Getting to a “yes” and closing a negotiation well.
  • Building long term relationships of trust amongst all construction stakeholders

Self Paced, on-line course with assistance from instructor as required

Construction Business Management – 2 Gold Seal Credit – 8 hours
  • Understand the importance of a business plan and how to prepare one
  • Understand the participants within the construction industry – their roles, responsibilities, and limitations
  • Develop a human resource management plan
  • Formulate a financial plan, budgets, ratios, and break-even analysis
  • Use risk management tools to identify risk and how to mitigate risk

Self Paced, on-line course with assistance from instructor as required

Total Course Time – 14 Hours
Accreditation – MERIT Certificate in Essential Management & Business Skills
Gold Seal Credits – 4