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Claims Management: Plan Where You’re Going or End Up Somewhere Else 7/16 HR

Claims Management: Plan Where You’re Going or End Up Somewhere Else 7/16 HR

CLAIMS MANAGEMENT: PLAN WHERE YOU’RE GOING OR END UP SOMEWHERE ELSE
Tuesday, July 16, 2024  |  11:30AM – 1:00PM  |  Lunch provided
Join us for an essential seminar on construction project claims management with Neil Lowenstein, thrice-named a top lawyer among the region and nationally.

What We Will Cover:
🔹 Strategy Planning: Learn to recognize, preserve, develop, and resolve project claims effectively.
🔹 Types of Claims: Understand how to manage claims related to changes, differing site conditions, delays, work disputes, non-payment, and more.
🔹 Participant Viewpoints: Gain insights from different tiers of project participants to navigate claims successfully.

Our goal is to help you avoid the claims you can and confidently manage and resolve those you cannot. Don’t miss this opportunity to improve your claims management skills and ensure smoother project execution!

FACILITATOR
Neil Lowenstein
Principal, Woods Rogers – Neil Lowenstein has been a dedicated attorney at Woods Rogers Vandeventer Black since 1989, specializing in construction law, government contract law, suretyship, fidelity law, and alternative dispute resolution. He is an experienced litigator with expertise in administrative and regulatory matters. Read Neil’s full, impressive bio here

LOCATION **PLEASE NOTE OUR NEW ADDRESS**
ABC-VA Hampton Roads Training Facility
530 Independence Parkway, Suite 500, Chesapeake, VA 23320
**Student parking and entrance is in the back of the building.**

COST
Members – $67
Non-Members – $97
Lunch provided

SUBSTITUTION/CANCELLATION POLICY
Substitutions are welcome at any time if the originally registered individual(s) can no longer attend. Please note: a reservation constitutes a financial commitment unless cancellations are made 48 hours in advance.

Questions?
Contact Jamie Carrow

Executive Safety Academy: The Safety Conference for Firm Leadership 9/19 HR

Executive Safety Academy: The Safety Conference for Firm Leadership 9/19 HR

EXECUTIVE SAFETY ACADEMY: THE CONFERENCE FOR FIRM LEADERSHIP
Thursday, September 19, 2024 – Friday, September 20, 2024  |  8:00AM – 2:00PM
The road to world-class safety starts HERE.

ABC Virginia invites you to attend the Executive Safety Academy, a two-day immersion into developing leadership commitment to safety as a core value from the C-Suite down, and implementing the leading indicator systems and processes that are required to achieve world-class safety performance.

Learning Takeaways:
– How Leadership Plays Into Implementing a Successful Safety Cultural Transformation
– Implementing Core Leading Indicators to Improve Safety Performance
– Change Management: Making Concepts a Reality
– Personal Commitment
– and much more

Session 1: The Road Map to World-Class Safety
– Dissatisfaction with Current Performance
– Leadership Commitment
– Cultural Transformation
– Deliverable: Transformation Plan or Company and Individual

Session 2: World-Class Systems and Processes
– World-Class Results
– Best Practice Systems and Process
– Balanced Scoreboard

Who Should Attend?
Owners, Principals, Vice Presidents, Operations and Division Managers
This course is NOT intended for crew leaders or job superintendents. Due to the nature of this class, registrations are subject to approval by ABC and the class instructor. This is to ensure that the target audience is reached.

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INSTRUCTOR
Dave Thompson, Safety Director, Henderson, Inc.  – Dave Thompson has been involved in the construction industry for 35 years and has been a safety professional for twenty-two of those. He is the Safety Director for Henderson, Inc., of Williamsburg, VA, and the Lead Instructor for ABC-VA Hampton Roads. Dave also sits on the VA State Corporation Commission’s Advisory Committee for Miss Utility representing excavators and holds a CHST.

LOCATION **PLEASE NOTE OUR NEW ADDRESS**
ABC-VA Hampton Roads Training Facility
530 Independence Parkway, Suite 500, Chesapeake, VA 23320

COST
Members $325
Non-members $525
Continental breakfast and lunch provided both days

CANCELLATION POLICY
Please note that a reservation constitutes a financial commitment unless cancellations are made 72 hours in advance. No-shows and anyone who does not complete the course will still be financially responsible. Substitutions are welcome at any time if the originally registered individual(s) can no longer attend.

Questions?
Contact Jamie Carrow

Unleash the Power of Inclusivity | Unconscious Bias Training 6/18 HR

Unleash the Power of Inclusivity | Unconscious Bias Training 6/18 HR

UNLEASH THE POWER OF INCLUSIVITY | UNCONSCIOUS BIAS TRAINING
Tuesday, June 18, 2024  |  11:30AM – 1:00PM  |  Lunch provided
Join us for a transformative event that delves into the often-overlooked realm of unconscious biases. Discover how hidden biases can subtly influence decisions and interactions in the workplace. The session is designed to enlighten, engage, and empower you and your team to foster a more inclusive and equitable work environment.

What You Will Gain:
• Awareness: Understand what unconscious bias is and why it is crucial to address it in professional settings.
• Insights: Learn about common types of biases—gender, age, race, and more—and how they manifest in everyday decisions.
• Skills: Participate in interactive exercises to identify and confront personal biases.
• Tools: Acquire practical strategies to actively combat bias and promote fairness.

Why Attend?
• Enhance Team Cohesion: Reduce biases to improve collaboration and satisfaction among team members.
• Boost Performance: Make more objective decisions that enhance productivity and creativity.
• Drive Inclusion: Create a workplace where everyone feels valued and able to contribute their best.

This session is perfect for teams looking to strengthen their company culture. It will provide the knowledge and tools needed to start the journey for meaningful change toward inclusivity. Don’t miss this opportunity to transform your organization!

FACILITATOR
Sharon E. Harrington, MA, CPTD
, Founder, Amediate, LLC – Sharon is a facilitator & curriculum designer for Amediate, LLC, which provides intervention services, including focus group facilitation, assessment, and her signature core Leadership for the Learning Organization (LLO) adaptive six-to-eight module series in such areas as Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI), implicit bias and harassment prevention as well as foundational HR services. She brings nearly 30 years of experience investigating formal and informal allegations of discrimination under EEOC regulations. Sharon trains employee relations professionals on crucial skills to investigate internal complaints. She believes that prevention efforts are the best way to avert the disruptive impact that communication avoidance can leave behind.

LOCATION **PLEASE NOTE OUR NEW ADDRESS**
ABC-VA Hampton Roads Training Facility
530 Independence Parkway, Suite 500, Chesapeake, VA 23320
**Student parking and entrance is in the back of the building.**

COST
Members – $89
Non-Members – $115
Lunch provided

SUBSTITUTION/CANCELLATION POLICY
Substitutions are welcome at any time if the originally registered individual(s) can no longer attend. Please note: a reservation constitutes a financial commitment unless cancellations are made 48 hours in advance.

Questions?
Contact Jamie Carrow

Attracting and Retaining Key Employees • Lunch & Learn 6/5 CV

Attracting and Retaining Key Employees • Lunch & Learn 6/5 CV

ATTRACTING AND RETAINING KEY EMPLOYEES • LUNCH & LEARN
Wednesday, June 5, 2024  |  11:30AM – 1:00PM
Attracting and retaining key employees is becoming more difficult in the growing competitive market. Employees are more aware of their own value and growing numbers are requiring more than just a paycheck as a reason to stay with a company. Join us to learn strategies and fringe benefit programs that can be offered to select key people and owners that reward and provide incentives to your employees. Key employees desire special bonus plans and growth incentives to ensure their long-term service.

Topics that will be covered include:
• Where to find recruiting assistance
• List of low-cost awards and recognition programs
• How to review your fringe benefits compared to your competitors
• Various retirement plans, and how they can benefit the owners
• Key employee golden handcuff options
• Employee stock ownership and succession programs
• How a rolling bonus works

WHO SHOULD ATTEND
This seminar is geared towards anyone that plays a role in recruiting and/or employee retention.

SPEAKERS
Donald S. Hannahs, CFP®
, Oceanside Financial Strategies
Parker Hannahs, Oceanside Financial Strategies
Chuck Worley, Worley’s Home Services

LOCATION **PLEASE NOTE OUR NEW ADDRESS**
ABC-VA Central VA Training Facility
1600 E Parham Road, Richmond, VA 23228

COST
Members $30
Non-members $60

SUBSTITUTION/CANCELLATION POLICY
Substitutions are welcome at any time if the originally registered individual(s) can no longer attend. Please note: a reservation constitutes a financial commitment unless cancellations are made 48 hours in advance.

Questions?
Contact Kristen Altermatt

Donald and Parker Hannahs are registered representatives of Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp. Securities and investment advisory services offered through Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp., a broker/dealer (member SIPC) and registered investment advisor. Insurance offered through Lincoln affiliates and other fine companies. Oceanside Financial Strategies is not an affiliate of Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp.  Worley’s Home Services and Chuck Worley are not affiliated with Lincoln Financial Advisors or Oceanside Financial Strategies. CRN-6568364-042224

Leading at the Speed of Trust 6/12 HR

Leading at the Speed of Trust 6/12 HR

LEADING AT THE SPEED OF TRUST, a FranklinCovey Training
Wednesday, June 12, 2024  |  8:30AM – 4:30PM
“Leading at the Speed of Trust” is a transformative FranklinCovey training program that equips leaders with the skills to build and maintain trust within their teams and organizations. Participants will learn practical strategies and behaviors to establish trust, enhance collaboration, and drive results in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. Through interactive sessions and real-world case studies, attendees will explore the impact of trust on organizational culture, employee engagement, and productivity. This training delves into the principles of trustworthiness, credibility, and transparency, empowering leaders to create a culture of trust that fosters innovation, resilience, and high performance. Join us for an immersive learning experience that will elevate your leadership effectiveness and propel your team towards greater success.

Trust is one of the most critical competencies a leader can use to get better results from those they lead that are sustainable. This program will help you to develop, restore and extend trust to the teams you lead.

Exclusive Members Only training. Limited to 30 participants. Learn more about this training on the FranklinCovey website here.

FACILITATOR
Michael Bellaman
, CEO of ABC National

LOCATION **PLEASE NOTE OUR NEW ADDRESS**
ABC-VA Hampton Roads Training Facility
530 Independence Parkway, Suite 500, Chesapeake, VA 23320
**Student parking and entrance is in the back of the building.**

COST
Members – $275

SUBSTITUTION/CANCELLATION POLICY
Substitutions are welcome at any time if the originally registered individual(s) can no longer attend. Please note: a reservation constitutes a financial commitment unless cancellations are made 48 hours in advance.

Questions?
Contact Jamie Carrow