Highlighting NEI Instructor John Koontz

February 3, 2021

MCAA’s National Education Initiative (NEI) Seminars bring our best programs to your local association or your company thanks to instructors like John R. Koontz, MCAA’s Director, Project Management Education.

John has logged hundreds of days on the road each year since the NEI’s inception. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, he has brought his unique blend of academic and practical experience to virtual courses, a new NEI offering.

A former tenured associate professor in Purdue University’s Department of Building Construction Management, John has been teaching since 1992. Before that, he spent 15 years in the employment of MCAA contractors in roles including senior project manager, project manager, project engineer, and estimator.

His Fundamentals of Project Management (FPM) Seminars feature topics that will help project managers run more productive and profitable jobs, from planning and time management to cost controls, scheduling documentation and people management.

The Field Leaders Education (FLE) Seminars for Construction offer a similar grounding for those in field leadership.

Finally, his Other Seminars (OS) for Construction explore how to forge strong foremen/project manager partnerships, improve operations, and provide an appreciation of MCAA’s Change Orders, Productivity, Overtime publication.

Providing top notch, accessible education for everyone in your organization is what the MCAA’s NEI is all about! Even during the COVID-19 era. Visit the NEI website for more information about any of these seminars and a full list of the NEI courses available to MCAA members.

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Some of the SWAG arrived for the MEP Innovation Conference already. For those participating in the @TrimbleMEP social event on Monday, this nerdy custom Glencairn glass is one of your choices.

With the construction process adopting digital workflows, it's important to understand the impact on your business, including productivity gains & time saved due to new tools. MCAA’s 2021 MEP Innovations Conference, April 26-28, does just that! http://ow.ly/kZy250El2vQ

Tauhira Ali is more than a speaker at MEP Innovation Conference this year. She is helping to coordinate the conference from a NECA perspective with breakout sessions, roundtables and participation. Great speaker, better peer. https://www.mcaa.org/events/calendar/2021-mep-innovation-conference/

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