Project Management for Electrical and Mechanical
Date: November 15 – 22, 2009
Venue: Banff Centre, Banff, AB
Instructor: Kirk Alter, Associate Professor Purdue University
This course was developed by electrical and mechanical contractors and Purdue University faculty
in Indiana, is designed specifically to meet the needs of electrical and mechanical contractors.
Owners, project managers, estimators, superintendents and any employee involved in managing
projects will receive an in depth look at how to successfully execute all aspects of electrical and
mechanical projects. Class content specifically focuses on real examples and case studies
provided by contractors in both trades.
Participants will obtain management tools that will help improve productivity, profitability, increase
quality and customer satisfaction.
Course content includes:
Budgeting, Team building, Profitability in planning & scheduling, Project turnover, Labour costs,
Estimating, Technology and profit, Effective project correspondence, Negotiation strategies and
techniques, Materials management, Managing vendors and subcontractors.
Recommended pre-requisites: Principles of Health & Safety Management and Leadership for Safety
Excellence. Gold seal accredited for 10 points.
Fees: $3,300 incl gst Fees include instruction, course materials, meals, accommodation and
certificates and are due in full at time of application.
Enroll online at www.meritalberta.com go to training, calendar, November courses, or contact
Tracey Rose @ 780-455-5999, 1-888-816-9991 for a registration form.
Kirk Alter, Associate Professor in Purdue University’s Department of Building Construction
Management (BCM) and president of Fast Management, Inc., has been a full-time participant in the
mechanical & electrical construction industries since the early 1970s. His career path includes
working as an apprentice, journeyman, foreman, superintendent, estimator, project manager,
designer, operations manager, vice president, a