Be Sure to Utilize Training-on-Demand

Whether you are considering OSHA 10 Hour, OSHA 30 Hour, Rigger/Signal Person, or other safety training, you probably want flexibility and you want cost savings.  MBI provides the flexible scheduling, savings and convenience that comes along with hosting high quality training in your own facility.  Training-on-Demand courses can be planned to fit the schedule of your company and offered either as a private in-house program (minimum 12 attendees) or a public course opened to other MBI members.  Training-on-Demand has become a popular alternative to the traditional training schedules used throughout the industry.

Congratulations to the Leadership Experience Class of 2014!

The second class of The Leadership Experience concluded on Friday, April 11th in Des Moines with their fourth and final session of the series.  The Leadership Experience is an unprecedented leadership development series which focuses on the 4 C’s of construction leadership…Communication, Collaboration, Creativity, and Customer.  Led by Tom Emison, Strategic Business Advisor, Eide Baily LLP, this program includes assignments, lessons, role playing, team exercises, networking, and private leadership coaching blended into an intense leadership experience. 

Join Iowa’s Commercial Contracting Association and Receive a $300 Coupon Towards Training!

All firms joining MBI from now until the end of June will receive a $300 coupon good towards a one time use on education and/or safety training conducted by MBI.  The coupon can be redeemed towards training at the Winter Conference, Safety and Environmental Conference and the Project Manager/Supervisor Series.  Other seminars may be added in the course of the year that would qualify for coupon use.  (Does not include the Leadership Experience or MB EYE on the Future.)  Join MBI today and take advantage of special member pricing at the Annual Winter Conference and then use your $300 coupon towards the seminar fees! 

Congratulations to the 2013/14 MB EYE on the Future Class!

Over the last 9 years, an elite group of individuals have been selected to participate in the MB EYE on the Future Program. Over 150 leaders have been through the program and are currently participating in the leadership pool, committees and task forces within The Master Builders of Iowa. This course offers attendees a tremendous opportunity to begin a path of success and become more involved in the industry as current and future leaders of construction in Iowa. Participants are nominated by management and then careful consideration is made by a selection committee before a new class is selected. The 10th class has been chosen and begins meeting in September with a six month program in leadership, presentation skills and an introduction to the Master Builders of Iowa.

May 10th Ethics Conference was a Huge Success!

The Ethics Conference that was held on May 10th in Des Moines brought in over 100 attendees!  The conference was created by the MB EYE on the Future Class of 2013 for the Iowa construction industry.  The conference began with an overview of corporate ethics in the morning session by Chris Bauer, Bauer Ethics Seminars, and ended with a great workshop in the afternoon led by Tom Rosenberg of Roetzel & Andress.  To view the Ethics Conference photo gallery, CLICK HERE.