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Superintendent Training Program (STP) – Improving Productivity and Managing Costs

February 16, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

$495 – $4242.00

Superintendent Training Program (STP) – Improving Productivity and Managing Costs


February 16, March 2 & 16, 2018
7:30 am – 4:30 pm each session


Register now for the next session, Risk Management and Problem Solving / March 30, April 13 & 27, 2018

Improving Productivity and Managing Costs

All six units required for STP certification – The structure of the program allows for flexibility in completion. Units do not need to be taken in numerical order*

Register for the entire program or individual units!

Individuals who complete the six Superintendent Training Units will receive a Superintendent Training Program certificate of completion.*

Class size limited to 20 – frequently sells out!

Improving Productivity and Managing Costs

This course covers understanding how project estimates are compiled, how to compare actual project costs with those estimated and how to control costs to meet the estimate. This course also details how productivity is measured, how the supervisor plays a major role in increasing jobsite productivity and how a small increase in productivity can have a significant impact on the time and cost of a project.

  • Introduction to improving productivity and managing project costs
  • Construction estimates, planning and scheduling
  • Who controls project costs?
  • Reporting and analyzing actual costs
  • Planning for cost control and record keeping
  • Cost control strategies
  • Quantifying lost labor productivity
  • Equipment management for productivity improvement
  • Working with project partners
  • Post-project evaluations


Richard G. Krisch, has had a lifelong career in the construction industry in which he has served as a vice president, senior project manager, project and field engineer, contracts administrator, estimator and superintendent. Mr. Krisch holds a Masters of Science in Industrial Technology, Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, Kansas; a Bachelors of Science in Building Design and Construction, Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, Kansas; and a Associates Arts Degree in Construction Technology, Community College of Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland.

Program Overview:

Next Go-round:

  • Leadership and Motivation / September 14, 28, October 12, 2018
  • Communication / November 1, 15, December 6, 2018
  • Planning & Scheduling / December 21, 2018, January 4 & 18, 2019
  • Contract Documents / February 1, 15, March 1, 2019
  • Improving Productivity and Managing Project Costs / February 2019 (dates TBD)
  • Risk Management and Problem Solving / March 19 (dates TBD)

Additional Unit dates to be announced soon. Entire program cycles through and is rescheduled on a continuous basis.

Read a brief blog for more information regarding the STP program.

The Superintendent Training Program (STP) is a construction-specific training curriculum developed, updated and field-tested by and for contractors. Superintendent skills – or the lack of them – directly affect every company’s bottom line. You make your money in the field, and the STP can help you improve your organization’s bottom line. This comprehensive six-unit program focuses on the knowledge and skills that every superintendent must have to be an effective manager of people, time, equipment and materials.

The STP curriculum creates an unmatched learning experience for participants. Every STP unit is activity based, with discussions, case histories, problems and exercises. Participants in STP units draw upon their field experience and learn by interaction with others from all areas of the construction industry. The six STP units account for a total of 120 hours of in-class instruction. Each unit is divided into multiple sessions. The structure of the program allows for flexibility so that units can be taught in several different formats. Units do not have to be taken in numerical order.


Preferred registration date is seven days prior to unit start date.

Price includes: light breakfast, lunch, course materials, textbook, certificate of completion.*

*Attendees must follow procedures for submitting materials to fulfill requirements to receive the STP certificate of completion. Units do not need to be taken in numerical order.

For more information on required procedures, please contact Jo Ann at the Chapter office.




February 16, 2018
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
$495 – $4242.00
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