Professional Development


The Associated General Contractors of America’s Supervisory Training Program (STP) is a construction-specific training curriculum developed, updated and field-tested by and for contractors. Supervisory skill—or the lack of it—directly affects every company’s bottom line. You make your money in the field, and STP can help you improve your organization’s bottom line. The comprehensive 6-course program focuses on the knowledge and skills that every supervisor must have to be an effective manager of people, time, equipment and materials.

UNIT #1- “LEADERSHIP & MOTIVATION” (2015 EDITION)  starting Monday, October 3, 2016
This course will describe the value of effective supervision of workers and improve the construction supervisor’s ability to lead and
motivate others.
• The dollars and sense of people in construction
• The role of the construction supervisor
• Helping people perform better
• Motivatig and leading others
• Positive feedback
• Training and orienting crew members
• Teams and team building
• Leadership skills in action

Classes are 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm Monday nights UP TO 10 weeks starting Monday, October 3, 2016
Location: AGC Education Center - 3306 Ragsdale Avenue, Knoxville, Tennessee
Instructor: Charlie Franks, Professional Construction Consulting, Inc.
Cost: $275 for AGC Members, $475 for Non-Members (includes training manual)

Register by Monday September 26, 2016 (books will be ordered on this date)

Link to Online Registration



Understanding, Complying With and Applying the DOL’s New Overtime Rule

Properly determining who qualifies for overtime and who does not has never been easy.  The recently issued Dept of Labor final rule on overtime has made it even more complicated. You still have time to get in compliance – but you need to start now!

We will cover:

  • The Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Key provisions of the final rule
  • How this will affect your company
  • What you need to do now

Friday, October 21, 2016
8:00 am Breakfast and Registration, 8:30 to 10:30 am Seminar
Presented by: Catherine Barnes, Human Resources Director with Shafer Insurance Agency and Chris McCarty, Attorney with Lewis, Thomason, King, Krieg & Waldrop
Seminar location:  AGC Office 3306 Ragsdale Avenue, Knoxville, TN  37909
Cost:  $30 for AGC Members, $60 for Non-Members

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Please register by October 17th.