Toledo - Lathrop

Since 1969, Lathrop’s parent company, Turner, has presented the Turner School of Construction Management. This free program is offered to expand the opportunities available to minority and women-owned business enterprises and improve their economic viability.

Among other topics, the program presented by the Lathrop office offers a blueprint reading course. Enrollment in the School of Construction Management provides individuals the opportunity to gain business insight and meaningful tools that help them target their business for quality and growth, and develop new strategic business relationships.

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Who Should Attend?
Female and minority small business owers working as general contractors, subcontractors, construction managers and/or consultants, and individuals who align their services/products with the AEC industry.

Program Topics
Presented in an interactive environment, each class features a specific topic taught by industry professionals. The topics include:

  • Understanding Blueprints
  • Basic Concepts of Estimating
  • Scheduling: From Bid Phase to Project Completion
  • Financial Fundamentals for Construction Contractors
  • Safety & Field Operations
  • Insurance & Bonding: How much is enough?
  • Networking and Sales

When and Where
Classes are held on Monday evenings. The 12-week program begins on February 5 and concludes with a graduation ceremony in the end of April. The class location is at the Toledo Lucas County Public Library - Mott Branch located at 1085 Dorr Street, Toledo Ohio.

Cost of the Program
The School of Construction Management program is FREE. Those interested in registering should verify their schedules to take advantage of attending this program in its entirety.

Enrollment Criteria
This program is for minority and women owned businesses doing business within the Northwest Ohio / Southeast Michigan area and that have actively performed construction industry work for at least two years. Participants should have basic construction industry knowledge. For more information, please call 419.893.7000.

Toledo - Lathrop

28 N. St. Clair Street
Suite 200
Toledo, OH 43604

Phone: (419) 893-7000


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