United Contractors creates educational opportunities that provide members with relevant industry-related content to promote professional development.

Upcoming Events

Julie Zhuo
  • July 21, 2021 2:30pm  -  3:30pm
  • Program hosted via Zoom. Sponsored by UCON's 2021 Annual Sponsors.

    Mastering the Art of Feedback

    Feedback makes all the difference. Engagement. Retention. Performance. But for many leaders, managers and employees, one of the most stressful situations can be the giving and receiving of feedback. When done well, feedback can help people improve and thrive in a position. When done poorly, feedback can create a culture of tension or defensiveness. Using stories from her experience in Senior Leadership at Facebook, she provides actionable takeaways that can improve the experience for both parties.

  • July 22, 2021 2:30pm  -  4:30pm
  • Program hosted via Zoom.

    CARB Regulation Overview

    California Air Resources Board (CARB) staff will give an overview of the In-Use Off-Road Diesel-Fueled Fleets Regulation (Off-Road Regulation) which applies to all self-propelled off-road diesel vehicles 25 horsepower or greater used in California

  • July 27, 2021 2:30pm  -  4:30pm
  • Program hosted via Zoom.

    No BS Leadership

    This class will teach you how to be an effective leader with a no BS set of exercises for you to do the following; take a hard look at your own performance and behaviors; assess what strengths you can lead from and what issues you need to address

    Construction Finance
  • August 10, 2021 2:30pm  -  4:30pm
  • Program hosted via Zoom. Limited to 50 participants.

    Construction Finance

    This class covers detailed topics and best practices for construction accounting and finance.

    Prompt Payment
  • August 12, 2021 2:30pm  -  4:30pm
  • Program hosted via Zoom.

    How to Get Paid

    Liens, Bonds, Stop Payment Notices, Prompt Payment Statutes and many Practical Tips

    This class will cover mechanic's liens, stop payment notices, and bond claims. You will learn practical tips to get paid!

    Ron Bailey
  • August 18, 2021 2:30pm  -  3:30pm
  • Program hosted via Zoom. Sponsored by UCON's 2021 Annual Sponsors.

    From Battlefield to Boardroom

    Ron will talk about a combat philosophy and its applicability in today’s boardroom. You will learn how to reshape your organization based on the following eight guiding principles: Intellectual Innovation, Boldness, Trust, Integrity, Teamwork, and Surprise, and how it can improve your organization. You will leave with a different model of thinking in an uncertain environment.

    Confusion between Leadership and Management
  • August 19, 2021 2:30pm  -  4:30pm
  • Program hosted via Zoom.

    Tastes Great – Less Filling: The Confusion Between Leadership and Management

    Leadership and management are very different but equally important for project and business success. The problem is we never talk about the distinctions and end up doing both poorly.

    Communication
  • August 24, 2021 2:30pm  -  4:30pm
  • Program hosted via Zoom.

    Communications for Construction Professionals

    After completing this course, you will walk away with powerful techniques, tools and strategies that will make a significant impact on your communication skills in the office, job site or out in the field, including strategies for remote and hybri

  • August 26, 2021 2:30pm  -  4:30pm
  • Program hosted via Zoom. Limited to 40 attendees.

    Construction Insurance & Bonding

    This course is designed to introduce the concepts of insurance, surety, and risk management for construction companies and projects.  We will dive into specific insurance coverages, types of surety bonds contractors can expect to see in their cont