Sheet metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association


Destination: Success ꟷ Expand your knowledge with SMACNA’s 2018 educational programs

Dec 11, 2017

Make this the year that advances your company to the next level. Mark your calendar for SMACNA’s lineup of 2018 educational programs. 

Tailored exclusively for contractor members, these engaging, university-level courses are taught by industry experts and professors and offer the highest-level business, management, and financial practices in the industry. These popular courses often sell-out quickly so sign up early.

Business Management University, Feb. 25-March 1, 2018 

Learn the real-world business practices of running a successful sheet metal/HVAC company. With case studies and idea-sharing, this in-depth program covers financial management, strategic planning, change order management, contractor survival skills, negotiation, time management, leadership, and productivity.

Supervisor Training Academy, March 19-21, 2018 

Effective supervisors, foremen, superintendents, and managers are critical to a successful contractor firm. During this program—expanded for 2018—participants will learn the attributes and core values of effective supervisors as well as how to motivate workers. In addition to discovering the keys to effective leadership, communication, time management, and productivity, participants will learn how to drive project success and develop their workforce.

Project Managers Institute, April 22-25, 2018 

Do you know the critical skills needed to be an effective project manager? Attend the Project Managers Institute and you'll discover how to build powerful project teams, master financial control, maximize profits, and develop profitable customer relationships. Learn management and leadership skills, project planning, financial management, change order management, and standards and best practices. 

Financial Boot Camp, May 6-9, 2018 

Sharpen your financial skills even if you're a "non-financial" person during this popular program full of real-world studies. Remember—what you don't know CAN hurt you. Learn how to interpret financial statements, calculate financial ratios, work with credit, develop cash flow projections, understand equipment acquisition, use financial information for strategic planning, and more.

Commit to your company’s growth today. Register on SMACNA’s National Educational webpage. Sign up by the early bird deadline and receive a discount. Additional attendees from the same company also receive a reduced rate. 

For more information, contact Bridgette Bienacker, SMACNA’s director of business management and membership, at