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Managing Field Productivity to Improve Bottom Line


Contractor success depends heavily on the field production of tradespeople. Lead towards efficiency and start seeing improvements to your bottom line.

This course will define field productivity, discuss the effects of low field productivity, and outline approaches to increasing field productivity.


  • Introduction to field productivity
  • The contractor’s role in improving productivity
  • The supervisor’s role in improving field productivity
  • Labour productivity
  • Equipment productivity
  • Factors that impact productivity
  • Quantifying lost productivity

Intended Audience

Anyone whose work is described in industry contracts: project managers, project coordinators, construction managers, superintendents, general foremen, foremen and estimators of all levels will benefit from the workshop. This course is for contractors and subcontractors in all segments of the construction industry.


Phil Perry, Perry Educational Services

Phil Perry, P.Eng. is an experienced senior project manager with more than 30 years in the construction industry. He has worked in a variety of roles with owners, designers and constructors, most of which included project managing industrial projects for general contractors. Phil has worked with many different delivery systems including stipulated price, cost plus, unit price, construction management and design-build. He has been teaching post-secondary construction management courses for the last eight years and works with various contractors on their professional development programs.



Related Info

Live, Online, Instructor-led training. 

This workshop is hosted by the instructor on the GoToTraining platform. Access information and any course materials will be provided to you by the instructor via email in advance of the training.


WCA Cancellation Policy

WCA will provide a full refund or education credit equal to the amount paid for the course if registration is cancelled two (2) full business days prior to the course start date. Payment is non-refundable for cancellations made within two (2) full business days of the course start date and there will be no transfers to future course dates.

Complimentary substitution of another member of your company/team is welcome right up until the course start time for no additional fee. Please email us at if you require a substitution.

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