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Upcoming webinars provide great learning opportunities

Upcoming webinars provide great learning opportunities

Integrated project delivery, stress management and quantity take-off with BIM are the topics of three upcoming webinars.

Great learning opportunities this week and next

Great learning opportunities this week and next

Today, May 4, Chief EHS Officer Hendrik van Brenk is hosting a webinar about how our Safety Road Map provides a strategic approach to safety that aligns with lean principles. On Wednesday, May 6, Executive Vice President Ed Szwarc and Senior Vice President Andrew Quirk will host a webinar – through the Healthcare Center of Excellence – on developing and structuring an integrated project delivery team. On Thursday, May 7, the BIM Global Expert Group will host a webinar called BIM for Asset Management. And on Tuesday, May 12, the Market Making Global Expert Group is hosting a webinar about how our Code of Conduct helps with Market Making.

Improved OneSkanska intranet coming tomorrow

Improved OneSkanska intranet coming tomorrow

Tomorrow, Skanska AB will launch an upgraded version of OneSkanska, our global intranet. This is the first phase of an ongoing, long-term effort to align the site’s features and functionalities with the coming needs of the 2020 business plan, and to support our renewed commitment to working together across U.S. business units as Skanska Strong. In this first phase, the new OneSkanska site’s home page will serve as the primary source for all Skanska news – globally, nationally and locally.

All 2015 Management Meeting slides and videos are now available

All 2015 Management Meeting slides and videos are now available

For those who attended the Management Meeting, these are great resources to help you share the meeting’s key messages with your teams. For everyone else, please take time to explore this material. Click below to access from the Skanska network.

Learn about integrated delivery in two upcoming webinars

Learn about integrated delivery in two upcoming webinars

Two great learning opportunities are coming up: this Tuesday, March 24, at 11 am ET is a Skanska webinar on integrated project delivery, and at 11 am ET on April 3 is a related webinar about our Palo Alto Medical Foundation San Carlos Center project, which was delivered via integrated project delivery and which emphasized a lean construction approach.

Upcoming webinars on global client relationships and innovations in energy storage and robotics

Upcoming webinars on global client relationships and innovations in energy storage and robotics

This Wednesday, we are presenting a webinar on managing multi-country client relationships. Two case studies will be presented, including how Skanska USA has benefited from a relationship Skanska has with Siemens in Europe. The second webinar, on Monday, March 16, will address innovations in large-scale energy storage and construction automation, such as using robots for bridge and tunnel construction. Click below for more information and to register.

Global webinar on safely using mobile elevated work platforms

Global webinar on safely using mobile elevated work platforms

In response to a recent tragic accident in Norway, this Wednesday, December 3, at 10 am ET Skanska is holding a webinar on safely using mobile elevated work platforms. Experiences from the U.S. and the U.K. will be highlighted, and there will be a Q&A period. Click below for more information and to register.

Learn – and share – how using BIM benefits owners

Learn – and share – how using BIM benefits owners

While BIM is a buzzword, our industry is far from realizing its full potential. To support that journey, Skanska was a premier sponsor – as well as a contributor – to McGraw Hill Construction’s just-out report: “The Value of BIM for Owners.” This report has survey results of owners’ perceived benefits from BIM, and an owners BIM wish list. Click below to read the report, and consider sharing copies with your clients.

USA Civil continues to learn how to “propose to win”

USA Civil continues to learn how to “propose to win”

Across the country, USA Civil is conducting training to ensure that its proposals connect with client needs more than before. The goal is to help us win more projects because best-value procurement – considering both technical and financial components – is increasingly common.

Learn from the BIM Expert Group Summit

Learn from the BIM Expert Group Summit

Join this Thursday’s webinar from 10-11 am ET to learn the highlights of what was presented at the BIM Expert Group Summit last month at Skanska group’s headquarters in Stockholm. Among the trends that will be discussed is how some clients are requiring BIM to be used on their projects. Great examples of our BIM work will also be showcased. Click below for more information and to register (Skanska network connection required).