Leadership Webinar: Public Speaking for the Code Official

Most people report that public speaking is one of their greatest fears. And yet the ability to speak publicly is one of the most valued skills today, especially in the building safety industry. This webinar will discuss techniques for communicating with the public and the media in an effective, ethical manner. This webinar will also discuss techniques that can be used in your every day communication and report writing that can help keep you out of the courtroom.

Code Official Institute

Discuss on-the-job problems and brainstorm solutions at this interactive Institute. Specific topics include human resource management, financial management, ethics, new technologies, increasing credibility of the Code Official and legal strategies.

Leadership Webinar: Coaching for Success

Coaching is an important skill for leaders because it is through coaching that staff develop the skillsets that will contribute most to both individual and organizational success. Good coaching inspires individuals to grow and stay focused on their goals and in turn, it teaches them how to be good coaches to others. But without the right mindset, successful coaching is difficult at best. This webinar will talk about what defines good coaching, the benefits of good coaching, techniques of good coaching and how to develop a coaching mindset in yourself and your department.

2018 IBC Means of Egress Seminar

This seminar addresses numerous provisions in the 2018 International Building Code® (IBC®) where the code contains requirements pertaining to establishing a means of egress in buildings.The course is intended to help plan reviewer or building code officials responsible for plan review identify those areas where plan review will include compliance with the IBC. During this training, participants will listen to lecture and view examples, as well as discuss sections of the IBC that pertain to means of egress. They will participate in activities that involve a set of plans.

Leadership Webinar: Public Speaking

Most people report that public speaking is one of their greatest fears. And yet the ability to speak publically is one of the most valued skills today. This webinar will discuss ways to ease your anxiety, develop your confidence, keep your audience engaged and give you tips for creating an effective presentation. This webinar will increase your communication skills and build your confidence so you can speak effectively in public with ease and grace.

Leadership Webinar: Building Your Bench

Statistics indicate that there is currently a talent shortage. This is causing organizations to look for new ways to “future-proof“ their work forces in order to retain sufficient talent to be able to meet their strategic objectives. This webinar will discuss ways to overcome the obstacle of a talent shortage, as well as discuss the generation gap and offer suggestions on how to bridge that gap.

Leadership Webinar: Challenging Discussions

We have all needed to have a conversation that we don’t want to have. Nobody likes having a difficult discussion but unfortunately, it’s something that we all need to deal with. Challenging discussion are a fact of life. Having difficult conversations may never be easy, but there are ways to make those conversations both productive and less painful. Join us for an engaging webinar to learn more about how to conquer these challenging discussions as well as conversations associated with administering and enforcing building safety codes.

Principles of Building Safety Institute

This information packed, 3-day institute covers the unique concepts of building safety while addressing the principles and the science behind code provisions. It deepens the understanding and the logic of code provisions for effective design, construction, application and interpretation. ICC national experts will cover topics including principles of fire protection, principles of egress, and principles of materials. Also covered will be the coordination between Building, Fire and Existing Building codes, and innovation in building and fire safety (Evaluation Service, Performance Code, etc.). This Institute will provide knowledge that is relevant immediately.

2018 IBC Means of Egress Seminar

This seminar addresses numerous provisions in the 2018 International Building Code® (IBC®) where the code contains requirements pertaining to establishing a means of egress in buildings.The course is intended to help plan reviewer or building code officials responsible for plan review identify those areas where plan review will include compliance with the IBC. During this training, participants will listen to lecture and view examples, as well as discuss sections of the IBC that pertain to means of egress. They will participate in activities that involve a set of plans.

Leadership Webinar: The Courageous Leader

There are quite a few attributes and skill sets that make up being a great leader. However, one of the most important attributes in leadership is courage. You need to have the courage to take on your responsibilities, to take a strong stance on tough topics, to speak up despite the opposition as well as dealing with the consequences. The truth is, being a great leader often implies having to face difficulties and challenges and you need courage to overcome those difficulties and to meet the many challenges that will come your way! In this webinar, we will discuss how to develop courage and the resources to support you in your journey.