In-House Training Programs

by Kwaku A. Tenah, (M.ASCE), Asst. Prof.; Civ. Engrg. Dept., Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX 77843,

American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY
978-0-87262-518-1 (ISBN-13) | 0-87262-518-4 (ISBN-10), 1986, Soft Cover, Pg. 67

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Conference information: A Session of ASCE Convention | Seattle, Washington, United States | April 7, 1986

Out of Print: Not available at ASCE Bookstore.

Document Type: Book - Proceedings


The papers in this book address timely subjects and issues on in-house training programs that are of particular interest to the civil engineering profession. The five papers presented in this proceedings describe the activities, functions and the responsibilities of the contractor, construction management firm, engineering consulting firm, and the owner in identifying, developing, implementing and assessing in-house training programs for both field and home office engineering and management personnel. These papers review: Identifying the need, uses and importance of in-house training programs; Providing the best approaches to develop, implement and evaluate in-house training programs; Creating the awareness of the various types of in-house training programs available to the civil engineer; Providing valuable basis for assessing what stages in the engineer's professional development to provide what in-house training program.

Subject Headings: Consulting services | Training | Professional development | Engineering firms | Contractors and subcontractors | Construction companies | Owners


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