Education & Training

The Electrical Contractors’ Association of City of Chicago (ECA) Research and Education Committee plans annual continuing education programs to  keep ECA members on top of the latest technology and business practices, workforce development issues, and more so that they can lead the Chicagoland electrical construction industry.

Here is a snapshot of the 2019 programs.  Upcoming events are listed below.

June 2020

Thu
4
2020
June 4, 2020
11:00AM-12:00PM

ECA Leadership Webinar Series #2 -- “Change Matters”

Presented by Alex Willis, Leadership Surge

June 4, 2020

ECA Leadership Webinar Series #2 “Change Matters” webinar – 60 minutes and Q & A. Presented by Alex Willis, Leadership Surge June 4, 2020 at 11:00 AM

Thu
18
2020
June 18, 2020
11:00AM-12:00PM

ECA Leadership Webinar Series #3 -- “Building High Performance Teams”

Presented by Alex Willis, Leadership Surge

June 18, 2020

ECA Leadership Webinar Series #3 “Building High Performance Teams” webinar – 60 minutes and Q & A. Presented by Alex Willis, Leadership Surge June 18, 2020 at 11:00AM

August 2020

Wed
26
2020
August 26, 2020

Managing Field Productivity Seminar has been RE-SCHEUDLED!

The program is to be presented by Dr. Awad Hanna, University of Wisconsin-Madison

The session is to be held at the Drake Oak Brook Hotel, 2301 York Rd, Oak Brook, IL 60523

The ECA Education Research Committee education program, that was originally scheduled for March 25, 2020, called, "Managing Field Productivity" has been re-scheduled for August 26, 2020. This session is for those that were registered for the March 25, 2020 program! An additional program date of August 27, 2020 has also opened.

Thu
27
2020
August 27, 2020

Managing Field Productivity Seminar (ADDITIONAL PROGRAM - NOW OPEN)!

The program is to be presented by Dr. Awad Hanna, University of Wisconsin-Madison

The session is to be held at the Drake Oak Brook Hotel, 2301 York Rd, Oak Brook, IL 60523

The ECA Education Research Committee education Committee has added an additional program date! REGISTRATION IS OPEN FOR THIS SESSION!

September 2020

Wed
16
2020
September 16-17, 2020

"Advanced Estimating of Electrical Construction"

The workshop is to be presented by Bob Mooty, Former NECA Education Instructor

The workshop is to be held at the Drake Oak Brook Hotel, 2301 York Rd, Oak Brook, IL 60523

The ECA Education Research Committee program, "Advanced Estimating of Electrical Construction" has been Re-scheduled! 8 spots remain!

October 2020

Sat
3
2020
October 3-6, 2020

NECA 2020 Convention in Chicago

#1 Event for Power, Light, Energy, and Technology Systems Integration

McCormick Place Lakeside Center, Chicago

Wed
21
2020
October 21, 2020
8:00AM-12:00PM

"Succession Planning"

Presented by Craig Bodette, Mosley, Pfundt & Glick, Inc.

The Drake Oak Brook Hotel, 2301 York Rd, Oak Brook, IL 60523

The ECA Education Research Committee is pleased to present the education program, "Succession Planning."

November 2020

Thu
12
2020
November 12, 2020

"How to Design Your Company's Internal Processes for Maximizing Profitability"

The program is to be presented by Dr.Heather Moore, MCA, Inc.

The session is to be held at the Drake Oak Brook Hotel, 2301 York Rd, Oak Brook, IL 60523 is FULL!

The ECA Education Research Committee education program, "How to Design Your Company's Internal Processes for Maximizing Profitability" has been re-scheduled! THE PROGRAM IS FULL!

Wed
18
2020
November 18, 2020
8:00AM-4:00PM

"The Top Habits of High-Performing Foremen"

Presented by Dr. Awad Hanna, University of Wisconsin-Madison

The Drake Oak Brook Hotel, 2301 York Rd, Oak Brook, IL 60523

The ECA Education Research Committee is pleased to present the education program, "The Top Habits of High-Performing Foremen."