SAN DIEGO, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, San Diego is pleased to announce that its prominent Turner School of Construction Management commenced its first session of 2011 on February 24 at the New Central Library jobsite in downtown San Diego. This free series of classes is available to any company or individual in any segment of the construction industry, and is designed to educate subcontractors on the industry's newest technology and best practices. As one of the country's top ranked builders, Turner Construction Company's training program is an excellent opportunity to develop strategic business relationships with small, women-owned, and minority-owned firms. This newest series of classes in downtown San Diego will complement two existing sessions which take place at the San Diego International Airport every year. Turner's San Diego office is the only business unit nationwide to host three Turner School sessions.
City of San Diego Mayor, Jerry Sanders, states, "Completing this program places subcontractors in a much stronger position to compete for future city projects. Having a robust local small business community benefits all of San Diego. These classes truly are an asset to our minority business-owners, our communities, and our economy."
Turner Construction Company's nationally-recognized Construction Management training program began in 1969 in Cleveland, Ohio. Since its inception, the training has taken place in 70 cities, and over 32,000 businesses have taken the classes. The classes are lead by community leaders and Turner executives who focus on specific aspects of the construction industry, for example: estimating, purchasing, logistics, finances, insurance, and bonding.
Shawn Rosenberger, Vice President and General Manager for Tuner Construction Company, San Diego states, "We have lined up a stellar group of industry leaders to share their expertise in the critical aspects of the construction industry. We are so pleased to partner with the City of San Diego to offer these classes to promote excellence in our industry, and support growth in our region."
Turner is the leading general builder in the U.S., ranking first or second in all major segments of the construction field. For more information, visit www.turnerconstruction.com/sandiego, or contact Vera Howell at 619-961-2289 to register for future Turner School classes in San Diego.
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SOURCE Turner Construction Company, San Diego