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.

April 2020

Wed
15
2020
April 15, 2020

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

The program was to be presented by Dr.Heather Moore or Dr. Perry Danesghari, MCA, Inc.

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

The ECA Education Research Committee has postponed the education program, "How to Design Your Company's Internal Processes for Maximizing Profitability."

Fri
24
2020
April 24, 2020

"Electrical Management Essentials: Finance, Insurance & Legal" IS NOW ON HOLD!

THIS PROGRAM IS NOW ON HOLD!

THIS PROGRAM IS NOW ON HOLD!

This one-day class, designed specifically for NECA’s small and medium-sized contractors, will bring in three experts to discuss the essential elements of finance, insurance and risk, and legal issues that all contractors need to know is NOW ON HOLD!.

May 2020

Wed
20
2020
May 20-21, 2020

"Advanced Estimating of Electrical Construction"

Presented by Bob Mooty, Former NECA Education Instructor

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

The ECA Education Research Committee is pleased to present the education program, "Advanced Estimating of Electrical Construction."

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

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."