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Digitalisation of Construction SMEs

Trainings

Training courses

Become part of our training programme that aims to improve the level of digitalization of construction SMEs by raising their awareness and know-how. Training sessions will be organised in autumn and winter of 2022 and announced in our training calendar below

Training Calendar

The training courses are designed to help you to get a clear understanding of the implications and next steps after receiving your results in the In-depth Scan. We will provide hands-on help how to select and implement the required methodologies provided in the handbook by considering individual challenges. Moreover, the training courses intend to provide an open space for sharing your challenges, experiences and to learn from your peers.

The training calendar outlines a first set of scheduled training dates. If there is no training in your region and you would be interested in one, then please send an email to: Digital.Construction-Training@kearney.com. We are looking forward to considering your needs when coordinating additional training dates.

Support in conducting the In-depth Scan

Support in conducting the In-depth Scan

What is it about?  ​

  • How the in-depth scan can help your organisation to digitalise

  • How to respond to the in-depth scan correctly

  • How to read the in-depth scan’s benchmarking results

  • And what are the next steps

We will offer webinars where we will guide you through the experience of conducting your organization’s in-depth scan and will provide orientation by answering the questions above. 

Who should participate? 
CEOs, Managing Directors, General Manager, Digitalisation Manager. It will be important that the participating members will have an overall power in the organisation and the access to digitalisation-related information across the whole organisation. It will also be possible to have more than one member of one organisation participating. ​

Delivery mode: Online webinar (2 hours)  ​

Digital Transformation Strategy

Digital Transformation Strategy

This training is designed for organisations’ managers who want to apply a strategic approach for ensuring high impact when thinking about the implementation of digital technologies.

What is it about? ​

  • Benefits of a digital transformation strategy for Construction SMEs​

  • Criteria of a digital transformation strategy ​

  • Break-out: How to define your own digital transformation strategy ​

  • Translating the digital transformation strategy into a digital business model​

Who should participate? 
CEOs, Managing Directors, General Manager, Digitalisation Manager. It will be important that the participating members will have an overall power in the organisation. It will also be possible to have more than one member of one organisation participating. ​

Delivery modeIn-class training. You will find more information about the offered dates and premises in the training calendar.

Set-up of Digital Company Culture and Processes

Set-up of Digital Company Culture and Processes

This training is designed for organisations’ managers who are interested in learning more about tools and techniques which help to live an organisational culture that supports digital change. Moreover, the implications of changes in processes and legal requirements when applying digital technologies will be discussed.

What is it about? ​

  • Digital skills: Assessing software usage (and modelling)​

  • Digital infrastructure: Equipment and other digital tools; optimizing structures of the organisation​

  • Partnerships and Alliances: Digitalization as enabler for collaboration, strengthening partnerships and stakeholder management  ​

  • Data security: Legal requirements regarding processing and storing data, ethics, privacy and sovereignty of information  ​

  • External help/funds: Identification of existing support services ​

Who should participate? 
CEOs, Managing Directors, General Manager, Digitalisation Manager, Operational Manager, Process Manager, Human Resources Manager. It will be important that the participating members will have an overall power in the organisation. It will also be possible to have more than one member of one organisation participating. ​

Delivery modeOnline training. You will find more information about the offered dates in the training calendar.

When you apply to participate in an online training course, you will receive a dial-in link together with the training confirmation. You will be able to participate from any place where you are connected. Kindly ensure that you will be able to participate actively.

Benefit from Technology Enablers - Intro

Benefit from Technology Enablers - Intro

This training is designed for organisations’ managers who are not familiar with the variety of digital technologies in the construction industry yet and are keen to learn more about them and their benefits.

What is it about? ​
General introduction to methodology and open standards of BIM, IoT and semantic linked data.​

Who should participate? 
CEOs, Managing Directors, General Manager, Digitalisation Manager, Operational Manager, Process Manager. It will be important that the participating members will have an overall power in the organisation and the access to digitalisation-related information across the whole organisation. It will also be possible to have more than one member of one organisation participating. ​

Delivery mode: Online training. You will find more information about the offered dates in the training calendar. ​

When you apply to participate in an online training course, you will receive a dial-in link together with the training confirmation. You will be able to participate from any place where you are connected. Kindly ensure that you will be able to participate actively. 

Kindly take note that Part 1 and Part 2 of the Technology Enablers-Trainings are not necessarily consecutive. While Part 1 provides a general introduction into the use of the different digital technologies, Part 2 will rather focus on challenging the individual use cases.

Benefit from Technology Enablers - Deep-dive

Benefit from Technology Enablers - Deep-dive

This training is designed for organisations’ managers who want to challenge how the presented digital technologies could be beneficial for their own use cases as part of an interactive session. An outline of the next steps for applying a new digital technology will be explored and challenged with the trainer and peers.

What is it about? 
Learn more about benefits, application areas, and the implementation of the most relevant technology enablers for construction SMEs, including:

  • BIM
  • 3D Scanning
  • Drones
  • 3D Printing
  • Sensors
  • IoT
  • Robotics

Interactive sessions will help you to identify the technologies which will provide answers to your most urgent challenges. Based upon templates and input by the trainer and peers, you will derive your individual next steps.

Who should participate? 
CEOs, Managing Directors, General Manager, Digitalisation Manager, Operational Manager, Process Manager. It will be important that the participating members will have an overall power in the organisation and the access to digitalisation-related information across the whole organisation. It will also be possible to have more than one member of one organisation participating. 

Delivery mode: 
In-class training. You will find more information about the offered dates and premises in the training calendar.

Kindly take note that Part 1 and Part 2 of the Technology Enablers-Trainings are not necessarily consecutive. While Part 1 provides a general introduction into the use of the different digital technologies, Part 2 will rather focus on challenging the individual use cases.