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Online Course: Commercial Modular Construction
Worth 1.5 CEUs from Clemson University
The Modular Building Institute (MBI) along with Clemson University developed this online course with the goal of introducing the participant to an innovative and exciting construction method. This course is worth 1.5 CEUs and discusses the modular building process compared to traditional site-built construction and is designed to help the participant understand terminology and concepts of modular building including client needs, design, fabrication, transportation, and installation.


Textbook: Commercial Modular Construction
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A new book for modular building professionals: The Modular Building Institute (MBI) along with Clemson University developed Introduction to Commercial Modular Construction over two years with the goal of introducing the reader to an innovative and exciting construction method. This book discusses the modular building process compared to traditional site-built construction and is designed to help the reader understand terminology and concepts of modular building including client needs, design, fabrication, transportation, and installation.


Business Conduct Training
A pro-active approach to professional and personal development
MBI members have access to a discounted business conduct course that covers primary misconduct issues like bribery, kickbacks, conflicts of interest, gift giving, fair dealing, and reporting ethical violations. This online course is about 50 minutes, has additional resources, and allows participants to ask questions. Participants are required to pass a short test. Transcripts are maintained at MBI. Upon launching the course, you will be billed $50. (One pre-identified primary contact at each MBI member company is free.)


Safety Training
Safety training is now available in the areas of:
• Chemical Hazard Communication • Confined Spaces • Electrical Safety Awareness • Fall Protection • Hearing Conservation: Protecting Yourself from Hearing Loss • Ladder Safety • Personal Protective Equipment: General Overview • Powered Industrial Truck Safety • Preventing Workplace Violence • Slip, Trip, and Fall Prevention • Upon launching the course, you will be billed $50.


Online Training: Modular 101
Modular 101 provides an excellent overview of the industry basics.

PARTNER EVENT: Offsite Construction Expo
Vancouver, Philadelphia, Dallas
September 29-November 16, 2017

Offsite construction is projected as one of the growing construction trends to watch in 2017, don't miss out on your chance to learn from top industry professionals at three upcoming expos! 1) Vancouver, BC, Canada - September 29 - University of British Columbia 2) Philadelphia, PA - October 26 - Pennsylvania Convention Center 3) Dallas, TX - November 15 - Hyatt Regency Dallas ***The Offsite Construction Expo will feature exhibits from offsite construction contractors, traditional contractors that have integrated offsite methods, offsite factories, transportation companies, architects, engineers, BIM suppliers, material suppliers, and consultants of all types of offsite construction processes.***


Modular & Offsite Construction Summit: China
Tongji University in Shanghai, China
November 10-12, 2017

Tongji University in Shanghai, China in collaboration with the University of Alberta in Canada are pleased to announce the 2017 Modular and Offsite Construction Summit to be held on November 10-12 in Shanghai. The MOC Summit has become a globally distinguished event creating an active platform for idea exchange and communication for leaders and practitioners in modular construction. With the largest construction market in the world, China is poised to showcase to the world recent advancements in Chinese industrialized construction. The event is open to anyone interested in modular and offsite construction and will offer presentations encompassing leading-edge research as well as factory tours. 


Modular Podcasts
Free Online Recordings
McGraw Hill Smart Market Report: Prefabrication and Modularization: Increasing Productivity in the Construction Industry; Integrating Modular & Site-Built Construction; and Rethinking Construction. Free podcasts open to the public.