Many business owners in the home building industry acquired trade skills by working for others. At some point, they decided they would be more successful by starting a business, successfully staying in business and making a profit requires skills and tools thant mny business owners have never acquired. This course explains critical elements and presents practical tip and tools for managing a business successfully.This course give participants a solid foundation for managing small to medium size building/remodeling companies. It describes business best practices and provides practical tools of value to new and experienced business owners.
As a graduate of this course, participants will be able to:
- Identify common business chanllenges and ways to overcome them.
- Describe the three basic functional areas of a business.
- Describe how to plan effectively for achieving business success.
- Describe the organization and processes that a company needs to have in place to run efficiently.
- Identify methods for recruiting, interviewing, training and retaining quality personnel.
- Identify performance tools to help you achieve success.
- Identify methods for evaluating your progress.
- Builders and remodelers, with or without experience managing a business.
- Professionals in fields related to the home building industry who are interested in understanding the challenges and best practices involved in managing a small to medium home building/remodeling business.
This course can help to satisfy curriculum requirements or serve as an elective for the following NAHB designations:
- Rquired: CAPS, CGA, CGB, CGP, CGR, Master CGP
- Elective: Master CSP
- Continuing Education: This course provides 6.0 hours of continuing education credits for these NAHB designation: CAPS, CGA, CGB, CGP, CGR, CMP, CSP, GMB, GMR, Master CGP and MIRM.
Additional Credit Information - This course is approved for:
- AIA Continuing Education Systems (CES) credit for 6 learning unit hours (6 LU Hours)
- 6 CE education credits for Realtors (registered with the DCCA Real Estate Commission for the 2017-2018 Biennium).