NAHB’s Online Courses in October Will Help You Grow, Profit and Succeed

Business Management

Acquire the skills and knowledge to grow your business in October with live online courses from NAHB Education. Next month will feature business and project management topics tailored to independent home building operations.

These interactive live online courses run for six hours, 1-4 p.m. ET each day, and are taught by top instructors who are experts in their fields.

Business Accounting and Job Costing: A Road Map to Profitability

Oct. 5 and 12; 1-4 p.m. ET

Review the basics of financial planning, budgeting, construction business accounting, job cost systems, and financing options that will enable you to effectively track, analyze, and communicate costs of goods, overhead, and individual job costs. The financial scorecard, or measurement of a company’s success, reflects proper financial management and accounting.

Estimating and Scheduling for Profitable Business Operations

Oct. 7 and 14; 1-4 p.m. ET

Learn how to increase your efficiency and profitability, improve client satisfaction, and bolster subcontractor and vendor relationships through precise estimating and scheduling of projects. Come away with the knowledge and skills to perform two of the critical processes in project planning: estimating costs and creating a project schedule. The ability to effectively plan a project is vital to your success.

Construction Contracts & Law

Oct. 19 and 26; 1-4 p.m. ET

Get a step-by-step explanation of how contracts sustain positive customer and supplier relations, provide for resolution of disputes, and minimize the risk of litigation. You will learn about mandatory and optional provisions, warranties, and arbitration procedures. Special emphasis is given to troubleshooting contracts for detrimental positions.

Project Management

Oct. 21 and 28; 1-4 p.m. ET

Develop the skills you need for successful project management by learning how to get a project built on time and on budget. By applying the concepts and strategies in this course, you will increase your professional value, thus adding value to your company and to the customer.

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