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Estimating and Scheduling for Profitable Business Operations (April 8)

NAHB Member:
$199.00
Council Member:
$199.00
Non-member:
$299.00
The ability to effectively plan a project is vital to your success. Project planning consists of multiple processes that work together and when performed effectively, increase your efficiency and profitability, improve client satisfaction and enhance team and vendor relationships. 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 course takes place on Thursday, April 8, from 9:00 am-5:00 pm ET. Registration is open until 3 p.m. ET (12 p.m. PT) on Wednesday, April 7.

The ability to effectively plan a project is vital to your success. Project planning consists of multiple processes that work together and, when performed effectively, increase your efficiency and profitability, improve client satisfaction and enhance team and vendor relationships. Come away with the knowledge and skills to perform two of the critical processes in project planning: Estimating costs and creating a project schedule.

 

Participants in this course will be able to:

 

  • Illustrate how estimating and scheduling work together to effectively set up the project
     
  • Identify the fundamentals of estimating to identify the costs (not the selling price)
     
  • Use spreadsheets and packaged estimating systems
     
  • Identify the fundamentals of scheduling
     
  • Illustrate how a schedule is used as a key communication tool

 

Instructor: Tom Gotschall, CGP

 

Required for NAHB Designations: CGB, CGR; Elective for NAHB Designations: CGA

 

NAHB Continuing Education: 6 hours for the following 12 designations: CAPS, CGA, CGB, CGP, CGR, CMP, CSP, GMB, GMR, Master CGP, Master CSP, MIRM.

 

Additional Credit Information:

6 AIA/CES LU: The National Association of Home Builders is a Registered Provider with The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education Systems. Credit earned on completion of this event will be reported to CES Records for AIA members by the Provider. Certificates of Completion for non-AIA members are available upon request. Please complete the AIA/CES Course Attendance Form that is available for download as a handout if you would like AIA credit for this course and email it to Paula Pagano at ppagano@nahb.org.

 

Important Registration Details:

 

This course is non-transferrable. Do not use another individual’s login information to register for this course. You must login to nahb.org as yourself to receive your certificate of completion and credit for this course. If you are registering as a member, please use a PIN tied to your legal name. NAHB PINs are tied to a person, not a company. If you are not registered on nahb.org, NAHB PINs are tied to a person, not a company. If you are not registered on nahb.org, Create Your Login now.

 

To receive credit for this course, you must take the test after the course ends, complete the evaluation, and download your certificate of completion.

 

Cancellation and Refund Policy: Registration is open until 3 p.m. ET (12 p.m. PT) on Wednesday, April 7. Cancellations will also be accepted until 3 p.m.  ET (12 p.m. PT) on Wednesday, April 7. After that date, a $50 cancellation fee will be charged per cancellation. Cancellation requests must be submitted to education@nahb.org.