Landscape Business Basics

Class times are Eastern time zone. Times are subject to change.

Bidding & Estimating Landscape Irrigation Systems
Intermediate  |  Business  |  8 CEUs
Part 1  |  Monday, Nov. 30  |  10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Part 2  |  Tuesday, Dec. 1  |  10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Develop bids that win jobs based on accurate estimates that keep your company in the black. This full-day course includes hands-on practice on the best contractor bidding systems. This class requires a laptop with Microsoft Office Excel 1997 or later (no MacBook or other Apple product).

The Business of Landscape Irrigation Contracting
Intermediate  |  Business  |  8 CEUs
Part 1  |  Thursday, Dec. 3  |  10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Part 2  |  Friday, Dec. 4  |  10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Be exposed to current business practices in strategic planning, business finances and marketing through presentations, group discussions and exercises on best practices. This is designed to be an engaging day focused on business management that irrigation contractors can use to successfully grow their companies.

Managing a Landscape Irrigation Service Company: Technicians, Pricing & Marketing
Intermediate  |  Business  |  4 CEUs
Wednesday, Dec. 2  |  10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Explore the difficulties contractors encounter and discover strategies for finding, hiring, training and keeping service technicians. The course will also present hands-on models for pricing and discuss marketing topics

Managing a Landscape Irrigation Service Company: Water Management & Technology
Intermediate  |  Business  |  4 CEUs
Wednesday, Dec. 2  |  3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Develop an understanding of the differences between an installation and a service business and how today’s service business has changed into a “landscape water management business.” Explore the tools and technologies impacting this type of business.

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