Landscape Business Basics

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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.
Instructors: John Newlin, Quality Sprinkling Systems Inc., and Jim Huston, J.R. Huston Consulting Inc.
Develop bids that win jobs based on accurate estimates that keep your company in the black. This two-part 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).
Member $350  |  Nonmember $450 (includes manual/software)

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.
Instructors: Chris Pine, C. Pine Associates Inc., and John Newlin, Quality Sprinkling Systems Inc.
Be exposed to current business practices in strategic planning, business finances and marketing through presentations, group discussions and exercises on best practices. This two-part course focuses on business management that irrigation contractors can use to successfully grow their companies.
Member $270  |  Nonmember $350 (includes handouts)

Managing a Landscape Irrigation Service Company: Technicians, Pricing & Marketing
Intermediate  |  Business  |  4 CEUs
Wednesday, Dec. 2  |  10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Instructors: Chris Pine, C. Pine Associates Inc., and John Eggleston, Service First Irrigation
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.
Member $190  |  Nonmember $240 (includes handouts)

Managing a Landscape Irrigation Service Company: Water Management & Technology
Intermediate  |  Business  |  4 CEUs
Wednesday, Dec. 2  |  3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Instructors: Chris Pine, C. Pine Associates Inc., and John Eggleston, Service First Irrigation
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.
Member $190  |  Nonmember $240 (includes handouts)

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