Business Management Products

This page displays online learning products, in different formats, that are related to the topic of Business Management.

  • How to Hire for Attitude and Train for Skills

    Hiring the right people for your organization isn’t just about finding people with the right skills, it’s about finding people with the right attitude. When hiring, managers often look only at skills, not focusing on attitude or other important indicators of a key player for your team. During this webinar replay, International Builders’ Show® (IBS) speaker, builder and success coach Burk Moreland gives you practical techniques that will help you hire the right person for your team.

  • Wisdom From the Zen Builder

    Spend an hour with the “Zen Builder,” project manager and International Builders’ Show speaker Ed Earl. Be enlightened, entertained and educated as he answers your questions on his 20-year practice of Zen Buddhism while overseeing projects like a San Diego nunnery and an African safari park. He’ll also share his wisdom on dealing with difficult clients, managing emotional home owners and eliminating drama from your projects.

  • Residential Construction and Safe Ladder Use: It Can Be Done!

    This interactive webinar replay will guide you through ladder safety on a residential job site. We will discuss some of the real-life direct and indirect costs associated with ladder misuse and accidents, from medical bills and increased insurance premiums to OSHA fines and lost time on the job. We will cover the most important aspects of a safe ladder program, including selection, inspection, set-up and use. Finally, we will give you solutions for the most common ladder problems. Join us in seeing how safe ladder use on a residential job-site can be done! This free webinar replay is sponsored by the official safety sponsor of NAHB, Builders Mutual.

  • Using the Cloud to Effectively Manage Your Construction Team/Projects

    Cloud-based applications (applications that utilize the internet for storage, computing, collaboration and sharing) offer construction business owners and managers increased efficiency and accuracy of producing, tracking, analyzing and reporting the information required to effectively communicate the complexities of any construction project. But deciding which applications will best suit your construction company can be a daunting task. In this webinar replay, we will discuss the five major areas of communication that your cloud-based project management should address and some examples of applications that meet those requirements.

  • Leaders Who Coach, Win!

    The greatest asset to your company today is inspired, motivated employees. In this webinar replay, leadership coach Mike Moore unlocks the keys to become a leader who encourages people to find excitement in their work, remain focused and become the team that works together to serve one another and your customers at such high levels that they differentiate your company from the competition.

  • Safety & Health Programs: Efficient Methods for Keeping Your Company Compliant

    NAHB’s free new model Safety and Health Program helps home builders, developers and remodelers comply with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s new Recommended Practices for Safety and Health Programs. In this webinar replay, speaker Dan Johnson with SFI Compliance will discuss the practices included in this new model, including leadership, worker participation, hazard identification and assessment, hazard prevention and control, education and training, program evaluation and improvement and communication and coordination for host employers, contractors, and staffing agencies.

  • Give Me 5 Stars: FTC Guidelines and Federal Legislation on Customer Reviews

    Current legislation and federal policy require builders to adhere to principles of credibility and honesty in terms of reviews obtained through social media and customer referrals. And it makes good business sense to follow these guidelines--while also protecting your reputation. In this webinar replay, you will be able to guard and improve your reputation by learning best practices that also will keep you above reproach, out of trouble and come out a winner! Due to technical difficulties, the audio for this replay starts at approximately 12:15 minutes into the recording.

  • Business Management for Building Professionals (Online)

    Includes Credits

    Learn the management skills that give industry leaders the edge. This on-demand course will give you a solid foundation for managing small- to medium-sized building/remodeling and service companies. Learn critical elements, from planning to evaluating progress, and receive practical tips and tools for managing a business successfully. You’ll get a solid grasp of business best practices and practical tools of value whether you are a new or experienced business owner. The level of content in this on-demand course is for the novice learner.

  • Advanced High Performance Building: Project Management

    Includes Credits

    Boost production efficiency and customer satisfaction by learning how to integrate high performance practices and certifications (National Green Building Standard, LEED, etc.) into a streamlined project management process. Combining Project Management Institute concepts with the whole‐house approach to building, this course identifies important systems, documents and communication strategies. The level of content in this on-demand course is for the intermediate learner. It is highly recommended that the High Performance for Building Professionals course be taken prior to this, or that an attendee has a basic understanding of green certification programs and how they work. This course can be taken in its entirety or you may choose to take one to four different modules focused on a specific high performance topic. Please note: If you experience any issues with Adobe Flash when accessing the on-demand course or module, please try the Mozilla Firefox Web browser.

  • Decreasing the Potential for Liabilities Associated with Green and High Performance Building

    Includes Credits

    Green and high performance building is a rapidly growing industry, evoking the potential for previously unconsidered or under-appreciated liability risks related to both building and design. Green builders, remodelers and other building industry professionals can decrease their risk through proper messaging, effective documentation and detailed planning. The entire team, from sales to warranty, must understand the proper terminology, what statements can be made, and how the process in itself provides a level of protection. The level of content in this on-demand module is for the intermediate learner. This module is part of the Advanced High Performance Building: Project Management course. Please note: If you experience any issues with Adobe Flash when accessing the on-demand course or module, please try the Mozilla Firefox Web browser.