Estimating and Scheduling for Profitable Business Operations - Live Online 2020 (April 7, 14 & 21)

Includes a Live Event on 04/07/2020 at 1:00 PM (EDT)

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: TBD

Course Length: 6 hours

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

Important Registration Details: 

Please note: You have one year after purchase to access the materials associated with this course.

This course is non-transferrable. Do not use another individual’s login information to register for this course. You must log in to nahb.org as yourself to receive a 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, Create Your Login now. 

After you have participated in all three live sessions, you must take a timed, one-hour skills check and earn a score of 70% or higher to receive course credit. If you do not pass, you have one opportunity to retake it. Once you have passed the skills check and completed the course evaluation, you can print out your certificate of completion.

Cancellation and Refund Policy: Registration is open until 3 p.m. ET (12 p.m. PT) on Monday, April 6. Cancellations will also be accepted until 3 p.m.  ET (12 p.m. PT) on Monday, April 6. After that date, a $50 cancellation fee will be charged per cancellation. Cancellation requests must be submitted via email to Deborah Krat at: EdWebinars@nahb.org.   

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Session 1
04/07/2020 at 1:00 PM (EDT)   |  145 minutes
04/07/2020 at 1:00 PM (EDT)   |  145 minutes This is Session 1 for the course and it will be presented using Adobe Connect. Please go to http://nahb.adobeconnect.com/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm before the first day of class to ensure that the Adobe Connect software functions well on your computer. When entering the Adobe Connect live online meeting room, type your First and Last name in the Enter as Guest box, and then click the Enter Room button. The audio for the course comes through your telephone, not your computer. You will be prompted to enter a telephone number for the system to call you so you can join the audio portion of the conference. The system cannot dial extensions or prompts.
Discussion
Graded as Pass/Fail
Graded as Pass/Fail Take part in the discussion after Session 1 and before Session 2. The Discussion Forum tab is next to the Contents tab directly above Session 1 information.
Session 2
04/14/2020 at 1:00 PM (EDT)   |  145 minutes
04/14/2020 at 1:00 PM (EDT)   |  145 minutes This is Session 2 for the course and it will be presented using Adobe Connect. Please go to http://nahb.adobeconnect.com/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm before the first day of class to ensure that the Adobe Connect software functions well on your computer. When entering the Adobe Connect live online meeting room, type your First and Last name in the Enter as Guest box, and then click the Enter Room button. The audio for the course comes through your telephone, not your computer. You will be prompted to enter a telephone number for the system to call you so you can join the audio portion of the conference. The system cannot dial extensions or prompts. To download the free e-book for this course or any other course materials, please select the ‘Handouts’ tab. You may also select other tabs (i.e., ‘Overview’, ‘Instructor’, etc.) to review additional details about the course.
Session 3
04/21/2020 at 1:00 PM (EDT)   |  145 minutes
04/21/2020 at 1:00 PM (EDT)   |  145 minutes This is Session 3 of the course and it will be presented using Adobe Connect. Please go to http://nahb.adobeconnect.com/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm before the first day of class to ensure that the Adobe Connect software functions well on your computer. When entering the Adobe Connect live online meeting room, type your First and Last name in the Enter as Guest box, and then click the Enter Room button. The audio for the course comes through your telephone, not your computer. You will be prompted to enter a telephone number for the system to call you so you can join the audio portion of the conference. The system cannot dial extensions or prompts. To download the free e-book for this course or any other course materials, please select the ‘Handouts’ tab. You may also select other tabs (i.e., ‘Overview’, ‘Instructor’, etc.) to review additional details about the course.
Course Test
0 Question  |  2 attempts  |  18/0 points to pass
0 Question  |  2 attempts  |  18/0 points to pass After you have participated in all of the webinars, you may take the test. Please ensure that you take the test by 3:05 am ET Wednesday, April 29. You must score 70% or higher on the test, then complete the Evaluation below, to receive your Certificate of Completion. The test is timed. You will have 1 hour to complete the test.
Course Evaluation
11 Questions
11 Questions Please fill out the evaluation below with your feedback about the course. You must complete the evaluation to receive your Certificate of Completion. Click the link below when you are ready to begin.
Certificate of Completion
6.00 Continuing Education credits  |  Certificate available
6.00 Continuing Education credits  |  Certificate available