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BT212 - Sealed Crawlspaces Virtual Class

$45.00

Tuesday, February 27, 2024 at 8:00 AM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

Description

Students in this course will achieve a working understanding of how a sealed crawl space differs from a vented crawl space. They will be able to layout a construction sequencing based upon best practices for installation. Students will be able to answer questions, both technical and basic, on the advantage of a sealed crawl space and as to why a sealed crawlspace did not function as expected.

2 Credit Hours


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BT108 - Resource Efficiency and Materials Virtual Class

$90.00

Tuesday, February 27, 2024 at 1:30 PM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

Description

Build confidence in your product by learning the best practices for water management and resource efficiency. Maintaining a clean and dry building assembly ensures not only job-site appearance but longevity of the building structure as well.

4 Credit Hours


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M2024 - 2024 Mandatory Course: Required for 2025 Renewal Virtual Class

$45.00

Tuesday, February 27, 2024 at 10:30 AM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

2 Credit Hours


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M2024 - 2024 Mandatory Course: Required for 2025 Renewal

Thursday, February 29, 2024 at 8:00 AM


Location

Instructor

Embassy Suites Greensboro Airport
204 Centreport Drive
Greensboro , NC 27409

2 Credit Hours


Offered by NCBI at NCLHIA Annual Conference
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BT211 - Will You Allow Water Damage to Sink Your Homebuilding Career?

Thursday, February 29, 2024 at 10:10 AM


Location

Instructor

Embassy Suites Greensboro Airport
204 Centreport Drive
Greensboro , NC 27409

Description

When it comes to water damage, time does not heal all wounds. The destruction that will inevitably take place as time passes causes considerably more damage to a home than you can ever imagine. Learn the unfortunate side effects of water damage beginning with unintentional neglect to the construction process. Learn how to avoid expensive and unnecessary litigation and remediation. Water damage escalates to mold and microbial growth issues in just a few days, which can compromise the health of the inhabitants, including pets! Don't let these damaging wounds sink your career - learn how to remediate existing water concerns and build better in the future to ensure dry, safe, healthy homeowners.

2 Credit Hours


Offered by NCBI at NCLHIA Annual Conference
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BT115 - HVAC - The Good, the Bad & the Ugly

Thursday, February 29, 2024 at 1:00 PM


Location

Instructor

Embassy Suites Greensboro Airport
204 Centreport Drive
Greensboro , NC 27409

Description

Few things in a home have more potential to improve the quality of life for home occupants than a professionally designed and properly installed HVAC system. At the very least, a system should do no harm. Unfortunately, mistakes in design and defects in installation can turn lives upside down. This course will highlight the choices that need to be made to protect the health and well-being of the occupants with a well-considered HVAC system while reducing the liability risk for the builder.

2 Credit Hours


Offered by NCBI at NCLHIA Annual Conference
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BT214 - A House has to Breathe, Right?

Thursday, February 29, 2024 at 3:10 PM


Location

Instructor

Embassy Suites Greensboro Airport
204 Centreport Drive
Greensboro , NC 27409

Description

Everyone has heard that a house has to breathe. Does that make sense? It turns out houses don’t have lungs. So they don't likely need to breathe. But people living inside them do have to breathe. The problem arises when occupants are forced to breathe the same air over and over in substantially airtight homes. Research clearly shows the air in our homes is filled with a variety of contaminants that can create health complications. This course will review those contaminants of concern, their impact on health and how to reduce the risk to health and wellness using whole house ventilation.

2 Credit Hours


Offered by NCBI at NCLHIA Annual Conference
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BT115 - HVAC - The Good, the Bad & the Ugly

Saturday, March 2, 2024 at 8:00 AM


Location

Instructor

Embassy Suites Greensboro Airport
204 Centreport Drive
Greensboro , NC 27409

Description

Few things in a home have more potential to improve the quality of life for home occupants than a professionally designed and properly installed HVAC system. At the very least, a system should do no harm. Unfortunately, mistakes in design and defects in installation can turn lives upside down. This course will highlight the choices that need to be made to protect the health and well-being of the occupants with a well-considered HVAC system while reducing the liability risk for the builder.

2 Credit Hours


Offered by NCBI at NCLHIA Annual Conference
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BT214 - A House has to Breathe, Right?

Saturday, March 2, 2024 at 10:10 AM


Location

Instructor

Embassy Suites Greensboro Airport
204 Centreport Drive
Greensboro , NC 27409

Description

Everyone has heard that a house has to breathe. Does that make sense? It turns out houses don’t have lungs. So they don't likely need to breathe. But people living inside them do have to breathe. The problem arises when occupants are forced to breathe the same air over and over in substantially airtight homes. Research clearly shows the air in our homes is filled with a variety of contaminants that can create health complications. This course will review those contaminants of concern, their impact on health and how to reduce the risk to health and wellness using whole house ventilation.

2 Credit Hours


Offered by NCBI at NCLHIA Annual Conference
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PM108 - How Much Should or Could I Make? Virtual Class

$45.00

Tuesday, April 9, 2024 at 8:00 AM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

Description

Perhaps the top question on most builders’ minds relates to how much profit can I or should I make on my jobs. This course will examine the answers to that question as it applies to repairs amd remodeling to high end custom houses. Profitability will be examined from multiple dimensions including break even analysis, manpower capitalization, and more. Get the answers you have been looking for.

2 Credit Hours


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M2024 - 2024 Mandatory Course: Required for 2025 Renewal Virtual Class

$45.00

Tuesday, April 9, 2024 at 10:30 AM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

2 Credit Hours


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DV305 - Land Development: Land Planning & Entitlement Virtual Class

$90.00

Tuesday, April 9, 2024 at 1:30 PM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

Description

After procuring or tying up a parcel of land for intended land development there are multiple tasks involved from taking the raw land to a completed development. Land Planning is just one facet of the tasks or stages that include financial analysis, physical analysis, government and regulatory entitlement, and operational activities. Students will learn how to approach land development in a systematic overview approach from raw land to completed development.

4 Credit Hours


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BM116 - What I Wish I Knew When I was New! (Part 1) Virtual Class

$45.00

Friday, April 19, 2024 at 8:00 AM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

Description

Seventy-five people in many different industries were asked to pretend they could go back in time. And if they could, what they would say to themselves when they were just starting in their careers. The responses were then organized to be presented in this course. The intent is to share with both new and experienced companies the little things they can do to make a difference in their companies.

2 Credit Hours


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M2024 - 2024 Mandatory Course: Required for 2025 Renewal Virtual Class

$45.00

Friday, April 19, 2024 at 10:30 AM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

2 Credit Hours


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BM301 - Long Range Business Planning Virtual Class

$90.00

Friday, April 19, 2024 at 1:30 PM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

Description

Learn how to plan your strategy for company direction and growth over the next 10 years.

4 Credit Hours


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CS103 - Common Contracting Mistakes Caused by Poor Communication Virtual Class

$45.00

Tuesday, May 7, 2024 at 8:00 AM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

Description

This course will help students to better understand the need to, and how to, communicate with trade partners, suppliers and the client. There will be applied learning in "mirroring" listening techniques to help the student learn how to communicate clearly with another party. What is learned will then be applied in case study format.

2 Credit Hours


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M2024 - 2024 Mandatory Course: Required for 2025 Renewal Virtual Class

$45.00

Tuesday, May 7, 2024 at 10:30 AM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

2 Credit Hours


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BM109 - Case Study of a Remodeling Company Virtual Class

$90.00

Tuesday, May 7, 2024 at 1:30 PM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

Description

Students will get a solid understanding of a company’s background, using that information to analyze what issues the company is currently having. We will then create a game plan for success in sales, estimating, marketing, production and other key business categories. You will be able to use this process to analyze your own company to increase your efficiency and profitability.

4 Credit Hours


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M2024 - 2024 Mandatory Course: Required for 2025 Renewal Virtual Class

$45.00

Tuesday, May 21, 2024 at 8:00 AM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

2 Credit Hours


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CS104 - The Elements of a Successful Builder and Realtor Relationship Virtual Class

$45.00

Tuesday, May 21, 2024 at 10:30 AM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

2 Credit Hours


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BM101 - How to Save Money Through Tax Laws Virtual Class

$90.00

Tuesday, May 21, 2024 at 1:30 PM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

Description

This course will review the alternative legal forms that may be used to conduct a building/construction business, including proprietorship, partnerships, joint ventures, limited partnerships, C corporations and S corporations. The pros and cons of each type of entity will be examined in terms of personal liability exposure. The income tax and social security tax consequences of each type of entity, as well as the impact on fringe benefit and retirement programs, will be explored. Designations: AB, AA, AR, ARS

4 Credit Hours


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M2024 - 2024 Mandatory Course: Required for 2025 Renewal Virtual Class

$45.00

Tuesday, June 18, 2024 at 8:00 AM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

2 Credit Hours


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PM110 - Construction Scheduling Virtual Class

$45.00

Tuesday, June 18, 2024 at 10:30 AM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

Description

The Construction Scheduling class will enable general contractors, superintendents, project managers, and trade contractors to better manage projects through scheduling discipline, as well as, ensuring the timely completion of projects that ultimately affect the quality, profitability and success of all improvements.

2 Credit Hours


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PM304 - Building Quality Relationships with Trade Contractors Virtual Class

$90.00

Tuesday, June 18, 2024 at 1:30 PM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

Description

In today’s construction industry, changing technologies, increased litigation and desperation to find good, quality labor have made good Trade Contractor relations more important than ever.  This course will focus on the ups and downs general contractors face in finding good trade contractors and training them in communications, scheduling  and understanding the legal challenges, all while building long lasting relationships with the trades.

4 Credit Hours


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BT108 - Resource Efficiency and Materials Virtual Class

$90.00

Friday, August 9, 2024 at 8:00 AM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

Description

Build confidence in your product by learning the best practices for water management and resource efficiency. Maintaining a clean and dry building assembly ensures not only job-site appearance but longevity of the building structure as well.

4 Credit Hours


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M2024 - 2024 Mandatory Course: Required for 2025 Renewal Virtual Class

$45.00

Friday, August 9, 2024 at 1:00 PM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

2 Credit Hours


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BT112 - The Sealed Attic Virtual Class

$45.00

Friday, August 9, 2024 at 3:30 PM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

Description

In this course a student will learn the basic principles behind a sealed attic. The student will be able to competently answer questions about the key differences between a sealed attic and a vented attic. They will also use the current building code to outline the basic design differences and benefits of sealed attic.

2 Credit Hours


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CS103 - Common Contracting Mistakes Caused by Poor Communication

$45.00

Thursday, August 15, 2024 at 8:00 AM


Location

Instructor

Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation Building
795 Ocean Highway W
Supply (Brunswick County), NC 28459

Description

This course will help students to better understand the need to, and how to, communicate with trade partners, suppliers and the client. There will be applied learning in "mirroring" listening techniques to help the student learn how to communicate clearly with another party. What is learned will then be applied in case study format.

2 Credit Hours


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M2024 - 2024 Mandatory Course: Required for 2025 Renewal

$45.00

Thursday, August 15, 2024 at 10:15 AM


Location

Instructor

Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation Building
795 Ocean Highway W
Supply (Brunswick County), NC 28459

2 Credit Hours


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BM109 - Case Study of a Remodeling Company

$90.00

Thursday, August 15, 2024 at 1:00 PM


Location

Instructor

Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation Building
795 Ocean Highway W
Supply (Brunswick County), NC 28459

Description

Students will get a solid understanding of a company’s background, using that information to analyze what issues the company is currently having. We will then create a game plan for success in sales, estimating, marketing, production and other key business categories. You will be able to use this process to analyze your own company to increase your efficiency and profitability.

4 Credit Hours


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MK207 - Gold Medal Sales Virtual Class

$45.00

Tuesday, August 20, 2024 at 8:00 AM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

Description

Sales don’t just happen, there is a process. Understanding this process using a fresh intuitive visual that modernizes the old critical path will enable attendees to experience excellence in selling to every prospect and will result in Gold Medal Sales.

2 Credit Hours


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M2024 - 2024 Mandatory Course: Required for 2025 Renewal Virtual Class

$45.00

Tuesday, August 20, 2024 at 10:30 AM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

2 Credit Hours


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MK208 - Marketing Research: Demographics and Economics Virtual Class

$90.00

Tuesday, August 20, 2024 at 1:30 PM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

Description

Identifying a target market is the first step in running a successful contracting business. This program supplies nuts and bolts explanations underlying housing demand. Builders of all sizes can succeed by analyzing supply and demand factors. The purpose of this course is to help builders identify opportunities for success using the equation Demand–Supply=Opportunity. Examples of actual resource documents are included.

4 Credit Hours


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PM209 - The Ins and Outs of Flipping Houses

$45.00

Thursday, August 22, 2024 at 8:00 AM


Location

Instructor

Jacksonville Board of Realtors
200 Preston Road
Jacksonville , NC 28540

Description

This course will provide insight on flipping a house for profit. The course will touch on where to find potential properties and what business type to buy properties under. The course will evaluate how to calculate an appraised value after repairs and potential deal busters. In addition, there will be discussion on permitting and insurance requirements. Walk away with insight as to whether or not adding this to your business model would be advantageous.

2 Credit Hours


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M2024 - 2024 Mandatory Course: Required for 2025 Renewal

$45.00

Thursday, August 22, 2024 at 10:15 AM


Location

Instructor

Jacksonville Board of Realtors
200 Preston Road
Jacksonville , NC 28540

2 Credit Hours


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PM203 - Maximizing Your Profits

$90.00

Thursday, August 22, 2024 at 1:00 PM


Location

Instructor

Jacksonville Board of Realtors
200 Preston Road
Jacksonville , NC 28540

Description

Maximizing profits begins in the field. Learn how to implement field management tools to complete projects on time in budget with zero defects.

4 Credit Hours


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M2024 - 2024 Mandatory Course: Required for 2025 Renewal Virtual Class

$45.00

Tuesday, August 27, 2024 at 1:00 PM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

2 Credit Hours


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BT210 - IAQ (Indoor Air Quality): The Key Ingredient to Whole Living Virtual Class

$45.00

Tuesday, August 27, 2024 at 3:30 PM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

Description

Green building is not a new concept to most of us, after all, it has been around since the beginning of time. However, as our new homes envelopes have gotten tighter, we are in danger of poisoning the inhabitants with toxins and poor IAQ. In today’s class, we are going: •To introduce you to the concept of Whole Living •To recognize the dangers that selections and furnishings can present to the home •To explore and identify the pollutants that contribute to poor indoor air quality during the construction process •To identify construction practices that reduce particulates and increase IAQ •To present real solutions to furnishing a new home

2 Credit Hours


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M2024 - 2024 Mandatory Course: Required for 2025 Renewal Virtual Class

$45.00

Friday, September 6, 2024 at 8:00 AM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

2 Credit Hours


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MK104 - Marketing: Creating an Outstanding Company in a Traditional Industry Virtual Class

$45.00

Friday, September 6, 2024 at 10:30 AM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

Description

Have you ever thought, “Wow, that was a great idea, why didn’t I think of that?” Well, we are going to discuss some unique ideas on how to market you and your business. We are going to look at out-of-the-box ideas that may actually be right in front of us. We want to focus on being the outstanding company in an otherwise ordinary industry.

2 Credit Hours


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BM209 - The Anatomy of a Remodeling Project Virtual Class

$90.00

Friday, September 6, 2024 at 1:30 PM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

Description

Using real life experiences, we will discuss in detail each step a remodeling company goes through, such as getting the phone to ring, discussing the initial client meeting, reviewing the sales process, pricing the project, making the presentation to the client, construction of the project, and, finally a discussion on client follow up after the project is completed. You will gain valuable tools and ideas on how to improve your entire remodeling construction process, which is vastly different from the new home construction process.

4 Credit Hours


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BT207 - Choosing the Best HVAC System Virtual Class

$90.00

Tuesday, September 10, 2024 at 8:00 AM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

Description

There is nothing more frustrating to a builder than selecting the best HVAC contractor. The entire topic is fraught with confusion, claims, and controversy cloaked in incoherent jargon. Selecting the best HVAC system can be a simple and reasoned process. This course shows the builder “how to” navigate through the maze. The curriculum provides an overview of the ACCA (Air Conditioning Contractors of America) professional design process. Required by the NC Building Code.

4 Credit Hours


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BT214 - A House has to Breathe, Right? Virtual Class

$45.00

Tuesday, September 10, 2024 at 1:00 PM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

Description

Everyone has heard that a house has to breathe. Does that make sense? It turns out houses don’t have lungs. So they don't likely need to breathe. But people living inside them do have to breathe. The problem arises when occupants are forced to breathe the same air over and over in substantially airtight homes. Research clearly shows the air in our homes is filled with a variety of contaminants that can create health complications. This course will review those contaminants of concern, their impact on health and how to reduce the risk to health and wellness using whole house ventilation.

2 Credit Hours


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M2024 - 2024 Mandatory Course: Required for 2025 Renewal Virtual Class

$45.00

Tuesday, September 10, 2024 at 3:30 PM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

2 Credit Hours


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MK203 - Don’t Sell Yourself Short Virtual Class

$45.00

Thursday, September 12, 2024 at 8:00 AM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

Description

Yes, I can build or remodel a house (so say my clients), but I just don’t seem to have enough work. Yet that other builder down the street seems to have plenty. Want more or better work? This class may be the answer. Focus will be strictly on the tools, knowledge, and skills to help you sell your building business. No gimmicks and not another marketing class. This class focuses totally on making the sale.

2 Credit Hours


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M2024 - 2024 Mandatory Course: Required for 2025 Renewal Virtual Class

$45.00

Thursday, September 12, 2024 at 10:30 AM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

2 Credit Hours


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DV303 - Commercial Construction Virtual Class

$90.00

Thursday, September 12, 2024 at 1:30 PM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

Description

Diversifying into different related businesses can sometimes be of benefit to the residential home builder. Commercial construction could be a good diversity match for the contractor ready to take their company to the next level. This course will examine how a residential builder might incorporate commercial construction into their existing business. Organization of the company, skills needed, subcontractor base, pricing, and marketing of the business are just a few of the details that will be discussed.

4 Credit Hours


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DS103 - What’s New with Kitchen and Bath Trends

$45.00

Friday, September 20, 2024 at 8:00 AM


Location

Instructor

Yarborough's Restaurant
321 Marco Blvd.
Lexington, NC 27292

Description

We will summarize information provided by national organizations and speakers relating to the hottest trends for kitchen and bath designs that we are seeing today. Then we will discuss these trends from both a national and regional standpoint.

2 Credit Hours


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M2024 - 2024 Mandatory Course: Required for 2025 Renewal

$45.00

Friday, September 20, 2024 at 10:15 AM


Location

Instructor

Yarborough's Restaurant
321 Marco Blvd.
Lexington, NC 27292

2 Credit Hours


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BM201 - Basic Business Planning

$90.00

Friday, September 20, 2024 at 1:00 PM


Location

Instructor

Yarborough's Restaurant
321 Marco Blvd.
Lexington, NC 27292

Description

Just as you wouldn't start driving without directions or a road map to your destination, a business plan is critical to reaching your business goals. Learn how to create a business plan around which you can organize your priorities to ensure that you reach your goals.

4 Credit Hours


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PM111 - Construction Risks – Strategies for Managing Virtual Class

$45.00

Tuesday, September 24, 2024 at 8:00 AM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

Description

Every construction site has risks, there is no way around it. Through a systematic approach each can be managed to reduce the risk to workers, the company, and its owner. Through this course, participants will identify strategies, resources, and programs that can make an impact. Discussions will focus on methods and benefits to reduce risk.

2 Credit Hours


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M2024 - 2024 Mandatory Course: Required for 2025 Renewal Virtual Class

$45.00

Tuesday, September 24, 2024 at 10:30 AM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

2 Credit Hours


You must sign-in to purchase items

PM203 - Maximizing Your Profits Virtual Class

$90.00

Tuesday, September 24, 2024 at 1:30 PM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

Description

Maximizing profits begins in the field. Learn how to implement field management tools to complete projects on time in budget with zero defects.

4 Credit Hours


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PM210 - Buyers' Right to Inspect Virtual Class

$45.00

Thursday, September 26, 2024 at 8:00 AM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

Description

This course takes a deep look into the contractual right of a customer to inspect. Commercial projects, remodel projects and new construction all include a due diligence right. This course explorers the liability of licensed general contractors and limitations of building code officials ,licensed home inspectors and other agents of customers.

2 Credit Hours


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BT213 - Building Better Foundations Virtual Class

$45.00

Thursday, September 26, 2024 at 10:30 AM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

Description

The Building Better Foundations course is designed to challenge participants to build better foundations by several means; by understanding foundation basics, understanding building code specifics and options, better understanding load transfer from structural members that foundations support, the introduction of the definition of Presumptive soil values, as well as, tools and resources for soil testing prior to construction.

2 Credit Hours


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M2024 - 2024 Mandatory Course: Required for 2025 Renewal Virtual Class

$45.00

Thursday, September 26, 2024 at 1:00 PM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

2 Credit Hours


You must sign-in to purchase items

BM101 - How to Save Money Through Tax Laws Virtual Class

$90.00

Tuesday, October 1, 2024 at 8:00 AM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

Description

This course will review the alternative legal forms that may be used to conduct a building/construction business, including proprietorship, partnerships, joint ventures, limited partnerships, C corporations and S corporations. The pros and cons of each type of entity will be examined in terms of personal liability exposure. The income tax and social security tax consequences of each type of entity, as well as the impact on fringe benefit and retirement programs, will be explored. Designations: AB, AA, AR, ARS

4 Credit Hours


You must sign-in to purchase items

M2024 - 2024 Mandatory Course: Required for 2025 Renewal Virtual Class

$45.00

Tuesday, October 1, 2024 at 1:00 PM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

2 Credit Hours


You must sign-in to purchase items

CS104 - The Elements of a Successful Builder and Realtor Relationship Virtual Class

$45.00

Tuesday, October 1, 2024 at 3:30 PM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

2 Credit Hours


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PM112 - Construction Risk- Identify the Hazards Virtual Class

$45.00

Friday, October 4, 2024 at 8:00 AM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

Description

Construction site hazards can directly impact workers safety and indirectly the company’s bottom line.  The first step in controlling a hazard is to identify it. Through this course participants will identify common safety hazards. Discussion will include impacts for each, to workers and the project.

2 Credit Hours


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M2024 - 2024 Mandatory Course: Required for 2025 Renewal Virtual Class

$45.00

Thursday, October 10, 2024 at 8:00 AM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

2 Credit Hours


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MK108 - Personality Selling Virtual Class

$45.00

Thursday, October 10, 2024 at 10:30 AM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

2 Credit Hours


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MK208 - Marketing Research: Demographics and Economics Virtual Class

$90.00

Thursday, October 10, 2024 at 1:30 PM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

Description

Identifying a target market is the first step in running a successful contracting business. This program supplies nuts and bolts explanations underlying housing demand. Builders of all sizes can succeed by analyzing supply and demand factors. The purpose of this course is to help builders identify opportunities for success using the equation Demand–Supply=Opportunity. Examples of actual resource documents are included.

4 Credit Hours


You must sign-in to purchase items

BT115 - HVAC - The Good, the Bad & the Ugly Virtual Class

$45.00

Tuesday, October 15, 2024 at 8:00 AM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

Description

Few things in a home have more potential to improve the quality of life for home occupants than a professionally designed and properly installed HVAC system. At the very least, a system should do no harm. Unfortunately, mistakes in design and defects in installation can turn lives upside down. This course will highlight the choices that need to be made to protect the health and well-being of the occupants with a well-considered HVAC system while reducing the liability risk for the builder.

2 Credit Hours


You must sign-in to purchase items

M2024 - 2024 Mandatory Course: Required for 2025 Renewal Virtual Class

$45.00

Tuesday, October 15, 2024 at 10:30 AM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

2 Credit Hours


You must sign-in to purchase items

M2024 - 2024 Mandatory Course: Required for 2025 Renewal Virtual Class

$45.00

Wednesday, October 23, 2024 at 8:00 AM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

2 Credit Hours


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BM211 - Best Hiring Practices for the Construction Industry Virtual Class

$45.00

Wednesday, October 23, 2024 at 10:30 AM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

Description

It is often said that employees can make you, or break you. This has never been truer than it is today. Since the Great Recession, we have been trying to staff our companies in the midst of a severe labor shortage; while our experienced leaders are retiring, the next generation (Gen Y) only wants to work in IT (Information Technology). In todays class, we are going to learn to: •Advertise right for the position •Screen the applicants to save time •Set the appropriate expectations •Train the new hire for optimal performance

2 Credit Hours


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PM102 - Take-off to Higher Profits Virtual Class

$90.00

Wednesday, October 23, 2024 at 1:30 PM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

Description

This course will focus on the "nitty gritty" techniques for accurate and efficient quantity material and labor take-offs. Topics will cover how to create more accurate estimates in a more timely manner and some rules of thumb for various quantity take offs in a residential construction.

4 Credit Hours


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PM210 - Buyers' Right to Inspect

$45.00

Tuesday, October 29, 2024 at 8:00 AM


Location

Instructor

Holly Hill Mall and Business Center
309 Huffman Mill Road
Burlington , NC 27215

Description

This course takes a deep look into the contractual right of a customer to inspect. Commercial projects, remodel projects and new construction all include a due diligence right. This course explorers the liability of licensed general contractors and limitations of building code officials ,licensed home inspectors and other agents of customers.

2 Credit Hours


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M2024 - 2024 Mandatory Course: Required for 2025 Renewal

$45.00

Tuesday, October 29, 2024 at 10:15 AM


Location

Instructor

Holly Hill Mall and Business Center
309 Huffman Mill Road
Burlington , NC 27215

2 Credit Hours


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PM110 - Construction Scheduling

$45.00

Tuesday, October 29, 2024 at 12:45 PM


Location

Instructor

Holly Hill Mall and Business Center
309 Huffman Mill Road
Burlington , NC 27215

Description

The Construction Scheduling class will enable general contractors, superintendents, project managers, and trade contractors to better manage projects through scheduling discipline, as well as, ensuring the timely completion of projects that ultimately affect the quality, profitability and success of all improvements.

2 Credit Hours


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BT213 - Building Better Foundations

$45.00

Tuesday, October 29, 2024 at 3:00 PM


Location

Instructor

Holly Hill Mall and Business Center
309 Huffman Mill Road
Burlington , NC 27215

Description

The Building Better Foundations course is designed to challenge participants to build better foundations by several means; by understanding foundation basics, understanding building code specifics and options, better understanding load transfer from structural members that foundations support, the introduction of the definition of Presumptive soil values, as well as, tools and resources for soil testing prior to construction.

2 Credit Hours


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M2024 - 2024 Mandatory Course: Required for 2025 Renewal Virtual Class

$45.00

Thursday, October 31, 2024 at 8:00 AM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

2 Credit Hours


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BT212 - Sealed Crawlspaces Virtual Class

$45.00

Thursday, October 31, 2024 at 10:30 AM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

Description

Students in this course will achieve a working understanding of how a sealed crawl space differs from a vented crawl space. They will be able to layout a construction sequencing based upon best practices for installation. Students will be able to answer questions, both technical and basic, on the advantage of a sealed crawl space and as to why a sealed crawlspace did not function as expected.

2 Credit Hours


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BT109 - Comfort and Indoor Air Quality Virtual Class

$90.00

Thursday, October 31, 2024 at 1:30 PM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

Description

Selling comfort is a difficult proposition and requires knowledge of building science principles and how they interact with current applications to combat the elements of discomfort. Designations: AB, AA, AR, ARS

4 Credit Hours


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M2024 - 2024 Mandatory Course: Required for 2025 Renewal Virtual Class

$45.00

Friday, November 1, 2024 at 8:00 AM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

2 Credit Hours


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PM209 - The Ins and Outs of Flipping Houses Virtual Class

$45.00

Friday, November 1, 2024 at 10:30 AM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

Description

This course will provide insight on flipping a house for profit. The course will touch on where to find potential properties and what business type to buy properties under. The course will evaluate how to calculate an appraised value after repairs and potential deal busters. In addition, there will be discussion on permitting and insurance requirements. Walk away with insight as to whether or not adding this to your business model would be advantageous.

2 Credit Hours


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BM206 - Remodeling: The Bad and the Good Strategies for Success Virtual Class

$90.00

Friday, November 1, 2024 at 1:30 PM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

Description

This course will look first at some of the mistakes remodeling companies make and discuss the consequences of these mistakes. After we have the negative ideas out of the way, we will concentrate on the successful tactics of many remodeling companies. Students will review and discuss various remodeling benchmarks to which a company can strive.

4 Credit Hours


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BT211 - Will You Allow Water Damage to Sink Your Homebuilding Career? Virtual Class

$45.00

Tuesday, November 5, 2024 at 8:00 AM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

Description

When it comes to water damage, time does not heal all wounds. The destruction that will inevitably take place as time passes causes considerably more damage to a home than you can ever imagine. Learn the unfortunate side effects of water damage beginning with unintentional neglect to the construction process. Learn how to avoid expensive and unnecessary litigation and remediation. Water damage escalates to mold and microbial growth issues in just a few days, which can compromise the health of the inhabitants, including pets! Don't let these damaging wounds sink your career - learn how to remediate existing water concerns and build better in the future to ensure dry, safe, healthy homeowners.

2 Credit Hours


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M2024 - 2024 Mandatory Course: Required for 2025 Renewal Virtual Class

$45.00

Tuesday, November 5, 2024 at 10:30 AM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

2 Credit Hours


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BT207 - Choosing the Best HVAC System Virtual Class

$90.00

Tuesday, November 5, 2024 at 1:30 PM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

Description

There is nothing more frustrating to a builder than selecting the best HVAC contractor. The entire topic is fraught with confusion, claims, and controversy cloaked in incoherent jargon. Selecting the best HVAC system can be a simple and reasoned process. This course shows the builder “how to” navigate through the maze. The curriculum provides an overview of the ACCA (Air Conditioning Contractors of America) professional design process. Required by the NC Building Code.

4 Credit Hours


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PM211 - Construction Risks – Understand the Impacts of Claims Virtual Class

$45.00

Wednesday, November 6, 2024 at 3:30 PM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

Description

Managing risk on the construction site can have a positive impact on the company’s bottom line. The company can benefit from implementation of risk reduction strategies. Through this course, participants will review the impact of claims. Discussion will include risk reduction strategies and the benefits of each.

2 Credit Hours


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PM109 - Final Walk Through - the Buyer Orientation Virtual Class

$45.00

Wednesday, November 20, 2024 at 8:00 AM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

Description

All construction/ new home builds/ remodel projects have a final walk-through. This meeting can be stressful to the General Contractor and the Client. This course will help identify best responses to client/agent tolerances with respect to workmanship, home inspector opinions and warranty liability. This course provides resources for General Contractors to create an educational tone to the meeting rather than a simple search for cosmetic deficiencies. Outlining a Walk-Through procedure, this course aims to strengthen all contractors leading to project success and Client happiness.

2 Credit Hours


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PM110 - Construction Scheduling Virtual Class

$45.00

Wednesday, November 20, 2024 at 10:30 AM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

Description

The Construction Scheduling class will enable general contractors, superintendents, project managers, and trade contractors to better manage projects through scheduling discipline, as well as, ensuring the timely completion of projects that ultimately affect the quality, profitability and success of all improvements.

2 Credit Hours


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BT213 - Building Better Foundations Virtual Class

$45.00

Wednesday, November 20, 2024 at 1:00 PM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

Description

The Building Better Foundations course is designed to challenge participants to build better foundations by several means; by understanding foundation basics, understanding building code specifics and options, better understanding load transfer from structural members that foundations support, the introduction of the definition of Presumptive soil values, as well as, tools and resources for soil testing prior to construction.

2 Credit Hours


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M2024 - 2024 Mandatory Course: Required for 2025 Renewal Virtual Class

$45.00

Wednesday, November 20, 2024 at 3:30 PM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

2 Credit Hours


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BT214 - A House has to Breathe, Right? Virtual Class

$45.00

Friday, November 22, 2024 at 8:00 AM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

Description

Everyone has heard that a house has to breathe. Does that make sense? It turns out houses don’t have lungs. So they don't likely need to breathe. But people living inside them do have to breathe. The problem arises when occupants are forced to breathe the same air over and over in substantially airtight homes. Research clearly shows the air in our homes is filled with a variety of contaminants that can create health complications. This course will review those contaminants of concern, their impact on health and how to reduce the risk to health and wellness using whole house ventilation.

2 Credit Hours


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M2024 - 2024 Mandatory Course: Required for 2025 Renewal Virtual Class

$45.00

Friday, November 22, 2024 at 10:30 AM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

2 Credit Hours


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LD311 - Different Strokes for Different Folks Virtual Class

$90.00

Friday, November 22, 2024 at 1:30 PM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

Description

While we like to think I am the "normal" one, the fact is that everyone is different, an understatement. For some 2,500 years great thinkers have worked to classify, or typology different personalities or temperaments. This class will examine generally accepted personality types and allow the participant to understand his/her own personality type. A personality sorter test will be completed in class by each participant. Insights into the four major temperament types and further into 16 personality types.

4 Credit Hours


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M2024 - 2024 Mandatory Course: Required for 2025 Renewal Virtual Class

$45.00

Tuesday, November 26, 2024 at 8:00 AM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

2 Credit Hours


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MK107 - Generational Identity Virtual Class

$45.00

Tuesday, November 26, 2024 at 10:30 AM


Location

Instructor

Virtual Class
Virtual Class

Description

Most people think that generations progress in a linear manner, but this course gives evidence that generations move in cycles in a pattern that stretches back to America’s founding. By understanding history, we can be prepared as it unfolds in front of us. This course gives attendees the tools to connect, market, and sell to each generation in a way that uses their generational identity to streamline sales success.

2 Credit Hours


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