Landscape Business Basics

Bidding & Estimating Landscape Irrigation Systems

Intermediate  |  Business  |  2 CEUs  |  8 TCEQ CE
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  |  2 CEUs
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.

The Business of Landscape Irrigation Management: Technicians, Pricing & Marketing

Intermediate  |  Business  |  1 CEU  |  4 TCEQ CE
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.

The Business of Landscape Irrigation Management: Water Management & Technology

Intermediate  |  Business  |  1 CEU  |  4 TCEQ CE
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.

IA classes are not required for certification or endorsed by the IA Certification Board.