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SCORE - FREE Workshop on Construction / Contracting Business

  • Parker Williams Branch Library 10851 Scarsdale Blvd. Ste 510 Houston, TX 77089 USA (map)

Construction Boom in Houston

What do I need to know to start my Construction Contracting Business - A  FREE Workshop 

Starting a contracting business? In this workshop we will have a look at things that contractors must know to make sure you get all the details right. Give your business the best chance for success with a top-notch business plan.

The participants will acquire a better understanding of the following:

  • The different types of Construction firms
  • Estimating and Bidding
  • General Contractor vs Sub-Contractor
  • Labor Management
  • How to Write Purchase Orders, job scheduling, getting paid on time, job billings, change orders, contract negotiations, when do I need lien releases
  • Where is the money? Bookkeeping, insurance requirements
  • LLC vs 'C' Corporation, and whether I should join Trade Associations

    Presented by: Keith Stine

    Keith is a retired Electrical Contractor from San Diego, California. For 20 years, he successfully operated his construction business as both a subcontractor, and as a prime bonded general contractor.

    Keith has a ‘passion’ for education, at the apprentice level and for executive business managers.  He has taught classes in, the National Electrical Code, Estimating, Project Management, Job Scheduling, Cash Flow and Bookkeeping Systems for small business owners.  For small business, Keith wrote, “The Contractors’ Tune Up - Project Manager’s Handbook - A Guide for Construction Management”. And for the consumer, Keith authored, “Home Owners Guide to New Construction and Remodeling”

    Keith is a SCORE Volunteer and member of the Houston, Texas SCORE chapter

    BBCCH Board Attendance

    This event will not be attended by any BBCCH Board Members