Deliver Projects on Time With ‘Scheduling for Home Builders’
This step-by-step guide about scheduling can help keep projects on time and on target.
“Scheduling for Home Builders with Microsoft® Project,” available through BuilderBooks.com, helps builders navigate the scheduling process.
Written as an easy step-by-step guide, this book demonstrates the methods for keeping projects on schedule and budget while coordinating resources, staff and materials.
Every chapter focuses on a skill that enables readers to:
- Create a realistic construction schedule.
- Document all changes to the schedule and who made them.
- Assign and track resources and costs.
- Adjust time scales, milestones and task links.
- Monitor and update the schedule.
- Create and print customized project reports.
- Communicate with trade contractors and home buyers.
Also included is a CD with sample schedules and practice materials to perform the skills presented in each chapter.
To view or purchase this publication online, click here, or call 800-223-2665.
NAHB Kit Gives Builders Back-to-Basics Tips in Cooling Market
With the current cooling of the nation’s housing market expected to persist into the middle of next year, NAHB has developed a comprehensive online toolkit geared to providing association members with information that will help them prosper in today’s changing business environment.
To access the “Back to Basics” toolkit, you must be an NAHB member and have a login to www.nahb.org. To create a login, go to www.nahb.org/login or click on the log-in button on the main menu bar.
For assistance, call the NAHB Member Service Center at 800-368-5242.
NAHB Has Nearly 300 Resources to Help You Run Your Business More Profitably
Go to NAHB's Business Management Tools Web pages (available to members only) for instant access to nearly 300 timesaving, moneymaking and cost-cutting business resources to help you run your business more profitably. Get guidance on accounting and financial management, business strategy, computers and information technology, customer service, human resources and more.
Resources are added weekly, so bookmark www.nahb.org/biztools to go directly to these vital business management resources.
Local and state home builders associations can link directly to www.nahb.org/biztools from their Web site and give their members instant access to these resources. It will make your HBA's Web site the place to go for the information and guidance that members need to succeed.
Subscribe to NAHB’s Business of Building e/Source
NAHB’s Business of Building e/Source is your monthly electronic guide to the hot issues and emerging trends in home building business management. You’ll find practical advice, tricks of the trade and sound business guidance — all delivered monthly, straight to your desktop, in a quick and easy-to-read format. Business of Building e/Source is available free to NAHB members and their employees.
To subscribe, click here on the Members Only side of the NAHB Web site.