Business & Management Fundamentals

This new course replaces the previous course Business Planning & Management.

Rise to the challenge of the homebuilding industry by successfully applying the fundamentals of business management - setting realistic goals, benchmarking and creating standards for production as well as service, accounting, sales, marketing and profitability. 

Knowledge & Skill Building Areas

Business Planning

  • Business Fundamentals
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Finance & Accounting
  • Operations & Administration

Essential Management Skills

  • Management Fundamentals
  • Planning
  • Organizing
  • Leading
  • Controlling
  • Change

Ideal candidates for taking this course are:   Designers, Drafts persons, Inspectors, Technicians, Estimators, Purchasing Agents, Site Supervisors, Construction Managers, Warranty Representatives and Technicians, Trades, Suppliers, Support Staff, Customer Service Representatives and Management. 

This course is required for the following certifications:   Residential Management, Master Home Builder, Master Home Renovator. Residential Construction Site Manager (RCSM), Professional Site Manager and New Home Sales Executive.

Delivery method: 

Classroom delivery option:

This instructor-led course involves four days of classroom learning.

Classroom times:  8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Online delivery option:

This distance learning format provides you with a learning option that caters to your busy schedule by taking the learning experience out of the traditional classroom and converting it into an online format that's available 24/7.

Classroom locations:  This course is delivered by PHBI  in Calgary and Edmonton.  Courses can also be held in other locations based on demand.

Exam & passing grade:  The exam for this course is closed book. The passing grade is 70% and 100% attendance when taking the classroom delivery option is compulsory to qualify for PHBI certification.

Prerequisites:  There are no prerequisites for this course.