NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management
Basic 11th Edition
The NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management is organized into 3 sections.
Part 1 focuses on business planning and start up. This section will help you formulate a business plan, choose a business structure, understand licensing and insurance requirements and gain basic management and marketing skills.
Part 2 is centered on fundamentals that you will need to operate a successful construction business. This section will cover estimating, contract management, scheduling, project management, safety and environmental responsibilities and building good relationships with employees, subcontractors and customers.
Part 3 gives you valuable information for running the administrative function of your business. Financial management, tax basics and lien laws are covered. Effective management of these areas of business is vital and can cause you serious problems if you do not give them the proper attention.
*In addition to the NASCLA Accredited Examination for Commercial General Building Contractors, states that also currently use the Basic Book as a reference manual for their business and law examinations include: Alabama Electrical, California, Massachusetts Electrical, New Mexico and Oklahoma.
*State Boards that administer the NASCLA Accredited Examination for Commercial General Building Contractors for their state specific trade examination are: Alabama Licensing Board for General Contractors, Georgia State Licensing Board for Residential & General Contractors, Mississippi State Board of Contractors, South Carolina Contractors' Licensing Board, and Virgin Islands Department of Licensing & Consumer Affairs.