|CLASS CODE:||HORT 351||CREDITS: 2|
|DIVISION:||AGRICULTURAL AND LIFE SCIENCES|
|GENERAL EDUCATION:||This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.|
|DESCRIPTION:||Estimating, bidding, and contracting procedures for landscape construction, and maintenance projects.
A hands-on approach to bidding and estimating jobs for the Green Industry.
|CONTENT AND TOPICS:||-Equipment
-Materials and labor
|GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:||1. Learn how to prepare estimates and bids for typical landscape control and present them to a client.
2. Understand contracts and related working documents such as plans, specifications and change orders.
3. Understand the importance of relationship building, with both employees and customers.
|REQUIREMENTS:||Text: The Complete Estimating Book with Labor and Equipment Production Times for the Green Industry, by Charles Vanderkooi.|
|EFFECTIVE DATE:||August 2001|