CEM161 – Construction Business and Related Topics

 

David Ambrosini

daambros@cabrillo.edu

 

Part One - Starting & Operating and HR Practices

 

1. Ownership – Self-Employment

http://www.cabrillo.edu/~dambrosini/188Web/classsessions/entrepreneur.htm

  1. Risks: causes and failure rates
  2. Benefits
  3. Hours of Work per week
  4. Challenges Assignment 6 Personal Audit
    http://www.cabrillo.edu/~dambrosini/188Web/assignments/a6.doc
  5. Self-Employment tax
    http://www.irs.gov/businesses/small/article/0,,id=98846,00.html

 

2. Starting Your Business

  1. From Scratch
    Cost Worksheet
  2. Buy an Existing Business
    http://www.cabrillo.edu/~dambrosini/188Web/classsessions/buyexistingbusiness.htm
  3. Franchise
    http://www.cabrillo.edu/~dambrosini/188Web/classsessions/franchise.htm
    Construction Specific Franchises

 

3. Legal Forms of Business

http://www.cabrillo.edu/~dambrosini/188Web/classsessions/legalforms.htm

  1. Sole Proprietorship
  2. Partnership
  3. Corporation/LLC

 

4. Planning Your Business

http://www.cabrillo.edu/~dambrosini/188Web/classsessions/businessplans.htm

  1. Business Plans

b.     SBDC
http://www.cabrillo.edu/~dambrosini/188Web/classsessions/sourcesofcapital.htm

 

5. Demand, Pricing and Getting Paid

http://www.cabrillo.edu/~dambrosini/188Web/classsessions/demand.htm

http://www.cabrillo.edu/~dambrosini/188Web/classsessions/pricing.htm

http://www.cabrillo.edu/~dambrosini/188Web/assignments/MYB9_Key.doc

 

6. Paperwork, Licenses Permits and Regulations -
http://www.cabrillo.edu/~dambrosini/188Web/classsessions/paperwork.htm |
http://www.calgold.ca.gov/

Building Material Supplier, Carpentry Contractor, Concrete Contractor, Drywall Contractor, Electrical Contractor, Glass & Glazing Contractor, Industrial Non-Building Construction Contractor, Masonry & Stone Contractor, Painting & Wall Covering Contractor, Roofing, Siding & Sheetmetal Contractor, Wrecking & Demolition Contractor, etc.

 

7. Sources of Capital
http://www.cabrillo.edu/~dambrosini/188Web/classsessions/sourcesofcapital.htm

 

8. Insurance
http://www.cabrillo.edu/%7Edambrosini/188Web/classsessions/insurance.htm

 

 

  1. Worker’s Comp
  2. Property & Liability
  3. Special Policies

 

9. Employees, Independent Contractors and HR Practices
http://www.cabrillo.edu/~dambrosini/188Web/classsessions/employees.htm

 

Part Two - Marketing & Advertising

10. Audiences & Marketing
http://www.cabrillo.edu/~dambrosini/50Web/classsessions/session1marketing.htm

11. Competition
http://www.cabrillo.edu/~dambrosini/188Web/classsessions/competition.htm

 

12. Branding, Trademarks & Naming Your Business
http://www.cabrillo.edu/~dambrosini/50Web/classsessions/session14brandnames.htm

 

13. Marketing & Advertising Tools

  1. Traditional Ads – Yellow Pages, TV, Direct Mail, Print, Radio, Outdoor
    http://www.cabrillo.edu/~dambrosini/50Web/classsessions/session1marketing.htm
  2. Promotional Devices
  3. Word of Mouth – Signs/Job Site, Home Shows, Classified Ads, Portfolio, etc.
  4. Internet Advertising
    http://www.cabrillo.edu/~dambrosini/50Web/classsessions/session18InternetAdvertising.htm

 

14. Government Contracts

http://www.pd.dgs.ca.gov/default.htm

http://www.cscr.dgs.ca.gov/cscr/

 


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