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CNBT 2305 - Building and Contracting

Basic process of organizing and operating a building or contracting business.

This course was developed by an instructor who owned a construction business. While developing a business plan, students learn about the various aspects of owning and managing a construction business. These include details on:

  • Types of businesses and identifying the best type for a specific company
  • Financing and capital
  • Bookkeeping
  • Sales and marketing
  • Managing the business
  • Equipment (purchase vs. rent, depreciation, etc)
  • Bidding on jobs
  • Contracts
  • Employees vs. subcontractors


Course syllabus is available on the current semester's schedule page


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