“Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.” – Brian Tracy

Chuck Miller Education Services

Chuck Miller Education Services and NAHB are committed to providing the best residential home building and new home sales training to foster success in the industry.

A National Association of Home Builders Designation says a lot about you. Professional designations offer excellent opportunities to improve your skills, advance your career, and be recognized for your commitment to professional growth.<

Continue to grow in your professional endeavors. Whether you’re looking to advance in your career or gain additional knowledge about a particular topic, NAHB Education offers a wide-range of learning options.

Chuck's Books

Plan To Profit: Business Planning for Builders and Remodelers

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Small businesses in the construction industry have the second highest failure rate of all industries. A survey of builder and remodeler members of the National Association of Home Builders revealed that fewer than 12 percent had a written business plan, fewer than 15 percent had written operating budgets, less than 18 percent had written mission statements, and almost 70 percent had no formal planning procedures.

Your business plan is the most important management tool you have. It defines your strategy, tactics, and specific activities for execution, including dates and deadlines, budgets and cash flow. It will guide you regarding the types of projects to pursue, how you market your company, the people to hire and the funding needed to succeed. Planning establishes your short-term, intermediate-term, and long-term goals and outlines how you can achieve those goals by breaking down long-range plans into manageable short-term goals that everyone on your team can identify and support.

Your business plan will help you focus strategy, manage milestones, manage metrics, assign and track responsibilities and performance, and manage money using projections for sales, costs, expenses, and cash.

Plan To Profit provides a blueprint you can follow to develop a working business plan. It walks you step by step through the process starting with market research and analysis, followed by developing your product and service, marketing and sales, operations, leadership team and staffing, and goals and action plans. It guides you in creating your financial forecasts and budgets and your vision, mission, core values, and unique selling proposition. It includes a Microsoft(R) Excel(R) workbook which contains financial statement worksheets that you can fill in and use to complete your pro forma financial statements.

“It is my hope that successfully completing the steps in this book and using the completed plan as the most important tool in your toolbox will guarantee that you are one of the small businesses in the construction industry that survives and thrives beyond 5 years and increase the five year survival rate for small businesses in the construction industry.” —Chuck Miller, PLAN TO PROFIT

 

Upcoming Classes

Land Acquisition and Development Finance

Sponsored by the Building Contractors Association of SW Idaho Education Committee.


Wednesday September 12, 2018
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Stewart Title Company
1944 S. Eagle Road
Meridian, Idaho 83642
Fees and Payment

NAHB Member………………..$225

Non-Member…………………$325

Download Class Registration Form

Download Sales & Marketing Council Membership Application Form


Land Development: Site Planning & Zoning

Sponsored by the Building Contractors Association of SW Idaho Education Committee.


Wednesday September 19, 2018
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Stewart Title Company
1944 S. Eagle Road
Meridian, Idaho 83642
Fees and Payment

NAHB Member………………..$225

Non-Member…………………$325

Download Class Registration Form

Download Sales & Marketing Council Membership Application Form


Marketing and Sales for Building Professionals

Sponsored by the Building Contractors Association of SW Idaho Education Committee.


Wednesday September 26, 2018
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Stewart Title Company
1944 S. Eagle Road
Meridian, Idaho 83642
Fees and Payment

NAHB Member………………..$225

Non-Member…………………$325

Download Class Registration Form

Download Sales & Marketing Council Membership Application Form


Industry News and Events

4 days ago

Chuck Miller Education Services LLC

To all Builders and Remodelers. Are you aware that NAHB offers a Residential Construction Superintendent training program through the Home Builders Institute, NAHB's construction training arm? I am considering incorporating these courses into Chuck Miller Education Services programs and would like to know if you would be interested in sending your superintendents.

Message me if you have any questions or would like additional information.
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6 days ago

Chuck Miller Education Services LLC

October is Careers in Construction Month and today, October 15th, NAHB has declared a national day of action on social media.

There is a deep and growing labor shortage in the home building industry, and we all need to pitch in to attract a new generation of builders, carpenters, electricians, plumbers and other skilled trades.

Careers in Construction Day 2018 will highlight the positive aspects of working in home building and the related trades. All NAHB members are encouraged to share pictures and even short videos on social media showing the more interesting side of construction work.

Post to Instagram, Facebook, Twitter or any other social media channel using the tag #CICDAY2018.

Here are some ideas for effective posts:

A video of a trained worker using interesting tools or techniques
A picture of a sales manager at a home closing with customers realizing their dream of homeownership
A “day in the life” picture or video montage showing a typical day from start to finish
Pictures with valued suppliers and subcontractors, and any of the other great people that make this industry so rewarding
And, of course, anything else you can think of.

Please encourage your employees and co-workers to snap a quick picture and post it to social media today using #CICDAY2018

#CICDAY2018 #NAHB #NoStudentLoansRequired
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