This course (course ID: 20190358 and 20190335) is made up of seven hours of continuing education content. The course is for residential contractors in Minnesota who need to renew their licenses, and satisfies the Energy Code and Business Management requirement.
Included in this course is a discussion of drywall and the methods for installing and maintaining drywall.
The course talks about how to do effective estimation for a construction project. This segment of the course also examines job costing.
Another portion of this course explores the concept of risk along with methods for managing risk. As a part of this, the course will look at the related concept of liability.
At one point, the course examines the process for building the exterior shell of a structure.
Then the course looks at the state’s energy code.
The closing segment of the course discusses marketing strategies that can help a contractor sell their services.
At the midpoint and end of the course, students will complete incremental exams. The point of these exams is to promote understanding and comprehension of the course materials.
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- Approved By: Minnesota Department of Labor & Industry
Mike Melvin, owner of At Your Pace Online, LLC, is the instructor and industry expert for many of our courses. In addition to his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration from Ottawa University, Kansas, Mike has owned, operated, and worked for numerous construction companies. Mike's relevant construction experience includes framing, concrete construction, foundations, and roofing. As the current owner and an approved lead instructor for At Your Pace Online, he teaches multiple courses pertaining to construction and business. With over fifteen years of experience in the industry, Mike combines his proven understanding of teaching online education with the practical and academic industry knowledge needed by our students, to allow them to complete their courses and get back to the job site.