WHEN you go to a landscape class what would you like to talk about?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by ant, Jan 12, 2001.

  1. ant

    ant LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,444

    i am a part of and education dept. class discussion group that needs to re-write a course plan .

    each class is about 2 hr. long,and it's held at landscape/turf shows.

    my question is : what would you guys like to see,talk about ,do .... in these classes?

    it's seems like it's the same speaker,same slides,same hand outs and we are out to make a change.

    i need your help
    thanks
    anthony
     
  2. Getmow

    Getmow LawnSite Senior Member
    from VA
    Posts: 445

    It seems taht if you listen to the members of your classes during a break you would get your answer.
    Networking at trades conferences is the most valuable class that I ever take. Pick up some of these topics;
    -Equipment
    -area specific job costing
    -time saving tricks
    -employee management
    -business organization
    -business operations
    The list goes on as long as you have time to talk the info out of the others attending.

     
  3. Mueller Landscape Inc

    Mueller Landscape Inc LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 489

    Anthony,

    Do you ever have "overhead recovery" topics and method discussions? Or how about job-estimating for construction VS maintenance. I think job-costing would be good too. :)

    John
     

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