In-house Education Opportunities
The HBA offers a wide range of in-house education, training and certification opportunities to take advantage of throughout the year. Review our Event Calendar for a comprehensive list of upcoming classes, webinars, and training sessions. Remember - members always receive a discount. Contact Pattie Benger at 719-592-1800 x 128 or email@example.com with questions or suggestions!
Opportunities Within the HBA
Wet Wednesday Lunch 'n Learn Classes
Next up: May 17; 11:30-1 PM
Join Presenters John Chavez from El Paso County and Jeff Besse from the City of Colorado Springs (and others) to stay on top of the latest in stormwater management. Topics include trade management, development and single lot permitting, inspections, BMPs, SWMP requirements, enforcement policies, and more. These presentations are open to everyone! Classes are 11:30 AM-1 PM. Cost is $20 each class for members or $30 each class for non-members and includes lunch. See the 2017 class descriptions.
May 17 – City/County Development and Single Lot Permitting
June 21 – City of Colorado Springs Inspection Requirements
August 16 – City/County Stormwater Management Plan Requirement Review
September 20 – City Permanent BMPs: Engineering Review and Inspections
October 18- County Permanent BMPs: Engineering Review and Inspections
November 15- County Enforcement Policies and Procedures
Get the Edge on the Housing Market
Tuesday, May 23; 7:30 AM-10 AM at The Antlers
Join John Covert from Metrostudy for the most important housing statistics tailored to builders and realtors, and hear HBA president Mark Long give the State of the Association update. Metrostudy will present an overview of the latest quarterly data on the Colorado Springs housing market. This includes, housing starts, closings, inventory and available lots. They provide tailored research evaluating the demand for and marketability of residential and commercial real estate projects and retail opportunity. Metrostudy is the definitive authority for real estate and housing industry market intelligence.
7:30 AM — Registration; 8-10 AM — Program. Register Now
Self-Defense and Awareness for Women
Thursday, May 25 & June 15; 4-8 PM
In 2015 there were almost 45,000 assaults in Colorado alone - what would you do if you were attacked? Do you know how to protect yourself? Join us for a simple, no-nonsense self-defense class for women consisting of 4 hours of classroom and physical participation through awareness, avoidance and technique. Past feedback:
"It was fun! I learned some new techniques and the importance of having a mindset of never being a victim. Empowering!" ... "The techniques were fairly simple and easy to learn" ... "Very good instruction regardless (of my) size & ability."
Registration fee is $30 for members and $40 for non-members (includes drinks, snacks and a Kubaton key chain). Register now! May 25 Class | June 15 Class. Contact Pattie at 719-592-1800 x 128 with questions.
OSHA Recordables - Mitigating Your Expenses
Thursday, June 1; 11:30 AM-1 PM at the HBA
OSHA requires employees be given a safe and healthy workplace that is reasonably free of occupational hazards; however, it is unrealistic to expect accidents not to happen. Employers are required to provide medical and first aid personnel and supplies commensurate with the hazards of the workplace. The "law" for OSHA on non-recordable status is a basic requirement. Join us for this lunch and learn seminar to find out how to provide a safe and healthy workplace while mitigating your expenses. Register Now
OSHA 10-Hour Construction Safety Course
Thursday, Aug. 24; 10 AM through Thursday, Aug. 31; 4 PM
This program will be taught by Ken Mullinax, an authorized OSHA outreach instructor from SFI Compliance, Inc. and will concentrate on how the OSHA regulations affect residential construction. Focus will be on new and recent OSHA regulatory changes. This course covers OSHA regulations relating to: Intro to OSHA, Safety Policy, Ladders, PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), Access & Housekeeping, Power & Hand Tools, Electrical Power & Power Cords, Scaffolding, Fall Protection, Motor Vehicles, Excavation & Trenching, and more. Upon completion you will receive an OSHA 10-Hour Construction Safety Card (Must attend both days to receive the card). Member: $140; Non-Member: $170. Register Now
Fundamentals of Ninja Selling
Wednesday, June 14; 8 AM-4 PM at MCM Elegante Suites
Ninja Selling is a system based on philosophy of building relationships, listening to the customer, and helping them achieve their goals. It is less about selling and more about how to create value for people. Brought to you by the HBA Sales & Marketing Council, this valuable seminar will teach you the 4-step Ninja Sales Process, how to develop systems to create a continuous flow of buyers, how to negotiate like a Ninja, and much more. Don't miss it! Register Now
Project Management - Date TBD
The primary responsibility of a project manager is to get the project built on time, on budget, and with a happy customer. By applying the concepts and strategies of this course, the participants will increase their professional value and thus bring value to the company and to the customer. This class is intended for: Business owners, project managers, superintendents, sales managers, remodelers, and custom and semi-custom home builders. Anyone involved in the pre-construction and construction process including small volume builders, remodelers, and custom and semi-custom home builders.
This course is required for the following NAHB designations: CGB, CGR
This course provides six hours of continuing education credits for: CAPS, CGA, CGB, CGP, CGR, GMB, GMR, Master CGP, Master CSP.
Additional Credit Information: 6 AIA/CES LU 6 AIBD CE
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