Construction Business Bootcamp

Community Event

Hosting Organization: 

HELM Construction Solutions

Event Date: 

Thursday, April 2, 2020 to Friday, April 3, 2020


$1,350 ($1,250 for NESEA Members)


AMC Highland Center Lodge


Crawford Notch, NH

Take a break from the daily grind to get away and focus on your business.

Join us for a 2-day immersion into the essentials of running your own construction business. This workshop is specifically geared to owners who want to make their company more efficient, productive, and profitable. We will focus on how to understand your financials, what you need to be tracking, and how to measure success, with a focus on the Triple Bottom Line (People, Planet, and Prosperity). Develop your vision for the future and get ready to inspire your team!

Our time together will be interactive and geared to the specifics of your business, not just sitting staring at Powerpoint slides all day.

We keep the group limited to 15 companies to ensure that we can get to know each business over the course of the two days. It’s also a great opportunity for networking with and learning from your peers in a non-competitive environment.

You will go home with:

  • A 2020 operating budget for your business and a target Gross Profit Margin
  • A toolkit of templates for RFPs, change orders, pre-construction agreements, and owner selections
  • A current organizational chart and 5 year organizational chart
  • A matrix of 1-year and 5-year goals for the business
  • A Resource Library of articles specifically curated for small construction business owners

Your Facilitators

Mel Baiser and Kate Stephenson are the co-owners of HELM Construction Solutions, a consulting firm dedicated to developing triple bottom line businesses within the construction and design industry. They both have deep roots in the building trades, combined with training in facilitation and community organizing. They are frequent presenters at conferences and events including NESEA’s Building Energy Boston and Efficiency Vermont’s Better Buildings By Design. HELM has worked to support over 50 high-performance construction and design businesses across the country with business planning, Quickbooks setup, job cost accounting, human resources, marketing, estimating, and project management.

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