Business Principles for Landscape Contracting

Business Principles for Landscape Contracting

Cohan S

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See other items by same publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd


  • ISBN
  • Format
  • Language
  • Pages
  • Publisher
  • Date Published
  • 9780415788205
  • Paperback
  • English
  • 274
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Mar 2018
Business Principles for Landscape Contracting, fully revised and updated in its third edition, is an introduction to the application of business principles of financial management involved in setting up your own landscape contracting business and beginning your professional career. Appealing to students and professionals alike, it will build your knowledge of financial management tools and enable you to relate their applications to real-life business scenarios. Focusing on the importance of proactive financial management, the book serves as a primer for students in landscape architecture, contracting, and management courses and entrepreneurs within the landscape industry preparing to use business principles in practice. Topics covered include:

Financial management and accountability
Budget development
Profitable pricing and estimating
Project management
Creating a lean culture
Personnel management and employee productivity
Professional development
Economic sustainability.