Urban League Of Louisiana Hosts UDA ConstructionSuite Training, Bid Prep Workshops

NEW ORLEANS – The Urban League of Louisiana's Contractor's Resource Center offers a wide variety of training opportunities for contractors looking to advance their skills in bid prep, estimating, scheduling, accounting and various back-office processes.

         This month, the Contractor's Resource Center hosts two workshops at 4640 S. Carrollton Ave.:


• Friday, Aug. 18, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

UDA ConstructionSuite Training for Contractors

$75/ person


         UDA ConstructionSuite provides a simpler, more effective way to manage every stage of your construction projects. Designed to integrate seamlessly with a number of other software systems, UDA offers end-to-end capabilities for your growing business.

         Applications include:


• Estimating

• Document management

• Job costing

• Work-in-progress

• Project management

• Customer relationship management (CRM)

• Scheduling


         Registration is non-refundable, but can be transferred to the next available UDA training opportunity on Oct. 5 if this class is missed.

         As this is a hands-on training, classes are small and seating is very limited.

         Register here


• Friday, Aug. 25, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Construction Bid Prep Workshop



         Understanding your numbers and margins are critical to ensuring profitability and increasing capacity in your organization. Accuracy in formulating the bid proposal is crucial to getting the job, and even more important to your bottom line.

         This course will highlight how to create a scope sheet that itemizes inclusions/exclusions of the job, which will ensure your bid proposal will net a profit for your business. Attendees will be assisted in understanding how to effectively utilize the following project components in the bidding process:


• Profit margins

• Labor Burden

• Overhead

• Taxes on materials


         Only reserved seats are guaranteed, so secure your spot today by completing here


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