EGIA Contractor University offers the following educational resources that are designed to help you take your business to the next level of success.
Dedicated online classes focused on the fundamental areas of running a contracting businesses. Classes are available on Sales, Financial Structure, Pricing, Marketing, Operations, Customer Service, Service Agreements, Leadership and more. The online classes feature high definition streaming videos and a learning management system that requires all participants to demonstrate their total comprehension of the various lessons, each step of the way, before progressing through the rest of the training curriculum.
Online Resource Library
The Contracting Best Practices Online Library allows member contractors to take an even deeper dive and expand their knowledge, beyond what is covered in the online classes, to achieve total mastery of all the critical areas for running a contracting business. With this powerful resource, you’ll unlock a vast library of high definition training videos, implementation tools, templates, articles and self-evaluation scorecards to support your continued education and business growth.
“Cracking the Code” Weekly Show
Each week, premium members receive a copy of the 30-minute EGIA Contractor University “Cracking the Code” show, filmed in high-definition from the EGIA Contractor University studios. Featuring EGIA Contractor University’s industry-acclaimed faculty, the show focuses in on the most important topics related to running a contracting business and shares timeless proven strategies as well as emerging best practices that are being implemented in the field by the country’s top contractors. Show agendas and topics are tailored for specific audiences, with episodes alternating between owner-only material and content that is intended for all employees.
“Contractor Coffee Club” Podcast
Twice a month, the EGIA Contractor University podcast addresses best practices, industry research, listener questions and more, all in a concise, entertaining package. The podcast mixes advice and roadmaps to success from industry veterans with wit, wisdom and humor, creating a truly can’t-miss first-of-its-kind in the industry.
Every month, EGIA Contractor University faculty members lead live webinars on a subject in which they specialize. Over the course of 90 minutes, listeners can gain an expert understanding of a topic that’s crucial to the success of home services companies. Listeners will have the opportunity to ask follow-up questions at each webinar’s conclusion, and all webinar recordings are archived in the EGIA member portal for future access.
“Ask the Experts” Conference Calls
In response to overwhelming demand, EGIA Contractor University leads Q&A conference call sessions twice a week for premium members that give contractors direct access to Contractor University’s award-winning faculty. These calls allow contractors to ask the burning questions affecting their businesses right now and get immediate answers from the industry’s top experts.
One- or two-day in-depth educational events focused on the 10 core areas of curriculum provided through EGIA Contractor University. Workshops are presented in-person throughout the country at one of EGIA’s training hubs typically during non-peak seasons. Premium members receive 2 free registrations to each workshop. Additional registrations for premium members are $199 for a one-day workshop or $299 for a two-day workshop. The registration price for non-premium members is $599 for a one-day workshop or $999 for a two-day workshop.
Strategic, business building event featuring headliner keynote presentations, focused breakout sessions, networking opportunities, vendor exhibits and more. This is the can’t-miss event of the year for members.
Additional EGIA Member Benefits
With your EGIA membership, you’ll not only unlock EGIA Contractor University’s wealth of business building resources, you’ll gain access to additional member benefits such as industry leading customer financing programs (GEOSmart Financing), discounts on essential business products and services (Contractor Marketplace), and insightful industry trends and best practices research (Snapshot Survey Program).
The available cash-back rebates and instant savings you will receive from our customer financing and vendor discount programs will more than pay for your monthly membership investment to access EGIA Contractor University.