Courses for You, Your Staff and Your Crews

Covering Every Aspect of
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Business Courses

AIMM Courses give you the knowledge you need to grow your business.

Business Courses

You are in the business to make MONEY. Why not have a system that tells you if you are Making any Money every day not at the end of the Quarter or the Year.

Know Your Numbers

Your first step on this journey is to know your numbers!  There are 5 vital numbers in any company.  You must know what these are, and you must know what YOUR numbers are.

The Enemy - Time

Set Up Your Business

Corrective Actions

How to Estimate

One Man One Day

The Crew Management Manual

Hiring good men is becoming more and more difficult.  With our training system you can get an untrained person up to speed fast.

We are working on Apprenticeship Programs for various trades.  The Paver Apprenticeship is available upon request.  The full Landscape Apprenticeship is coming soon.

Now that you understand the flow of money through the company, it is vital that you have a crew that also understands what you are doing and where you are going.

There are two types of training involved at the crew level.  One is the tech of doing the task (how to lay pavers, or whatever the trade) the other is the tech of how to work as a team. 

1. The Crew (2 lessons)

The Crew is a team and if they work as a team they can get the job done on time. The concept covered in these lessons is the importance of working as a team and that everyone on the team has specific assigned duties that he has become an expert in.

2. The Sequence (3 lessons)

In construction there are sequences that must be followed. Knowing the different types of sequences and how to train others on your crew to follow them is vital.

3. The Ayudante, or Helper (2 lessons)

Ayudante is Spanish for Helper. The Ayudante has specific duties of how he needs to help, no matter what the trade is. Both you and your crew need to know what his job is and how he is to perform it

4. The Maestro, or Teacher (1 lesson)

A Maestro (Spanish for Teacher, or Trainer) is someone who has mastered his particular trade. A Maestro has an Ayudantes, who assists him in completing a construction task on time. This lesson teaches how a Maestro must use his Ayudantes to get the job done on time, using Sequences.

5. Assigning Hats (Duties) in the Field (4 lessons)

Once the job, trade and task sequences are known by the entire crew, the Crew Chief trains and assigns duties to his men, based on their performance and experience. The correct way to do so, is explained in these lessons.

6. Planning a Job as a Supervisor (1 lesson)

We know by experience that planning a job correctly can take a huge amount of time off a job, thus adding to your bottom line. With this course, you can train your Supervisor on the fine art of planning to achieve maximum efficiency. A Supervisor should know what parts of planning a job are his and which belong to the Crew Chief.

7. Planning a Job as a Crew Chief (1 lesson)

We know that planning a job correctly can take a huge amount of time off a job, thus adding to your bottom line. With this course, you can train your Crew Chief how to plan to achieve maximum efficiency. A Crew Chief should know what parts of planning a job are his and which belong to the Supervisor.

8. Targeting a Job (1 lesson)

This course will teach you and your Crew Chief how to correctly set your goals for when you want to finish the job, and therefore make more money for your company.

9. The Huddle (1 lesson)

Huddles are weekly meeting to review production and work out how to make sure the week ahead will be a great and productive week. A properly conducted huddle is the key to making it all happen and it will raise individual responsibility.

10. The Homeowner (1 lesson)

Teach your Crew Chief the fine art of creating a great rapport with the homeowner, from start to finish, resulting in a final check.

11. Being a Leader (1 lesson)

This simple course will teach anyone who wants to be a leader, what the characteristics that make a good team leader are.

12. The Winning Game Plan (1 lesson)

You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink. And you can train your crews to perfection, and they can still keep on doing the same mistakes and working at the same speed. You will learn simple secrets on creating games that motivate the right people.

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