Effective December 1, 2016, the examination will be based on this 6th Edition
Maryland, Business and Project Management for Contractors is designed to provide an overview of business management subjects for contractor examination candidates applying for a license from the Maryland Home Improvement Commission. It is also written to act as a reference guide for licensed contractors.
The offical NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, Maryland Home Improvement Commission Fifth is organized into 4 sections.
Part 1 focuses on preparing you for the licensing exam. This section will help you understand licensing requirements, estimating, employee management, lien law and safety and environmental responsibilities.
Part 2 provides completion of the home improvement licensing application including fees, instructions, and sample forms.
Part 3 provides valuable information on choosing a business structure, basic management skills, insurance, and business marketing.
Part 4 presents fundamentals you will need to know in order to operate a successful construction business. This section covers business planning, scheduling, project management, and building good relationships with subcontractors, financial management, and tax basics.