Jan. 7 2019 05:30 AM

Jan. 23-24 workshop in Malverne, Pennsylvania, will be led by Scott's Landscaping Inc. owner.

A two-day workshop created to guide landscape business operators on how to create profitable installation bids is being held Jan. 23 and 24 at the Penn State Great Valley Campus in Malvern, Pennsylvania.

Estimating and Bidding for Landscape Installation is a two-day intensive workshop designed to help participants understand how to determine the overhead of operating a landscaping business and create a profitable bid. There will be opportunities to ask questions and discuss bidding with other contractors.

The presenter, Scott Burk, is the owner of Scott's Landscaping Inc. in Centre County, Pennsylvania, a mid-size, full-service company. He is a graduate of the landscape contracting program at Penn State University and serves as a guest instructor on campus for current students.

To keep an existing business healthy, or to start a successful new business, business owners must constantly hone their business skills. This course will focus on proven estimating techniques that participants can start to use right away.

Visit the Penn State Extension website to register and learn more.