Alabama HBLB Business and Law Exam Prep Course Syllabus






Alabama HBLB Business and Law Exam Prep Course Syllabus

This course will prepare students for the Business and Law portion of the exam and is based on the relevant chapters found in the Alabama NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, Residential Construction, 3rd Edition (as outlined in the ProV Candidate Bulletin.)

Business Organization

  • Choosing a Business Entity
  • Naming the Business

Contract Management

  • Elements and Provisions
  • Breach of Contract
  • Types of Contracts
  • Contracting Methods
  • Change Orders
  • Disputes

Estimating and Bidding

  • Bid Documents
  • Ethics
  • Estimate Planning, Process, and Methods
  • Job Cost Recording

Financial Management

  • Management
  • Accounting Cycle
  • Ratios and Trends
  • Methods of Accounting
  • Payroll

Labor Laws

  • Hiring
  • Documentation
  • Employment Laws
  • Postings

Licensing Law and Board Rules

  • Alabama Home Builders Licensing Board
  • Licensing Laws and Requirements
  • Exemptions
  • Recovery Fund
  • Rules and Regulations
  • Violations

Lien Law

  • Notice of Lien
  • Filing

Project Management

  • Scheduling
  • Management
  • Project Life Cycle
  • Budget and Cost Control
  • Quality Control

Risk Management

  • Insurance
  • Employment Insurance
  • Surety Bonds
  • Federal Projects

Safety Reporting

  • Posters
  • Safety Programs
  • Safety Equipment
  • Recordkeeping

Tax Laws

  • Federal Business Taxes
  • Employment Taxes
  • Penalties
  • State Laws