Tarion Series: Business Management & Planning

Home Training [OPEN] Tarion-approved: Business Planning and Management Workshop

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[OPEN] Tarion-approved: Business Planning and Management Workshop


Course Details

Course Date: Monday, February 5th and Friday February 9th, 2018.

Length:  2 days + exam, in-class. Classes are once per week.

Where:  TBA, Toronto

Cost: $650 + HST

Course price does not include rewrite fee for Exams. Rewrites for failed exams are $150 + HST per attempt.

Group rates are available for 6 or more. If you have any questions, please contact training@buildability.ca

Have you taken a Tarion course with us before? Email us for our Returning Student discount.

With advice from the Presidents of two successful Ontario Homebuilders, learn the best strategies and practices on how to build your business.
From acquiring land, applying for permits to management systems and contracting with trades, Sean (Mason Homes), Peter (Midhaven Homes) and Michael (Facilitator), will guide you through each and every step of the home builder process.

By the end of the workshop you will have the following skills:

  • How to get started: The process to become a registered builder in Ontario
  • Acquiring land
  • Learn how to navigate the permit applications and process
  • Successful contracts with Trades
  • Learn how to create your company’s Statement of vision, objectives and goals
  • Create a successful Financial Plan, including: Pro-forma statement of operations (income statement), Pro-forma statement of financial position (balance sheet) and Cash flow estimates
  • Create a Marketing Plan using advice and strategies from successful builders
  • Implement your own Marketing Plan, including: market research, planning, pricing, sales strategy, advertising plan and more!
  • Explain the “House-as-a-system” concept
  • Implement an Operating plan to ensure the continued success of your business


This is part of the new Tarion Education Criteria as of September 1, 2015 for new applicants proposing to build residential freehold and low-rise condominium under Part 9 of the Ontario Building Code.   For more information on what competencies you need to meet, please visit “Tarion’s Getting Registered Page“.

Please note: This is a technical workshop intended for persons wishing to become a Tarion registered homebuilder. buildABILITY reserves the right to limit registration to individuals with the necessary demonstrated prerequisite knowledge and expertise.

If you have not cancelled yourself from the seminar within 48 hours or less prior to its commencement and you didn’t show up, you will be charged a full fee.

If you need to cancel yourself from a seminar and it is 48 hours or less you will be able to send someone else from your organization.

A full refund of the paid amount (less $75 + HST Administration Fee) will be issued for cancellations made up to 48 hours prior to the seminar. (Cancellations must be received by phone or email)

Rescheduling, relocating, or cancelling events is at the discretion of buildABILITY Corporation. Should this happen: we will provide a notice 5 days prior to the seminar, you will not be charged.

  • Total Cost

    $650 +HST

  • To be announced


  • Monday, Feb 5, 2018

    10:00 AM - 4:30 PM