BATON ROUGE, La. — Registration is now open for the Louisiana Contractors Accreditation Institute’s Business and Law Seminar. The six-week course is a key component of Louisiana’s nationally recognized training institute for construction professionals. The Louisiana Contractors Accreditation Institute (LCAI) business and law seminar provides small and emerging construction businesses critical information about construction management and operating a construction related business.
The course will take place Oct. 18 through Nov. 29 on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. via web-based video conferencing. Registration is underway and will continue through Oct. 11. To register, visit OpportunityLouisiana.com/LCAI-BL and click the “Apply Now” button.
The Business and Law Seminar is one of three LCAI programs and is designed for small and emerging construction businesses. Topics to be covered include the bid process; contract management; estimating; equipment management; scheduling; occupational safety; risk management; financial and business management; bonding and access to capital; certifications and available resources; and entrepreneurship training.
Since 2016, more than 1,200 participants have graduated from LCAI seminars. These seminars are offered by Louisiana Economic Development, the Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors, and the Louisiana Community and Technical College System to meet the needs of the state’s growing construction industry and the increased demand for contractors resulting from consecutive active hurricane seasons.
A $200 fee covers the cost of the course and materials. For more information, contact Camille Campbell at 225.342.5534 or [email protected].
Louisiana Economic Development is responsible for strengthening the state’s business environment and creating a more vibrant Louisiana economy. LED cultivates jobs and economic opportunity for the people of Louisiana, and promotes business opportunity for employers of all sizes. In 2020, LED attracted 58 new economic development projects representing over 11,600 new jobs, 8,600 retained jobs and more than $12.7 billion in new capital investment. LED’s Small Business Services team, in conjunction with the Louisiana Small Business Development Center Network, assisted more than 17,500 Louisiana small businesses and entrepreneurs in 2020. For more information, visit OpportunityLouisiana.com.
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