Business Management Track

Gain valuable knowledge and skills related to business, communication and leadership with these learning opportunities.

Monday, Feb. 27

  • Advanced Personal Communication
  • Career Hot Topics (session)
  • Communication Skills for the Interactive Superintendent
  • Conflict Management
  • Keeping Your Facility Above Water: How Water Quality Regulations May Affect The Golf Business (session)
  • Managing Your Manager, Committees and Boards
  • Mastering the Interview
  • Negotiating for Success
  • Planning and Programming the Golf Turf Care Center
  • Successful Project Management
  • So You Want to Be a General Manager?

Tuesday, Feb. 28

  • 21st Century Leadership – What's Different Now?
  • The Business of Golf
  • Career Hot Topics (session)
  • Communication Hot Topics (session)
  • Data=Knowledge=Power: Data Collections and Their Uses for the Golf Course Superintendent
  • Driving Revenue While Mastering Pace of Play
  • Golf Course Staffing and Operations: Hiring, Training, Organizing, Managing and Planning
  • Hire Smart – Tips and Techniques for Selecting and Hiring Staff
  • Immigration and the Golf Course Superintendent
  • Innovative Superintendents: Save Time, Money and Stress...Call Your Architect (session)
  • Maintenance Budgets and Standards – Tools for Effectively Communicating and Balancing Costs and Expectations
  • New Labor and Immigration Concerns for Golf Facilities: I-9 Audits, Mandatory E-Verify, Social Security No Match Letters and H-2B Visa Compliance (session)
  • A Plan-Based Budget Will Help You Succeed!
  • Using Your Computer – Excel Uses for the Golf Course Superintendent
  • Using Your Computer – Tips for Computer and Data Security

Thursday, March 1

  • Golf Industry Show General Session
  • Using Your Computer – Basic Computer Troubleshooting: Become Your System Administrator

Friday, March 2

  • Environomics: Blending Environmental and Financial Stewardship for the Modern Superintendent
  • Taking Control of Your Financial Future…for the "Green" Industry Professional
  • USGA Green Section: Improving Your Golf Course Management Odds (session)
  • Using Your Computer – Creating Your Social Media Presence