The "Basics" Program


The AGC/Bexar County "Basics" of Construction Training Program is designed to assist small business contractors in understanding the basic elements of running a commercial construction business.

Presented by Associated General Contractors Association - San Antonio Chapter and Bexar County, the Basics program is a ten-session educational program designed to assist small, minority, and women-owned construction businesses. The sessions included elements of running a successful construction business, project scheduling, financial management and understanding contracts. Liens, estimating, project management, safety, business development, insurance and bonds were other important topics that were covered.

The material of the focuses on both technical and administrative skills, with a special emphasis on how to do business with Bexar County. It is a ten week class that is designed to be informative, educational, and above all, provide an opportunity to interact with industry peers.

  1. The Next Basics Class Will Begin Spring of 2019 
     Thank you for your interest in The Basics of Construction Program! The next class will start registering in January 2019 and will begin in the Spring. For more questions regarding this program, contact Renee Watson at [email protected]

    View the highlights of past classes:
    The Basics of 2016
    The Basics of 2010

Classes Include:

  • Running a successful construction business
  • Safety and health
  • Understanding contracts
  • Project scheduling
  • Bidding and estimating
  • Project management
  • Financial management
  • Insurance and bonds
  • Liens
  • Marketing