Landscape Management (Cost Estimation) OpenCourseWare: USU's Free Bachelor Level Landscape Management Course

Published Feb 09, 2009

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Study the care for trees and plants to keep them healthy in this free OpenCourseWare. Utah State University's (USU) course, 'Landscape Management: Cost Estimation' delves into strategies for maintaining cost effective landscaping. This course has no prerequisites and is designed for students pursuing a degree in Landscape Managing.

Landscape Management Cost Estimation: Course Specifics

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Landscape Management Cost Estimation: Course Description

Students taking this course learn how to provide landscaping that accounts for standard economic restraints and develop a schedule based on a reasonable budget. This OpenCourseWare, offered by Utah State University's College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences in Logan, UT, helps students learn how to care for plants, trees and shrubbery. By determining how much time, labor, equipment and supplies are worth, students can learn to set reasonable costs and estimate the monetary value of a project. Professor Roger Kjelgren, Ph.D., leads this course about landscape management that includes developing a schedule to estimate the cost of the project. The course includes identifying factors that need to change, what needs to be done and taking into account fixed and variable costs.

Video lectures and course readings are available for free online. To take this course, visit the Landscape Cost Estimation course page.

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