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Using Key Metrics: The Why, the How, the Results
By Emma S. Shinn, MBA, CPA

Journey to Excellence:  Improve Profits 2% to 10% by Increasing Efficiencies and Cutting Costs
By Charles C. Shinn, Jr., Ph.D.

Plan for Profits: Cut Direct Construction Costs
Presented by Charles C. Shinn, Jr., Ph.D.

The Magic of the Numbers
Presented by Emma S. Shinn, CPA, MBA, at IBS, January 22, 2009

Look for Profit in All the Right Places: Back on Track
Presented by Charles C. Shinn, Jr., Ph.D., at IBS, January 22, 2009

Equity Partnerships 101
Presented by Charles C. Shinn, Jr., Ph.D., at IBS, January 21, 2009

Chuck Shinn is Interviewed by BuilderOnline.

Trade Secrets: Staying Afloat, from BuilderOnline.

Bailing Out, from BuilderOnline.

50 Mistakes Builders Make, Part 1: Rush to Construction -- Inadequate Planning
By Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

50 Mistakes Builders Make, Part 2: No Strategic Plan (3-5 years)
By Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

50 Mistakes Builders Make, Part 3: Poor Product Design
By Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

 50 Mistakes Builders Make, Part 4: Inefficient and Ineffective Systems and Processes
By Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

50 Mistakes Builders Make, Part 5: No Contingency Plan
By Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

50 Mistakes Builders Make, Part 6: Always Looking for the Magic Bullet
By Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

50 Mistakes Builders Make, Part 7: Lacking Good Integrated Management Processes
By Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

50 Mistakes Builders Make, Part 8: Lack of Consistency and Reliability
By Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

50 Mistakes Builders Make, Part 9:  Lack of Training of Staff
By Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

50 Mistakes Builders Make, Part 10:  Direct Construction Costs Too High
By Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

50 Mistakes Builders Make, Part 11:  Pricing Homes to Cost Instead of to Market
By Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

50 Mistakes Builders Make, Part 12:  Lack of Consistency, and Reliability
By Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

50 Mistakes Builders Make, Part 13:  Bad Management Reports and Too Many of Them Without Consolidated Information
By Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

50 Mistakes Builders Make, Part 14:  Not Having a Transactional Website and / or Participating in Social Networking Opportunities
By Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

50 Mistakes Builders Make, Part 15:  No Master Schedule
By Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

50 Mistakes Builders Make, Part 16:  Lack of Good Sales Training
By Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

50 Mistakes Builders Make, Part 17:  Lack of Discipline
By Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

50 Mistakes Builders Make, Part 18:  Lack of Upkeep in Models and Spec Inventory
By Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

50 Mistakes Builders Make, Part 19:  Estimating is Questionable at Best
By Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

2008 IBS Presentation: Prepare for the Up-Swing (It IS Coming!): Indicators, Triggers, and Strategies
Presented by Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

2008 IBS Presentation: The HOW and WHY of Key Business Measurements
Presented by Emma Shinn

2008 IBS Presentation: Success Stories: Manufacturers and Builder Partnerships
Presented by: Glenn Singer

25 Sure Ways to Improve Profitability:  First, Get Rid of "Bad Deals"
By Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

25 Sure Ways to Improve Profitability, Part 2:  Donít Give Things Away
By Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

25 Sure Ways to Improve Profitability, Part 3:  Fall Out of Love with Your Houses
By Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

25 Sure Ways to Improve Profitability, Part 4:  Eliminate Waste and Excess Material Usage
By Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

25 Sure Ways to Improve Profitability, Part 5:  Develop Scopes of Work and Quality Checklists
By Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

25 Sure Ways to Improve Profitability, Part 6:  Have Accurate and Detailed Working Drawings
By Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

25 Sure Ways to Improve Profitability, Part 7:  Value Engineer Plans
By Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

25 Sure Ways to Improve Profitability, Part 8:  Gain Control of Slippage
By Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

25 Sure Ways to Improve Profitability, Part 9:  Improve Estimating
By Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

25 Sure Ways to Improve Profitability, Part 10:  Improve Purchasing
By Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

25 Sure Ways to Improve Profitability, Part 11:  Maintain Construction Schedules
By Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

25 Sure Ways to Improve Profitability, Part 12:  Develop Quality Standards
By Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

25 Sure Ways to Improve Profitability, Part 13:  Standardize procedures
By Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

25 Sure Ways to Improve Profitability, Part 14:  Develop Quantifiable Objectives, then Measure and Track Critical Performance Indicators
By Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

25 Sure Ways to Improve Profitability, Part 15:  Watch Staffing Levels
By Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

25 Sure Ways to Improve Profitability, Part 16:  Train Employees and Trade Contractors
By Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

25 Sure Ways to Improve Profitability, Part 17:  Maintain Adequate Sales Velocity
By Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

25 Sure Ways to Improve Profitability, Part 18:  Balance Number of Models with Available Lots
By Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

25 Sure Ways to Improve Profitability, Part 19:  Monitor Advertising and Promotion
By Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

25 Sure Ways to Improve Profitability, Part 20:  Develop a Viable Referral Program
By Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

25 Sure Ways to Improve Profitability, Part 21: Watch Amount of Unsold Inventory
By Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

25 Sure Ways to Improve Profitability, Part 22: Monitor Interim Financing Fees and Rates
By Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

25 Sure Ways to Improve Profitability, Part 23: Monitor Points and Closing Costs Offered to Buyers
By Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

25 Sure Ways to Improve Profitability, Part 24: Analyze the Management Systems
By Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

25 Sure Ways to Improve Profitability, Part 25: Build the House Right the First Time
By Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

Using Financial Indicators to Communicate with your Lender
Presented by Emma S. Shinn and Jeff Baldwin

Superintendent Levels
Presented by Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

2007 IBS Presentation: Cut Construction Costs: 20 Proven Techniques
Presented by Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

2007 IBS Presentation: A Picture is Worth a Thousand Numbers
Presented by Emma S. Shinn

 2007 IBS Presentation: Developing a Web Strategy
Presented by Craig Schweikart

Webcast: Back to Normal - Gearing your Business to Today's Market
Presented by Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

Goliath vs. David - 2006
Presented by Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

25 Sure Ways to Increase Profitability - 2006
Presented by Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

Planning for Profitability - 2005
Presented by Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

Estimating and Purchasing: A Link to Profit
Presented by Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

Tomorrow's Management: Mandate Today
Presented by Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

5 P's of Marketing
Presented by Ross S. Robbins

Dealing with the Economic Environment
Presented by Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD

It's My Decision
Presented by Charles C. Shinn, Jr., PhD