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Learn about MarkSystems® software, the home building industry, business best practices, and more without leaving your desk. MarkSystems regularly holds free WebClasses or BuildChats for users on a broad selection of topics. Catch a session every Thursday from 3:00PM-4:00PM Eastern. Miss a WebClass? Access recorded sessions on our Customer Portal.

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Upcoming WebClasses | BuildChats

SPECIAL FATHER'S DAY EDITION: Money Coming Out of Your Wallet Doesn't Have To Be Painful (Introducing Paymerang AP Integration with MarkSystems)

Fathers (and Mothers) know how painful it is to open up that wallet to pay for things their kids do. Home Builders also hate to see money coming out of their accounts. In this WebClass, learn about the integration MarkSystems has with Paymerang - a service that automates your Accounts Payable process.

Thursday, June 23, 2022

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET

SPECIAL INDEPENDENCE DAY EDITION: The Freedom to Track Warranty Costs As You Wish!

Warranty Costs are typically tracked either as Expenses - or - tracked against a "Warranty Reserve." In this WebClass leading up to the long Independence Day weekend, the Instructors will demonstrate BOTH ways and let you decide. It's a free country after all (Thank you Founding Fathers!)!

Thursday, June 30, 2022

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET

Vendor Contracts - The Basics

Tune in to get "The Basics" when it comes to Vendor Contracts! We'll cover setting up Vendor Contracts and talk about the Data Hierarchy. We'll see how your Trades can see their Contracts on the ITK, Printing Schedule A's, Copying Contracts, Updating your Elevation Budgets - and - even touch on House-Restricted Contracts.

Thursday, July 7, 2022

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET

PREVIOUSLY PRESENTED: Material List Basics

Watch as we build a material list in MarkSystems and learn how to maintain the associated products and prices.

Thursday, July 14, 2022

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET

The Skilled Labor Shortage

The construction labor shortfall is a long-term crisis that won’t be eased, even by a recession or a slowdown in the housing market. Special guest Ed Brady, President and CEO of Home Builders Institute discusses solutions for filling the labor gap.

Thursday, July 21, 2022

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET

2022 ECI Connect Preview Show

Be the first to know what's going down with the 2022 Connect Conference. Listen in from key members of the Residential Home & Construction Division to find out what is planned!

Thursday, July 28, 2022

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET

MarkChat: Handling Gas/Fuel Surcharges From Trades/Suppliers

Filled your tank up lately? Hurts, doesn't it?! Your Trades and Suppliers are hurting, too - and passing those costs on to Home Builders as Fuel Surcharges. Join in and hear how others are handling this (and offer your own tips, too) in this special MarkChat format where Attendees are encouraged to actively join the conversation and interact with others.

Thursday, August 4, 2022

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET

Scheduling Setup Basics

Before you can start mastering your construction schedules, you need to know how to set up the parts-and-pieces of a schedule template. In this WebClass, the Instructor will take you through the Scheduling Setup menu - and - let you know how these will be used for creating Schedule Templates.

Thursday, August 11, 2022

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET

PREVIOUSLY PRESENTED: Build a Construction Schedule Template

Learn how to build a Construction Schedule in MarkSystems step-by-step by watching the Instructor build one to use.

Thursday, August 18, 2022

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET

BACK-TO-SCHOOL EDITION: Option Control Groups

"We don't need no education. We don't need no thought control.." You know you just sung that…. And that may be the case - BUT - you might want some Option Control. Tune into this WebClass and learn all about Option Control Groups and how you might want to use these in your home building company.

Thursday, August 25, 2022

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET

End-of-Month Best Practices (and LIVE Fix-Up)

Are you just letting your accounting data fester? Did you know there are processes that an efficient Accounting Department should be performing at the end of every month? Join in to learn what these are. And, while learning, watch ECI's own Patti Sorensen try to clean up Brad's very outdated MarkSystems Accounting data live during the WebClass. She'll need a 3-day weekend after this!

Thursday, September 1, 2022

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET

PREVIOUSLY PRESENTED: Getting Started with the Land Development Program in MarkSystems

Thinking about getting into Land Development in the near future? In this WebClass, the Instructor opens up the Land Development Program of MarkSystems and shows you the basics of using it and managing your project.

Thursday, September 8, 2022

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET

"Why Does It Say That on That Document?" Understanding Document Maintenance

Ever look at a system-generated document produced by MarkSystems and wonder where that wording came from (and if you can change it)? Then this WebClass is for you. We'll explore Document Maintenance in MarkSystems and learn how simple it is to identify and change the wording to suit your business.

Thursday, September 15, 2022

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET

The House Release Process

Ever wonder if you've been releasing work to your Trades in the most efficient way? Join in on this WebClass and learn "best practices" when it comes to make sure your PO's and WO's are accurate before they go out the door (well….as accurate as today's prices, at least).

Thursday, September 22, 2022

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET

Relax! It's a SPA Day!

In this WebClass, the Instructor takes a look at the SPA Analysis menu item. What's that all about? Tune in and find out!

Thursday, September 29, 2022

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET

Handling Bounced Checks (Yours - and - Your Customers)!

Bounced checks happen - whether you've written one OR received one. In this WebClass, we'll explore the appropriate steps to handle when this happens.

Thursday, October 6, 2022

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET