Golf Certification Program Pricing
We provide you with instructional materials, recommend books that are used for the class, and then we do either one or two online chat sessions a week, in a chatroom, and we review your assignments and test you.
Following is detailed information about the various seminars we offer with prices:
The courses are designed over a 4 week period, with two pricing options: For two chat sessions per week, or one chat session per week. The pricing is:$399 for 4 weeks of chat sessions, one chat session per week, and $550 for two chat sessions per week.
Additionally, we offer a discount if you choose more than one seminar to complete. For example, while one seminar is either $399/$550, depending on the number of chat sessions you choose, two seminars would be $550/$750, three seminars would be $700/$900, and all the seminars listed would be $1500/$2000!! A significant savings!
Taking all seminars is guaranteed to give you an edge versus your competition, and gives you an educational advantage in all important skill areas required for success in the golf industry.
For each seminar, written materials are emailed directly, skype or other chat sessions occur each week, quizzes and examsare given to receive certification. Each course is now detailed…
1) Certified Golf Operations:
What the program does is provide you will written materials that will train you regarding every step necessary to fully understand what is involved in Golf Operations Management, and includes the following, emailed directly to you:
A) Understanding Pro Shop Operations.
B) Understanding Tournament Operations.
C) Understanding Food and Beverage Operations.
D) Understanding Turfgrass Management.
E) Understanding Golf Budgeting and Planning from a Financial perspective.
F) Developing Policies and Procedures.
2) Certified Course Management: (This program provides you with written materials and chat sessions regarding Turfgrass Course Management, emailed directly to you)
A) Understanding Turfgrass Basics.
B) Understanding major Turfgrasses utilized.
C) Understanding proper mowing practices for greens, tees, fairways and rough.
D) Understanding proper irrigation practices and procedures.
E) Understanding proper fertilization and nutrition procedures.
F) Understanding disease control procedures.
3) Customer Relatons:
This program provides you with written materials and training regarding every step necessary to fully understand the importance of Customer Relations to your success as a manager, and to your facilities success: Topics include:
A) The importance of Customer Relations to you and your facility.
B) Customer Relations challenges and their affect on your operation.
C) Developing a framework for training your staff in good Customer Relations skills.
D) Testing the framework for each critical area of your operation.
E) Job aids to help your staff and facility meet challenging situations.
F) Case studies of Customer challenges and brainstorming solutions.
4) Supervising and Delegating:
A) Supervisory Challenges in the Golf Business and Facility.
B) Critical skills to handle challenges as a Supervisor.
C) Key elements of setting expectations, cultivating resources, creation of signals
to create employee performance, creating feedback systems.
D) Moving your employees to function at their highest level, and delegation methods
to maximize your efficency as a Supervisor.
E) Case studies of Supervising and Delegating challenges and solutions.
5) Teaching Golf Primer:
A) Golf Teaching Fundamentals (Grip, Aim, Set-up, weight shift, etc).
B) Teaching the fundamentals to players of all ability levels.
C) Using drills, computer and video in your instruction.
D) Understanding error correction methods and insuring your success as an instructor.
E) Case Studies of typical student problems and correction methods.
6) Risk Management:
A) Understanding safety risk at the typical golf facility.
B) Implementing a Risk Management Program to minimize safety risk:
1) Doing an inspection to determine risk
2) Removing or decreasing risk
C) Training your staff to implement the Risk Management Program.
D) Case Studies of Risk Management situations and solutions.
7) Tournament Management
A) Understanding Tournament basics, supplies, staffing, systems, resources.
B) Typical tournament formats and how to implement them at your facility.
C) Training staff and developing committes and structures to implement your tournaments.
D) Marking the golf course and setting up the facility prior to the event.
E) Marketing and publicity and “day of tournament” checklist.
8) Golf Event Management
A) How to organize events, from small to PGA Tour Caliber.
B) Analyzing your demographic environment and cultivating event sales.
C) Marketing your event.
D) Implementing policies and procedures to properly control your event.
E) Training your staff and facility department heads, “Best Practices” in event coordination.
9) Staff Training
A) “Best Practices” in training methods.
B) Developing a training system for you and your faciity.
C) Test cases to determine staff weakness and strengths.
D) Methods and procedures to implement training practices for department heads, and all employees.
I also offer a level 2 component to the program, please inquire about that.
We take payment by wire transfer, which is easily arranged.
We look forward to training you!!
Golf Concepts and Global Golf International
We look forward to training you!!