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We've added a new Public Speaking course!
Professor Mark Butland has given us his exclusive, new public speaking course titled Keep It Simple And Say It Smart: Becoming a clear, concise and colorful speakerLearn how to keep it simple and say it smart in meetings, presentations, informal gatherings and networking events.  Rediscover brevity!  This fun workshop's core message is that you, too, can be clear, concise and colorful and still keep your job.  You may even get promoted!  This is one communication makeover that could change your life.

Calvin T. (Terry) Brannon, P.E. joins the Author's Team
Calvin T. Brannon, P.E.Terry Brannon is a lifelong resident of Texas and has been a consulting Civil Engineer since 1977.  He holds professional engineering licenses in 13 states.  For three decades Mr. Brannon has served as an expert witness in cases related to civil construction and water issues.  He has made numerous appearances in state and federal court and in mediation hearings.  Mr. Brannon's new continuing education course for engineers, architects and other design professionals entitled Being The Expert Witness is now available!


Three New Courses by Dr. Harlan H. Bengtson, Phd, P.E. added:
Dr. Harlan Bengtson, Phd, P.E.We are pleased to announce that Dr. Bengtson, Phd, P.E. has joined our author's team with the publication of three new courses including:

New Sales and Marketing Video Course introduced!
We are proud to announce the addition of Automatic Follow Up Messages That Sell More Stuff to our course catalog.  This exclusive video course by Steve Rosenbaum is part of his LEAC Proof Sales / Marketing System, and will introduce the student to proven sales and marketing techniques, including the use of the latest social media technologies.

Mark Butland joins the Author's Team
Mark ButlandMark Butland is an award-winning professor, researcher and author as well as a professional speaker and corporate trainer.  With over 20 years of college and university teaching experience Mark has been the recipient of several teaching excellence awards. Mark’s latest efforts include a book “Public Speaking: Choices for Effective Results,” (March, 2006; Kendall-Hunt Publishing Company). Additionally he has published instructor editions of textbooks in interpersonal communication and public speaking.


17 New Green / Sustainable Design Courses Added!
We have recently added 17 courses by Andrew Manzini to our catalog.  These courses cover a wide range of Green / Sustainable Design topics including Green Building, Green Commercial, Green Remodeling, Green Building with Steel and Green Building for Infrastructure.

Green Building With Steel Series

Green Building Series

 Green Building for Infrastructure Series

Green Commercial

Green Remodeling

Four new authors join
We are pleased to announce the recent addition of four new, highly qualified authors to the team!

Sal RastegarSal Rastegar
Sal Rastegar is a professional public speaker, consultant and corporate trainer in sustainability and regulatory education. His undergraduate education is in Environmental Planning and Agricultural Economics. Mr. Rastegar has a strong background in product marketing, sales management, classroom training and executive level consulting. He has successfully rolled out large scale online training programs for numerous organizations, including the School Nutrition Association, Hyatt Regency and the Pappas restaurant chain. He is a consultant to the National Science Foundation for the evaluation of Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) programs and environmental research and education proposals. Mr. Rastegar has conducted educational presentations to large groups of high school seniors for success habits in college through a program sponsored by Price Waterhouse Coopers, PNC Banks and IBM. He has developed the "GreenROI" signature course which he has taught at universities, green-building events, construction expositions, private corporations and in webinar format. You can learn more about Sal Rastegar and the services he offers at

Steve RosenbaumSteve Rosenbaum
Steve Rosenbaum is a proven sales professional with over 25 years experience helping companies integrate a profitable sales, marketing and social media networking strategy. He has been online for over 10 years and has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Austin Business Journal and numerous websites, newsletters and ezines. Mr. Rosenbaum was also one of six finalists in the nationwide "Better Your Best" Internet Marketers competition. He has presented training seminars to large groups and regularly conducts online and in-person training and webinars for companies of all sizes. Visit to learn more about Mr. Rosenbaum and read his extensive blog posts on utilizing social media, marketing, real estate and the construction industry.

Kirby T. Meyer, P.E.Kirby T. Meyer, P.E.
Kirby T. Meyer is a professional engineer and the chairman of MLAW Consultants and Engineers, with offices in Austin, Dallas and San Antonio. He is a graduate of Texas A&M University with both a bachelors and masters degrees and has over 35 years experience as a consulting engineer. He is respected throughout the industry for his professional record in geotechnical and geological engineering, failure investigations, forensic studies and foundation design. Mr. Meyer is a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers and is a member of the National Society of Professional Engineers, American Society for Testing and Materials, American Concrete Institute, American Association of Cost Engineers, Post-Tensioning Institute and the National Forensic Center. You can learn more about Mr. Meyer’s extensive credentials at

Andrew ManziniAndrew Manzini
Andrew Manzini is Vice President, National Green Building, Inc. He is also a Florida Certified General Contractor and an executive with profit center experience, consultant, teacher, instructional designer and published author. His education includes a BA and MA from Boston University and post-graduate work at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Management. He has over 30 years experience in all aspects of Training, Strategic Planning, Human Resource Management, HRIS, Compensation and Benefits, Administration and MIS. Received international recognition for significant and pioneering contributions to Executive Development, Organizational Diagnosis based on historical methodology, Human Resource Systems and Planning. He is skilled in improving productivity, achieving significant operational improvement through effective teamwork, planning and management.

HBA Greater Austin chooses as their exclusive online provider
We are proud to announce that the Home Builders Association of Greater Austin has choosen as their exclusive provider of online continuing education for their membership.

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