Marcus vandeVliet develops and delivers presentations focusing on the elements
of effective and efficient business management and strategic planning for long-term success. Each presentation
is customized to meet the express needs of the client, the audience, the venue, and the desired outcome.
Marcus has given presentations at business
meetings and trade shows throughout the United States and Canada, primarily in the construction and landscape industries,
for more than a decade, and is noted for his ability to inform, educate, and entertain in a way that brings about positive
Videos of Marcus vandeVliet Speaking
Following are Presentation Topics that have been developed for delivery
to a variety of business owners and executives. Each presentation is tailored to meet the specific objectives of every
client, and have ranged in length from one to eight hours, depending if it’s a speech or an interactive session.
Business Plans that Get Implemented
Provides a framework for business planning, targeting team run
organizations looking to reach their potential.
Helps establish a dynamic
and practical process that when followed will streamline operations and ensure consistency.
Effective Management Of Your Greatest Risk: Labor.
Addresses ways to improve management and evaluation of field personnel more
effectively for greater profitability.
Costing: A Critical Part of Maximizing Your Profits
Provides a comprehensive look at how job costing can become a vital tool in improving estimating
and employee management for a stronger bottom line.
Your Cash Flow
Explains why and how cash flow
has changed in today’s complex economy and delineates methods to improve cash flow.
Elements of Success that Improve Operations
Reveals six key elements to sustaining a profitable business and points the way to how they can be easily
implemented for real improvement.
Describes how to focus on developing and controlling internal systems
and processes to maximize your resources and improve profitability.
Marcus has provided presentations for the following Groups:
American Nursery and Landscape Association.
Masters in Landscape Business Management program (developed and presents the entire program)
The Management Clinic (regular speaker on various topics)
Landscape Operations Tour
The New Jersey Nursery and Landscape
Annual Conference (regular speaker on
and Landscape Association
Expo and Conference.
Green Systems User Group Conference.
Landscape Alberta Nursery Trade.
British Columbia Landscape and Nursery Association.
The Nursery and Landscape Association executives.
The Tree Care Industry Association.
Marcus has also provided
presentations for the following private companies.
- Balgard Pavers
- EP Henry
- Manor view Farms
- Hedberg Aggregates
- San Juan Pools