Contractors Training

Finance, Accounting and Management Seminars by Wayne Newell

Courses for Construction Professionals

Project Managers Guide to Accounting Practices, Cost Controls and Financial Reports

Project Managers Guide to Accounting Practices, Cost Controls and Financial Reports

Sept. 17, 18 & 19, 2024, Nov. 19, 20 & 21, 2024, Mar. 4, 5 & 6, 2025

The success of a construction project is a team effort involving many roles including project managers and accountants. This course aims to provide project management professionals with a comprehensive understanding of construction financial management. It bridges the gap between construction processes and accounting knowledge, ensuring that project managers have the necessary financial insight to make informed decisions.

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Finance and Accounting for Non-Financial Managers

Finance and Accounting for Non-Financial Managers

Oct. 8, 9 & 10, 2024, Jan. 21, 22 & 23 2025

While operations are fundamental to the success of contracting businesses, a strong foundation in finance and accounting is equally vital. Construction leaders wishing to prioritize financial literacy and integrate it into their business strategy will acquire the practical skills needed to navigate challenges, seize opportunities, and achieve long-term success.

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Accountants Guide to Project Management

Accountants Guide to Project Management

Oct. 29 & 30, 2024, Feb. 4 & 5, 2025

This course aims to bridge the gap between financial professionals and project managers by teaching accountants the language of construction project management. This includes insight into understanding how project information relates to different stages of projects.

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Profitable Contracting

Profitable Contracting

Nov. 5 & 6, 2024, Feb. 11 & 12, 2025

The successes of construction companies are attributed to the relationships between operations and financial personnel. Managers and owners who excel in both areas can optimize performance, manage risks effectively, allocate resources efficiently, and capitalize on growth opportunities.

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Entrepreneurial Blueprint: Navigating Success in Your New Construction Business

Entrepreneurial Blueprint: Navigating Success in Your New Construction Business

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Navigating a new construction business demands a blend of industry experience, unwavering commitment, foresight, continual learning, and determination. As an entrepreneur you’ll face many challenges: from fierce competition and navigating contract negotiations to meeting client expectations, maintaining cost controls, mitigating labor shortages, managing financial issues and ensuring successful project completions.

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About the Trainer

With over 35 years in senior financial roles, Wayne Newell has a rich history with companies across Canada, the US, and the Caribbean. He’s not just an accountant but a mentor who has guided businesses towards growth. Wayne shares his vast knowledge, techniques, and strategies that have transformed contracting companies. His seminars have reached over 3600 professionals, making him a seasoned voice in the industry. He was awarded his CMA designation in 1972.

How it Works

Gold Seal Certification

ALL courses have been accredited by the Canadian Construction Association.

Course hours can be used towards the Gold Seal Certification application for credits, subject to credit approval upon review.

(Every 6 hours of learning equals one Gold Seal credit)

Scheduling

Wayne collaborates closely with the Canadian construction association in your locality to coordinate and market his courses.

All registration and payment processes are facilitated exclusively through your local association.

Additionally, each course is complemented with an e-manual, provided directly to participants by the association for their reference and utilization post-course.

Start Times

All LCA courses are 1/2 day sessions and offered via Zoom.

PST: 8:30 am


MST: 9:30 am


CST: 10:30 am

EST: 11:30 an

AST: 12:30 pm


NST:  1:00 pm

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