Six Hour Profitable Contracting Seminar Summary

The six hour Profitable Contracting course, specially crafted for the construction industry, covers the essentials of operations and finance for contractors.  Learn how to control and reduce expenses. Learn how to make more money. Learn how to increase cash flow and improve profits. Download Flyer


  • 10 profit requirements
  • estimated project cash flow
  • common elements of losses
  • identifying estimating risks
  • 2 major causes of lost productivity
  • improving labour productivity
  • materials and tools management
  • negotiations
  • shop inventories
  • tool maintenance
  • change order controls


  • cost control
  • post-mortems
  • hidden costs
  • billings
  • cash flow and cash management
  • financial reports
  • improving cash flow
  • AR warning signs
  • policies and collection tactics
  • getting more value from accountants
  • risk management
  • internal control procedures
  • personal productivity tips
  • go-forward positioning
  • summary

This program may change based on seminar updates and modifications throughout the year.

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    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. Note: every 6 hours of learning equals 1 Gold Seal credit.

    All LCA courses are 1/2 day on-line training – Zoom platform


    Mechanical Contractors Association of Canada
    All member association collaboration:
    All MCAC courses are 1/2 day on-line training – Zoom platform

    Start times 8:30 am Pacific,9:30 am Mountain, 10:30 am Central, 11:30 am Eastern, 12:30 pm Atlantic, 1:00 pm NL

    Each course runs up to 4 hours each session

    Profitable Contracting Jan. 24 & 25, 2023

    Finance & Accounting Feb 7, 8 & 9, 2023

    Strategic Planning March 6 & 7, 2023.


    Winnipeg Construction Association

    Finance and Accounting for Non-Financial Managers 
    May 2 & 3, 2023
    8:00 am to 4:00 pm WPG time

    Profitable Contracting
    May 4, 2023
    8:00 am to 4:00 pm WPG time

    Strategic Planning for Growth
    May 5, 2023
    8:00 am to 4:00 pm WPG time


    ORBA – Ontario Road Builders Association

    In-class – BMO Center. Markham, Ontario

    Strategic Planning for Growth
    March 1, 2023
    8:00 am to 4:00 pm ET time

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