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Profitable Contracting

8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Profitable Contracting

"Outstanding! With these tools, I won’t be working blind, hoping I meet my targets.”

Have high overhead costs, underbidding, and low productivity eaten up what remains of your razor-thin profit margins? In this one-day interactive seminar, Wayne Newell draws upon 35 years of financial and construction-contracting experience to help you recognize problem projects, identify unwanted expenses, increase productivity, and manage overhead expenses.



  • Clarify the critical steps involved in effective job-costing
  • Improve AR collections and rein in overhead expenses
  • Learn proven methods that improve cash flow and profitability
  • Boost profits by producing timely financial reports and estimates
  • Provide operating personnel the systems to manage their expenses and profits       
  • Discuss proven and effective human resource practices that increase employee productivity
  • Prepare cash flow estimates for major projects and the entire company 


This course is ideal for… Owners, project managers and coordinators, estimators, project leaders, accountants and anyone who can influence profits.


1 Gold Seal Credits


Facilitator: Wayne Newell, Wayne Newell Management & Seminar Services

For the past 35 years, Wayne has served in senior financial roles with companies in Canada, the United States and the Caribbean. By sharing his experiences and expertise with many companies,

Wayne has helped owners, managers and employees build successful construction businesses. His Gold Seal approved, Profitable Contracting six-hour course discusses specific techniques, methods and strategies used by contracting companies to increase profits and improve cash flows. His Gold Seal approved Finance and Accounting for Non-Financial Managers two day course, developed specifically for non-financial managers in the construction industry, guides project managers, project coordinators, estimators, field superintendents, owners and senior managers through the financial and measurement techniques needed to manage contracting businesses. Both courses have been presented in most major Canadian cities since 2003.

His construction management experiences focused on guiding small, medium and large contractors; no matter the size of the company, he mentored owners, managers and employees on how best to perform and lead their companies. They learned ways to save money and time…leading to improved cash flow, reduced costs and higher profits.


March 5, 2019 8:30 am - March 5, 2019 4:00 pm


Venue: Winnipeg Construction Association - Construction Education Centre
Burnell Room