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NEW - Strategic Planning for Growth - VILT

Multi-day Course:
Location Title: Live, Online, Virtual Instructor Led Training via Zoom
Cancellation Period: 5 Business Days

IMAGINE...being able to make better than average profits, expand your capacity, ensure success and build a better company!

This virtual, live and online one-day course is delivered over two 1/2 day morning sessions and is led by construction-finance expert, Wayne Newell.  It may be one of the best investments you make!

The materials and content for this course are practical and based on real-world situations. The course will take you through creating and implementing a three-year Strategic Growth Plan for the following scenario:

  • A privately-owned company with three principal shareholders has grown its business into one of the foremost mechanical contractors in the province. Annual revenues of $25M have established the company as an industry leader. The shareholders recognize that operations and profits have been stable for the past four years and feel this is a prime time to grow the company to a new level. To do that, they will create and implement a three-year Strategic Growth Plan.

The Results:

  1. Revenues increase $3.9M,
  2. Gross profits increase 1.3%,
  3. G&A expenses decrease 0.6%
  4. Net operating income increases 1.5%
  5. Cash position improves by $1.2M

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify and enhance Strengths and Opportunities
  • Discover and mitigate Weaknesses and Threats
  • Strategic growth plan
  • Labour productivity improvements
  • Identify lack of resources
  • Business plan
  • Financial plan
  • Key performance indicators 
  • Increased revenues, profits and cash flow

Who Should Attend:  Owners, department and division managers, Project Managers and Coordinators, Estimators, Accountants, Controllers and Gold Seal candidates.

Course Format:

Live, Online, Instructor-led training with a class that may include up to 30 students.

Two (2) morning sessions (3.5 hours each):

  • Day 1: Thursday, April 8: 8:30am-12:00pm
  • Day 2: Friday, April 9: 8:30am-12:00pm

Attendance in both sessions is mandatory for course completion.

Course Credits: 

  • 1 CCA Gold Seal credit

This course is delivered in partnership with local construction associations across western Canada and Ontario. You will be participating with industry peers from throughout these regions.





Course Credits Information
Gold Seal Credits:
Course Certificates

Upon successful completion of this workshop a digital copy of your certificate will be emailed to you.

Course Instructor Information

Facilitator: Wayne Newell, Wayne Newell Management & Seminar Services


For over 35 years Wayne served in senior financial leadership roles and worked with companies in Canada, the United States and the Caribbean. His experiences and expertise, shared with many companies, has helped owners, managers, employees and businesses grow. In doing so, he has amassed a library of knowledge on what makes a successful contracting company.


In the past eighteen years he has presented his exclusive Construction Management Courses to over 3,400 construction professionals from St. John’s to Victoria. He was awarded his Certified Management Accountant (CMA now CPA) designation in 1972.


Course Contact Information

Leanne Hendrickson
Education Services Coordinator

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