Independent Contractors and Businesses Association (ICBA)

Construction Business Management (Live Online Training)
Gold Seal: 5 Credits * BC Housing: 15 CPD Points
Date
Monday, April 11th - Thursday, April 14th, 2022
Registration Deadline
Monday, April 11th, 2022
Event Description

Set up in 4 - 1/2-day live instructor led online training sessions this seminar will cover the same content as the in-person seminar. There is no opportunity to re-schedule or request for a partial refund if a student cannot attend all sessions. Please plan to be fully engaged in the class and clear your work schedule just as you would for the in-class program.

 

Participants will learn how to improve the management and business systems of their construction company.

 

At the end of the course participants will be able to:

 

• Understand the strategic planning process and how to implement it within their context

• Understand the importance of a business plan and how to prepare one

• Understand the participants within the construction industry – their roles, responsibilities and limitations

• Understand the benefits of a participatory management culture

• Formulate a marketing plan and understand the marketing mix

• Develop a human resource management plan

• Understand the employment cycle/process

• Develop an employee performance evaluation system

• Increase staff morale and engagement

• Understand operational planning for construction companies

• Formulate a financial plan, budgets, ratios and break-even analysis

• Understand the importance of financial internal controls

• Develop benchmarks and key performance indicators

• Understand bonding and insurance for construction companies

• Use risk management tools to identify risk and how to mitigate risk

 

Four days (16 hours) of virtual lessons with instructors plus an online portion involving research, reading, and answering questions (7-8 hours) that will be marked by the instructors. 

 

To receive a 5 Gold Seal accredited certificate, you must complete the online portion after the 4 virtual classroom sessions.

 

Webinar Times:

 

April 11, 2022 - 8:30 AM to 12:30PM Pacific Standard Time (PST)

April 12, 2022 - 8:30 AM to 12:30PM Pacific Standard Time (PST)

April 13, 2022 - 8:30 AM to 12:30PM Pacific Standard Time (PST)

April 14, 2022 - 8:30 AM to 12:30PM Pacific Standard Time (PST)

 

What previous participants have said:

"Provided great insight into business planning. Provided a better understanding of financial planning and how to understand balance sheets"

"Terrific content for start up companies"

"Well explained. Enjoyed the group discussions and class input"

Contact & Support

Please contact Ally Bodnar at 604-298-7795 or training@icba.ca for more information.

 

Pricing
All prices in Canadian dollars
Ticket Price
Attendee Registration For Workshop
ICBA Members $650.00
CHBA Northern BC Members $650.00
Merit Members $650.00
Non-Members $850.00
Sharing a single registration between two or more individuals is not permitted. Please register each person that will be in attendance.
Agenda (Pacific Time)
Day 1    Monday Apr 11, 2022
8:30am - 12:30pm
Workshop Day 1
Day 2    Tuesday Apr 12, 2022
8:30am - 12:30pm
Workshop Day 2
Day 3    Wednesday Apr 13, 2022
8:30am - 12:30pm
Workshop Day 3
Day 4    Thursday Apr 14, 2022
8:30am - 12:30pm
Workshop Day 4
Additional Information

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS: 

  1. Computer or laptop
    • This course will involve on-screen interaction with your instructor and classmates, reading/viewing on-screen content (slides or videos), and interacting via typing with questions or responses. For this reason, cell-phones or tablets may not be adequate.
    • Windows 10 or Mac iOS
    • For a full list of Zoom’s requirements click here
    • Downloading of the Zoom app will ensure a much faster experience https://zoom.us/support/download
  2. Webcam – in order to engage and collaborate, participants will be expected to have their webcams on for the duration of the class
  3. Microphone
  4. Internet connection - For best results, you will want to ensure you have an internet connection with an upload/download speed of 3-5 Mbps. You can test your internet speed here. Minimum recommended speed is 1.5 Mbps, but anything below 3 Mbps may result in loss of quality or buffering. Ideally hardwired connection versus wireless for stability - connect your computer directly to your router using an ethernet cable, rather than using your home wi-fi.
  5. A quiet space with minimal distractions - microphone will be engaged for interactive sessions. Please plan to be fully engaged in the class and clear your work schedule just as you would for the in-class program.  
  6. Comfortable chair 
Cancellation &
Refund Policy

COURSE REGISTRATION CANCELLATIONS, TRANSFERS & REFUNDS:

 

Cancellations received at least 5 business days prior to the webinar date will result in a full refund.

 

Registrants who do not attend/log into a webinar, and/or who do not notify ICBA of cancellation at least 5 full business days prior to the course date will be assessed the full cost of the webinar. There will be no refunds, transfers or credits in this case.

 

Substitution of attendees is permitted up to and including the day of the webinar.

 

COURSE CANCELLATION BY ICBA:

 

ICBA may have to postpone or cancel webinars due to insufficient enrolment, in which case ICBA’s liability will be limited to a refund of the registration fee.

 
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