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Business Management 1 & 2

March 31, 8:30 am to April 1, 4:30 pm

Business-PlanWould you like to improve your business skills, your understanding of financial statements, productivity, profits, or your cash flow? MCABC’s Business Management program is for anyone who would like to gain management skills in order to move up in their career, or for managers who would like to add to their current skill set.  The program’s approach is practical and job-relevant, with a high degree of participant involvement.  Program benefits are accessible and immediate.

MCABC’s Business Management program is comprised of  two courses that cover four modules: Pricing, Profits & Cash Flow; Financial Statements & Business Planning; Planning & Control; and General Business Practices. Business Management 1 & 2 covers the first two modules.

Gold Seal Accredited! 2 Gold Seals for each course

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Instructor: Ronald Coleman

Members: $550 + gst / Non-voting Members: $650 + gst / Non-members: $1,100 + gst

Course fee includes all course material, coffee and lunch

Class size is limited so register now to avoid disappointment! No refunds after March 24.

Module 1 — Pricing, Profits & Cash Flow:

  • Double your profits by implementing four simple techniques
  •  Differentiate between cash flow and profit and know why companies go broke, even when they are making profits – avoid the cash trap
  •  Understand the difference between mark up and mark down; it’s the difference between making money and losing money
  • Develop a profitable job profile – focus on the right work for you
  • Identify profitable work – Which types of job generate the best profit for you?
  • Understand Pricing Sensitivity – use these most important principles and don’t get caught in a “reverse auction”.  Avoid the Price Wars.
  • Improving cash flow – the better you manage your cash – the more money you make
  • Increase your charge out rates
  • Calculate your monthly break-even sales

Module 2 — Financial Statements & Business Planning:

The 3 M’s- Measure, Monitor, Manage

Understanding financial statements, interpreting your numbers and managing your business through the use of a business plan or Plan of Action are all essential components of a successful business.Understand how to structure your financial statements to ensure you qualify for maximum bonding and maximum bank financing at the best rates and for management purposes

  • Identify, calculate and interpret the key financial ratios
  • Identify weaknesses in your structure early enough to correct them
  • Know what the banks and bonding companies use as a benchmark
  • Ensure your income statement can reconcile to your job costing
  • Know why and when you should complete a business plan
  • Develop the process for a simple and effective Plan of Action
  • Understand the elements of business success

What manager runs a business without understanding the numbers?


March 31, 8:30 am
April 1, 4:30 pm


MCABC Classroom
#123 - 3989 Henning Drive
Burnaby, BC Canada
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