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Business Management Module 3 & 4 + PROJECT PLANNING

2 Gold Seal Credits

Do you want to improve your understanding of financial statements, productivity, profits, and cash flow? MCABC’s Business Management program is designed for those who want to become managers, or for managers wishing to improve their business management skills.  The program’s approach is practical, job-relevant, and thought-provoking, with lots of participant involvement.  Program benefits are immediate. This program is divided into two courses which, in total, cover four modules: Pricing, Profits & Cash Flow; Financial Statements & Business Planning;  Planning & Control; and General Business Practices.

Module 3 —  Planning & Control:

  • Change orders
  • Project management
  • Managing a job for profit
  • On-site productivity
  • Proposal check lists/Bid records
  • Motivating for higher standards

Module 4 — General Business Practices:

  • Negotiating and time management
  • Why businesses fail
  • Building a successful organization
  • Quality matters / TQM
  • Buy / sell agreements
  • Marketing

NOTE: Employees of companies that contribute to the Journeyman Training & Industry Promotion Fund, and eligible UA Local 170 members, are entitled to a rebate equal to 80% of the MCABC member price upon successful completion of Business Management 1 & 2 and Business Management 3 & 4.

Online registration opening soon! Watch this space.

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Where is BC Going on Prompt Payment?

By Dana Taylor, MCABC executive vice president I am often asked, what is the status of prompt payment legislation in British Columbia? My answer: stalled. Elsewhere on this issue, we have lately received an update from MCA Canada on the federal prompt payment bill’s progress in the Canadian Senate (resting), the release of the Reynolds’ […]

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Spring 2016 Issue News

Telus Garden achieves LEED Platinum Telus Garden has achieved LEED Platinum certification, distinguishing it as one of North America’s greenest buildings. Developed by Westbank with Telus, the project includes the 22-storey office tower (opened last fall) and a 47-storey residential tower that’s under construction (targeting LEED Gold). TELUS Garden boasts a district energy system, reducing conventional […]

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News Release – MCABC Appoints new President

View News Release on Dale Miller, President FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE APPOINTMENT OF NEW PRESIDENT FOR 2016-2018 May 12, 2016 (Burnaby, BC) – Mechanical Contractors Association of British Columbia (MCABC) is proud to announce that following the success of the 2016 AGM and Conference at the Delta Grand in Kelowna (April), Dale Miller from Division 15 […]

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