"What am I doing wrong and what's stopping me from making the money I deserve?"

If you've ever asked yourself this question, then this workshop is one you can't afford to miss! Owning a business can be complex, both in doing the actual project work as well as “running the books” behind the scenes. This 1-day workshop will help any contractor better understand and utilize financial management concepts to run a successful and PROFITABLE business! 

The owner who understands key financial data and reports will be more likely to generate higher profits, avoid “boom and bust” times, and make better financial and business decisions. 

Course highlights:

  • Understanding key financial management terms, such as job costing and job cost analysis, invoicing methods, overhead and profit, and more!
  • How to calculate the true cost of labor
  • How to price jobs for profit
  • Learn how financial management impacts staffing and project management decisions
  • Insight and tools to improve financial management within your business IMMEDIATELY


Contractors, business managers, and project managers in any industry where projects/jobs are the source of revenue will benefit from this workshop! From concrete polishing to restoration pros, general contractors to janitorial managers, this workshop will give you the skills and knowledge to create that profit-generating business you deserve!


Leslie Shiner

Leslie Shiner—author, speaker, and trainer—has more than twenty-five years’ experience as a financial and management consultant. She is the owner of The ShinerGroup, a consulting firm providing top-level financial and management consulting for the construction industry helping businesses maximize profits and gain financial control. As a business coach, she has worked with both small and large businesses to help them better understand their business practices and maximize their profits.

Ms. Shiner firmly believes training and education is instrumental in the growth and success of any business. She is the author of “A Simple Guide to Turning a Profit as a Contractor.” Ms. Shiner’s post-graduate education focused on Finance and Accounting culminating in an MBA from U.C. Berkeley. She is honored as a CPA Practice Advisor Top 25 Thought Leader and is a Certified Advanced QuickBooks ProAdvisor and Sage Certified Consultant.

She frequently speaks at conference around the country, including World of Concrete, JLC Live, Remodeling Show, Surfaces, International Roofing Expo and more. And she continues to receive high praise for her ability to make financial management interesting, understandable, and even entertaining.


  • How do I join the webinar?

    After you complete your registration, you will be emailed a link to join the webinar through AirMeet. You can join via computer or a mobile device.

  • Do I need a web cam?

    No. A camera and speaker/audio connection are not required.

  • What do I need to do during the webinar?

    Be prepared to participate! You’ll be able to interact during the webinar via chat, polls, and emoji reactions. You can also submit questions through the chat feature.

  • Doesn’t this seem like a long time to talk about financial stuff?

    The webinar will be broken up into four 1-hour sessions with 30-minute breaks between each one. It is strongly suggested that attendees wait until the breaks to check email, take calls, eat a snack, etc. During each break, Leslie will stay online to answer additional questions.

  • Can multiple individuals from the same company participate?

    Multiple individuals from the same company can participate in the webinar from the same computer/mobile device at no extra charge. If individuals will be using different devices, a separate registration fee must be paid to ensure they can be added to the event.

  • Will the course be recorded?

    No. A recording will not be available. Students must attend/participate during the scheduled workshop day/time.