Webinars


CFMA Webinars offer timely, on-point educational sessions presented by subject matter experts. Webinars run between 60-90 minutes in length and cover such diverse industry topics as:

Once you purchase a CFMA webinar, you receive 24/7 access to content and materials. Click on any title below to watch a preview of of the session. Webinars are a FREE benefit for CFMA Members!

(On Demand Webinars do not offer CPE credits)


Sessions

Managing & Mitigating OCIP & Insurance Risk in Contracts

Jul 6, 2022 3:00pm ‐ Jul 6, 2022 4:15pm

Credits: None available.

Learn the history behind and reasons for controlled insurance programs, as well as how OCIPs work and the associated advantages and disadvantages. In addition, discover the impact of California AB2782 that went into effect on January 1, 2013, and explore how to determine adequate OCIP limits, OCIP issues/stories, and insurance requirements/additional insured coverage.

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What a CEO Expects from the CFO: A Panel Perspective

May 4, 2022 3:00pm ‐ May 4, 2022 4:15pm

Credits: None available.

You’ve been in the industry for some time and have been promoted to Chief Financial Officer. It’s a well-earned accomplishment and now the works begins ensuring the company’s financial foothold is on a strong course. Learn from industry experts on what the CEO really wants from the CFO during this CFMA panel discussion webinar. It’s much more than delivering project forecasting, or preparing company financial statements.

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Standard: $55.00
Members: $0.00

Prevailing Wage Jobs: Competition & Compliance on Infrastructure Projects

Apr 13, 2022 3:00pm ‐ Apr 13, 2022 4:15pm

Credits: None available.

The $1.2 trillion, bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act has been signed into law. How will you prepare and position your company to win and manage this new volume of work? Competition for prevailing wage jobs is fierce. One of the most significant challenges for open shop government contractors is ensuring compliance with numerous rules and regulations while ensuring profitability. Whether competing on projects subject to the Davis-Bacon Act or local prevailing wage ordinances, contractors must be well-informed and have a team of experts to help them adhere to the complex rules and regulations at the state and federal level.

This webinar will define fringe benefits, how you can simplify the processes of meeting the prevailing wage requirements and how can you offer your employees a more rich and stable benefits experience. The discussion will cover how contractors can build a prevailing wage-compliant benefits strategy that helps attract and retain key employees. We will also discuss what actions you can take to be in the best position to comply with regulations and survive an audit.

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Fraud & Embezzlement: Lessons from the Trenches

Apr 6, 2022 3:00pm ‐ Apr 6, 2022 4:15pm

Credits: None available.

Fraud can wreak havoc on an organization’s financial performance and undermine business objectives. No business is immune to fraud risks, and education is key to prevention. Join this CFMA webinar for stories from the trenches and often-overlooked prevention tips. You’ll be both educated and entertained during this fast-paced program designed for those with or without an accounting background. Anyone can benefit from this enlightening presentation, which will touch on the symptoms management should watch for and focus on how organizations can better protect themselves.

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Members: $0.00
Standard: $59.00

Compensation Strategies: Recruiting, Retaining and Rewarding in 2022

Mar 2, 2022 3:00pm ‐ Mar 2, 2022 4:00pm

Credits: None available.

Develop a future focused approach for executive compensation strategies in a corporate environment. Because of the pandemic, many construction companies’ executive compensation plans have been up-ended, which has repercussions for retention and recruitment for 2022 and beyond. Uncertainty has made many contractors large and small to be particularly mindful of their risk profile – particularly with their overhead. This session will provide a deeper dive into the pros and cons of traditional qualified plans; deferred compensation structures such as cash based LTIP structures/phantom stock/stock appreciation right, ESOP, true equity, and stock options/restricted stock. We will dig into it all and highlight examples of Best Case and Worst-Case real world examples of what provided the goals – recruiting and retaining your key performers. Special attention will be made towards how to make people feel like an owner without a K1.

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Members: $0.00
Standard: $45.00

Indirect Costs Ins & Outs: Defining, Capturing, Calculating

Feb 2, 2022 3:00pm ‐ Feb 2, 2022 4:15pm

Credits: None available.

This session will provide participants with an understanding of indirect costs, how they are captured in the accounting system, and various methods of calculating indirect cost rates. Participants will review several examples of indirect cost rate calculations and discuss strategies based on the certain construction industries. Discussion will center on multiple scenarios and how different rate calculations impact estimates, contracts, and the bottom line. We will also discuss considerations for why one contractor may choose to capture costs differently than another contractor.

Speaker(s):
  • Diana Strassmaier, CPA, CCIFP, Director, Architecture and Engineering Services, Aldrich CPAs + Advisors LLP
Members: $0.00
Standard: $45.00

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Stand Out Leadership

Jan 12, 2022 3:00pm ‐ Jan 12, 2022 4:15pm

Credits: None available.

In this dynamic presentation, attendees will learn a proven leadership development method to create positive change in your organization. Participants learn how to increase collaboration, inspire teams to high-performance and build a motivating work environment.

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Members: $0.00
Standard: $45.00

Construction Tax Update and Year-End Planning

Dec 15, 2021 3:00pm ‐ Dec 15, 2021 4:15pm

Credits: None available.

During this Annual tax update, attendees will gain a better understanding of the current tax environment - after the implementation of the new administration's recent legislation.

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Members: $0.00
Standard: $45.00

The Chamber of Data - Economic Outlook for 2022

Dec 10, 2021 3:00pm ‐ Dec 10, 2021 4:00pm

Credits: None available.

The end of 2021 is in sight and there is a lot to discuss economically. This presentation supplies current economic data and analysis juxtaposing the pre-pandemic and pandemic world, and then supplies a forecast for the post-pandemic one. Among the areas of focus are labor markets, financial markets, real estate, construction, consumer spending, business investment, international trade and government finances.

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Members: $0.00
Standard: $45.00

JBKnowledge 2021 ConTech Report Preview

Nov 16, 2021 3:00pm ‐ Nov 16, 2021 4:00pm

Credits: None available.

In this dynamic webinar, James Benham, CEO of JBKnowledge, will sort through the latest trends, solutions and devices in building technologies. Mr. Benham will also discuss the statistics behind the 2021 Construction Technology Report, an annual survey of thousands of construction professionals on how they employ and integrate technology on projects.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $45.00
Members: $0.00