February 12, 2024
Garden Centre Town Hall Series 2024
Landscape Ontario's Garden Centre Sector Group presents a series of FREE one-hour webinars specific to the needs of your business operation
Financial ManagementMarch 26, 2024
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
In this session, George will cover how to set up an income statement and balance sheet, how to read financial statements and how to analyze cost of goods sold, labour, materials, equipment and subcontracting ratios, including gross profit and overhead as benchmarks for success. Finally we will look at technology to aid us in bookkeeping speed and accuracy.
As a co-founder and visionary leader of Oriole Landscaping Ltd. and Solid Space Construction, George Urvari has built some of Canada’s top design/build firms in the landscape/construction industry. For over three decades, he has led his companies to win numerous awards for excellence and innovation, including the highest honours in Ontario’s landscape industry: the Casey van Maris Award and the Dunington-Grubb Award. He is also a renowned consultant for the business trades industry, with over 15 years of experience working with hundreds of companies in the U.S., Canada, and Europe. He helps business owners streamline their operations, overcome common challenges, and achieve game-changing results using techniques such as the Eisenhower Matrix, Kaizen Philosophy, and First Principles. These are proven methods for prioritizing tasks, improving processes, and solving problems creatively. He believes that people, culture, and process are the key ingredients for creating amazing places of work.