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Deadline Extended-Respond by December 22nd to the Salary Survey!

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Participation extended through December 22, 2017.

Click here to take the survey You can also "cut and paste" the following link:  https://novisurvey.net/ns/n/zzqk4.aspx Please visit the home page of the Valley of the Sun Chapter website for further details and another link to the survey.

CFMA Super CPE Days - Wednesday, December 13

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Work In Progress: Making WIP Work for You (1.5 CPE credits)
11:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Eastern (8:00-9:15 a.m. Pacific)
Presented by: Linda Clifford & Rod Barbour
Field of study: Accounting

Effective Contract Negotiation for Financial Managers (1.5 CPE credits)
1:00-2:15 p.m. Eastern (10:00-11:15 a.m. Pacific)
Presented by: Ryan Hiss & Kristin Kapp
Field of study: Business Law

Lean Accounting for Construction (1.5 CPE credits)
3:00-4:15 p.m. Eastern (Noon-1:15 p.m. Pacific)
Presented by: Phil Zak, CCIFP; Travis Hendrick; & Jim Mourich
Field of study: Accounting

Emerging Issues: An Update on FASB Activities (1.5 CPE credits)
4:30-5:45 p.m. Eastern (1:30-2:45 p.m. Pacific)
Presented by Tim Wilson, CCIFP
Field of study: Accounting $42 each session/CFMA members $62 each session/Non-members

CFMA Super CPE Days!

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Tuesday, December 12 Creating a Pain-Free Injury Claim Management Process (1.5 CPE credits)
11:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Eastern (8:00-9:15 a.m. Pacific)
Presented by Michelle Walker, CCIFP & Eric Pach
Field of study: Personnel/Human Resources  The Numbers That Matter to the People Who Matter (1.5 CPE credits)
1:00-2:15 p.m. Eastern (10:00-11:15 a.m. Pacific)
Presented by Marj Weber, CCIFP; Warren Hennagin, CCIFP; Kristine Newman, CCIFP; Scott Baxter, CCIFP; & Jim Bracy, CCIFP
Field of study: Specialized Knowledge  The Contractor Pay Bubble: Can It Keep Expanding or Will It Burst in 2018? (1.5 CPE credits)
2:30-3:45 p.m. Eastern (11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Pacific)
Presented by Jeff Robinson
Field of study: Personnel/Human Resources Hiring Process Strategies to Improve Results & Manage Risk (1.5 CPE credits)
4:00-5:15 p.m. Eastern (1:00-2:15 p.m. Pacific)
Presented by Kathy Col…

1st Construction Financial Management Student Competition

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CFMA recently sponsored the firstConstruction Financial Management Competitionheld in Las Vegas prior to the AGC/CFMA Annual Conference. Teams of undergraduate construction management students from Colorado State University and Auburn University attempted to solve a real-life construction financial problem, complete with an in-depth report and in-person presentation of the mock project.

Teams were required to provide a two-part technical report. Section One of the report included a financial evaluation of their firm, establishing their character, capacity, and capital strength. Section Two included the cash-flow analysis of a mock project. JE Dunn sponsored the problem statement for this competition.

A judging panel representing a wealth of industry experience and perspective was organized to score the participants’ reports in two phases. The first phase included a 90-page PDF of the two-section written report. The second phase was an in-person presentation by the team and an interview…

2017 CFMA VoS Golf Tourney Recap

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Update by Dave Miller:
November 8, 2017, VOS chapter of CFMA hosted its 27th annual golf extravaganza at the Orange Tree Golf Resort.  I joined 144 of my closest friends for a beautiful day of golf and fun. Yes, we had a full sell out, 36 foursomes.  Back by popular demand was the golf ball launcher and beat the pro holes. The pace of play was really good for a fully booked tournament. Lessons I learned while chairing the CFMA 2017 Golf Tournament : Golfers do not like "dry" bagels .... "Gimme dat cream cheese!!!"The golf ball launcher is a blast ... the engineer I was playing with spent the rest of the round sketching a drawing to build one himself.The beverage cart was "out of vodka" at 9:15 am ... whaaaaaat ???Sue Hammontree can gather some swag, man she has lots of connections.The generosity of our member companies and people is overwhelming!:   We had record participation in the golf ball lau…

Give the Gift of Your Time This Holiday Season!

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This Friday, December 1, 2017 4-6pm
Be a part of this valuable effort to pack food for so many malnourished children around the world. Phoenix Convention Center - Hall F   South Building 33 South 3rd Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004 Email Diana Bujnovsky to sign up:  Diana.Bujnovsky@jokake.com

Construction Industry Alliance for Suicide Prevention November Newsletter

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NOVEMBER 2017 UPCOMING EVENTS Mark Your Calendars Have an event coming up? Send it to suicideprevention@cfma.org to be added to this section and the Alliance event page.

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