Business Essentials for the Young Architect and Engineer

Title: Business Essentials for the Young Architect and Engineer
Location: Williamsburg, VA
Description: Unravel the cycle and break-down management to its essential components

Now more than ever, young architects and engineers need to develop their business skills in addition to their technical skills. The recent downturn in the economy should have started you thinking about how a firm keeps running even in a downturn and why some succeed and others don’t. This program will help you learn how the cycle of Project Delivery is the key to firm success: Marketing the project, Executing the Project in a Profitable Way while managing risk, and, Understanding the financial and business underpinnings that holds the firm together.

Architects and Engineers who want to :

  • Learn the nuances of business development and marketing in the A/E industry and the difference between the two
  • Improve their financial management acumen
  • Learn more about the art of project management from a financial perspective
  • Avoid the pitfalls when starting a firm

Managers and Administrators new to the A/E industry who want an overview of the project delivery system in the A/E industry, the nuances of A/E finances, the watch points in a firm delivering professional services. Perfect prep class for the Certified Design Firm Administrator (CDFA®) credential.

Start Time: 7:00am
Date: 2013-05-15
End Time: 15:30pm