PRACTICE MANAGEMENT resources
Use these resources to enhance how your firm operates, from "Getting the Work" to "Doing the Work" to "Running Your Business".
- New! How Should Firms Respond to an Uncertain Economic Climate includes strategies to consider adapting as your firm considers how best to navigate this unprecedented time.
- New! In this downloadable Firm Assessment Spreadsheet, rate your firm in three major areas: Getting the Work, Doing the Work, and Running the Business. Then identify areas in which your firm excels and should be replicated and those in which your firm will benefit from improvements.
- New! Use this downloadable Client and Project Screening Spreadsheet to help screen a new client and to decide whether to pursue a specific project. (It's seldom the project a firm loses that causes ongoing consternation. Rather, it's the occasional client and project that a firm obtains that wreaks havoc.)
- Use this Glossary of Key Financial Performance Indicators to help monitor and improve your firm's profitability and financial health.
- Living Your Life as a Leader, presented at the AIA Leadership Institute, describes various approaches for modeling leadership behavior, leadership traits and behaviors, and provides exercises for living your life as a leader.
- Attracting and Retaining Talent Survey Report, developed by Strogoff Consulting in collaboration with the AIA California Council, provides design professionals with information to develop a targeted talent recruitment and retention policy that shifts a firm’s culture toward meeting the evolving needs and desires of the professional design community.
- Attracting and Retaining Talent Panel Discussion Slides, from a roundtable featuring emerging leaders from ELS, HED, Gould Evans and Mithun. To view a video of this panel discussion, go to aecknowledge.com/courses/103.
- Developing an Internal Culture to Better Manage a Firm's Risk, from a presentation to ACEC at is 2017 Annual Convention, discusses basic tenets of risk management, debunks risk management myths, and provides guidelines for developing an internal culture of risk management.