The Practice Management Knowledge Community (PMKC) identifies and develops information on the business of architecture for use by the profession to maintain and improve the quality of the professional and business environment. The PMKC initiates programs, provides content and serves as a resource to other knowledge communities, and acts as experts on AIA Institute programs and policies that pertain to a wide variety of business practices and trends.
The PMKC focuses on: Business practices and trends; Human resources management; Integrated practice and delivery methods; Knowledge / Innovation management; Marketing and business development; Leadership development; Financial management; Global practices; Operations management; Ownership transitions; Project management; Quality management; Risk management; Strategic alliances; Strategic planning; Student and emerging professional development.
The PMKC is also dedicated to developing new, more effective means of discovering, gathering, organizing and disseminating practice management knowledge among architects and their strategic partners.
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Advancing the Practice of Architecture
Mission: The Practice Management Knowledge Community’s mission is to discover, generate, organize, and share insights, resources, and tools that enable architects to practice more effectively.
Vision: To serve as the essential resource for advancing the practice of architecture.
Rena Klein, FAIA | RM Klein Consulting | Seattle, WA
Jason Pierce, AIA | HOK | St. Louis
David Barkin, AIA | JCJ Architecture | Woodbridge, CT
A. Lira Luis, AIA | Atelier Lira Luis, LLC | Chicago
David Richards, AIA | Rossetti | Detroit
Donald Simpson, AIA | KPS Group, Inc. | Birmingham, AL
Please click the links below to download the 2014 issues of the Practice Management Digest
PM is an active member of the Center for Integrated Practice. Find more resources related to integrated project delivery, collaboration, and technology at our CIP website.
Hello, I am currently looking for either a ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) or PSA (Professional Service Automation) software or the like. i.e.... Deltek I support a 30 person firm and we require...
Two students who best demonstrate strong interest in practice management will receive a $5,000 award. Deadline to submit is May 16, 2014.
Left to Right: David Barkin, AIA; Rena Klein, FAIA; Jason Pearce, AIA; Scott Kuehn, AIA and Donald Simpson, AIA
I recommend every architect have a AIA Document D200-1995 "Project Checklist", and review all that has to be done before the Schematic Design phase of services begins. It seems clear - at least to...
The question I have is about the sentence in B105, Article 1: "The architect shall develop a design." The question in my mind is whether "a design" refers to what we understand as Schematic...
I have discussed transition plans with many firms across the country and there tends to be three overlapping considerations: ownership, governance and leadership. You have great latitude...
Download the AIA PMKC 2014 Sponsorship Prospectus