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About Practice Management

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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Upcoming Events

  1. 2014 AIA New York Practice Committee Symposium

    Sunday, November 9, 2014, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Eastern Time (US & Canada))
    New York, NY, United States

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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.

Latest Blogs

  • A. Lira Luis, AIA

    Infographic summary of Social Media in A&D presentation by Lira Luis and Anne Scarlett at NeoCon

    Practice Management

    (View original Infographic here . Click on image below to enlarge view.) Source: via Lira on Pinterest

PMKC Leaders @2013 KLA

Left to Right: David Barkin, AIA; Rena Klein, FAIA; Jason Pearce, AIA; Scott Kuehn, AIA and Donald Simpson, AIA

Latest Discussions

  • Mr. J. Michael Leinback, AIA

    RE: Time tracking and reporting

    Posted in: Practice Management Member ...

    Betsy: I used BillQuick in my small architectural firm for several years. IF all of your contracts call for hourly billing, then BQ is a marginal product. If, however, your contracts call for...

  • Steve Wintner, AIA

    RE: Time tracking and reporting

    Posted in: Practice Management Member ...

    Mark, I posted a response a few days ago, but it appears to have not gotten through for some reason. I am responding again for your consideration. As an architect/management consultant for more...

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    RE: Time tracking and reporting

    Posted in: Practice Management Member ...

    There is another product, Billquick, that interfaces with QB - Billquick does time tracking, project management, and billing; you still do your accounting in QB. I compared it with Ajera when I was...

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