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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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PMKC Leaders @2013 KLA

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

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  • Jeffrey Ferweda, AIA

    SFx Mixology event

    Posted in: Practice Management Member ...

    Mixology Event Wednesday, June 25th – 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Sidebar Grille, 221 N LaSalle St, Chicago, IL 60601 This event provides an opportunity for small firm participants who are new to the convention...

  • Mr. Juan Silva

    RE: Looking for ERP or PSA Software Options

    Posted in: Practice Management Member ...

    Our firm is also currently considering purchasing Deltek Vision ERP software, so I too am interested in hearing what others think of this software. Also I would be intersted in hearing if firms have...

  • Evelyn Lee, AIA

    Looking for ERP or PSA Software Options

    Posted in: Practice Management Member ...

    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...

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