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.
Jason Pierce, AIA | HOK | St. Louis
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Candidates for the Leadership Group should have demonstrated leadership in Practice Management and be willing and able to work with the LG in delivering content to the 14,000 members of the PMKC.
The AIA Best Practices have been rearranged by topic to correspond with the 15th edition of the Architect’s Handbook of Professional Practice.
View the Spring and Summer 2014 Practice Management Digest Issues.
Left to Right: David Barkin, AIA; Rena Klein, FAIA; Jason Pearce, AIA; Scott Kuehn, AIA and Donald Simpson, AIA
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