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
This webinar is part of a series sponsored by the Regional and Urban Design community on AIA KnowledgeNet.
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.
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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.
We just released the first newsletter of the year! View the Q1 Spring 2015 Practice Management Digest Issue.
Left to Right: David Barkin, AIA; Rena Klein, FAIA; Jason Pearce, AIA; Scott Kuehn, AIA and Donald Simpson, AIA
I think Donald makes some very good points. If Specs are important, and I think we realize they are, then why won't Owners pay for them? We need to educate them as to the value a specification provides...
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Does anyone have any thoughts on image management software they've used in the past to help organize their photo image files? We are a mid sized firm in Philadelphia looking to purchase a multi-user...
Download the AIA PMKC 2015 Sponsorship Prospectus