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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. PMKC at the AIA Convention including the PM Lunch

    Wednesday, June 25 - Saturday, June 28, 2014
    Chicago, IL, United States

Trends in the Profession: Positioning Architects for the Future

 

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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

  • Evelyn Lee, AIA

    Looking for ERP or PSA Software Options

    Practice Management

    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...

Announcements

2014 a/e ProNet Scholarship Now Open

Two students who best demonstrate strong interest in practice management will receive a $5,000 award. Deadline to submit is May 16, 2014.

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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Latest Discussions

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    B-105 "Design" Definition

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    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...

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    B-105 "Design" Definition

    Posted in: Practice Management Member ...

    Hello, 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...

  • Michael Strogoff, FAIA

    Associate Principal Firm Model

    Posted in: Practice Management Member ...

    Bradley, 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...


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