Webinar Resources

Subscribe to the Practice Management play list and view archived webinars on YoutubeRecorded webinars are generally posted to Youtube 10 business days after the event.  CE credit is available only for viewing live webinars.  Dates and topics are subject to change.

Upcoming Webinar Topics - 2014

  • Emerging Practice: 3D Digital Printing and the "Maker Economy" - Transforming Practice / 7/17/2014, 1:00 - 2:20 PM EST / Handout
  • High Performance Design: The Business Case Behind the 2030 Commitment 10/16/2014, 1:00 - 2:15PM EST Handout  (Full handout will be available by 10/24/2014)

2013 Archived Webinar Series

Trends in the Profession: Positioning Architects for the Future
Yogi Berra’s wisdom that “It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future,” points out the reality that nothing is more important to the leadership of architecture firms in these tumultuous times than stepping back from the day-to-day struggle, scanning the horizon, and taking the long view. This webinar examines “megatrends” that are profoundly influencing what successful design firms will look like in the future.

Presenter:  Ray Kogan, AIA, President, Kogan & Company
Presented:  December 3, 2013, 2013 | Webinar Resources:  PDF, Q&A Log and Youtube

Deltek Clarity A & E Industry Study
For more than 30 years, the Deltek Clarity A&E Study has served as a roadmap for engineering and architecture firms. The most comprehensive survey in the industry, its insight and analysis covers key topics ranging from competitive strategies (where firms are placing their growth bets) to critical performance benchmarks (net profit, net multiplier, overhead rates, marketing spend and more). This webcast will detail the findings from Deltek’s extensive 2012 annual survey. Besides providing attendees with an in-depth look at the industry, performance metrics will enable you to evaluate your success and contrast that with your peers.

Presenter:  Bob Stalilonis, Senior Solution Director, Deltek
Presented: September 26, 2013 | Webinar Resources:  PDF, Q&A Log and Youtube 

Project Management Series: Project Work Planning
The purpose of this presentation is to present the process of project work planning and the elements of a good plan. All projects, large or small should have a project work plan and certain characteristics will be common across project size and scope. The use of the appropriate level and number of tasks in a plan is discussed. The approach is to simplify and produce project work plans that serve the project team, not to produce plans that must be served.

Presenter:  Stephen C. Evans, AIA, Owner, Stephen C. Evans Consulting, LLC
Presented: June 13, 2013 | Webinar Resources:  PDF, Q&A Log and Youtube

Project Management Series: Accounting 101 for Project Managers
The purpose of this presentation is to provide a basic understanding of accounting principles used by the architecture and engineering industries. This is accomplished in the webinar format utilizing definition or terms and examples of accounting documents and reports. In addition to Project Managers having this basic understanding, it is best that everyone in a firm understands key financial metrics and business indicators. This will provide a resource to help manage projects more successfully and connect project management with firm business management on a common platform.

Presenter:  Stephen C. Evans, AIA, Owner, Stephen C. Evans Consulting, LLC
Presented:  May 16, 2013 | Webinar Resources:  PDF and Q&A Log

More Wisdom for the Ages
Have you ever wanted to get advice on your toughest business development question? Well, now is your chance. Until March 10th, submit your questions (see above). Karen Compton, presenter of last year's webinar, Best Practices in Business Development, will present part 2 of our highly attended webinar by taking YOUR business development questions and concerns and offering real world advise on everything from trends to managing partners' impassioned pleas to purse everything!

Presenter:  Karen Compton, A3K Consulting, LLC
Presented:  March 28, 2013 | Webinar Resources:  PDF, Q&A Log and Youtube


Opportunities and Understanding for International Practice

Is your firm working internationally or does it want to begin or expand services in other countries? Firms of different sizes are increasingly finding opportunity’s abroad and experiencing the rewards, challenges and risks found in the global arena. This webinar will highlight the recent research conducted by The Design Futures Council on the significant growth and opportunities that US based practices are enjoying in the international market place. Additionally, Thomas Fridstein, FAIA will share his insights and experience in setting up a successful international practice.

Presenters: Doug R. Parker, Managing Principal, Greenway Group and Thomas K. Fridstein, FAIA, Executive Director, Cuningham Group China
Presented: January 8, 2013 | Webinar Resources: PDF, Q&A Log, and Youtube

2012 Archived Webinar Series
2011 Archived Webinar Series
2008-2010 Archived Webinar Series