Free Live Webinar, Thursday, September 28, 2017: New Year. New Budget: Annual Budgeting and Business Planning Made Easy
Fall is budget season. Firms prepare an annual business plan and budget for the upcoming new year. Are you ready? PSMJ’s Dave Burstein, P.E., AECPM, joins Brian Flynn, author of Profit Fundamentals—Maximizing Engineering Firm Profits to offer those in charge of A/E/C firm finances a real-world business planning and budgeting system.Read More
No company is immune from disruption in the workplace. But often, it’s dysfunction that prevents a company from successfully responding to disruption. This can include: a less than desirable culture, lack of accountability, and the inability to have difficult conversations. While both dysfunction and disruption sound intimidating, they can be the catalyst for an organization to re-evaluate practices and re-invent how they approach the market place.Read More
Learn why selling to an ESOP may be a better business succession tool than sale to a third party or internal stock redemption.Read More
In the hyper-competitive A/E/C space, staying ahead of your competition is the key to survival in the new digital-first world. Today’s leading A/E/C firms are finding new ways to leverage digital technologies to bring together people, data, and processes to create value for their clients and maintain a competitive advantage – this is known as digital transformation. In this webcast, we’ll introduce the concept of digital transformation, discuss key business areas that firms can target for transformation, and provide real-world examples of how leading firms are leveraging digital technologies to stay ahead of the pack.Read More
There IS GOOD NEWS about for the research tax credit! In this webinar you'll learn:
- Credit was made permanent.
- Credit has been modified so that taxpayers can use the credit against their alternative minimum tax or payroll taxes.
- IRS has reduced its audit coverage for research tax credits.
- And much more!
Every A/E professional knows the importance of delivering profitable projects. But, it is easier said than done! In this FREE webinar, JJ Brantingham, Co-Founder of A/E project planning and forecasting software Planifi, takes you through a three-step process that any A/E professional can use to improve their project performance.Read More
If you own an architecture or engineering (A/E) firm, you need an ownership transition plan. Without it, your equity interest and the firm’s future could be in jeopardy. While there are many different options and solutions for transition planning, one option is often overlooked. Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs) can be a valuable vehicle for managing stock redemptions, creating liquidity, and minimizing tax burdens. But, ESOPs can be quite complex and are not the right fit for every A/E firm.Read More
In today’s hyper-competitive A/E/C business climate, you need every edge that you can get to boost your firm’s after-tax profits. Join Dawson Fercho: IRS Enrolled Agent, Founder of Corporate Tax Advisors, Inc. on Wed, May 3, 2017 for this free webinar.Read More
In today’s fast-paced and technology-driven world, architecture and engineering (A/E) firms run on key performance indicators (KPIs). These are the early indicators of trouble and the benchmarks for success. But, it is far too easy to drown in meaningless KPIs and too many A/E firms are wasting time and money measuring the wrong metrics!
Join PSMJ Director and Consultant David Burstein, P.E., as he takes you through the financial and operational KPIs that drive success in top-performing A/E firms – what to measure, when to worry, and how to steer clear of trouble.
Now more than ever, a flawed compensation strategy can cost your A/E/C firm big dollars in increased turnover, lousy client satisfaction, and lost profits.
In this data-packed FREE webinar, Dave and Kristi share exclusive A/E/C compensation benchmarking data collected by PSMJ and easy strategies to ensure that your compensation strategy is driving the performance and results that you need.
In this webinar, PSMJ’s Dave Burstein and Deltek's Jeremiah McNicholas, present their findings on the current state of the architect and engineering industries and their thoughts on the future of these industries.Read More
Join David Burstein, P.E. of PSMJ for this insightful FREE webinar on benchmarking your bonus and benefits program. Now more than ever, ensure that your incentive compensation measures up to industry norms is critical. This webinar gives you valuable data along with strategies and tactics that you can immediately to help keep your employees happy and motivated.Read More
What is the difference between leadership and management?
Join David Burstein P.E. of PSMJ for this FREE webinar to discover how strong leaders drive employees to truly care about the work they do and deliver far greater results. Explore your personal leadership style, identifying the correct approach for the situation, and the resources available to help you become a more effective leader and grow every aspect of your business.
In today’s hyper-competitive A/E/C business climate, it may sometimes seem like mergers and acquisitions are happening all around you. Competitors are joining forces to create a stronger brand, the mega-firms keep getting larger, and mid-sized firms are trying to grow from a vulnerable position.
With record numbers of Baby Boomers planning their exit, M&A activity is hot right now, but the risk is great, and opportunities for a million-dollar mistake are everywhere. Perhaps you are actively developing or executing an M&A growth strategy. Maybe you are exploring the notion of an external sale of your own firm. Or, you might just be wondering how other firms make mergers and acquisitions look so easy…when it seems to be anything but easy! Whether you are a seller or a buyer, you deserve to get the right compensation.