How to Deliver Projects On-Time & On-Budget That Actually Make Money

Wednesday, November 30, 2022, 1:00 - 2:00 PM - Your firm has delivered projects for years, but are you leveraging industry best practices to optimize project margins? Your firm’s success is based on your team’s ability to deliver projects on-time and on-budget while delighting your clients, all while turning a profit. If you’re looking to enhance project delivery practices while protecting project margins, this session is for you. Tapping into 35 years of project delivery experience as well as business transformation projects with hundreds of AEC firms, Neil has identified key strategies your firm can employ to optimize project delivery and increase your firm’s bottom line.

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Future Smart: How to Build a Better Forecast and Budget for Your A/E/C Firm

Thursday, December 15, 2022, 1:00 - 2:30 PM ET - Do your financial and accounting practices make you feel like you are running your architecture or engineering firm by looking in the rearview mirror? A high quality financial dashboard gives you the forecasting, budgeting, and performance tracking tools that you need to course correct quickly when potential trouble arises. Unfortunately, for many A/E/C firms, seemingly minor revenue recognition and other accounting mistakes can create big problems….and complex software solutions aren’t the fix when the program is garbage in, garbage out.

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Overlooking Overhead? 5 A/E Firm Expense Areas You Can’t Ignore!

Most A/E firms have seldom been busier, and while we don’t know exactly when the cycle will revert to historical norms, the most effective firm executives are making smarter decisions about trimming overhead expenses NOW. In fact, taking a cold hard look at overhead when flush with projects and profits makes the most sense, because you avoid knee-jerk panic moves that often come too late to do any good, should a recession hit. But where should you cut? Join A/E business management guru Dave Burstein, P.E., live online, for this interactive scenario plan exercise, and learn how to take swift, shrewd, and effective action on overhead control

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The Right (and Wrong) Analytics to Boost Your A/E Firm’s Value

Join Ben Smith and Kevin Johns from Clayton & McKervey for an easy-to-understand and easy-to-implement explanation of how to turn data into analytics and analytics into value. Whether you are thinking of selling your firm or not, you can’t afford to miss this practical insight for any architecture or engineering firm owner.

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How to Make 2023 Your Most Profitable Year Yet

As the end of the year approaches, firms look inward and consider what they should do differently to make the coming year more profitable and aspirational. In this webinar, Steven Burns, FAIA, and Enoch Sears, AIA, will take their combined 60 years of experience in AE firm operations and distill it into 60 minutes of essential information that firms of all sizes will want to consider as they prepare their resolutions for the coming year.

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Best of Both Worlds: What Agile Project Management Can Do for Your AEC Firm

Join Unanet’s Lucas Hayden as he discusses how architecture, engineering, and construction (A/E/C) firms can use agile project-management practices to their advantage, and a blueprint for how firms can mesh some of the old with some of the new to run their projects and their businesses more profitably.

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Project and Financial KPI’S for A/E/C Firms

We will discuss what KPI’s are, why use KPI’s and review eight KPI measurements in detail, to give you some ideas on what may work for your firm and comparison to other firms to track your progress. Come away with one or two possibilities to give you additional insight into how you are can follow your firm’s growth.

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Make Your A/E/C Firm The Hottest Ticket: Top Talent Acquisition Secrets of the Most Successful Recruiters

PSMJ is proud to partner with premier recruiting trainer Barbara Bruno to present this LIVE ONLINE 90-minute better business practices update. It's packed with essential how-to guidance for A/E/C recruiters, HR professionals, and Principals facing intense pressure to fill open positions with the strongest candidates.

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Seven Pillars of Highly Successful AE Firms

Culled from experiences working with more than 3,000 AE firms over 25 years, this session will examine the seven common denominators of every successful firm. Success comes in many flavors. For some, it’s money; for others, it is peer recognition, awards, or fame; for most of us, it’s having access to challenging or exciting projects.

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Unlocking Profitability with the New Generation of Agile Project Management Tools

This webinar will detail the substantial project efficiencies and bottom-line benefits that architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) firms can readily capture by arming their project managers with more agile task-management tools.

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Project Management – Managing the Project from Kickoff to Closeout

We will discuss how to plan a successful project, what documentation is needed - for your client, for the
project plan and for accounting.

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Research & Design Tax Credit: 4 common mistakes interpreting its merits

This webinar broadcast serves as an overview of current rules and legislation governing the Federal Research and Development (R&D) tax credit, how it applies to the A\E\C industries. Learn 4 common mistakes business leaders, and their trusted financial advisors, make when evaluating the merits and alignment of this incentive within the design industry.

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