9/13 Boot Camp
Introduction to the Course and Participants, Importance of Leadership within the Profession, and “How To” on Setting up Future Courses in the Coming Months
10/4 Firm Foundations
Office and Firm Management Leadership, Ownership, and Transition, Small Business Management, Financial Planning, and Business/Project Management Standards
11/1 Effective Communication
Business and Professional Communications: Public relations, presentations, writing and professional speaking skills.
12/6 Future of the Practice
The Future of Architecture: The Fundamentals of planning, design, documentation and service in a forward-thinking, changing profession.
1/10 Practicing Professionalism
Ethics and Law: From contracts and codes to professional ethics and standards of behavior as it pertains to the profession.
2/7 Serving Communities
Community Involvement: Role of volunteerism in a market-based society, professional expectations for social responsibility and public service
3/7 Working Together
The role of architects relative to other project stakeholders, including public and private owners, developers, contractors, consultants, financial institutions, and other allied professionals.
4/4 Beyond Green
Industry Trends and Technology: Building Information Modeling (BIM), Integrated Project Delivery (IPD), and the latest reference(s) focusing on sustainability within the profession.
5/2 Public Policy & Advocacy
Philanthropy and Board Involvement: Role of mentorship, education, economic development, and politics in nurturing creativity, talent and public interest in the arts and architecture.
Closing Remarks & Reception