2013-2014 Sessions

Session 1: 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
  • Date: September 13, 2013
  • Session Coordinators: CKLDP Committee
  • Session 1: Bootcamp PDF

Session 2: Firm Foundations

  • Office and Firm Management Leadership, Ownership, and Transition, Small Business Management, Financial Planning, and Business/Project Management Standards
  • Date: October 4, 2013
  • Session Coordinators: Jeff McBride and Mike Rouse
  • Session 2: Firm Foundations PDF

Session 3: Effective Communication

  • Business and Professional Communications: Public relations, presentations, writing and professional speaking skills.
  • Date: November 1, 2013
  • Session Coordinators: Amaya Labrador and Aimee Woodall
  • Session 3: Effective Communication PDF

Session 4: Future of the Practice

  • The Future of Architecture: The Fundamentals of planning, design, documentation and service in a forward-thinking, changing profession.
  • Date: December 6, 2013
  • Session Coordinators: Danielle Lake and Luis Velez-Alvarez
  • Session 4: Future of the Practice PDF

Session 5: Practicing Professionalism

  • Ethics and Law: From contracts and codes to professional ethics and standards of behavior as it pertains to the profession.
  • Date: January 10, 2014
  • Session Coordinators: Kendrick Richardson and Jon Toonkel
  • Session 5: Practicing Professionalism PDF

Session 6: Serving Communities

  • Community Involvement: Role of volunteerism in a market-based society, professional expectations for social responsibility and public service
  • Date: February 7, 2014
  • Session Coordinators: Greg Holeyman and Ricardo Rodriguez
  • Session 6: Serving Communities PDF

Session 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.
  • Date: March 7, 2014
  • Session Coordinators: Marek Hnizda and Kathryn Slattery
  • Session 7: Working Together PDF

Session 8: 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.
  • Date: April 4, 2014
  • Session Coordinators: Ana Baker and Jason Kasparek

Session 9: 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.
  • Date: May 2, 2014
  • Session Coordinators: Marcy Giannunzio and Melinda Goodroe

Session 10: Boot Camp for Next Year’s Class

  • Date: September, 2014