BUSINESS OF 
DESIGN CONSULTING 

LEARN. GROW. SUCCEED.

October 5 - November 18, 2021

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Presented for the second time in a virtual format, the Business of Design Consulting builds 
management expertise and leadership to help your firm thrive. 

Combining pre-recorded presentations with live, interactive sessions led by experienced industry practitioners, 
this six-week program covers the critical topics every A/E professional needs to know to succeed 
despite an ever-changing business environment. 

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FACULTY

HR Advisors Group, LLC

Tiffany Aukema

AXA/XL

Matheson Financial Advisors

Matt Fultz

 Friedman & Partners

Richard Friedman

COURSE SCHEDULE

The Leadership Path
Personal Vision
Strategic Planning

Leadership Progression
Relationship Mgmt & Diverse Teams Best Practices in the E/A Industry

Week One

Week Two

Week Three

Risk Mgmt Crystal Ball
Key Risk Factors for Project Success/Failure
Contract Do's & Don'ts
Communication & Documentation

Driving Value
Long-Term Financial & Valuation Results
Accounting Principles & Financial Tools

Week Four

HIGHLIGHTS

Build Skills

Covered topics include: managing finances and risk, developing profitable client relationships, staff relations, legal implications, marketing - and more!

Remote Learning

The new virtual structure of this course means no travel and since it's spread out over 6 weeks, there's more learning and less "bingeing."

Our faculty instructs from the heart of their deep and varied experience in helping A/E firms improve performance and profitability. 

Learn from Experts 

Even in a remote environment, this interactive program allows you to connect and work with design professionals like you, looking to tackle the business side of their firms.

Work with Peers

KUDOS 

Here's what the previous attendees told us!

PRICING

Member Rate

$

845

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NON-MEMBER RATE

$

1145

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Questions? Answers!

Time Commitment

Participants can expect to spend 3-4 hours a week on a combination of short, pre-recorded presentations and live sessions with the instructors.

Registrants may substitute another participant at any time without penalty prior to October 4, 2021. Please alert ACEC so we may update our information for PDH recordkeeping.

Substitutions

PDHs

PDH certificates will be avialble for immediate download at the conclusion of the course.

Refunds & Cancellations

Full refunds for cancellations received no less than 7 days prior to start date. Credits issued if cancellation received 3 days before start; less than 48 hours, no refund or credits will be issued.

ACEC

American Council of Engineering Companies
1015 15th Street, NW, 8th Fl
Washington, DC 20005
acec.org


CONTACT

For more information:
Email Maureen Brown at mbrown@acec.org


BUSINESS OF DESIGN CONSULTING

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American Council of Engineering Companies.  

Michaela Kendall

"Business of Design Consulting speakers always earn high marks on preparation and subject knowledge, as well as clear and engaging presentation styles."

"Year after year, attendees attest the Business of Design Consulting program consistently meets objectives and fulfills expectations."

Steve Walker

srwalker & associates

Week Five

Financial Exit Strategy
Internal Ownership Transition
M&A in the Recovery Decade

Week Six

Difference Between Marketing & BD
Greatest BD Challenges & Strategies
Strengthening Client Relationships
Targeting Prospects and Closing the Sale

Interested in sending five or more staff? 
Email mbrown@acec.org  to receive 10% off your group registration.

Brett Stewart

AXA/XL