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Credits: 1 AIA LU/Elective; 1 AIBD P-CE; 0.1 IACET CEU
May qualify for learning hours through most Canadian architectural associations
This session will show you the remarkable benefits your firm will experience by implementing a system that enables project accounting. While these tools begin by helping you identify project profitability, the benefits ripple outwards. Not only will you be able to identify where your firm makes - and loses - money, but you will learn which employees, partners, project managers, project types and activities generate the most profit.
Having access to this information at your fingertips will help you fine-tune your business strategy, predict both short and long-term growth, and make more informed decisions at every level of your firm.
Steven Burns, FAIA , is the Chief Creative Officer of BQE Software. After receiving his Master of Architecture degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Design, Steve spent 7 years at SOM - working in Chicago, London and Berlin before founding his own firm, BBA Architects, in 1993. In 2007, with 17 architects on staff- Steve sold BBA to pursue his passion for business management software - starting with his creation of ArchiOffice, the smart office and project management software for architectural firms.
In 2009 with over 600 firms using the ArchiOffice platform, Steve sold his second company to BQE Software where he has been perfecting the business strategy and product development of professional service softwares such as BQE CORE ARCHITECT - a fully-integrated, cloud-based firm management platform that provides flexible and easy-to-use time billing, invoicing, accounting and project management for firms of all sizes.
- Develop a basic understanding of acoustic metrics.
- Describe the general acoustic performance goals of the projects presented in this course.
- State one acoustical challenge and its resolution presented in this course.
- Explain the value of a balanced acoustical design in commercial spaces.