CRAN Symposium 2015: Profit…then Art: 12 Steps to Building a Successful Small Firm

Learn the necessary steps essential for an architect to be a successful business owner, create profit and allow for more artistry.

Description: 

How many architects have you met who said that they got into architecture for money? More often than not, the element of creativity and design was the #1 motivating aspect for someone in the profession. But should it be? After viewing this course, you may become an architect who sees the word “profit” in a different way. Taking the steps and setting the foundation for a strong, healthy, profitable business can lead to an architect having the freedom to create art and more of it. This course presents the basic 12 fundamentals essential to a successful business in architecture, describing how they work and how to apply them in a small firm environment

Learning objectives

  • Examine the 12 steps that are the fundamentals to a successful business in architecture.
  • Contrast the difference between Sales and Marketing as it applies to an architecture business.
  • Learn which aspects of your business to prioritize for effective productivity.
  • Identify unique considerations for structuring a business in the small firm environment.

This course is part of a series

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$40 non-member
$25 member
1.00 LU
  • RIBA

Instructors

  • Mark LePage

    Mark R. LePage

    AIA

    Partner, Fivecat Studio

    Mark R. LePage is the Partner in Charge of Operations at Fivecat Studio Architecture, a leading...

Course details

Contents: Video, quiz, evaluation

Expiration: One year after purchase

Duration: 1:00

Passing Score: 80% on quiz