Setting Fees

Concepts of risk and mitigation, and three methods of fee building.


This course takes a detailed look at setting fees, providing you with in-depth understanding of the impact of risk and the value of the services architects provide.  You will learn "top-down", "bottom-up" and 'staff level" methods for building fees, with additional discussion of creating and managing contingencies properly.  

Learning objectives

  • Understand the impact of risks in the project, how they can impact fees and options to mitigate the risk
  • Appreciate the value of an architects services as a factor in setting fees
  • Learn a method to build a fee 3 ways, with special emphasis on determining the effort required to deliver the services
  • Understand 3 types of contingences to use in setting fees.
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 $45  non-member
 $30  member
1.00 LU
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  • David B. Richards


    COO and Principal | ROSSETTI

    David Richards is the Chief Operating Officer and a Principal of ROSSETTI, an international leader...