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Blueprint for Business Course

November 29, 2017 @ 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

One of our most popular courses is back, featuring refreshed content and new instructors! If you are thinking about starting your own practice or interested in learning about what it’s like to work in or be a principal of a mid to large-sized firm, then our Blueprint for Business course is for you.

This full day course will walk you through all the steps – from the professional obligations of licensing a firm to the basics of setting up a practice. Understand the different client-architect contracts you will use and your minimum scope of service. Learn about client relations and firm marketing, as well as discuss the challenges and opportunities to successful ownership. Gain an appreciation for the capital required to maintain a small firm through the emergent years to prepare for a thriving, sustainable practice, and hear firsthand about what it is like to become a principal of a firm.

Blueprint for Business can be taken as one of the elective course options as part of the requirements for registration through the Internship in Architecture Program.

Presented by: Darryl Condon Architect AIBC AAA SAA OAA FRAIC LEED AP, Managing Principal, HCMA Architecture + Design; and Scott Kemp Architect AIBC FRAIC RIBA. Mark Vernon CPA, CA, CPA (IL), AIBC Chief Executive Officer; Maura Gatensby Architect AIBC MRAIC CP, AIBC Practice Advisor; and Jenelyn Torres MA, AIBC Director of Registration & Licensing (acting).


November 29, 2017
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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AIBC offices
440 Cambie Street