The architecture community in Austin is BIG...and it's growing every day. That means that there are tons of events to keep you busy! See below for Community Events outside the world of AIA Austin.

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Aligning Your Firm to the CORE: How to Create Core Values & Mission Statement

October 19, 2022

Establishing core values and a firm mission is a critical step to define who you are as a firm. It determines the type of staff you want to hire and, as importantly, it qualifies your ideal client. During this session, Douglas Teiger, FAIA, shares a step-by-step process to define your core values and mission-vision statement. He will talk about storytelling and how your story reflects your values. Are your clients aligned with YOUR story? In addition, he will discuss using an analyzer tool to confirm if your employees, clients and projects are in alignment with your core values. 

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For more information contact courtneyl@bqe.com


10 KPIs Your A & E Firm Needs to Track for Maximum Project Profitability Event 

October 12, 2022

Projects are the core of your architecture or engineering firm. Not only do they generate profits, but they are also at the center of your firm’s business operations. As such, doing everything you can to ensure their success should be one of your top priorities. Key performance indicators (KPIs) track project success by measuring how your projects (or team, clients, and so on) are performing. Because each architecture and engineering firm has different goals and ways of working, your vital KPIs will vary from project to project. Within the world of project performance and finance, certain KPIs should always be used to monitor and improve your success.

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For more information contact courtneyl@bqe.com


Firm and Project Profitability: Understanding the Difference and What It Means for Your Bottom Line

On Demand

There are many ways to analyze profit and understand profit. Typically, principals and accountants alike look at how much money is in your firm’s bank account at the end of the year. In this webinar, we will go much deeper and review the metrics and tools necessary to understand both your project profitability and your firm profitability. We will define a critical KPI, the cost rate multiplier, and review the difference between utilization rate and efficiency rate. We will also define what your billing target per month should be in order to reach your goals.

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For more information contact courtneyl@bqe.com