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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Management Through Measurement: Essential KPIs to Optimize Your Firm

August 17, 2022

A real-time view into the activity of employees, projects, and firm financials through dashboards, reports, and scorecards is required to maintain a profitable practice. Tracking this information shows trends over time and provides critical information you need to adjust your business decisions around staffing, business development, and even firm culture. During this course, you will discover the most important KPIs to look at and learn a system for tracking this information month-over-month to reflect your firm's trends.

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For more information contact courtneyl@bqe.com


Scope Creep: Identifying and Reducing this HUGE Project Management Pitfall

August 30, 2022

All AE consulting firms want their projects to be as profitable as possible; however, most will identify their biggest project management pitfall as: doing work outside of the scope (aka scope creep), which greatly reduces profits. Depending on the size of your firm, scope creep could cost you thousands, or even millions, of dollars annually. While this is a common and debilitating challenge that MOST firms face, the reality is that by installing a few simple processes you can greatly reduce scope creep on your projects. These strategies should be learned and implemented by every project professional as early on as possible in their careers.

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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