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Small Firms 101: Seminar 1

June 29, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC-8

$60 – $210

Small Firms 101 – A Seminar Series

Hosted By: Helms Design Center
Learning Units: 3.5


A series of hands-on professional development workshops that will serve as a forum to give insight and access to the tools and resources needed to organize and operate a successful architectural & design practice.

Learn from speakers; ask questions specific to your practice during the Q&A and speak to peers encountering similar challenges.

Each seminar will be four hours long; comprised of four presentations of 30-40 minutes with a 20-30 minute interactive Q&A. Attend one, or register to attend all three and save $30 dollars.


Seminar 1 – Friday, June 29

Starting Small: Best-Practices + Business Development for Small Firms

Ready, Set, Go: Taking the big leap toward starting a new practice.

  • Christopher Warren, AIA – Founding Principal, WORD

Hustle & Flow – How to get and deliver the projects you want to do.

Correlation of Enterprise Risk Management on Performance

  • Tim Corbett – Founder & President, SmartRisk

Indemnity, Insurance, and the Standard of Care: Key Legal Factors in your Contract

Seminar 2 – Friday, July 20

Growth, Strategy, and Effective Management as a Small Firm

Financial Management for Emerging Design Firms

Creating Your Brand

How to Maximize your PR Potential


Seminar 3 – Friday, September 14

Small Firms Planning for the Future

Presenters to be confirmed, check back soon.


June 29, 2018
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
$60 – $210
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AIA Los Angeles


Helms Design Center
8745 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
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