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Spring 2022 Introduction to the Business of Engineering

Spring 2022 Introduction to the Business of Engineering

Wednesday, May 11, 2022 (7:00 AM - 11:30 AM) (CDT)

Description

ACEC Georgia's Introduction to the Business of Engineering is designed to provide employees with 0-5 years of experience with a broad initial exposure to the critical components of the "business side" of a consulting engineering firm. Participants will leave with an understanding of the importance of business development, client management, and other firm profitability factors that will make them far more valuable to their firms as they also continue to develop their technical abilities.  

 

Program Schedule: 

8:00am - Introduction   

Michael “Sully” Sullivan, President and CEO of ACEC Georgia    

8:05 am - Business Development is Everyone’s Business: The Importance of Building Relationships with Clients and Potential Clients  

Panel:   

Donna Corlew, CPSM, FSMPS, Chief WIT Officer, C*Connect  

Matt Frankel, MBA, CPSM, Business Development Coach, JE Dunn Construction  

Cari Gerrits, CPSM, Business Development Manager, PES Structural Engineers   

8:55 am - Break   

9:05 am - Enhancing Your Professional Performance Through Effective Internal & External Communications   

Speaker: Katie Cash, Executive Vice President, Smartegies   

9:55 am - Break    

10:05 am - The Business of Engineering: Firm Finance, Profitability and Project Management 

Speaker: Joe Macrina, PE, Executive Vice President, CHA Consulting   

10:55 am - Break   

11:05 am - Steering Your Ship: Owning Your Own Professional Development  

Panel:  

Ben Adams, Vice President, Client Services Leader, Barge Design Solutions 

Vic Conover, PE, CFM, Project Manager, Benesch

Holly Painter, Project Manager, KCI Technologies

Moderator: Rob Jacquette, PE, PTOE, Vice President of Operations, Keck & Wood

11:55 am - Break 

12:05 pm - Keynote Speaker  

Speaker: Darrell Rochester, PE, President & CEO, Rochester, A DCCM Company

12:30 pm - End of Program  

 


Participants will receive 4.5 professional development hours (PDHs) upon completion of the program. PDH certificates will be emailed within 2 business days after the event.

Pricing

Investment:

The Introduction to The Business of Engineering Program is a great investment in Georgia's next generation of engineering professionals and distinguishes your firm as an industry leader.

Member Registration Instructions:
If you are registering more than 1 employee from your firm, make sure to include all attendees on your registration, and your discount will apply at checkout. Please note the options to select for registering the first employee - and the additional employees.

Please contact Chandler Carter with any questions on the registration process.


Member Pricing:

  • The cost of participation is $75 for the first attendee
  • $60 for all subsequent attendee(s) from the same firm

ACEC Georgia memberships are company memberships and all employees of our member firms are eligible for our membership benefits and pricing. To view our list of member firms, please click here.

If you do not already have a member login setup for our website and would like to request one, please click here.


Non-Member Pricing:
Non-members may also register for this program 

  • The cost of participation is $150 for the first non-member attendee
  • $135 for all subsequent attendee(s) from the same firm

ACEC Georgia memberships are company memberships and all employees of our member firms are eligible for our membership benefits and pricing. To view our list of member firms, please click here.


If you do not already have a member login setup for our website and would like to request one, please email Jennifer Head. 


Wednesday, May 11, 2022 (7:00 AM - 11:30 AM) (CDT)
Wednesday May 11, 2022
8:00 am - 12:30 pm
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