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Architect's Essentials of Professional Development / Edition 1

Architect's Essentials of Professional Development / Edition 1

by Jean R. Valence


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The architect's interest in continuing education has increased as a result of the national trend of state initiatives requiring continuing education for architect registration
Architect's Essentials of Professional Development assists registered architects and architecture firms in designing their own professional development programme in the context of professional practice l Information on this subject is in high demand l Covers strategic planning, programme design and assessment while taking into consideration the culture of different design firms l Assessment worksheets and questionnaires allow readers to personalise their books while discovering and implementing their own professional development goals and strategies l Practical, applied, concise, affordable and user-friendly

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471236917
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 07/25/2003
Series: Architect's Essentials of Professional Practice Series , #6
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 1 - 17 Years

About the Author

JEAN R. VALENCE is President of Blackridge, Ltd., a firm that provides management and marketing counsel to owners of design and construction firms. She is also Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of the Boston Architectural Center, a faculty member of the CES Firm Leadership Summits of the American Institute of Architects, and the 2001 recipient of the national Marketing Achievement Award presented by the Society for Marketing Professional Services. She is an expert in corporate strategy development, marketing, client satisfaction assessment, and human resources matters.

Table of Contents



1. Competitive Edge.

2. Strategy.

3. Assessment.

4. Program Planing and Design.

5. Curriculum.

6. Coaching and Lessons Learned.

7. Mentoring.

8. Implementation.

9. Evaluation.

10. Learning from Learning.

Appendix: Suggested Learning Objectives for Architect's Essentials of Professional Development.



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