Architect's Essentials of Professional Development (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Aug 19, 2003 - Architecture - 272 pages
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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.

  • Information on this subject is in high demand
  • Covers strategic planning, programme design and assessment while taking into consideration the culture of different design firms
  • Assessment worksheets and questionnaires allow readers to personalise their books while discovering and implementing their own professional development goals and strategies
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Contents

1 Competitive Edge
1
2 Strategy
25
3 Assessment
53
4 Program Planning and Design
83
5 Curriculum
115
6 Coaching and Lessons Learned
139
7 Mentoring
155
8 Implementation
177
9 Evaluation
203
10 Learning from Learning
223
APPENDIX Suggested Learning Objectives for Architects Essentials of Professional Development
233
Bibliography
239
Index
241
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About the author (2003)

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.

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