If Your Firm Is So Successful, Where Is All The Money?

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Webinar On-Demand
Sponsored by BQE Software
Presented by Steven Burns, FAIA

Learning Objectives:

  1. How to organize your firm so your talent is challenged and building the best practice.
  2. Best practices for presenting winning fee proposals.
  3. Simple project management techniques so your team can focus on the project and deliverables without going over budget or schedule and billing practices that ensure your clients skip the questions and pay invoices quickly.
  4. Why client feedback is essential to achieve success for both the firm and the client.


1 AIA LU/Elective
AAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
This course can be self-reported to the AANB, as per their CE Guidelines
AAPEI 1 Structured Learning Hour
MAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
This course can be self-reported to the NLAA.
This course can be self-reported to the NSAA
NWTAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
OAA 1 Learning Hour
SAA 1 Hour of Core Learning
This course can be self-reported to the AIBC, as per their CE Guidelines.
As an IACET Accredited Provider, BNP Media offers IACET CEUs for its learning events that comply with the ANSI/IACET Continuing Education and Training Standard.
This course is approved as a Structured Course
This course can be self-reported to the AANB, as per their CE Guidelines
Approved for structured learning
Approved for Core Learning
This course can be self-reported to the NLAA
Course may qualify for Learning Hours with NWTAA
Course eligible for OAA Learning Hours
This course is approved as a core course
This course can be self-reported for Learning Units to the Architectural Institute of British Columbia

If your firm takes pride in its ability to create sustainable architecture, you owe it to yourself and your clients to make your firm equally sustainable. Join us in this exciting webinar presented by Steven Burns, FAIA, Chief Creative Officer at BQE Software. With more than 20 years of experience managing a successful architectural practice and having consulted with hundreds of firms over the last 15 years, Steve has been witness to every good and bad method of firm management and financial stewardship. This webinar will cover 10 simple things your firm can start doing to become financially stable, which will not only take away the financial pressure so many firms face each month, but allow your firm to grow, hire the finest talent and attract coveted clients.


Photo courtesy of BQE Software


Steven Burns, FAIA, has been helping businesses increase profits for well over a decade and brings both an analytical and creative approach to the task of improving firms’ financials. He earned his master of architecture from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design and is a member of the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects. He created ArchiOffice and EngineerOffice—BQE’s products dedicated to the financial needs of the architecture and engineering industries—and today plays a major role in the direction of BQE’s award-winning comprehensive project accounting solution, CORE.


BQE Software BQE CORE is the award-winning firm management software, created by architects for architects, that project-based firms trust to run their operations for better project outcomes, and more profitable futures. Their fully integrated suite of intuitive tools with 24/7/365 support provides back-office automation to power front-office insights, making firm management more agile, informed, and data-driven. Learn more at www.bqe.com.


Originally published in October 2022