Last call for ASLA SKILL

Only a few hours left before the start of COMPETENCE | OF! From June 21-23, ASLA is hosting a live webinar each day from 2-3:15 p.m. ET for this practice management series. Today’s topic: Ready for Primetime? Create a Project Management Plan to Get Ahead!, presented by Christine E. Pearson, ASLA.

Busy schedule this week? Do not worry-Register now, and you’ll have access to all three live on-demand session recordings through July 31. What is your SKILL | Registration for the ED includes:

  • On-demand access to training sessions until July 31
  • 3.0 hours of professional development (LA CES / non-HSW)
  • ASLA Standard Form Contracts Package PDF Download
  • Access to virtual discussion forums
  • Networking with attendees and speakers

As a project manager, you have a million things to track every step of the way. Effective project management keeps you focused on every step of the process, from start to finish. Through this series of courses, you will learn how to develop the key components of the project management plan to align you, your clients, and the project team on resources, milestones, and budget.

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Workshop mods

June 21, 2022 | 2:00-3:15 p.m. ET

Module 1 | Ready for primetime? Create a project management plan to get ahead!

Speaker: Christine E. Pearson, ASLA – Director of Quality Management, Browning Day

Effective project management planning not only helps your projects succeed, but also your business. In this session, you will learn the basic components of the project management plan to guide you through your project from start to finish, from the main elements and initial concepts of a plan to how to use them to develop and administer a plan that meets your needs. customer needs.

June 22, 2022 | 2:00-3:15 p.m. ET

Module 2 | Budget and schedule: how to keep pace

Speaker: Clarence Lacy – Project Director, RIOS

This session describes how to build design fees and how to make sure you stay within that budget. It is imperative that you have all the necessary information before agreeing on a price and schedule. This session will highlight questions to ask when developing a project scope and internal schedule.

June 23, 2022 | 2:00-3:15 p.m. ET

Module 3 | Sorting the Signals: Communication Strategies in Professional Practice

Speakers: L. Irene Compadre, ASLA – Principal @ Arbolope Studio Speaker @ the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, Washington University in St. Louis, Speaker @ Washington University in St. Louis

Michael Powell – Director of Marketing and Public Art, Arbolope Studio

Communication in professional practice requires strategies for its own internal team and external project partners such as clients, contractors and consultants. Explore a diverse collection of strategies for clear and effective communication from a founding director and director of marketing and public art of a landscape architecture firm.

On-demand sessions

Management of remote teams and communication channels

How many tabs have you opened just for communication? The options are seemingly endless: email, Slack, WhatsApp, SMS, Zoom, phone calls, and more! We’ll give you step-by-step advice on how to streamline your various virtual communication channels to work more effectively with your team and clients.

Applications and solutions to boost productivity

So many applications, so little time. This session is about apps that can help you significantly. Now more than ever, you need to rely on apps and solutions that will transform the way you work, juggling family and chores, and managing your time and mental space.

Inbox management hacks

How many emails do you receive in a day? 100? 500? Don’t let your email manage you. Find out how you can organize your inbox, set rules, and manage your inbox in a way that enables efficient time management, even when dealing with your hundreds of emails.