There’s just a few hours to go before the start of SKILL | ED! On June 21-23, ASLA is hosting a live webinar each day from 2:00 to 3:15 p.m. ET for this practice management series. Today’s topic: Ready for Primetime? Create a Project Management Plan to Take the Lead!, presented by Christine E. Pearson, ASLA.
Packed schedule this week? Not to worry—register now, and you’ll have access to all three live session recordings on-demand through July 31. What your SKILL | ED registration includes:
- On-demand access to education sessions through July 31
- 3.0 professional development hours (LA CES / non-HSW)
- PDF download of the ASLA Standard Form Contracts package
- Access to virtual discussion boards
- Networking with attendees and speakers
As a project manager, you have a million things to keep track of at any given stage. Effective project management keeps you focused on each step of the way, from beginning to end. Through this course series, you will learn how to develop core project management plan components to bring you, your clients, and the project team into alignment on resources, milestones, and budget.
To take advantage of your membership discount, use your ASLA member log in and password when you register.
June 21, 2022 | 2:00-3:15 p.m. ET
Module 1 | Ready for Primetime? Create a Project Management Plan to Take the Lead!
Speaker: Christine E. Pearson, ASLA – Director of Quality Management, Browning Day
Effective project management planning helps not only your projects succeed, but your business too. In this session, you’ll learn the core project management plan components to guide you through your project from beginning to end—from the initial major elements and concepts of a plan to how to use those to further develop and administer a plan that meets your client’s needs.
June 22, 2022 | 2:00-3:15 p.m. ET
Module 2 | Budget and Schedule: How to Stay with the Flow
Speaker: Clarence Lacy – Project Director, RIOS
This session outlines methods for developing a design fee and how to ensure you are sticking to that budget. It is imperative that you have all the necessary information before you agree to a fee and schedule. This session will highlight questions to ask while developing a project scope and internal schedule.
June 23, 2022 | 2:00-3:15 p.m. ET
Module 3 | Sorting Signals: Communication Strategies in Professional Practice
Speakers: L. Irene Compadre, ASLA – Principal @ Arbolope Studio Lecturer @ the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, Washington University in St. Louis, Lecturer @ Washington University in St. Louis
Michael Powell – Director of Marketing & Public Art, Arbolope Studio
Communication in professional practice requires strategies for one’s 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 principal and director of marketing & public art of a landscape architecture firm.
Managing Remote Teams and Communication Channels
How many tabs do you have open just for communication? The options are seemingly endless: email, Slack, WhatsApp, texting, 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.
Apps and Solutions to Catapult Productivity
So many apps, so little time. This session is all about which apps that can help you in big ways. Now more than ever you need to rely on apps and solutions that will transform the way you work, juggling family and tasks, and managing your time and mental space.
Inbox Management Hacks
How many emails do you get in one day? 100? 500? Don’t let your email manage you. Learn how you can organize your inbox, set rules, and manage your inbox in a way that allows for effective time management even when addressing your hundreds of emails.