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ASLA SKILL | ED: Project Management for Landscape Architects

Join us June 21-23 for a new course series focused on effective project management for landscape architecture professionals.

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.


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June 21, 2022 | 2:00-3:15pm 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 | 2:00-3:15pm 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 | 2:00-3:15pm ET

Module 3 | Sorting Signals: Communication Strategies in Professional Practice

Speaker: 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

Speaker: 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.

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