Zweig Group announces partnership with School of PE

Apr 12, 2024

Zweig Group, the leading provider of consulting services, research, and education for the architecture, engineering, and construction industry, is excited to announce it is partnering this year with School of PE on its annual Best Firms To Work For Award. Since 2004, School of PE has been helping students pass their professional development exams, supporting students in their career advancement within engineering, architecture, project management, and more.

Zweig Group’s Best Firms To Work For Award celebrates top AEC firms based on workplace practices, benefits, retention rates, and more. Firms are ranked based on a combination score comprised of a corporate survey and employee surveys. The survey data from the Best Firms To Work For award highlights the importance of employee training for AEC firms' success. According to the 2023 employee survey, 72 percent of Best Firms set yearly development goals, 78 percent offer tuition reimbursement, and 73 percent identify career advancement paths. Zweig Group's partnership with School of PE emphasizes this commitment to empowering professionals and driving industry innovation.

“Zweig Group is committed to enhancing the AEC industry through comprehensive thought leadership and consulting services,” said Chad Clinehens, president and CEO of Zweig Group. “The partnership with School of PE allows us to address the industry's top priority – training. Together, we aim to empower professionals with the skills they need to excel, further elevating the AEC landscape and driving innovation.”

“We are truly honored to form this partnership with Zweig Group with the primary goal of bringing training solutions to the AEC industry,” said Chris Lam, CEO of School of PE. “Zweig Group is renowned for elevating the entire AEC landscape through their high-value thought leadership and consulting engagements.  We will be striving every day to build upon that incredible foundation by integrating School of PE’s No. 1 ranked FE, PE, and ARE exam prep courses as well as our highly acclaimed project management training, which includes customized/firm specific, fundamentals, and PMP exam prep.”

Zweig Group’s training courses for AEC firm leadership and management complement School of PE’s focus on training for professionals early in their careers. Together, Zweig Group and School of PE are committed to empowering AEC professionals with the knowledge and skills they need to excel, thereby further elevating the AEC landscape and driving innovation across the industry. Through this partnership, Zweig Group looks forward to making a lasting impact and contributing to the continued growth and success of the AEC community.

About School of PE

Since 2004, School of PE has helped over 60,000 engineers obtain professional licensure and grow their careers.  With #1 ranked FE and PE exam prep, as well as ongoing continuing education courses, School of PE has become the premier learning & development partner for engineers.  The company was originally founded by Vinod and Radhika Dega as they were looking to help their friends pass the PE exam.  Since then, School of PE and their critically acclaimed team of instructors have developed course offerings across 27 engineering disciplines as well as architecture (ARE 5.0 exam), and project management (PMP exam prep, fundamentals, and customized corporate courses).  Learn more at or contact us at

About Zweig Group

Zweig Group, three times on the Inc. 500/5000 list, is the industry leader and premiere authority in AEC firm management and marketing, the go-to source for data and research, and the leading provider of customized learning and training. Zweig Group exists to help AEC firms succeed in a complicated and challenging marketplace through services that include: Mergers & Acquisitions, Strategic Planning, Valuation, Executive Search, Board of Director Services, Ownership Transition, Marketing & Branding, and Business Development Training. The firm has offices in Dallas and Fayetteville, Arkansas.