A total management course for architecture, engineering and environmental firm leaders
A new seminar for a new economy
The Principals Academy 2.0 is an updated version of Zweig Group’s crash course in all aspects of managing a professional service firm. The program is presented by a team of speakers—including Zweig Group founder and CEO Mark Zweig—with extensive experience working with and for A/E firms. The Zweig Group team has a clear understanding of what it takes to lead and grow a firm. The Principals Academy 2.0 is continuously updated with the latest approaches to leading a successful firm in this new economy including an expanded focus on business development, strategic planning, and financial management. The Principals Academy 2.0 is like a two-day MBA for technical professionals and is the most impactful two days you can spend learning to build your career and your firm.
The two-day agenda covers six critical areas of business management from the unique perspective of architecture, engineering, and environmental consulting firms, and is presented in tutorial and case study workshop sessions.
Who should attend:
Why attend Principals Academy:
You will learn about these critical elements of firm performance:
Your course fee includes:
A comprehensive seminar workbook, continental breakfast, lunch, and refreshments each day. Plus, you're invited to join seminar presenters and fellow attendees for an open-bar cocktail and networking reception in the hotel at the conclusion of the first day.
Special Feature: Career and Firm Growth Roundtable
The Principals Academy 2.0 program includes an extended Q&A session with industry leader Mark Zweig and the panel of speakers. This provides the attendees an opportunity to discuss in-depth the issues facing them at their firms with advice offered from industry leading experts.
Great continuing education credits!
Attendees of The Principals Academy 2.0 earn 15 CEUs. Zweig Group is registered with the AIA for continuing professional education credits. All attendees receive a certificate of attendance indicating the number of credit hours approved by the AIA.
DON'T TAKE OUR WORD FOR IT. HERE'S WHAT PAST ATTENDEES HAVE SAID ABOUT THE SEMINAR:
“A lot of good information that I can use to improve my effectiveness as a principal.”
- Russ Randall, Principal, Carl Walker, Inc.
“Thank you, this was great content for us. Validated some things, and gave us lots to think about going forward!”
- John Schwarz, Principal/V.P, David J. Powers & Associates
“Very good practical examples for real world business problems and ideas for solutions.”
- Janelle Lee, Project Manager/Market Sector Lead, Trindera Engineering
“This course taught me a lot about properly filling the role of principal.”
- Adam Haroz, Engineering Manager, Conversion Technology, Inc.
“The Principals Academy was exactly what our firm needed to take the next step forward. The broad range of topics gives us a whole firm management approach.”
- Taryn Erickson, BD Director, Trindera Engineering
“The whole seminar was engaging and informative. Good job!!”
- Dana Schwartz, Director of Operations, Fall Line Testing