RIAI Business Series: ‘Valuing your service and charging for it’ , 7 June
Published: Friday, May 27, 2016
Date: Session 1: Tuesday 7 June 2016
Venue: RIAI, 8 Merrion Square, Dublin 2
Cost per session: RIAI Member €75, RIAI Practice Members €65
Event Format: Maximum 70 attendees in a lecture theatre style format
The aim of the Business Series is to help develop sustainable careers in architecture in line with RIAI Council’s objective. Taking place on three morning over three weeks, each session will begin with an introduction from the RIAI President or CEO followed by a presentation from an expert in the field and presentations by a number of RIAI members using case studies and examples of their personal experience to illustrate their approach to the topic. Each morning will conclude with a Q&A session.
The focus for the first session of the Business Series is “Valuing your service and charging for it”.
The session will open with a brief introduction by Kathryn Meghen RIAI CEO followed by a short talk by Jim Coady of Coady Partnership Architects, inspired by his experience of many years in practice.
Bruno Herbots - Solicitor and Construction Law Expert
Bruno Herbots, Solicitor and Construction Law Expert with Noble Solicitors, he will talk about positioning yourself with your client and communicating your value.
Paul McNally MRIAI
Paul McNally MRIAI, Ecological Architecture, follows a very clear and considered process when seeking and accepting work, negotiating fees, and costing his practice’s time, and will share this process with RIAI members.
Ailbhe Cullen MRIAI will speak about the “RIAI Hours Project”. She will explain the project and how its results can be used by members to assist in fee calculations.
Grainne Dunne MRIAI
Grainne Dunne MRIAI, Studio Red Architects, will present a case study based on her own experience in practice. She will discuss the importance of placing value on your service, identifying the right commissions for your practice and calculating appropriate fees.
Other sessions in this series include:
SESSION 2: MARKETING STRATEGY AND PR – Tuesday 14 June 2016 at the RIAI
SESSION 3: HR: ATTRACTING AND MAINTAINING THE RIGHT STAFF – Tuesday 21 June 2016 at the RIAI