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March 17, 2022

Online Classes Next Week: Better Project Management, Empowerment, & Board Governance

How to Make More Money on Your Projects in 2022 
Tuesday, March 22, 2022 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM (Eastern)

For most firms, 25 to 40 cents of every dollar earned goes to the bottom line as profit. But it is easy for those precious dollars to disappear if project managers are not proactively managing their projects. 

In this online program, John Geddie of Geddie & Associates will share techniques to improve and sustain higher project profitability through employing best practices, preventing scope creep, and instilling a profit motive in your project managers, including:
Learning Objectives:

  • Learn how to turn scope creep into additional billable work without upsetting your clients
  • Understand the importance of monitoring and tracking to successful project performance
  • Find out when and how to intervene to make projects more profitable
  • Discover how to make clients less price sensitive and more value oriented

Click here for more information and to register.

What, Why, and How of Empowerment
Wednesday, March 23, 2022 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM (Eastern)

ACEC has partnered with Gro-Nova to bring their What, Why, and How of Empowerment Leadership 90-min web workshop to our members. 

The Empowerment Leadership workshop will teach current and up-and-coming leaders what it means to be an Empowerment Leader, why it’s important, and how to make empowerment a reality. 

Jeff Gross, Gro-Nova’s Chief Empowerment Officer, shares over 20 years of executive empowerment leadership experience working for Fortune 500 companies including Engineering Design, where he has empowered his team by building close working relationships, increasing team engagement and inclusion.

The objectives for the What, Why, and How of Empowerment Leadership Workshop include:

  • Exploring what Empowerment Leadership really is.
  • Expressing why Empowerment Leadership is critical to meeting company goals.
  • Implementing how to make a sustaining culture of Empowerment Leadership.

Presenters: Jeff Gross, CEO, Chief Empowerment Leadership Consultant, Gro Nova

Click here for more information and to register.

Board Governance 2025: How to Lead the Pack in Performance
Thursday, March 24, 2022 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM (Eastern)

Business leaders need every edge possible for success in this competitive industry and world environment. The waters are ever increasing more difficult to navigate with the global impacts from pandemics, the renewed war for talent, the responsibility to focus on equity, diversity and inclusion while living up to the company’s role a good stewards of our environment. Boards are today more focused on a more dynamic and forward-looking governance model with topics moving from the “rear view mirror” to strategic “through the windshield” and over-the-horizon direction. 

In this session, Gerry Salontai of the Salontai Consulting Group, will show you how your company sizes up in this area and where there may be an opportunity to improve your business, and will share best practices including:

  • The current focus of high-performing Boards
  • The optimum way to structure the Board to increase performance
  • What should be on the Board agenda today
  • How to take the long-view to drive company value

Click here for more information and to register.

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March 17, 2022



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