As many are adjusting to a work-from-home environment, Zweig Group is very excited to offer new online learning options for AEC Professionals. Our highly acclaimed seminars are now available online, so you can learn from where you are and when you want. Check out our newest selections and check back as new options are being developed daily!

    All Online Learning Opportunities

    Elevate AEC Virtual Experience & ElevateHer Symposium

    THIS EXPERIENCE WILL BEGIN ON SEPTEMBER 30, 2020

    Program Description: The 2020 Elevate AEC Virtual Experience will be an eight-week long event, providing attendees meaningful content and networking opportunities from afar, highly produced with live interactions. This virtual experience will include daily doses of keynote speeches, Ted Talks, breakout sessions, virtual social mixing events, and awards celebrations. The Elevate AEC Virtual Experience will also include the ElevateHer Symposium which will include presentations of our 2020 ElevateHer Cohort’s research findings. This is one of the most exciting and requested events of 2020. With one cohort presentation each weekthe ElevateHer Cohort presentations will be open to all and for anyone interested in learning more about how to solve the AEC industry’s top challenge: recruitment and retention.

    PDH/LU: Up to 30

    Price: $995

    The Principals Academy – VIRTUAL SEMINAR

    MODULE ONE WILL BEGIN ON OCTOBER 13, 2020

    Program Description: This is a six-week program of two hours each week of a live zoom meeting with our seminar instructors. These meetings will be a mix of presentations as well as open-ended Q&A sessions. This will be the same great content that is taught during our in-person The Principals Academy seminar that has trained over 800 attendees in the last five years. The Principals Academy is Zweig Group’s flagship training program encompassing all aspects of managing a professional AEC service firm. Elevate your ability to lead and grow your firm with this program designed to inspire and inform existing and emerging AEC firm leaders in key areas of firm management leadership, financial management, recruiting, marketing, business development, and project management.

    PDH/LU: 12

    Price: $899

    M&A Next – VIRTUAL SYMPOSIUM

    MODULE ONE WILL BEGIN ON OCTOBER 22, 2020

    Program Description: This is a four-week program of one hour each week of a live zoom meeting with our seminar instructors. Reserve your seat at the table as Zweig Group’s thought leaders share insights and valuable context gained from working with AEC firms of all sizes across the country and provide deep learning through an engaging experience focused on current and “next” practices in the world of AEC industry M&A. This fully virtual symposium is designed to provide M&A education and practical application through expert panel conversation and focused research and insights to connect leaders from across the country. AEC firm leaders and partners with all levels of experience in M&A will benefit from this mix of education, practical application, and panels with seasoned experts. The format of this event is designed to start with Zweig Group’s data and expertise and take it down from the academic to the practical as we explore topics including COVID-related valuation impacts, negotiation and relationship building, best practice letters of intent, data considerations, and proactive integration strategies.

    PDH/LU: 4

    Price: $499

    Elevating Doer-Sellers: Business Development for AEC Professionals – VIRTUAL SEMINAR

    MODULE ONE WILL BEGIN ON OCTOBER 26, 2020

    Program Description: This is a four-week program of one and a half-hours each week of a live zoom meeting with our seminar instructors. These meetings will be a mix of presentations as well as open-ended Q&A sessions. Participants will have the ability to ask questions and get the same feel as an in-person seminar does. Elevating Doer-Sellers: Business Development for AEC Professionals is specifically developed to help design and technical professionals in architecture, engineering, planning, and environmental firms become more comfortable managing clients and promoting the firm and its services.

    PDH/LU: 6

    Price: $699

    Leadership Skills for AEC Professionals – VIRTUAL SEMINAR

    MODULE ONE WILL BEGIN ON OCTOBER 29, 2020

    Program Description: This is a four-week program of one hour each week of a live zoom meeting with our seminar instructors. These meetings will be a mix of presentations as well as open-ended Q&A sessions. Practical leadership skills are vital to the health and success of every company in any industry. Effective leaders motivate their teams to achieve exceptional results, inspire others to be better than they thought possible, and create an environment where their team is focused and working towards a common vision. Zweig Group’s team of management experts – who have extensive experience working with AEC firms providing solutions to the challenges facing AEC firms today – deliver practical solutions that technical professionals can put to work immediately to lead their firms to success.

    PDH/LU: 4

    Price: $499

    Project Management for AEC Professionals – VIRTUAL SEMINAR

    MODULE ONE WILL BEGIN ON OCTOBER 29, 2020

    Program Description: This is a four-week program of one and a half-hours each week of a live zoom meeting with our seminar instructors. This training course covers the critical focus areas every AEC Industry project manager should be familiar with and is presented in lecture, tutorial, individual exercises, and case study workshop sessions. Attendees will leave armed with a comprehensive understanding of the characteristics, skills, and techniques successful project managers must have to flourish in their role. Each team member brings their own unique experiences and skillset to project teams. Effectively leveraging the talents of your team can optimize team effectiveness. Project Management for AEC Professionals provides people-focused, science-driven practical skills to help project leaders harness the power of their team. By addressing the most important aspects of any project – the people – this course will provide practical techniques that can be immediately implemented for a positive impact on any AEC team or business.

    PDH/LU: 6

    Price: $599

    Ownership Transition Strategies – VIRTUAL SEMINAR

    MODULE ONE WILL BEGIN ON NOVEMBER 2, 2020

    Program Description: This is a three-week program of one hour each week of a live zoom meeting with our seminar instructors. Zweig Group examines the ever-complex environment of ownership transition in an AEC firm. The presentation covers a range of topics, giving attendees a new view of ownership transition and how an effective plan can be put into place. Whether the attendees are young, up and coming AEC professionals or principals looking at their impending transition, the content gives everyone an introspective view of their career. We plan to take a deep dive into ESOPs to better understand the benefits of this transition option.

    PDH/LU: 4

    Price: $399

    Newforma & Autodesk BIM 360 – Working Together – FREE WEBINAR

    THIS WEBINAR WILL BE AIRED ON SEPTEMBER 17, 2020

    Program Description: Chasing specific business applications to solve a unique challenge used to be the answer to one problem, except as the technology stack grows, so does the disjointedness. This problem introduces more data and workflow challenges to be solved. As the construction technology landscape continues to evolve, one solution will not be the answer to today’s complex file sharing and storage challenges. Join Newforma, Autodesk, and Schmidt Architects to learn how the construction technology space is progressing towards more unity and the benefits of working in a connected environment. Discover how Newforma’s integration with Autodesk BIM 360 further streamlines collaboration to provide increased flexibility to view, search, and manage project files to improve project delivery.

    PDH/LU: 1

    Price: FREE

    Herding the Dollars: Cash Flow Management for AEC Firms

    ON-DEMAND WEBINAR

    Program Description: The conversion of projects into cash – and every step from the timesheet to the invoice to the bank account – is important for the survival of any business. With a median average collection period of 70 days, AEC firms may not be able to control every aspect of the collection process, but there are steps that each firm can take to more effectively manage working capital. In this hour-long webinar, we will review Zweig Group’s data and discuss what the data tells us works for AEC firms and we will discuss specific cash flow tips to improve the collection process and control disbursements.

    PDH/LU: 1

    Price: FREE

    Leveraging Your ERP System for Effective Virtual Work

    ON-DEMAND WEBINAR

    Program Description: Join this session to learn how to leverage your Deltek Vision and Vantagepoint ERP systems to better perform in today’s ever-changing environment. You will see a live presentation on how to utilize Electronic Invoicing (EI) to better manage your invoicing process.  You will also hear first-hand from Dawn Dostie of TRC on how EI has helped achieve their goals, whether working in the office or virtually.

    PDH/LU: 1

    Price: FREE

    Ownership Transition in the AEC Industry

    ON-DEMAND WEBINAR

    Program Description: Zweig Group examines the ever-complex environment of ownership transition in an AEC firm. The presentation covers a range of topics, giving attendees a new view of ownership transition and how an effective plan can be put into place. Whether the attendees are young, up and coming project architects/engineers/scientists or principals looking at their impending transition, the content gives everyone an introspective view of their career.

    PDH/LU: 1

    Price: $49

    Change Management

    ON-DEMAND WEBINAR

    Program Description: The way we work, do business, and interact is constantly evolving and changing. Leaders are the first we look to when we need to adopt a change or understand how change affects us personally. You and your team must understand how to lead and adapt to an ever-changing environment. This seminar is designed to help you proactively lead your firm or team through change. You’ll learn what makes change challenging, several models and systems to lead change efforts, you’ll learn how to define and accept your role in change and gain practical frameworks for becoming an effective change leader.

    PDH/LU: 1

    Price: $49

    Driving Financial Results

    ON-DEMAND WEBINAR

    Program Description: Solid financial management is crucial to the success of any company, and firms in the AEC industry are no exception. This short course provides an overview of business financial management – specifically tailored to our industry – to help firm leaders make informed decisions that drive results. Topics include: interpreting financial statements; key performance metrics; benchmarking and project cash flow management.

    PDH/LU: 1

    Price: $49

    Recruitment & Retention

    ON-DEMAND WEBINAR

    Program Description: Zweig Group’s research shows that recruiting and retention are the #1 challenges AEC firms have faced in the last few years. This webinar discusses current data from exclusive industry survey results that can be used to effectively develop your firm’s recruitment and retention strategy in any type of job market.

    PDH/LU: .5

    Price: $39

    Ask the Experts: Becoming a Mobile Workforce

    ON-DEMAND WEBINAR

    Program Description: Your projects have no room for error, yet many engineering projects have several challenges that can make this seem impossible. The fact that teams are working out of the office more than before – either from a home office, or at a job site, or visiting clients – means that they need immediate access to project documents or the most current project status, plus be able to collaborate with team members in real-time. Making use of mobile applications and other processes that can allow team members to quickly find, view, and manage project information on-the-go has never been more critical in today’s modern work environment.

    PDH/LU: 1

    Price: FREE

    The Case for Tax Incentives for AEC

    ON-DEMAND WEBINAR

    Program Description: This is a dive into recent AEC federal and tax court cases involving two very lucrative tax incentives. We will walk through cases involving architects, engineers, and even a specialty subcontractor as they took, and some kept these incentives.

    PDH/LU: 1

    Price: FREE

    Advancing the Civil Design Review Process with Model-Based Reviews

    ON-DEMAND WEBINAR

    Program Description: Traditional methods of coordinating design work-in-progress often hinder productivity with duplicate design artifacts and disjointed workflows. You need to find ways to eliminate these issues to work more efficiently and deliver your best results. Join this webinar to learn how you can streamline your civil design review workflows and improve the quality assurance of design deliverables.

    PDH/LU: 1

    Price: FREE

    Elevate Your Business – Understanding the Why and How of Unmanned Systems in Engineering and Construction Firms

    ON-DEMAND WEBINAR

    Program Description: The integration of unmanned systems is exponentially growing throughout all industries. This webinar will guide professionals of the engineering and construction industry on the benefits of adopting new technology in the form of UAVs and the process of achieving all certifications and licenses to fit regulation standards. Adopting new technological advancements will give your firm a competitive edge by creating a more efficient workforce.

    PDH/LU: 1

    Price: FREE

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