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ALDP Session: Introduction to Strategy + Risk Management

Architecture and Design Exchange
August 16, 2024 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Kickoff Session/Introduction to Strategy: Playing Chess vs Checkers
A business strategy is foundational to a company’s success. It helps leaders set organizational goals and gives companies a competitive edge. Success or failure is not only about a strong business model, but also about external forces that shape your business. In this session, we will kick off the series with strategic frameworks that offer ways to scan your environment and help shape your business.

Risky Business: Understanding and Managing Risk for Architects
The practice of architecture necessitates taking risks. A design error can have catastrophic safety and financial implications. Business practices can lead to success or to the necessity of closing the firm’s doors. This session will explore the risks of practicing architecture and how to mitigate those risks as a leader and manager.