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Business Insights: Solutions for the A/E Industry New ACEC Program Prepares Top Talent for Executive Leadership ACEC's new leadership development program, Pathways to Executive Leadership, is for early career elites and promising midcareer professionals who have approximately 8 to 12 years of experience. With 45 hours of comprehensive leadership coursework spread out over six months, this real-world program centers on the core skills necessary to think strategically in your markets, build effective teams and deliver great service for your most valued clients. These skills include: High-Level Business Development; Leading a Team of Teams; Coaching, Active Listening and Managing Others; Effective Community & Political Involvement; Managing Uncertainty; and Strategic Market Analysis. To learn more, visit: bit.do/acec-ExecLeadership Mysteries of the FAR Revealed: Using the AASHTO Audit Guide This two-day program details how to use the AASHTO Audit Guide in the development and administration of A/E consultant direct and indirect costs Comprehensive FAR Compliance and Oversight Training for and rates. Presented by Dan State DOTs and A/E Firms: Purvine, A/E Clarity Consulting Using the AASHTO & Training, and Diana DeWitt, Audit Guide CPA, CCIFP, Mendelsohn & Associates, P.A., the program is composed of two minicourses: "Developing Indirect Cost Rates and Development/Auditing" and "Oversight of A/E Consultant Indirect Cost Rates." DOT and A/E firm personnel who administer/manage contracts, develop/review RFPs and contracts for government procurement, build/review cost proposals, perform indirect cost rate audits and provide oversight of contracts and costs will find this program of particular value. Mark your calendar for Sept. 19-22, 2016, Portland, Oregon. Review the full agenda and registration information: COURSE 1: bit.do/acec-aashto-course1 COURSE 2: bit.do/acec-aashto-course2 PORTLAND, OR * SEPTEMBER 19-22, 2016 A special 2-part program developed by the FHWA National Highway Institute Mysteries of the FAR Revealed: Agenda & Registration Info aashto.acec.org/aashto-portland2016/ COURSE PARTNERS Solutions for the A/E Industry: ACEC Coalitions' Best-Selling Publications ACEC Coalitions are dedicated communities of ACEC members organized by practice area or firm size. Coalition publications help firms streamline their operations for greater efficiencies and profitability. Best-selling coalition publications for 2016 include: * Council of American Mechanical and Electrical Engineers (CAMEE) 52 ENGINEERING INC. SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER 2016 An Agreement for the Provision of Limited Professional Services- A sample agreement for use when the MEP engineer provides services to a client for small projects with limited scope of services, or if the project will be undertaken within a short time frame. * Council of American Structural Engineers (CASE) An Agreement between Structural Engineer of Record (SER) and Contractor for Transfer of CAD Files on Electronic Media-Fabricators and suppliers are requesting CAD or BIM files from the designer. By providing CAD or BIM files, changes may be made to the files by others that would not be distinguishable without a critical review. This sample document spells out the limitations and extent to which both the structural engineer of record and recipient of the CAD or BIM files may use those files and allows for the transfer of CAD or BIM files to others. * Council of Professional Surveyors (COPS) Ground to Grid and Coordinate Localization Spreadsheet-This spreadsheet will help the surveyor convert coordinates from ground to grid or grid to ground. Data units are entered in meters, but the user is able to convert all calculations to U.S. Survey Feet, if desired. * Land Development Coalition (LDC) Marketing Your Land Development Firm with Greater Success- For firms seeking to improve marketing outreach and client management efforts, this publication covers three critical marketing areas: Defining the Unique Value of Your Firm, Writing Proposals that Land Clients and Establishing Positive Client Relationships from the Start. All ACEC Coalition-developed publications are available at www.acec.org/bookstore. FOR MORE BUSINESS INSIGHTS ■ Better Business Planning ■ Factoring Executive Compensation ■ Cyberattacks and Data Security ■ High-Impact Proposal Writing Go to: www.acec.org/education/webinars/ ACEC's Business Resources and Education Department provides comprehensive and onlineaccessible business management education. Visit ACEC's online educational events calendar at www.acec.org/calendar/index.cfm or bookstore at www.acec.org/bookstore, or call 202-347-7474, ext. 324, for further information. http://www.bit.do/acec-ExecLeadership http://aashto.acec.org/aashto-portland2016/ http://www.acec.org/bookstore http://www.acec.org/bookstore http://www.bit.do/acec-aashto-course1 http://www.bit.do/acec-aashto-course2 http://www.acec.org/education/webinars/ http://www.acec.org/calendar/index.cfm http://www.acec.org/bookstore

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016

Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016
Contents
From Acec to You
Market Watch
Legislative Action
Presidential Preview
Paving the Way to Winning
2016 Fall Conference Preview
The Smart Revolution
Going Global
Designed to Inspire
A Day of Giving Back
Mergers and Acquisitions
Members in the News
Business Insights
Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - Intro
Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016
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Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - Contents
Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - From Acec to You
Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - 3
Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - Market Watch
Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - 5
Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - Legislative Action
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Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - Presidential Preview
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Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - Paving the Way to Winning
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Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - 2016 Fall Conference Preview
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Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - The Smart Revolution
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Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - Going Global
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Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - Designed to Inspire
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Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - A Day of Giving Back
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Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - Mergers and Acquisitions
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Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - Members in the News
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Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - Business Insights
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