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Raise Your Game for Firm Success: The Ultimate A/E Financial Management Manual

Publisher: PSMJ Resources, Inc.

Date Published: 2019

Number of Pages: 295

Format: PDF

Price: $597

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Raise Your Game for Firm Success: The Ultimate A/E Financial Management Manual

Key Contributors in A/E Firms Know Key Metrics -- and How to Act on Them.  Raise Your Game and Advance Your Career with the Ultimate Financial Management Manual.

Are you tracking and measuring the right financial KPIs at your architecture or engineering firm? Are you then using those KPIs to increase profits and meet strategic goals? What  minor tweaks would deliver outsized gains for your firm, or prevent a financial meltdown?

Raise Your Game for Firm Success is the all-new A/E manual perfect for both the seasoned CFO and the architect or engineer thrust into the role of financial manager. Loaded with proven best practices and tested techniques from successful A/E managers, it enables firm leaders, finance executives, and project managers just like you to achieve superior project budget performance and firm profitability -- in any economic environment. 

Raise Your Game sample chartUsing time-tested tactics aligned with the latest economic and market data, it explains how to develop compensation programs that attract, retain, and incentivize top design talent, negotiate pricing and contracts to support firm goals, manage multiple business units,  navigate ownership transition, and so much more. The manual includes everything you need to make smarter policy and practice decisions, whether you're a trained financial manager or a someone drafted to the cause.

More than how to measure and track key performance indicators, you get instructions for changing those numbers, managing cash flow and overhead, and operating more efficiently than ever before. 

Make smarter decisions with insights from financial management experts

This 295-page manual curates and distills the very best advice from PSMJ's stable of experts, the senior firm managers and in-demand consultants who have trained hundreds of A/E leaders in the industry-leading Financial Management Bootcamp. These battle-tested professionals share their hard-won lessons for mastering each aspect of great business practice:

  1. Financial Reporting
  2. Business Planning and Budgeting
  3. Compensation
  4. Pricing
  5. Contracts
  1. Project Controls
  2. Managing Cash
  3. Managing Overhead
  4. Managing Multiple Business Units
  5. Ownership Transition

BONUS 1: Financial Terms Glossary. Even experienced managers will appreciate and benefit from the included financial terms glossary that untangles complex concepts and decodes acronyms.

BONUS 2: Financial Management E-tool. To make sure you get the most out of Raise Your Game for Firm Success, you also get complimentary access to PSMJ's Excel-based digital tools: 

  • A financial benchmarking tool to compare your firm's performance
  • Budgeting spreadsheets to ease planning
  • Optimum pricing tool
  • PlanTrax project management tool
  • Cash flow model to manage growth

"Raise your game" means contributing at a higher level as your firm’s financial manager or within the firm's management structure, and this manual shows you how to do it. Order now! 

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