The health, safety, and well-being of our staff, instructors and participants is very important to the RAIC. As such, the RAIC is working diligently to transition all Continuing Education events and offerings from now until September 30, 2020 to virtual platforms.
Updates will be provided directly to participants of any in-person activities taking place up until September 30, 2020 as soon as possible via e-mail and raic.org/continuingeducation.
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Introduction to Successful Accessible Design
Introduction to Successful Accessible Design introduces the concepts and applications of inclusive design as it applies to Canadian architecture and its built environment. Students will analyze the impacts and conflicts of accessibility in society, built form, and the development industry. In addition to learning the basic terminology and concepts, and having access to the latest resources, they gain practical experience including being able to spot the barriers that surround us as well as apply new skills in real-life applications of accessibility.
Project Risk Management
Project Risk Management for Architects has been designed by drawing on bodies of knowledge of Risk Management, Project Management, and Architectural Practice.
A structure is then created that is relevant to architectural practice and outlines an easy to follow process for managing risk during projects.
Construction Contract Administration and Field Review
An architect administers the construction contract on behalf of both the client and the contractor during construction through services known as Construction Administration and Field Review (CCA & FR). These services are those prescribed in standard construction contracts, such as the CCDC 2, and are divided into office functions and field functions. This course explores the theoretical and practical aspects in performing the CCA and FR, including preparations leading to this phase, as well as best practices.
Financial Management for Architects Course
This two-day course will lay a framework for understanding the financial and accounting operations, processes and concepts, needed to run and lead a sustainable architecture business. Participants will gain knowledge for efficient financial management when it comes to owning, operating, and managing an architectural practice.
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Leadership for Architects Course
The RAIC recognizes the importance of leadership in the architecture profession. Whether you are a firm owner, team lead, project architect, or sole practitioner, leadership is integral to the success of your projects, people, and business.
Leadership for Architects course is a new initiative of RAIC. Participants will benefit from an increased understanding of their leadership style and values and how to improve the impact of their leadership. Approaches to leadership skills, including communication, mentorship, giving feedback, conflict management, and relationship-building, will be presented.
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