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Webinar: The Foundation of Financial Reporting: How to Organize Your Chart of Accounts to Understand Firm Profitability

Wednesday, February 15th, 2023 | 1PM ET | 10AM PT | Register Now

BQE University

Welcome to BQE University, where we’re more than just your software partner. Created by an architect and an engineer, we’re here to give back to the professional services industry by providing you with the foundation for making well-grounded business decisions. 

Learn how to nurture a business-thinking mindset for your firm so you’re well-organized, efficient, and successful. Transition from simply providing services to a thriving firm that delivers projects that yield delighted clients and predictable profits. 

At BQE University, we’re as invested in your success as you are, so start learning today to build a better firm tomorrow. 

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Webinars

You’ve invested years learning the technical skills of your trade, but often the skills needed to build and manage a successful business are overlooked. You can own the most powerful tools, but if you don’t have the best practices to back them up, it can take forever to reach your goals.  

Our engaging webinars are run by some of the brightest minds in the professional services industry who are ready to offer advice and expertise to help you manage your firm. As a bonus, you can earn continuing education credits for qualifying courses. 

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Structured For Success: How to Build an Org Chart That Increases Alignment and Improves Output

There are many ways to analyze profit and understand profit. Typically, principals and accountants alike look at how much money is in your firm’s bank account at the end of the year. In this webinar, we will go much deeper and review the metrics and tools necessary to understand both your project profitability and your firm profitability. We will define a critical KPI, the cost rate multiplier, and review the difference between utilization rate and efficiency rate. We will also define what your billing target per month should be in order to reach your goals.

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Aligning Your Firm to the CORE: How to Create Core Values & Mission Statement

Great project managers are sometimes underappreciated and overlooked. They are not the architect who designs the building or produces the drawings, but they are an integral role for any A & E firm. Most small and medium firms rarely have proper training or mentorship for project managers. In this course, we will discuss an overview of the skillset and training necessary to hire or manage an effective project manager.

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Management Through Measurement: Essential KPIs to Optimize Your Firm

A real-time view into the activity of employees, projects, and firm financials through dashboards, reports, and scorecards is required to maintain a profitable practice. Tracking this information shows trends over time and provides critical information you need to adjust your business decisions around staffing, business development, and even firm culture. During this course, you will discover the most important KPIs to look at and learn a system for tracking this information month-over-month to reflect your firm's trends.

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Firm and Project Profitability: Understanding the Difference and What It Means for Your Bottom Line

There are many ways to analyze profit and understand profit. Typically, principals and accountants alike look at how much money is in your firm’s bank account at the end of the year. In this webinar, we will go much deeper and review the metrics and tools necessary to understand both your project profitability and your firm profitability. We will define a critical KPI, the cost rate multiplier, and review the difference between utilization rate and efficiency rate. We will also define what your billing target per month should be in order to reach your goals.

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Strategies for Successful and Profitable Project Management

Great project managers are sometimes underappreciated and overlooked. They are not the architect who designs the building or produces the drawings, but they are an integral role for any A & E firm. Most small and medium firms rarely have proper training or mentorship for project managers. In this course, we will discuss an overview of the skillset and training necessary to hire or manage an effective project manager.

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E-Books

Our eBooks are designed to help you grow by providing accurate, relevant, and up-to-date information that’s crucial in your industry. Learn about project management tips and how to prevent fatal mistakes, the top KPIs you should be tracking, guidelines for a successful firm, and much more.  

Each eBook is free to download and easy to digest so you can take a crash course and start working towards your goals today. 

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In this eBook, we show you how you can create a highly successful A/E firm by following these guidelines.

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While you can always learn from your mistakes, it’s better to learn from somebody else’s. To help with that, this eBook contains 10 critical project management mistakes.

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Learning Guides

Our Ultimate Learning Guides for Firm Management are a series of rich resources that help you build a successful and profitable firm. Learn how to improve operational processes and deliver a superior service to your satisfied clients. 

These free guides are built off our team’s wealth of knowledge and expertise in the field of firm management. 

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Learn all the ways in which project management software can benefit your team, and how you can take them from amateurs, to experts, to masters.

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Project accounting is incredibly vital to any firm working on a number of projects. Here you can find the benefits and essentials of project accounting.

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Learn all the ways in which billing and invoicing software can benefit your team, and how you can take it from amateur, to expert, to master.

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Whether you’re just learning about professional services automation or you’re interested in exploring best practices, BQE CORE has the advice you need to expand your automation knowledge.

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Customer
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Our knowledgeable team is ready to help you empower your firm and get the most out of BQE CORE. The more you know about each feature, the less time you spend on tedious admin work.  

These live and on-demand sessions are guided by our expert product specialists to help you master every feature in BQE CORE, so you can discover your firm’s untapped profitability. 

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CORE has a lot to offer when it comes to human resources. In this month's webinar, we let you in on some successful tips and tricks firms have used to make the most out of CORE’s HR capabilities. Join BQE’s Product Specialist, Simon Kaiklian, to see how HR works in CORE and learn how to optimize all the tools CORE has to offer. Use CORE to its full potential and maximize your firm's efficiency!

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CORE has a lot to offer when it comes to tracking your payments. In this month's webinar, we let you in on some successful tips and tricks firms have used to make the most out of CORE’s invoice tracking capabilities. Join BQE’s Product Specialist, Simon Kaiklian, to see how tracking works in CORE and learn how to better follow your invoice payments. Use your CORE to its full potential and maximize your firm's efficiency.

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