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You Don’t Have To Do It Alone
Benefit from the insights of other Engineering CEOs who have been down a similar path.
As the top managing partner executive of an architecture or engineering firm, you face a wide range of responsibilities on a daily basis. Whatever the macro environment, it is up to you to create new opportunities and seize the initiative.
It’s not easy when the rules are constantly shifting: how do you best harness new technologies, adopt new processes to improve service delivery and reduce costs, market and sell more effectively, leverage social media to create quality leads and create a culture of accountability?
Only by meeting with the CEOs & Managing Partners of similar businesses can you get unbiased advice and expert counsel. After all, they are the only other people who stand in the same shoes.
CEN’s expertly-facilitated architecture and engineering CEO peer groups feature best practices and confidential counsel, including these recent topics:
- Developments in Technology and Project Delivery
- Business Development Strategies for Service Firms
- Social Media – How is it Working/Helping Firms
- Principal Accountability Best Practices
- Best Leadership Development Programs
- Project Management Metrics Best Practices
- How to Instill a Culture of Providing Exceptional Service
- Structuring an Ownership Transition
- Effective Teaming Strategies
- Managing Healthcare Costs and Employee Quality of Life
Upcoming CEN Peer Meetings
- Regional/National In-Person or Online Peer Group Meeting
- October 21-22, 2021 - Orlando, FL
- April 7-8, 2022- Indianapolis, IND
- Peer Advisory Board Sessions
- TBA 2022 (Online 3 hour Advisory Board Call)
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What our members think about Chief Executive Network:
“I am humbled to be here and feel honored that the people here are interested in what I have to say. It has been great to discuss issues that face our businesses with people I have great respect for and feel fortunate to be in their company. It is energizing, refreshing, challenging & something I always look forward to.”
President & Co-Owner, Peridian Group
“Membership in CEN means a great deal to me. There is no other place I can go where people in my profession will freely and openly discuss personal aspects of their business and be willing to share their successes and failures.”
President, Shoemaker & Haaland Professional Engineers
“Association with quality individuals and the contribution they have made to the improved management and organization of our company.”
Principal, Cowhey Gudmundson Leder, Ltd.
“It is a “safe harbor” to bring critical and company-controversial issues for discussion and brainstorm.”
President & CEO, Stewart Engineering, Inc.
“Excellent ideas to help the company grow, great opportunity to develop relationships with peers in the industry.”
President, KJWW Engineering Consultants
“[CEN] continues to affirm best business practices and provide new ones at every meeting. Really enjoy the interactions and sharing of ideas.”
COO, Trigon Engineering Consultants, Inc.
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