As a former Vice Chairman and Executive VP of RTKL Associates, Inc., one of the largest A/E firms in the world, this is exactly the tool I would want for keeping my staff sharp, productive and on the cutting-edge of industry knowledge.
San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 24, 2012
aecKnowledge announces their Continuing Education Curriculum Program for small, mid- and large-size architectural and engineering firms. The curricula provide distilled, practical, peer-reviewed knowledge that is 100% free of commercial content and delivered by some of today’s top thought leaders. The courses are certified by AIA/CES or GBCI for continuing education units.
According to Michael Strogoff, FAIA, aecKnowledge Founder + President, “aecKnowledge curricula provide firms with a convenient tool for expanding areas of expertise and enhancing the productivity of their most valuable asset—their staff—while leveraging their professional development budgets.”
The Curricula span the following key knowledge areas on topics not readily found elsewhere in the online space:
Codes, Standards and Guidelines, Design, Leadership Effectiveness, Practice Management, Risk Management, Sustainable Design. A downloadable brochure is attached or available on aecKnowledge/Courses.
“aecKnowledge is revolutionizing online continuing education in the AEC industry,” stated David Brotman, FAIA, Founder and Principal, Sunset Consultants. Brotman continued, “As a former Vice Chairman and Executive VP of RTKL Associates, Inc., one of the largest A/E firms in the world, this is exactly the tool I would want for keeping my staff sharp, productive and on the cutting-edge of industry knowledge.”
After viewing an online course and passing an online quiz, viewers receive a Certificate of Completion and continuing education hours are directly reported to AIA. Many states also accept these courses as part of fulfilling their mandatory continuing educating requirements for ongoing licensing. Additional materials, including free course previews, written transcripts, course descriptions, learning objectives and presenter biographies, are also available.
aecKnowledge, headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area, is an established web-based, peer-reviewed knowledge sharing platform for the AEC industries. aecKnowledge enables members of the architecture, engineering, construction and land use planning industries to instantly, simply and seamlessly share unbiased knowledge and to leverage their collective intellectual capital. With a mission to transform how design and construction professionals throughout the AEC industries collaborate with and learn from each other, aecKnowledge targets the over 6 million professionals and tradespersons throughout the highly-fragmented AEC industry, and provides a venue for allied professionals and knowledge providers to strengthen their presence throughout the AEC industry. See http://www.aecknowledge.com/ for more information.