Business Foundations for Architecture - Part 1

6 March 2019



Join us on 27 March for our first ACA National Webinar for 2019, as Robert Peake shares the first of a two-part series on running a profitable and successful architecture business.

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Servicing clients and delivering projects are key to the success of an architectural practice, but attentive, ongoing practice management is equally important. Unfortunately, many architects neglect the sometimes complex day to day running of the business to focus on the more enticing aspects of architecture.

By popular demand, we have brought Robert Peake back to ACA Insight with an updated presentation of his very successful ‘Business of Architecture’ series originally delivered to our audience in 2015. Over this two-part webinar series, Rob will share the 10 principles required to build a successful, sustainable architectural practice. Rob will unpack and explain the complexities of business management, focusing on the main elements that make up an architectural business – people, strategy, business and financial management, brand, systems and delivery. Other areas of investigation will include risk management, marketing and communications and the all-important succession planning.

The second webinar in our two-part series will be on Wednesday 1 May, so save the date by booking here.

Our Speaker – Robert Peake

Robert Peake is Director of Management for Design. He develops and implements financial and business management strategies, drawing on an extensive background in management consulting across a variety of industries, including banking and finance, manufacturing, entertainment, retail and design.

Rob has specialist expertise in strategic direction, financial management production and operations, performance management and industrial law.


Wednesday, 27 March 2019

WA 9.30pm registration for 10–11am
NT 11am for 11.30am–12.30pm
Qld 11.30am for 12–1pm
SA 12pm registration for 12.30–1.30pm
NSW, ACT, Vic, Tas 12.30pm registration for 1–2pm


Members: $25
Non-members: $35


CPD questions for this webinar will be distributed through host venues and also directly to attendees participating remotely. Questions will also be accessible for download during the webinar.

This event will deliver one hour of formal CPD. Please keep your receipt and ticket (which includes names for multiple attendees) and completed questions for your records. If you specifically require a certificate of attendance, please email


Book online.

For further information, contact Katherine Ygosse at or 0413 520 548.


The ACA National Webinars are hosted by ACA members across Australia. Members located close to a host office can choose to meet with others for the event, combining professional development with an opportunity to chat with fellow members and actively participate in the national discussion.

Remote log-in is available for those who can’t make it to a host office or require the added convenience of participating in the webinar from their chosen location. Log in details for the webinar will be distributed to remote access ticket holders in the week prior to the event.

Recording access – If you know you can’t make it to the live webinar, but would still like to attend, you can book to receive access to the recording and materials after the webinar.

Venues are listed below.


Level 7 232 Victoria Parade
East Melbourne
Ph 03 9418 3333

New South Wales

Fulton Trotter Architects
Level 3, 35 Spring Street
Bondi Junction
Ph 02 9369 5941

Suite 2, 19 Harris Street
Ph 02 8569 5000

MSK Architects
Unit 13, 829 Old Northern Road
Ph 02 9651 6500


Fulton Trotter Architects
18 Portman Lane,
Spring Hill
Ph 07 3291 1511

Western Australia

360 Murray Street
Ph 08 9433 6000

Meyer Shircore and Associates
Suite 2, Ground Floor
437 Roberts Road
Ph 08 9381 8511

Members in the NT and Tasmania can log in online.