Business Matters: Staffing for Success with Emily Cohen

Want to leverage and build your firm’s team, and optimize creativity, profitability, and operational systems? In this Business Matters session, you'll learn about organizational and management systems and structures that will ensure a motivated and dedicated team. Learn the difference between strong leadership and management, and discover how these skills are critical to a successful design firm. Emily will explore a variety of organizational structures (from the solopreneur to a larger firm) and focus on key operational roles, as well as demonstrate the tools and strategies you can use to improve teamwork and staff morale.

7:00pm – Mix & Mingle
7:30pm – Presentation
9:00pm – Q&A
9:30pm – Wrap Up

Ticket Pricing
Early Bird Tickets (Ends May 11)
$25 Supporter Members and above
$35 Contributor Members
$45 Non-Members

Regular Pre-registration
$30 Supporter Members and above
$40 Contributor Members
$55 Non-Members

At the Door
$60 Members & Non-Members
Note: No tickets will be sold at the door if the event sells out.

About Emily Cohen
Emily is a brutally-honest consultant who works with leading design firms to improve their operational effectiveness and build efficient teams and processes. For over 20 years, Emily has provided confidential, best-practice insights and advice on staff, client, and process-management strategies, conducting leadership retreats, client surveys and writing winning proposals and contracts. She speaks on business-related issues for the creative industry and runs Evolve Symposium, an event consisting of expert-led business practice presentations and peer-driven conversations delivering actionable results for design firm principals.

Parking & Transportation
Street parking and nearby parking structures are available throughout Santa Monica.

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Event artwork courtesy of Clever Creative

Requests for cancellation refunds may be granted only up to 24 hours before the event starts.

When & Where
Wed, May 20, 2015 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
1450 2nd Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401