February 2012

Design Firm Seminars (DFS)


Design Firm Seminars (DFS) provides practical, proven business training for professionals working in the consulting engineering industry. They offer a wide range of seminars on business topics including business planning, management practices, marketing and human resources management.

DFS principals have over ninety years of design consulting experience with firms of all sizes, offices in urban and rural locations, and operations across Canada and overseas. DFS training is flexible and can be designed for a larger group within your firm or for individuals.  

DFS has planned its next set of interactive face-to-face sessions.

Risk Minimization for Consulting Engineers

Edmonton and Calgary on March 8th and 9th

Planning/Budgeting, Business Development and Client Relations

Vancouver, March 22nd

Stay tuned for more information on sessions to be held in Ontario covering topics such as - “communication” – a skill set that receives little attention, but a weakness that is repeatedly confirmed by client surveys. The “number one suggestion continues to be to communicate better," quotes a 2010 ACEC client survey.  

You can participate by commenting in the DFS Blog, activated to promote the exchange of ideas and the needs of Canadian design professionals. Go to www.designfirmseminars.ca and click ‘contact us’ for links to the blog.


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Companies | Canada
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Tel.: 1-800-565-0569 Fax: (613) 236-6193