Financial Management for Creative Firms
Location: North Building
Credits: Accreditation(s): IDCEC, OAA
Stream(s): Legal, Regulatory & Risk Management;, Professional Skills, Strategy & Leadership;, Project Design, Planning, Delivery, Management & Best Practices
W29 – Studio-based firms can unlock and build value, identify productivity issues, and understand their performance against industry benchmarks. With proactive approaches to managing their finances, creative firms can collect and communicate the right information to inform their decisions and shape their strategy.
This seminar will introduce principles of financial management that can help AED firms invest in and achieve growth. The seminar will focus on cash flow management,
revenue management, project profitability, employee and partner compensation, and key performance indicators that will help owners of design and architectural practices measure and achieve success. Basima Roshan
Basima Roshan, Senior Consultant at Innovia Partners
Chartered Public Accountant (CPA), Master of Business Administration (MBA), Bachelor of Commerce (BComm)
Basima leads change and transformation projects for architecture, engineering, and design firms. She joined Innovia after leading complex internal projects for a Fortune-500 company that delivered enhanced capabilities and increased effectiveness and profit. Basima guides Innovia’s clients through the changes in structure, processes, and people they need to meet business and market challenges.