Welcome to the Gābl Media Continuing Education podcast feed! Each podcast is approved for continuing education credits.

The Power of Early Coordination

AIA CES program ID: GMG.0004

Approved LUs: .5 LU|Elective

Prerequisites: None

Program level: Entry

Advance learner preparation: None

Join us on this episode of BuildSmart, where we have the privilege of speaking with Patrick MacLeamy, former CEO of HOK, a leading architecture and design firm, about his discovery of “the Effort Curve,” now famously known as “the MacLeamy Curve.” In this compelling conversation, Patrick shares his experience of how answering a critical question about the profession led him to discover a groundbreaking approach that revolutionized the industry.

As a seasoned architect with over 50 years of experience, Patrick shares his insights into the philosophy and origin behind the MacLeamy Curve, and how it has helped to improve HOK and the architecture profession at large. Listeners will gain valuable insights into the importance of shifting efforts earlier in the project timeline, coordinating with engineers and contractors early on, and measuring twice to cut once. Patrick’s experience and credentials as a seasoned architecture and design leader make this episode a must-listen for anyone in the industry, as well as anyone interested in project management and efficiency. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from one of the great minds in architecture and design.

Learning Objectives

  1. Explain the concept and philosophy behind the Effort Curve and how it relates to project management in architecture and design.
  2. Evaluate the benefits and drawbacks of shifting efforts earlier in the project timeline and coordinating early with engineers and contractors for best results later, based on the insights shared by Patrick MacLeamy.
  3. Analyze how the MacLeamy Curve has had a significant impact on HOK and the architecture profession at large, and how it has contributed to improving efficiency and project outcomes.
  4. Apply the lessons shared by Patrick MacLeamy, such as the importance of measuring twice to cut once, to your own approach to project management and problem-solving, in order to achieve better outcomes and improve overall efficiency.

Take the Quiz for your Certificate

AIA CES Provider statement

Gābl Media is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number 10024977. All registered AIA CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider or this learning program may be sent to AIA CES ([email protected] or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

Leave a Reply

Scroll to Top