About PSMA Vancouver

In 1975, a group of managers from professional service firms met to discuss the need for a new association devoted exclusively to the management challenges at their firms.  These managers decided that the purpose for the Professional Services Management Association would be “to improve the effectiveness of professional service organizations through the growth and development of business management techniques.” Engineering News Record (ENR) quoted the specific objectives of PSMA to “provide a forum for exchanging ideas and information, establishing guidelines for approaches to common management concerns, increasing the recognition of the value of good business practices, and improving service to clients.” …READ MORE

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We are building-industry professionals committed to strengthening how we deliver Professional Services. We offer seminars, guest speakers, tools, resources and venues for thought-provoking conversations and networking. We foster growth and development of business management techniques. We are committed to highlighting skills and knowledge we need to help the next generation of leaders and managers in our industry.  Our esteemed Members and Board of Directors guide us to provide Vancouver’s building community a way to grow professionally and improve effectiveness.

Thursday, March 18, 12pm (12:00 PT, online, 1 hour)

Burnout spans a wide range of experiences. Learn what burnout is, what causes it, and how to deal with it.

We have good ideas for the 3 spring sessions for this year. We are close for September and October. Yet, choosing a session and speaker for November remains difficult.

What do you think? Which of the ones below do you wish to learn about?

Thursday, April 8, 12pm (12:00 PT, online, 1 hour)

Work and workplace are forever altered, since the pandemic has turned “normal” upside-down. For the first time in history, work has been intentionally uncoupled from the traditional office. Overnight, we’ve learned new behaviors, adopted new technologies, and adjusted to new ways of working.

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