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.

Wednesday, November 17, 12pm (12:00, online, 1 hour)

Learn how BC Housing creates new affordable rental and ownership units throughout BC with its partners.

Thursday, October 21, 12pm (12:00, online, 1 hour)

Brief webinar for professionals exploring how industry can help advance equity, diversity and inclusion in engineering in BC.

Thursday, May 13, 12pm (12:00, online, 1 hour)

Project Management has become increasingly more challenging over the years. Working environments are changing, stakeholders are more vocal, schedules are more condensed, and the scrutiny from public and political expectations are more intense. As the project manager, you are expected to be the keeper of all knowledge, and understand the history of all scope, schedule, and budget decisions to deliver a project successfully.


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