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The Interior Design Business Handbook: A Complete Guide to Profitability / Edition 4
     

The Interior Design Business Handbook: A Complete Guide to Profitability / Edition 4

by Mary V. Knackstedt
 

ISBN-10: 0471696986

ISBN-13: 9780471696988

Pub. Date: 02/03/2006

Publisher: Wiley

This Fourth Edition covers computer software and database tools that are written exclusively for the interior design field and general financial and project management programs that can streamline internal office processes. In addition to presenting the most recent banking changes, it also features an updated credit section that compares current and past procedures

Overview

This Fourth Edition covers computer software and database tools that are written exclusively for the interior design field and general financial and project management programs that can streamline internal office processes. In addition to presenting the most recent banking changes, it also features an updated credit section that compares current and past procedures for obtaining and using credit.

Supplemented with more than fifty sample forms and letters, this Fourth Edition is a one-stop resource for successfully managing a firm—from choosing a location and administering daily operations to putting it up for sale. It's a must-have for seasoned interior designers, those starting their own firms, as well as interior design students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471696988
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/03/2006
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
8.82(w) x 11.04(h) x 1.46(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Chapter 1. Finding Your Place In Interior Design.

Chapter 2. Starting a Business.

Chapter 3. Planning For Profit and Growth.

Chapter 4. Setting Up a Design Studio.

Chapter 5. Developing a Team of Staff and Consultants.

Chapter 6. Marketing and Selling.

Chapter 7. Succeeding in Project Management.

Chapter 8. Charging For Your Services.

Chapter 9. Working With Sources and Contractors.

Chapter 10. Managing Your Office.

Chapter 11. Mastering Financial Management.

Chapter 12. Growing Your Firm and Your Professional Skills.

Appendix: AIA Document B171 ID.

Professional Associations.

Design Schools.

Glossary.

Recommended Reading.

Designers' Business Forum.

Index.

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