Business Strategy Solutions 3: Managing Projects

Explore the best project management practices of highly successful interior designers in the third of four Business Strategy Solutions courses.

A successful interior design business is always built on a track record of successful projects. This third Business Strategy Solutions course explores best practices that highly successful interior designers use to manage projects. Implementing these can help any designer both delight their clients and protect the bottom line. 

What You Will Learn
  • Select effective questions to discover client needs, styles, and preferences.
  • Explain the benefits of a structured work process.
  • Describe strategies for managing time, people, business issues, budgets, technology, and work in progress.
  • Identify steps to delight clients when the final project is revealed.

Continuing Education Approvals 
  • 2 IDCEC CEUs | CC-103840 (Your CEUs will be reported to IDCEC on your behalf.) 

Access Period: One year from registration date.

Steve Nobel

Founder, Nobelinks

Steve Nobel is an author and advocate for design, serving as an advisor to designers through his consulting firm NOBELINKS, specializing in the better markets for design at home. Over the years, Steve has invested his vast experience and leadership skills to open doors, connect people and ideas while assembling groups of leaders throughout what he calls the 'design ecosystem,' so that everyone benefits - especially the interior design and decorative furnishings markets.

He is an author of Aiming at Affluence; Marketing Interior Design to Luxury Clients, and his breakthrough White Paper on "Home and Interior Design Among the Affluent" prompted a national advertising campaign on the benefits afforded clients by the design experience.

As faculty at New York School of Interior Design and Design Institute San Diego, Steve prepares his students through his series of workshops titled "Design Entrepreneurship: Cycle of Success" with business insights into their profession and tools for running their own businesses. Prior to establishing his own firm, Steve was an owner and president of The John Widdicomb Company, and also served as Managing Director of Baker, Knapp and Tubbs, Ltd. in London, England. 


Business Strategy Solutions: Managing Projects Welcome Video
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Business Strategy Solutions 3: Managing Projects Course
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Business Strategy Solutions: Managing Projects Course Evaluation
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IDCEC Course Completion Certificate
2.00 IDCEC CEU credits  |  Certificate available
2.00 IDCEC CEU credits  |  Certificate available 2 IDCEC CEU awarded upon successful completion of the course. REPORTING: ASID will report CEUs earned directly to IDCEC on your behalf if you are an ASID member.