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Author Piotrowski, Christine M., 1947-
Title Professional practice for interior designers [electronic resource] / Christine M. Piotrowski.
Published Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, c2008
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 Electronic Book  NK2116.2 .P57 2008eb    ONLINE
  
Edition 4th ed.
Description 1 online resource (xvii, 762 p.) : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 733-750) and index.
Contents Part I. The profession of interior design : Interior design as a profession -- Professional preparation -- Ethics and professional responsibility -- Legal responsibilities -- Part II. Getting started : Personal goals -- Professional options -- Part III. Establishing an interior design practice : Creating a new interior design practice -- Advice and counsel -- Business formations -- Business formations -- Business legal filings and licenses -- Preparing the business plan -- Part IV. Growing the practice : Practice organization and management -- Strategic planning -- Human resource management -- Legal issues of employment -- Basic financial accounting -- Financial management -- Part V. Marketing and business development : Marketing interior design services -- Promoting the interior design practice -- Additional promotional methods -- Selling strategies -- Design presentations -- Part VI. Project compensation and agreements : Project compensation and fees -- Preparing design contracts -- Product pricing -- The sale of goods and the Uniform Commercial Code -- Warranties and project liability -- Project management : The project management process -- Trade sources -- Contract documents and specifications -- Contract administration -- Contract administration: delivery and project closeout -- Part VIII. Looking ahead : Getting the next -- or first -- job -- Landing the job.
Local Note Title generously provided by Campus Quality Fee.
Subject Interior decoration firms -- United States -- Management.
Design services -- United States -- Marketing.
Interior decoration -- Practice.
Related To Print version: 9780471760863 0471760862 (DLC) 2007032148
ISBN 1118174879 (electronic bk.)
9781118174876 (electronic bk.)
9780471760863 (cloth)
0471760862 (cloth)
OCLC number 762097608