Advice for architectural entrepreneurs and architecture students

  • Organization
    Col·legi d'Arquitectes de Catalunya [COAC]
  • Description

    COAC Professional Development Service (Architects' Association of Catalonia).

    The Professional Development service of the COAC (Employment Exchange, professional guidance, starting work, etc.) provides professional support and guidance for architects at the start and through the evolution of their professional careers. At the same time it helps with searching for work, either as a freelancer or for a company.

    - ARQ'12 professional guidance seminars Organization of the eighth edition of the seminars in Barcelona in conjunction with Barcelona Activa Human Capital, the architecture schools of the UPC (ETSAB and ETSAV) and UPC Alumni. The aim is to present the different types of jobs emerging in the labour market in this sector, provide examples of entrepreneurial architects, and encourage professional interchanges and contacts between companies in the sector.
    - Customized training plans geared towards creating companies in the construction sector in collaboration with Barcelona Activa.
    - Organization and coordination of Business Experience Sessions (success stories) in conjunction with Barcelona Activa: architects who have set up their own practices explain their background up to the point of creating their company: starting out, its evolution and how the company works. Open session and discussions among participants.
    - Personalized advice.
    - Guidance, job search and training in complementary skills for entrepreneurs in conjunction with Barcelona Activa. Workshops on personal marketing, self-confidence, communication and other skills.

  • Contact


    Anna Botet

    Address: Plaça Nova 5, 8002 Barcelona

    Telephone: 935520845

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