Your Small Group Community for Empowerment, Inspiration, Education and Support
Learn how to find more projects, raise your fees, make more money, be more productive and live a happier life as a small firm architect. Build a better, more profitable business, so you can create more art. EntreArchitect™ Academy is your small group community for empowerment, inspiration, education and support.
EntreArchitect™ Academy is an exclusive program that brings a community of like-minded, entrepreneur architects together to share ideas, best practices, common challenges and effective solutions to grow your business.
Each month, EntreArchitect™ Academy focuses on a specific category theme based on the fundamentals of business. We dive deep into topics such as financial management, client fulfillment, sales, marketing, culture, leadership, planning and more.
Enrollment for EntreArchitect™ Academy is currently closed.
Our doors will open again later this year. Join our Academy Waiting List and you’ll be among the first to know.
An All-Inclusive Online Program Designed Just For You
Learn from Proven Experts
At the start of each month, every member of EntreArchitect Academy is invited to join live online training sessions taught by proven “expert” thought-leaders.
Learn From Peers in Small Groups
Each week following the full Academy presentation, members meet in active small groups to discuss the monthly theme and how it applies to their specific firms. Members are encouraged to share honestly and openly about their struggles, their best practices and their big wins.
Develop Systems for Your Firm
Members of EntreArchitect™ Academy are provided with information and resources needed to develop a complete strategic plan and successfully grow their architecture firms.
Academy Video Library
The Academy Video Library includes more than fifty 60-minute videos sharing information on every topic required to run a successful small business.
Academy Resource Library
The Academy Resource Library includes full versions of all EntreArchitect digital courses, complete process documents, template spreadsheets, checklists, articles and more.
Here’s what current members are saying about
“The Academy has encouraged me to think more about my business as a business… I highly recommend the EntreArchitect Academy for any sole practitioner or small firm owner who wants to take their business to the next level.”
Dawn Zuber, AIA
Studio Z Architecture
“One of the best thing about the EntreArchitect Academy for me has been the up close and personal connection that members get with helpful experts every week. I also appreciate all of the connections that I have made with the other members. After being a member for just over a year, I feel that I have a bunch of new architect friends who are there when I need them.“
Christopher Kennedy, AIA, LEED AP
Hanover, New Hampshire
“It’s been one year since I joined the EntreArchitect Academy and completely changed the way I think about the business of architecture. Mark brings forward thinking with speciality speakers directly to my office via live interactive video broadcast. The cost of membership is negligible when it comes to the positive impact on my firm with increased revenue experienced by participating and implementing the skills learned. More importantly; I am a happier architect because of Mark’s wisdom and encouragement to design a life/work direction that works for me.”
Karen Lantz, Sustainable Lifestyle Archipreneur
Lantz Full Circle
“EntreArchitect Academy has fostered a stronger sense of community than the one I’ve been able to develop within my hometown. I enjoy and trust fellow Academy members, and look forward to strengthening relationships in the new year. I also look forward to working with the business products to further improve workflow efficiency. The support I need for any aspect my business can be found in a like-minded sole proprietor somewhere else across the 50 states. Participation in the Academy has helped me justify decisions and directions. Most importantly it has inspired me to make business goals specific to profit planning and workflow efficiency. It’s easy to maintain the status quo when you’re a sole practitioner. Mark and the Academy inspire me to imagine and plan for a better future.”
Meri Tepper, AIA, LEED AP
“As a sole proprietor of an architectural firm, I wear all the hats from marketing to production which I have found overwhelming in the past. Architecture school was fantastic at teaching me design, but left me clueless about business skills. I had often felt alone and too embarrassed to ask for help or support about the day to day running and growing of my business. Joining the Academy has changed this for me. It has opened up a new world of support for me. A place where I can not feel embarrassed about asking for small firm advice. Because of my hectic schedule, I have found myself watching the videos of the weekly member conferences a convenient way to keep up with the Academy. There are also some wonderful resources in the resource library. In the end, it is the nonjudgmental and personal connection of like-minded peers that makes the Academy a wonderful resource for keeping me motivated and headed in the right direction with my practice.”
Jason J. Nicholas, RA
Oak Ridge, New Jersey
“Being a part of EntreArchitect Academy has given me the focus and confidence to totally transform my residential architecture practice over this past year. I have moved from being a commodity to being a full service, full fee architecture firm. I can’t wait to see what Mark helps me achieve this year!”
Sheri Scott, RA, NCARB, HBA
Frequently Asked Questions
|What are the topics covered by the monthly Academy Expert Training?
EntreArchitect™ Academy covers all the topics you need to know in order to build a better business. Our current content calendar includes Financial Management, Business Development, Leadership, Firm Culture, Client Fulfillment, Technology, Management, Marketing, Life, Community and Planning.Why do you divide the membership into small groups?
Weekly small group discussions allow for members to bond and become familiar with other group members as they dive deep into weekly discussion topics.
How many members are assigned to each small group?
Do I need to travel to be a member of EntreArchitect™ Academy?
Are the Academy Expert Training sessions and small group discussions recorded?
How much time will I need to dedicate to EntreArchitect™ Academy?
Is attendance required?
What is the typical member firm size?
|Does EntreArchitect™ Academy require a long-term commitment?
Although, EntreArchitect™ Academy curriculum is based on a monthly calendar, where we explore a new business category each month, short term members will most certainly benefit from membership. Our monthly payment option allows for members to commit for as few as 30 days. Give it a try and if you don’t like it, see the section below on our 30 day money back guarantee.
Is EntreArchitect™ Academy open to international architects outside of the United States?
Is EntreArchitect™ Academy open to non-architects?
Do I need to be a licensed architect?
Do I need to be an architecture firm owner?
Which digital courses are available to EntreArchitect™ Academy members?
Which document templates are available to EntreArchitect™ Academy members?
What are my payment options?
Do you offer a money-back guarantee?