VICTORIAN INDUSTRY SPECIFIC MASTERCLASS COURSES

The UDIA One Day Masterclasses are specifically designed for the Victorian context and introduces participants to the various areas of knowledge required to operate effectively in our local residential development industry.

Learn to define and manage projects, while becoming familiar with terminology from the broad range of disciplines and concepts involved in property development.

Gain a practical understanding of the tools needed to navigate through development processes and the different roles within a project team.

Led by experienced presenters from the Victorian property development industry, the course provides practical lessons on how to manage the project life-cycle and understand the principles of commercial awareness, time, quality and cost.

 

UPCOMING COURSE DATES 2019/20
 
Tuesday 29 October 2019
Understanding the Planning Process
 
Tuesday 12 November 2019
Design and Build

 
Tuesday 19 November 2019
Managing Projects
 
Tuesday 5 May 2020
An Introduction into Property Development
 
Tuesday 12 May 2020
Securing the Right Site
 
Tuesday 19 May 2020
Marketing to get the Best Outcome
 
Tuesday 26 May 2020
Understanding the Planning Process
 
Tuesday 2 June 2020
Design and Build
 
Tuesday 9 June 2020
Managing Projects 

 

MASTERCLASS LEARNING OUTCOMES 
Gain a high level understanding of the tools needed to navigate through complex development processes and the different roles within a project team. Introduce participants to the various areas of knowledge required to operate effectively in Victoria's residential development industry.

An Introduction into Property Development 
Learn how to identify a potential site for a range of residential developments and the factors that affect project feasibility. Gain an understanding of commercial awareness, negotiation, market research, funding options, acquisition strategies, structuring the deal and the legal framework.

Securing the Right Site 
Land economics and how these are applied to the financial management of projects is fundamental to the property development industry. Learn how to complete an initial analysis of viability, gain an understanding of corporate structures, tax issues, due diligence, how to reach agreement, negotiate commercial terms and document the deal.

Marketing to get the Best Outcome 
Now you have a project approved, learn how market research shapes a project, how to position your project, capture the brand and lock in a competitive sales advantage. Learn key strategies for community engagement and be introduced to the key concepts of urban design and place making.

Understanding the Planning Process 
Gain understanding of the different types of development applications, the process for approvals and the assessment criteria for planning approvals. Learn about the statutory and strategic planning framework in Victoria, time-frames, cost and the planning process.

Design and Build 
Learn how to get the job done, moving from the planning phase to delivery.

Managing Projects
Project management is fundamental to property development. Gain an overview of the skills required to successfully deliver a project on time and on budget, while managing a variety of stakeholders and mitigating risks.

 

VENUE AND TIMES
Victoria University - City Convention Centre Level 12, 300 Flinders Street Melbourne VIC 3000.
9:00AM - 4:30PM including morning tea and a 45 minute lunch break.


 

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(Left to right: Andrew Harvey - HQ Management, Sean Pinan - Catalyst
Development Services and James Bovell - Cedar Woods)

 

MASTERCLASS BENEFITS

  • - Victorian designed to suit local requirements
  • -  Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Accredited
  • -  Experienced presenters from the Victorian property development industry
  • -  Networking opportunities to make new contacts and gain valuable insight on how to engage 
  •   stakeholders
  • -  Lessons on how to manage the project life-cycle and understand the principles of 
  •   commercial awareness, time, quality and cost
  • -  Ensures employees are aware of all facets of the development process
  • -  Minimises miscalculations
  • -  Empowers participants to make informed decisions
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  • -  The Managing Projects One Day Masterclass is aligned to the BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management delivered by Swinburne University of Technology
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WHY LEARN WITH UDIA?
Our courses are designed specifically for individuals working in the residential property development industry in Victoria. 

Our wide range of presenters are experts in their fields and will: 
- Candidly share their personal insights;
- Discuss current market challenges, and; 
- Delve into what is required to operate successfully in today’s property industry. Expect to receive practical and relevant learning you can immediately apply to your role.
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