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.

Please find Program Brochure here.

 

UPCOMING COURSE DATES 2020
 
Thursday
27 August 2020
An Introduction into Property Development
 

Thursday
3 September 2020
Securing the Right Site
 

Thursday
10 September 2020
Marketing to get the Best Outcome
 

Thursday
17 September 2020
Understanding the Planning Process
 

Thursday
24 September 2020
Design and Build
 

Thursday
1 October 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
The program is delivered one day per week over six weeks via a virtual classroom. Each day is split into three
1 hour and 40 minute sessions with breaks. Participants can enrol for a one-day module, or for the complete
six-day program.

 

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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
  • -  Make new contacts and gain valuable insight on how to engage 
  •   stakeholders
  •   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 UDIA Property Development Masterclass Courses have been aligned to the Swinburne University Diploma of Project Management (BSB51415). To find out about the pathway and how you can apply through Swinburne please visit www.udiavic.com.au/swinburne.
  • Please find Program Brochure here.
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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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