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Professional Development Courses

Invest in a professional development course to boost your career, diversify your experience, gain industry recognised qualifications and keep up to date with the latest knowledge and trends.

Often designed by specialists from both academia and businesses and with flexible learning options to fit around your work, our courses are designed to meet the needs of individuals and industry today.

In addition to our scheduled courses, we also offer bespoke courses for groups. To find out more, contact:

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Negotiation - Let's Do It!

A virtual practical and experiential learning session, in which delegates conduct a timed negotiation; putting their negotiation strategy into practice and reflecting upon the results.

Negotiation - Planning and Implementing a Strategy

A virtual lunchtime session exploring the first principles for preparing to negotiate which will form the basis for crafting a sophisticated negotiation plan to implement your client's goal.

Building Pathology

The focus of this course is the diagnosis of building defects in existing buildings, which is an essential part of the building surveyor’s work, often referred to as building pathology.

Planning Practice

This course will provide you with an introduction to planning practice, in particular spatial planning, planning legislation and development management.

Real Estate Investment

On this course, you'll examine the strategic management of real estate as an investment asset, and the operation and performance of investment markets.

Online Design Appreciation and Planning

This eight-week course will help you to gain an appreciation of the influences of regulation on design and an understanding of how project design can affect project value, cost and time to completion.

BIM and Autodesk Revit for Beginners

This course provides a hands-on learning environment for all construction professionals in the creation of a Revit BIM model. It’s for people who are new to the industry and subject, or those with experience but in need of a refresher.

Advanced Strength of Materials

This course examines the main concepts, theories and principles applied for explaining the mechanical behaviour of materials under various states of stress and strain conditions.

Sustainable Transport Planning and Engineering

This course will broaden your understanding of the wider urban environment by introducing you to transport planning, traffic engineering and highway engineering, set within the context of sustainable development.

Lean Construction

Lean construction is demanded by public sector clients (and a growing number of commercial clients) who are seeking improved performance from the industry. This course will introduce you to the concept of Lean thinking and how it can deliver improvements.