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Development/Project Brief Competency Masterclass

Web class Online, 13 Feb 2018

Having a comprehensive understanding of a clients’ brief ensures that you meet the expectations of the clients’ requirements. But can you demonstrate your ability to meet clients’ needs in APC assessments?

This competency master class is a must for those who regularly work with project briefs in relation to developments. Having the knowledge and skills within this subject is an essential part of a surveyor’s role. Assessors will consider how you manage information provided by a client in both a functional and operational capacity.
 
Receive practical guidance that will allow you to fulfil the RICS requirements in your assessments (templates, case studies and practical discussion), Discuss challenges you’ve faced with both fellow candidates and your trainer, an experienced APC assessor and review techniques for answering questions during your final interview to ensure you have the best chance for success.

Who should attend

  • Any candidates who will have to demonstrate Development/Project Briefs competency to levels 2 or 3 during the course of their route to membership
  • Any candidates who will have to demonstrate Development/Project Briefs competency within other competency areas to levels 1, 2 or 3 during the course of their route to membership
  • The class will also be suitable for mentors, sponsors, supervisors and councillors of APC candidates wishing to ensure that they can provide appropriate support for their candidates.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the Web Class, you will be able to:

  • Complete the templates for the competency with the right level of detail to allow the assessors to prepare for the interview
  • Identify how to best respond to assessors’ questions at each level
  • Present relevant experience to support your answers
  • Avoid the most common mistakes and pitfalls

Format

Using a PowerPoint presentation as a basis, you will take part in a series of discussions and interactive exercises that will help apply knowledge learnt in the session to real-life scenarios. Questions and answer sessions will be interspersed throughout.

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Content

  • Top tips for best practice in Development/ Project Briefs
  • Define RICS competency levels 1, 2 and 3
  • Good and bad examples of sample submissions
  • Responding to assessors questions
  • Top tops for demonstrating competence
  • Common pitfalls to avoid

Price Excl. VAT

£30.00 for RICS members

£30.00 for non-members