Education and Training


 

Drawing on my experience in the University environment, as the Global Chairman of the RICS Education and Membership Committee, as a member of the Australian Property Institute National Education Committee, as a member of numerous Accreditation Panels and as an External Examiner for RICS, I offer a range of tertiary education consulting services including the following:

Visiting Professor
With experience as an Adjunct Professor of Property at both the University of Queensland and the University of Technology Sydney and as a Visiting Fellow at the University of Ulster, I offer either sessional or occasional visiting roles for other Universities for teaching, research or postgraduate student support programmes.

 

Postgraduate Property Subjects
Based on my most recent book, Global Real Estate Investment Trusts: Analysis and Management (due for publication in late 2009), I will be offering post graduate subjects and courses in property investment decision making and REIT management.

Teaching
My specific areas of teaching interest include:

  • Property Investment Decision Making
  • REIT Management 
  • Property Valuation 
  • Discounted Cash Flow 
  • Capitalisation Rates
  • AVMs and Indexes
  • Property IT
  • Corporate Real Estate
  • Green Building Valuation
  • Standards and Guidance Notes

Research
My specific areas of research interest, in which I would be interested in undertaking collaborative research, include:

  • Property Investment Decision Making
  • REIT Management
  • Property Valuation
  • Discounted Cash Flow
  • Capitalisation Rates
  • AVMs and Indexes
  • Property IT
  • Corporate Real Estate
  • Green Building Valuation
  • Standards and Guidance Notes

Course Design
Advice on undergraduate and postgraduate property course structure, content and assessment including the development of new courses and the review or evaluation of existing courses.


RICS External Examination
With experience as an External Examiner for the University of Melbourne and for the University of Auckland, I may be able to undertake External Examiner roles (subject to RICS approval) and to consult to Universities on the RICS accreditation, partnership and external examination process.

Academic Consultancy
Consultancy advice on undergraduate and postgraduate property course structure, content and assessment including the development of new courses and the review or evaluation of existing courses.

Contract Roles
Fixed term roles to undertake teaching, assessment, research or administrative activities, including parental leave or long service leave infill roles.

Publications and Presentations
Please download any of my academic and industry journal papers, conference papers and presentations from the following topic areas:

  • Property Investment Decision Making
  • REIT Management
  • Property Valuation
  • Discounted Cash Flow
  • Capitalisation Rates
  • AVMs and Indexes
  • Property IT
  • Corporate Real Estate
  • Green Building Valuation
  • Standards and Guidance Notes

Training

Drawing from extensive academic research and over 25 years experience in the property funds management industry, I offer in-house and customised training courses in the following areas:

Clarity® Training
Training packages to assist management and staff in implementing and maintaining Clarity® as the property investment decision making process within their property group.

Property Investment Decision Making
Training courses on all aspects of the property investment process including vision, strategy, asset allocation, asset acquisition, risk management, performance measurement and reporting.

Property Investment Management
Training courses on all aspects of property investment management including fund management, portfolio management, asset management and property management.

REIT Management
Training courses on REIT structuring and capital management, property portfolio structuring and management, performance measurement and reporting to unitholders.

Property Valuation
Training courses on the valuation of commercial, retail and industrial property for balance sheet, mortgage and other purposes specialising in capitalisation and discounted cash flow methodologies.

AVMs and Indexes
Training courses in the design and implementation of automated valuation models (AVMs) and property performance indexes.

Green Building Valuation
Training courses focusing on the special issues arising from the valuation of investment property designed and leased on environmentally friendly or "green" principles.

Standards and Guidance Notes
Training courses that consider the application of accounting, property and valuation standards to the property valuation process.

 

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