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APC Ask Me Anything - September Article

Welcome to September’s APC Ask Me Anything (AMA) article. The RICS Training team are running free online sessions where candidates can ask an APC Assessor anything about the process, skills development and how to give yourself the best chance of success. Below you can read through some of the key questions raised by candidates from this month’s...


Top 5 tips for commercial mediators

In my experience, lawyers and other professionals who desire to be commercial mediators are driven by three things. They want to add a new product to their service offering, they yearn for the challenge of doing something new and intellectually challenging, and they want to get paid for doing mediations.


Are you preparing for the APC Final Assessment?

If you’re counting down to your APC Final Assessment, it’s possible you may still have questions or concerns about what to expect. Fear not, as we’ve collated the top five key questions asked by candidates to our APC Assessors at recent Q&A sessions.


September Courses for RICS Training

Check out what RICS Training have on offer this month. There are a number of courses on offer including APC, Construction and Property. We have plenty to offer, both online and face to face.


The multi-stakeholder world of infrastructure

Stakeholders exist in multiple forms across construction, but the scale, longevity and critical public role of infrastructure means that the commercial manager must deal with a much more complex ecosystem.


Commercial managers: Have you got what it takes?

What does it take to make it as a commercial manager in infrastructure? Richard Graham FRICS, leader of the new RICS distance learning course in Infrastructure Commercial Management gives us his view on the skills and attributes that students will need in order to succeed in the sector


Leadership in the UK rail industry

This insight paper outlines the leadership challenge facing the UK rail sector in the current decade, drawing on both demand and supply side challenges with recommendations for the industry.


BIM: Better information management

With questions still being asked around whether Building Information Modelling (BIM) Level 2 is necessary for businesses success, it’s clear that there is still some way to go before there is sufficient understanding of how BIM will help businesses achieve digital transformation.


From QS to commercial manager… what’s the difference?

What’s the critical difference between being a quantity surveyor, a project manager in construction, or a commercial manager in infrastructure? Richard Graham FRICS, leader of our new distance learning course in Infrastructure Commercial Management, outlines how students will learn a new set of skills that augment their existing construction-based...


August Courses for RICS Training

Check out what RICS Training have on offer this month. There are a number of courses on offer including APC, Construction and Property. We have plenty to offer, both online and face to face.


APC Ask Me Anything - July Article

Welcome to July’s APC Ask Me Anything (AMA) article. The RICS Training team are running free online sessions where candidates can ask an APC Assessor anything about the process, skills development and how to give yourself the best chance of success. Below you can read through some of the key questions raised by candidates from this month’s session...


The benefits of online training

There is still a pervading perception that effective training takes place only in a classroom, with a trainer, a flip chart and workbook. Here at RICS we are challenging this perception by using the latest and best global practices in learning design to bring you online training that is engaging, effective and enjoyable. For you and your business...


Why the Red Book received an essential update

Widely known as the 'RICS Red Book', the updated edition reflects the growing importance of combining professional, technical and performance standards to deliver high-quality valuations to clients, governments, regulatory bodies and the public.


FM: It’s not only about assets, it’s about people

As the rate of technological change increases, it is up to all professionals to demonstrate their value. Facilities management (FM) professionals are of no exception. At our recent Strategic FM Conference, we heard from industry leaders on some of the latest technology and how FM professionals can remain relevant.


July Courses for RICS Training

Check out what RICS Training have on offer this month. There are a number of courses on offer including APC, Construction and Property. We have plenty to offer, both online and face to face.


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