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April 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.


FM defines the future

After a fantastic day launching the new RICS Conflicts of Interest Professional Statement to great recognition and market support, today was the day for facilities management to take centre stage and compete with the sunshine for an audience.


Airbnb: A home away from home

Whether a couch or an apartment for a night, a castle for a week, or a villa for a month, Airbnb connects people to unique travel experiences at any price point. With two million homes available in over 34,000 cities and 190 countries, Airbnb is connecting the global population in innovative ways, changing the face of real estate and the hotel...


RICS hosts assessor training in China

RICS China have held an Assessor Refresher Training course to ensure that updated assessment standards are consistently delivered to assessors. Trainers are encouraged to attend the assessment days six times a year as part of a CPD programme.


Technology and the future of construction

Dr. Rick Huijbregts, Digital Transformation, Cisco, Americas, spoke at RICS COBRA 2016 on the ways in which innovative technologies are changing the future of real estate construction and infrastructure.


Leveraging tech and best practice to transform a campus

Almost 51% of energy from buildings is used to heat them. If we can design, construct and manage buildings in a more integrated and collaborative way, we can save huge sums of money to reinvest back into more worthwhile endeavours. This is the view taken by Director of Planning, Architecture and Renewal Projects at York University, Canada,...


TED Talk: Can we make things that make themselves?

MIT researcher Skylar Tibbits works on self-assembly -- the idea that instead of building something (a chair, a skyscraper), we can create materials that build themselves, much the way a strand of DNA zips itself together. It's a big concept at early stages; Tibbits shows us three in-the-lab projects that hint at what a self-assembling future...


March 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.


Hudson Yards: Rewriting New York's West Side Story

New York is one of the smartest and most visited cities in the world. Therefore, to build a new area from scratch on an old rail yard in west Manhattan which rivals places like Madison Avenue, Times Square and Central Park as places to live, work and play might seem a crazy ambition.


Infrastructure: Moving millions of people and keeping them happy

From a simple bus stop in a small community to mega developments in big cities, infrastructure has a transformative effect on the people that use it. This couldn’t be more evident in the densely populated cities across India, where population profiles include the very wealthy, as well as the very poor, and all of whom would hugely benefit from...


Choosing the right valuation course – hear from our trainer

Before enrolling on any training course, it’s always important to be sure it can address the gaps in your knowledge and enable you to progress your career to the next level. With RICS offering three distance learning programmes on valuation, trainer Kate Taylor FRICS reflects on her early career to help explain how each course could be relevant to...


February 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.


Project Management Training with RICS

Tim Jones FRICS, member of the RICS Project Management Global Board, and Andy West, Senior Consultant at ILX Group, discuss why they believe developing project management skills is the key to success for any professional in the built environment.


5 must-read books for FM professionals

Following the news of our historic partnership with the International Facility Management Association (IFMA), our Bookshop Manager Paulo Ferreira shares his recommendations for the five books every facilities management (FM) professional should read, which can all be ordered from the RICS Bookshop.


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