Professional Development Courses

January 11, 2013 at 1:18 pm Leave a comment

 
Financing Urban Growth: The Use of Development Cost Charges and Community Amenity Contributions – Feb 22, 2013
$240 + HST = $268.80
SFU Vancouver
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This course is a comprehensive, detailed, and practical examination of the economic, legal, planning, and political dimensions of development levies, negotiated community contributions, and density bonusing as means of creating community amenities and infrastructure.
 
 
Instructors: Jay Wollenberg, president, Coriolis Consulting Corp; Bill Buholzer, associate, Young Anderson
 
 
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Real Estate Development from the Inside Out – Mondays Feb 18-March 25, 2013
$445 + HST = $498.40
 
SFU Vancouver
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This course provides insight into the industry for people who deal with real estate developers or want to learn how the development industry is structured, how it functions, who the players are, what motivates them, and how they interact. You’ll benefit from a variety of personal stories from developers with a wealth of experience.
 
Instructors: Herb Auerbach, development manager consultant; Michael Mortensen, senior development manager, Grosvenor Americas
 
Guest Speakers: Deana Grinnell, director of Land Development, Parklane; Bob Nicklin, CEO of Affordable Housing Societies; Sandra Cawley, principal, Burgess, Cawley, Sullivan and Associates Ltd.; Keith Burrell, partner, McCarthy Tetrault, Dave Leung, Westbank. 
 
 
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How Photography Can Enhance the Professional Practice of Architecture, Urban Planning, and Design – March 22, 2013
$240 + HST = $268.80
SFU Vancouver
 
Photography can enhance proposals, provide more accurate site and context evaluation, clarify and improve all kinds of communications, reduce time and construction costs, record progress, assist post-occupancy surveys, and help win awards. This course provides a basic understanding of how people visually perceive the environment around them and illustrates how photography can improve your skills and final product.
 
 
Instructor: Richard Hulbert, award-winning and published architect, urban designer, and photographer. 
 
 

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