Understanding the Development Process


On completing the course, the learners will have a basic understanding of the process and the key risk areas.

This course is suitable for Development and Regeneration staff who have some general understanding of the housing sector or senior staff and board members who desire a better general understanding of the development process.


Course Plan

Covering the following areas:

  1. Context and background of property development and project management
  2. Site identification
  3. Feasibility study
  4. Purchase and conveyancing
  5. Managing the design process
  6. The planning system
  7. Procurement
  8. Building contract issues
  9. Snagging, practical completion, handover and defects


Duration: 2 days

Intensive interactive learning with exercises.

Suggested preparation

A comprehensive handout is provided with this course. While not essential, it is helpful to scan this before the course. Please come armed with a list of questions you have, jargon you have heard and terms used that you don’t understand, so that we can make sure you go away feeling more prepared for your role.  There are no stupid questions.


Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this module.


The Understanding the Development Process course is CPD certified. On completion you will be provided with a CPD certificate.



1 – 2 October 2024


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£900 +VAT (per delegate)
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