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Join us on site, at a massive property development in London. Explore the issues, meet the experts.
Join the fast paced world of international property and hear from industry experts developing the International Quarter London near the Olympic Park about the challenges of working on a huge project. Who makes the decisions? How does this impact on local residents and the environment? Is it really possible to create sustainable developments that work for all? Explore and discuss conflicting views behind the development of a major site.
Could you be the next sustainability star, estates expert or managing director of a whole project? Take your first step on the pathway to a career in property.
- What is property and how is it developed?
- Why do we need property?
- Who needs to be involved when developing property?
- What are the key issues which impact the property industry? What role do sustainability, globalisation and technology play in property investment, development and management?
- How will the property industry develop in the future?
- Which career opportunities are available within the property industry?
Associate Professor of Urban Planning & Development, Henley Business School, University of Reading
Dr Emma Street is an Associate Professor in the Department of Real Estate and Planning, Henley Business School, University of Reading. She is the Undergraduate Programme Director.
The University of Reading was founded in 1892 during a period of rapid development in the city of Reading, England. This is one of the Red Brick University.
FutureLearn is a massive open online course (MOOC) learning platform founded in December 2012.
It is a company launched and wholly owned by The Open University in Milton Keynes, England. It is the first UK-led massive open online course learning platform, and as of March 2015 included 54 UK and international University partners and unlike similar platforms includes four non-university partners: the British Museum, the British Council, the British Library and the National Film and Television School.