Is competency based training the most effective and therefore most legitimate for all training?

Is competency based training the most effective and therefore most legitimate for all training?

Generally, a competency is seen as a combination of attributes underlying some aspect of successful professional performance. A competent professional is considered to be a person who has the attributes necessary for job performance to the appropriate standard. The concept of the appropriate standard is important and can be defined as the level of performance […]

Why do we need to undertake continual learning?

Why do we need to undertake continual learning?

Over recent years I’m continually asked a range of questions about current training methods and especially about the need for ‘lifelong learning’. I thought it would be a good opportunity and time to communicate some of my thoughts and findings gained over many years working and researching within the real estate industry in Australia. A […]

Forget lectures, this degree turns the office into the classroom

Forget lectures, this degree turns the office into the classroom

People often say they learnt more in the first six months of their job than they did over the entire university degree which got them hired – but, until recently, learning in the workplace went largely unrecognised. Whereas students who are taught the theory of, say, marketing or finances get academic qualifications at the end […]

Australian real estate agents’ association names new CEO

Australian real estate agents’ association names new CEO

National Real Estate Association to rebrand, provide education and training for agents, double membership and deliver engaging industry content, CEO Craig Currie says. A nation-wide nonprofit representing real estate agents has announced a new CEO and ambitious plans to double membership within five years by leading the field in the provision of training, accreditation and […]

President’s Message

President’s Message

The need to supply superior products and services and to compete effectively in the current real estate market is pressing. The increasing complexity and instability in many markets dictates that every real estate office whether small, medium or large and every real estate professional must have the skills and focus to develop effective plans and […]