The UDIA NSW Professional Development Program was established in 2005 and is designed by leading industry experts to best enable our members to succeed in our ever growing and dynamic industry. To support the personal and professional growth of our members, UDIA NSW provides a wide range of training courses from one-day courses to an 18-week online course.

Visit the Professional Development Calendar page to see upcoming course dates open for registration.

Click here to download the UDIA NSW Professional Development Prospectus 2021

Development Industry Courses


Click below to view more information on each course. To see current courses open for registration and the guest speakers confirmed to present, please visit the course registration page via the Professional Development Calendar page.


Development Essentials
Gain an understanding of the property development process and what resources and expertise are needed to complete a successful development project through this 4-day course. There are 4 modules open for registration. Choose to attend the full course or individual modules suited to your needs.

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Essentials of Property Law
Delivered by experts in various areas of property development law, this extensive course covers eight key areas of property law and will bring you up to date on changes which are occurring.

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Financial Feasibility Stage 1: An Overview
Run as a practical workshop, participants will receive an introduction on how to operate a lead software package – ARGUS EstateMaster.

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Financial Feasibility Stage 2: Applied
This hands-on learning experience uses a detailed case study of a site in Sydney to conduct a feasibility study from start to finish. We recommend attending this course after completing the Financial Feasibility Stage 1 Course.

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Placemaking & Urban Design
Placemaking should be a critical consideration in any development. Learn from industry leaders how to successfully execute urban design.

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Dealing with Government
Gain an understanding of how government authorities operate and their particular responsibilities and learn how to effectively and efficiently deal with government.

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Property Research & Analytics
Receive hands on experience using three of CoreLogic’s industry leading property research and analytics platforms RP Data Professional, Cordell Connect and Blockbrief.

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Online Vocational Education  


BSB40920 Certificate IV In Project Management Practice, Specialising in Property Development

This is the only nationally-recognised qualification of its kind teaching project management competencies unique to the property development industry. The course has been written by UDIA NSW in partnership with its members and vocational education experts and teaches the critical skills of project management such as identifying project scope, managing time, cost and quality, contract negotiation, team engagement and stakeholder communication.

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Business Workshops 


Our half-day Business Workshops are currently on hold. If you are interested in attending one of these workshops, please email us at to express your interest.


It’s All About Confidence & Presence
Be confident in the workplace, have your opinion heard, learn to look and sound like the authority in your field and manage your nerves under pressure.

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Building Business Networks
Be prepared and confident while networking, learn how to stand out, how to break into a group conversation and develop your networking strategy.

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Speaking To Influence & Persuade
Learn to refine your presentation skills, become more confident in your communication, structure a presentation, build immediate rapport, and maintain your professionalism under pressure.

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Why Study With UDIA NSW


Courses Tailored To Our Industry
Through applied knowledge, relevant and timely information and the provision of practical examples, attendees can apply what they learn in the classroom to their current role.


Learn From Industry Leaders
Our professional development program is written and delivered by some of Australia’s most influential property development experts.


Earn CPD Points
If our courses are relevant to your training needs you can claim CPD points. Please note that UDIA NSW does not award CPD points. Please contact your relevant association or certifying body to confirm how many CPD points your selected course or workshop would be awarded prior to registering.


Member Discounts
All employees of member companies save up to 30% off the standard fee for any UDIA NSW training course, workshop or tour.


Grow Your Network
More than 2,500 industry professionals have attended our courses since 2005. Students are given a unique opportunity to network with attendees and presenters through our small class sizes, group lunches, site visits and keep in touch with fellow classmates long after they leave the classroom through our events and extensive networking opportunities.


Corporate Training
We provide corporate training solutions for groups of ten or more in both Sydney and regional NSW. Corporate training is a practical and cost-effective way to develop or maintain the skills and knowledge of your staff. A tailored program can be delivered at your company premises for convenience.

We are COVID-Safe

UDIA NSW is committed to providing a safe event environment for our attendees, speakers, hosts and staff . Click here to view our COVID-Safe Event Plan.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact us at or on 02 9262 1214.

Course Speakers


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