Celebrating over 20 years of Built Environment Education, Research & Advice

Devan Nair Institute for Employment & Employability

80 Jurong East Street 21
#04-08, Singapore 609607
Tel: (65) 6563 4166
Fax: (65) 6563 4156
Email: enquiry@recc.com.sg

Executive Training Courses




Every business requires space to operate in, real estate/property as such forms an essential factor of production incurring cost. For most corporate businesses, this cost is quite substantial. Where the property is owned for organisational use and/or as investments, the profile of as well as the way in which real estate resources are managed can have an impact on the organisation’s ability to achieve its business objectives and profit margins. Most real estate arrangements involve long-term commitments; real estate assets are also not very liquid. Real estate management thus requires skills that are normally different from running any other business.


The specific objectives of the course are to:

  • Understand the Position of Real Estate within the Business Organisation
  • Appreciate the Specific Contributions that Real Estate can make to Business Activities
  • Analyse the Link Between Real Estate Portfolio, Asset and Facilities Management
  • Provide Knowledge on the Efficient and Effective Management of Real Estate Resources
  • Provide Guidance on the Implementation and Monitoring of Real Estate Objectives.

COURSE PROGRAMME (8.30 am – 5.30 pm)

  • Real Estate and The Corporate Business
    • Real Estate: a Contributing Resource
    • Key Real Estate Objectives and Issues
    • Levels of Real Estate Management
  • The Real Estate Portfolio
    • Appropriate Real Estate Resources
    • Real Estate Audit: A Starting Point
    • Assessing Real Estate Resources in a Portfolio Context
  • Real Estate Asset Management and Facilities Management
    • Pro-active Real Estate Management
    • The Real Estate Management Exercise
    • Facilities Management Functions and Activities
  • Total Quality Management
    • ‘Quality’ and ‘TQM’
    • A ‘TQ’ Approach
    • Quality, Business and the Customer


Wong Tuck Wah

Mr Wong is an Associate Faculty with UniSIM and an ACTA certified facilitator with more than 30 years of experience in working with people across all levels, from Board to Rank and File. He has held senior positions in Government and was formerly Chief Operating Officer of National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) Healthcare Co-operative Ltd and was responsible for facilities acquisition, management and business operations. Mr Wong sits on the panel of experts pertaining to employment relations with the Asia Productivity Organisation (APO) and has provided consultancy and facilitation services to many APO member countries.

Dr. Quah Lee Kiang

Dr Quah is the Director of the Real Estate & Construction Centre and the Real Estate & Construction Academy in Singapore.  She has extensive regional and international experience in Project and Facilities Management & Maintenance research, advice and academia.  He professional affiliations include being past President of the Chartered Institute of Building Singapore Centre, Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Asia Board, Singapore Board and Asia Pacific Sustainability Board.  Dr Quah is currently Chairperson of the Sustainability Committee in the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) Singapore Chapter.


Devan Nair Institute for Employment & Employability
80 Jurong East St 21, Singapore 609607


$615 nett per person. Course fees includes full colour course documentation and refreshments at tea breaks. 

RECC is pleased to inform that course fee funding of $112.50 per person is available from e2i, subject to terms and conditions being met. Please enquire for further details


The course will benefit those who have a vested interest in buildings including:

  • Developers
  • Building Owners
  • Government Officials
  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Project Managers
  • Quantity Surveyors
  • Contractors/Sub-Contractors/Suppliers
  • Property Managers
  • Facilities Managers
  • Maintenance Managers
  • Management Corporations
  • Town Councils
  • and Others


Cancellations made one week before the scheduled commencement date of the course will be subjected to an administrative fee of $100.00. The full fee of $615.00 will be payable thereafter for any cancellation; substitutions can be made at any time.


Mr Ken Chew
Tel: 6563 4166
Fax: 6563 4156 
E-mail: exectrg@recc.com.sg


It may be necessary for reasons beyond RECC’s control, to change the content and timing of the programme and the identity of the course leader/s.



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