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Business skills for planners - Birmingham - CPD MASTERCLASS

Tuesday, 08 December 2020 at 9:00AM - 4:00PM
Etc venues, Maple House, 150 Corporation Street, Birmingham B4 6TB, UK
RTPI Training

Delegate numbers are restricted to enhance learning outcomes



Course Aim

This masterclass focuses on the business skills planners need to succeed in both the private and public sectors.

Through a combination of expert trainer input, discussion and group work, you will:

  • Use a range of tools and techniques for customer/client liaison
  • Learn how to demonstrate the value of planning to clients, elected members and the community
  • Gain insight into service planning and the management of planning teams

RTPI Core CPD LogoCore CPD Framework:

- Business Development
- Championing Planning


Our Trainer - Victoria Hughes


Vicky Hughes designs and delivers soft skills training programmes across Town Planning as well as various other sectors. Vicky has previously had a long standing career operating as a Recruitment Partner within the Planning Industry. She has worked with many organisations to attract and make new hires, increase staff engagement, improve staff retention and more recently on developing their soft skills training. This includes areas such as communication styles, client development, and general business skills. Vicky is also an affiliate member of the RTPI.


The RTPI supports the adoption of all 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals and this course specifically supports:

SDG 4SDG 8SDG 9SDG 11UN Emblem


For the concessions rate, you need to be a student, unemployed or retired.

*Early bird price for all training events is 15% off if you book by the end of February 2020*

Please note all training events will be open for registration from 09:00 until 09:30.

All bookings are self-service and if you are a member you will need your membership number and password to login.

If you are having difficulties booking please contact us on 020 7929 8400 or email


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(Early bird) RTPI Member £212.00 + VAT: £42.40 To book Log In.
(Early bird) Non-member £305.00 + VAT: £61.00
(Early bird) RTPI Member concession £127.00 + VAT: £25.40 To book Log In.
(Early bird) Non-member concession £220.00 + VAT: £44.00
RTPI Member £249.00 + VAT: £49.80 To book Log In.
Non-member £359.00 + VAT: £71.80
RTPI Member concession £149.00 + VAT: £29.80 To book Log In.
Non-member concession £259.00 + VAT: £51.80