Terry Burke is Professor of Housing studies at Swinburne University. He is one of Australia’s most well-known academic researchers and conceived, developed, and taught Swinburne’s suite of social housing management courses (Grad Cert, Dip and Masters in Housing Management and Policy). He has served on many urban and housing advisory panels and committees for all levels of government and is currently on the board of the CHIA Vic.
This course provides an overview of the issues around asset management for social landlords. Asset management sounds a dry topic – just about maintenance and repairs- but it is much more than that. Good asset management is also about people management and a good understanding of what we want to get out of housing over its lifetime. It is about what and where we build, how we look after properties, how we upgrade and renew and , if necessary, why and how we dispose of them.
It would be suitable for:
This course is not for asset managers but for those who want to know more about it as part of their professional knowledge.