Breda, Netherlands

Innovative Real Estate Concepts

when 6 July 2015 - 10 July 2015
duration 1 week
credits 2 EC
fee EUR 750

New ways of working, also known as NWoW, is no longer a “new” phenomenon. In the Netherlands knowledge of, and research into the planning, design and implementation of these workplaces have achieved a high level op professionalization. By means of lectures, workshops and site visits, the focus of the summer school will be on understanding the relationship between the organizational goals and ambitions, the needs and requirements of employees, and the impact thereof on real estate.

The Summer School will focus on helping participants to understand and obtain insight into the complexity of how organisations make decisions on

what the most suitable workplace would be for their specific organisational identity (“What we want”)
the choices that need to be made in realizing and implementing the desired new work environment (“How do we get there?”)
what the impact thereof will be on the management and procurement of real estate.
The SummerSchool will last for one week (see date above) and will be held daily from 09:00 – 12:00 and from 13:00 – 16:00. In addition to the course-related activities ( lectures, workshops and site visits), a social programme will also be organised to introduce participants to the Dutch culture. All participants will be awarded a certificate to proof their participation and successful completion of the SummerSchool.

Course leader

Ms. Monica Parker
Hatch Analytics, London, UK

Ms. Monica Parker
Hatch Analytics, London, UK

Ms. Suvi Nenonen
Research Manager, Aalto University, School of Science and Technology, Helsinki, Finland

Ms. Suvi Nenonen
Research Manager, Aalto Uni

Target group

All bachelor students

Course aim

After successfully completing this SumemrSchool, participants will be able to:

Understand the concept of “New Ways of Working”
Apply knowledge and understanding regarding the organisational objectives for / with NWoW and the impact thereof on real estate management
Apply knowledge of a process model for supporting decision-making on new workplace and real estate strategies
Translate organisational objectives into conceptual choices for realising the desired new workplace and/or real estate concept
Have insight and understanding op optimal implementation strategies

Credits info

2 EC
Based on a successful completion of this course.

Fee info

EUR 750: Program fee (including course materials and social program)
EUR 600: DISCOUNT for students of NHTV as well as partner universities!