BCMs, the need for licencing and the role of education in enhancing the profession
An insightful view on Body Corporate Management, its intricacies and future growth opportunities with Deryck Walker, RMIT
In the 9th episode of the Let’s Talk Strata Podcast, Deryck Walker draws on his extensive experience in Body Corporate Management, consultancy and education in the strata space. Deryck discusses the scope of the RMIT Certificate VI in Strata Community Management that he coordinates and how it offers a clear pathway into a career in Body Corporate Management. Deryck remarks:
For Body Corporate Managers, Deryck sheds light on critical matters such as:
Deryck talks about the seismic changes in Body Corporate Management in recent years and how information and education have begun to formalise a professional career, however, discrepancies, from a national level, pose challenges to creating consistency, uniformity in terminology, and promoting national standards and the delivery of strata services. Remarks are made on the diversity of stakeholders in Queensland and the changing service proposition for consumers, including the homogenising and specialising of providers to meet the ever-growing scope of the BCM’s role.
Deryck also reflects on the burdens on BCMs in meeting client expectations and delivering high levels of service against sustainability concerning BCM staffing, financial viability and appropriate charging for that service.
Deryck’s contact details:
Phone: 03 9925 3098