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Level-up your professional growth with DevelopU, the ultimate professional development academy for the New Zealand property industry. Our comprehensive programmes are meticulously crafted by industry leaders to hone your leadership capabilities and amplify your industry expertise. Discover the tools, strategies, and insights needed to thrive in this city-shaping sector.

Courses for every career stage


Fast-track your learning and outshine the competition with a comprehensive baseline property education.​


Enhance your property knowledge and take your career to the next level with advanced courses that go beyond the basics.

Flagship Programmes

Encompassing the Emerging Leaders Programme, these experiences run for up to 12 months, offering unparalleled leadership development and industry mentoring.

Leadership Development

Become the leader you strive to be with our in-depth property-specific leadership courses that offer continuous improvement for the emerging and established leader.


Expand your horizons with our stream of always-changing hot topic courses that cover everything from ESG and PropTech to the circular economy and more!

Upcoming Workshops

πŸš€ 9AM-4:30PM | 19 FEBRUARY 2024
Transform your leadership potential into action: from team member to effective manager.
πŸš€ 9AM-12PM | 26 FEBRUARY 2024
Empower your organisation towards meaningful ESG change through PropTech.
πŸš€ 9AM-4:30PM | 4 MARCH 2024
Understand the fundamentals of residential, commercial and industrial valuation.
πŸš€ 9AM-4:30PM | 18 MARCH 2024
Think the development process starts when the shovel meets the site? Then this is the course for you.
πŸš€ 9AM-12PM | 27 MARCH 2024
Get up to date with the world’s fastest-growing housing model and explore its future in Aotearoa NZ.
πŸš€ 9AM-4:30PM | 6 MAY 2024
New to property or looking to improve your basic industry knowledge? We’ve got you covered.
πŸš€ 9AM-4:30PM | 20 MAY 2024
New to commercial and industrial property management or looking to upskill?

What is DevelopU?

DevelopU bridges the property knowledge gap.

Whether you’re a valuer wanting a better understanding of the property development process or a local government official looking to upskill on Property 101, there’s a course for all career stages, from introductory fundamentals right through to advanced offerings for the seasoned professional.


Do you have a topic or area of property that you would like to learn more about? Drop us a line to add it to the list of potential future courses.

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DevelopU Manager

Sally Schmall
+64 21 198 4625 sally@propertynz.co.nz

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Don’t take our word for it – see what recent DevelopU participants have to say!

“This programme has allowed me to explore different opportunities and ultimately advance a career that I would have never thought was possible.”

Charly Baik

Participant, Emerging Leaders Programme

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