In response to the claim that project managers are not adequately trained (4 July, page 11), I would like to point out that the RICS has created the Project Management Faculty as part of its Agenda for Change.
The faculty board is committed to providing the education that our members really need. That is: legal issues, management of risk, public sector PFIs and learning from other industries. I believe the fourth of these subjects could prove the most important to the betterment of the industry.
Project management in the real estate industry is in its infancy; with the benefit of this research and future studies we will be able to enhance the education provided to project managers.
Barrie Tankel, chairman, RICS Project Management Faculty, London.