Material shortages – an economic viewpoint – webinar 3rd November

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Live UCEM CPD Webinar with Q&As 12:30-13:30 (GMT), 3 November 2021 – Session CLOSED

Join Janet Hontoir BSc (Econ) PCGE RSA (Cert) TEFL FCIB, for some economic insight into the issue of material shortages in the built environment. She will examine what factors can exacerbate such a situation and what coping strategies and options might there be for businesses in the short, medium & long term.   

This webinar is one of the UCEM Online Academy expert speaker series delivered by subject matter experts on industry relevant topics. It is particularly suitable for surveyors, contractors, property mangers, construction professionals and students who want to enrich their knowledge regarding the issue of materials shortages in today’s economic market.

1 hours CPD

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Material Shortages  – an economic viewpoint

Speaker Details

Janet Hontoir BSc (Econ) PCGE RSA (Cert) TEFL FCIB
UCEM BSc Module Leader 

Janet Hontoir joined UCEM in 2005 as an associate tutor in economics and she became a full-time tutor in September 2016. She is the module leader for the Economics for the Built Environment module on the UCEM BSc programme.  She is a member of the Academic Board and of the Sustainability Working Group. Janet was previously a senior lecturer at IFS University College – now the London Institute of Banking and Finance – specialising in financial markets and risk. Janet has a degree in Economics from London University, a PGCE from Brunel University and an RSA Certificate in teaching English as a Foreign Language. She is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers.

Webinar Content

The presentation will examine the following areas

  • An overview of the current global situation
  • Macro and micro causes
  • Consequences for business in the built environment
  • Potential coping strategies for the short, medium, and long-term


When: Wednesday 3rd November 2021, 12:30-13:30 (GMT)

Location: This will be a live seminar delivered via Zoom.  Access details to Zoom will be supplied in the week preceding the CPD event and posted onto the course page

CPD certificate

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