Introduction to Commercial Property Management

This course serves as an introduction or refresher course for those who need to develop an intermediate understanding of how to manage commercial property. Attendees will learn the key differences around the management of commercial property versus residential property, including typical agreements, how to deal with clients’ money and renewing a lease.

They will also understand more about the important rules and regulations that govern the management of commercial property, including the security of tenure under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 and laws around the licensing of property.


Agents with one or a few landlord clients with commercial property who require a greater understanding of the management techniques required.


  • Dealing with clients' instructions and typical agreements
  • Clients' money
  • Leases v licences
  • Agreeing heads of terms and instructing the lawyers
  • Full repairing v internal repairing v effective full repairing leases
  • Meaning of rent, insurance rent and recovery of rent arrears
  • Security of tenure under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 and contracting out of the 1954 Act
  • Dealing with lease renewals
  • Major lease covenants including: Rent reviews and break clauses, Dealing with requests for assignment, subletting and alterations/improvements, Dealing with repairs and dilapidations issues, and Restrictions on/changes of use
  • Forfeiture, waiver and surrender
  • Licensing of property


Introduction to Commercial Property Management

  • London TBC - Tuesday 10th November 2020 09:15 - 16:30
    Only 2 spaces available
    Member Price: £185.00 (+VAT)
    Non-member price: £255.00 (+VAT)

What do the delegates think?

"The course was marvellous. Kevin was great - very engaging and enthusiastic. Excellent knowledge and I would recommend"

Claire Gamble

Waiting list

If the date you would like is fully booked and you would like to be placed onto the waiting list, please email with your name, contact details and how many places you would like; if a place becomes available we will then contact you. Alternatively if we have sufficient interest we will try and arrange an additional date for the course to run. 

In-house training

This course is also available in-house. For more information on this please contact the Courses department on 01926 417 787 or email

Alternative dates or locations

To register your interest in alternative dates and locations for this course please email


Level: Foundation
CPD: 7 hours

face to face

Face to Face

Meet Your Trainer

Kevin Aspin, ICBA Trainer

Kevin Aspin

Kevin is a practising Chartered Surveyor having qualified with first class accreditation in 1990. Kevin has over thirty years experience in commercial property and specialises in Valuation, Asset Management and Commercial Property Management. Kevin also assists many organisations with the development of their property strategies.

Kevin lectures at the University of Salford on both under and post graduate property degree courses as well as being a retained trainer for the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Kevin is a popular and regular Speaker at Property Conferences.

In his limited spare time, Kevin manages a Junior football team and enjoys national heritage.

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