Nine EMEA region corporate real estate executives, including from the UK and Germany, have been recognized for completing the professional development series for the CoreNet Global Master of Corporate Real Estate® (MCR) Designation.
2010's graduates have hailed from several major corporate organizations, including Shell, Oracle and Johnson Controls, plus two graduates from Cisco Systems. The full roll-call of EMEA graduates includes:
- Steve Cross, Asset Manager, Shell
- Peter Felton, Senior Manager, Design & Construction, EMEA, Cisco Systems
- Paul Garlicki, Senior Director RE Portfolio, Oracle
- James Hamilton, Real Estate and Infrastructure Projects Manager, NC Production Operations Company
- Suzanne Lesley Wright, Senior Workplace Consultant, Johnson Controls
- Victoria Mullins, Real Estate Consultant, DTZ
- Stewart Owen, Service Development Manager, Styles & Wood
- Elizabeth Parry, Real Estate Manager, Cisco Systems
- Claudio Taulli, Facilities/Real Estate Manager, EMEA, Novell
A total of 93 executives graduated in the 'Class of 2010', with 72 MCR graduates and 21 SLCR (Senior Leader of Corporate Real Estate) graduates, with students coming from all over the world including Australia, Canada, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, the UK, Kazakhstan and the United States.
The CoreNet Global MCR professional designation is part of a comprehensive career development program for the corporate real estate industry. The MCR provides essential skills that focus on critical business issues. It reflects strategic competence and successful experience as a corporate real estate expert.
"The MCR conveys superior training, practical experience, professional competence and a high level of industry knowledge," said Angela Cain, CEO of CoreNet Global. "These are credentials recognized by corporate real estate leadership worldwide. Graduates of the rigorous MCR program have earned respect and admiration as experts in the disciplines of corporate real estate."
The MCR program was established in 1982 and is the professional designation of CoreNet Global, which is the largest worldwide organization devoted to the professional education of corporate real estate professionals. CoreNet Global has graduated 1581 MCRs since 1982 worldwide. Today, there are more than 927 active MCRs globally, including Asia, Australia, EMEA, New Zealand and North America.
To receive the MCR designation, professionals must complete 104 hours of classroom training by completing three required seminars, two elective seminars and a Capstone within a five-year period. An assessment is given at the end of each seminar and a passing grade must be earned to receive credit. Each designee will further their education through continuing professional development which must be renewed every three years.