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506 Advanced Business Relocation Assistance

October 19 @ 8:00 am - October 20 @ 5:00 pm


Advanced Business Relocation Assistance
Sponsored By: Chapter 51

506 – Advanced Business Relocation Assistance: A thorough examination of specific issues, applications and theory in business relocation assistance as they relate to the Uniform Act.

Course Number: C506
Course Title: Advanced Business Relocation Assistance
Course Level: Advanced
Course Length: 2 days – 8 AM to 5 PM Daily
IRWA Credits: 16 QEU / CEU
Prerequisites: IRWA Course 502 “Business Relocation” (or equivalent), and a minimum of 2 years actual field experience performing relocation assistance

Course Description
This course begins with a pre-assessment of the participants’ knowledge, followed by case study analysis of complex business relocation issues which require a thorough understanding of the relocation process and the Uniform Act. A detailed analysis of each case study is provided so participants understand the lead agency’s theory behind its interpretation of the situation. Facts are applied in order to simulate a relocation that is consistent with the intent of the Uniform Act.

• An advanced course that can be applied towards continuing education and recertification credit.
• Specialist: Required course for the R/W-URAC program; an elective for the R/W-RAC program.
• Loss of Tangible Personal Property
• Substitute Personal Property
• Re-Establishment Expenses
• Owner Related Expenses
• Advanced Business Relocation Theory
• Adapting Utilities to Machinery and Equipment
• Fixed Payments
Kristen Bennett, SR/WA, R/W– RAC, is the CEO of Pendulum Land Services and the President of Blackbird Right of Way LLC. Kristen is a CLIMB Certified Instructor and was the recipient of the 2020 W. Howard Armstrong Instructor of the Year award. She is currently serving as the Chair of the IRWA International Professional Education Committee (IPEC). Kristen has presented relocation sessions at the IRWA annual conference, as well as at regional seminars and symposiums around the country. Kristen is a past winner of both the Chapter 36 Professional of the Year and Young Professional of the Year Awards. Prior to founding Pendulum and Blackbird, Kristen was the Senior Managing Director for Relocation Assistance Services for Sendero Acquisitions, LP. Kristen earned her SR/WA designation in 2018 and her R/W-Relocation Assistance Certification in 2013. She earned a Bachelor of Music degree from Texas Tech University and a Master of Music degree from the prestigious Jacob’s School of Music at Indiana University. Before joining the right-of-way profession, Kristen was a professional opera singer.

James F. Braden, R/W-RAC
521 West A Avenue
North Little Rock, AR 72116
Phone: (501) 944-0701
Email: jbraden@pinnaclegroup.biz


October 19 @ 8:00 am
October 20 @ 5:00 pm
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James F. Braden, R/W-RAC
(501) 944-0701

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