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Rice Business - Real Estate Investment and Development

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8 weeks
Full time/part time
Diploma / certificate
Online / Distance
Houston
English
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About this program

Rice Business - Real Estate Investment and Development

Identify and analyze the commercial viability of real estate investments and developments.

Earn an official certificate of professional achievement from Rice University.

Despite the economic turbulence of the past decade, the real estate industry in the U.S. has only gone from strength to strength in recent years. In this online short course from Rice Universitys Jones Graduate School of Business, gain an introduction to the current commercial real estate and property development market. By examining the real estate ecosystem from a holistic perspective, youll unpack the fundamental skills necessary to facilitate informed commercial real estate investment and development decisions.

Over the course of eight short weeks online, youll learn to assess the feasibility of property investments, explore the concepts and techniques used to analyze commercial real estate assets and discover the instruments commonly used to finance these assets. Youll also learn to personally analyze and identify commercially viable real estate for development.

Admission requirements

Is this course for you?

This online short course is designed for both property developers and entrepreneurs who want to identify and analyze the viability of real estate investments and developments. It is beneficial for real estate agents, brokers and property managers who want to deepen their knowledge of the commercial real estate ecosystem. Finance professionals will gain a holistic understanding of the specific financial tools and techniques required to assess the feasibility of an investment.


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Program content

Course curriculum

Unpack the concepts that inform commercial real estate investment and development decisions as you work through the weekly modules of this online short course.

Orientation module

Welcome to your Online Campus

Module 1

The logic behind real estate investment decisions

Module 2

The factors affecting real estate value

Module 3

The real estate system and the developer

Module 4

Property level evaluation

Module 5

Leverage and the impact on risk and return

Module 6

Economic feasibility of a development project

Module 7

Equity partners

Module 8

Making investment decisions

Program delivery

Duration

  • 8 weeks Excluding orientation
  • 7–10 hours per week Self-paced learning online

Tuition

Total Tuition Fee:£2049

Qualification

About the certificate

Learn about real estate investment and development and earn an official executive education certificate from Rice University's Jones Graduate School of Business.

Assessment is continuous and based on a series of practical assignments completed online. In order to be issued with a certificate, youll need to meet the requirements outlined in the course handbook. The handbook will be made available to you as soon as you begin the course.

Your certificate will be issued in your legal name and sent to you upon successful completion of the course, as per the stipulated requirements.

What will set you apart

On completion of this course, youll walk away with:

  • The ability to identify and analyze the commercial viability of real estate investments and developments.
  • An understanding of the commercial real estate ecosystem as a whole.
  • Knowledge of the financial tools and techniques required to assess the feasibility of an investment.

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