REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT
AND DEVELOPMENT

An Online Short Course

When you pursue executive education from Rice Business—a nationally recognized school ranked No. 1 for graduate entrepreneurship1—you join a community of industry leaders who are finding new and groundbreaking ways to think about real estate.

In just eight weeks, we’ll equip you with the real-world knowledge needed for a career in real estate investment, from learning how to assess the feasibility of development projects and valuing assets to raising capital through equity financing.

SHORT COURSE STARTS

October 13, 2021

REGISTRATION IS OPEN THOUGH

October 5, 2021

TIME COMMITMENT:

7–10 Hours per Week

COURSE LENGTH:

8 Weeks

Apply Skills to Your Job in Real Time

Our short course will give you a holistic approach to commercial real estate and will empower you to

  • identify and analyze the commercial viability of real estate investments and developments,
  • understand the commercial real estate ecosystem as a whole,
  • harness financial tools and techniques required to assess the feasibility of an investment.

Course Curriculum

You will complete the following self-paced modules over eight weeks:

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

Upon completion, you will receive a certificate from Rice Business as tangible proof of your newly acquired skills and knowledge.

Led by Industry Experts

The online short course is guided by Rice Business faculty and industry experts who have in-depth experience in real estate finance. They will teach you about option pricing, fixed income and mortgage-backed securities, and they will provide helpful real-world examples on how they have applied these models at work.

The Online Short Course Experience

The Real Estate Investment and Development online short course from Rice Business will empower you for a career in real estate investment with

an easy-to-use virtual classroom called the Online Campus that has everything you need in one place;

interactive and engaging coursework that features Prezis, video lectures, practice quizzes and module notes;

a helpful discussion board where you can share ideas with, and ask questions to, your Head Tutor and classmates.

Invest in Your Future

Accelerate your career in real estate with skills and
knowledge you can directly apply to your role.

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