Real Estate Development and Management Certificate

Real Estate Dev.

Start Date
October 11, 2022

Format
Blended*

Duration
5 Months

Fees
EGP 33,500

Registration Deadline
September 15, 2022

Class Schedule**
Saturday and Tuesday
6 - 9 pm

*Blended programs combine both live-online sessions and on-campus sessions.
**Click here for a detailed schedule. Schedules are subject to change. It is the participant’s responsibility to check the latest schedule on the website prior to enrollment.

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  • The Real Estate sector is unique and heterogeneous, and it has been amongst Egypt’s fastest-growing sectors over the past few years. It shows resilience against various economic challenges and continues to achieve growth at a staggering pace. This resulted in a highly competitive market in which stakeholders need to master different types of knowledge and unique skillsets to make effective and impactful decisions.

    The Real Estate Development and Management Certificate offers participants an interdisciplinary real estate deep dive in which participants will enjoy an immersive experience in real estate development, urban planning, marketing, facility management, real estate law and community management. 

    The program offers a unique mix of learning methods; peer interactions, individual and group and case studies from the local market. This provides the winning formula of theoretical and practical knowledge.

    • Develop a good understanding of principles and best practices in real estate development by applying global standards to the domestic market under the guidance of market experts and local specialists
    • Acquire the hands-on, practical knowledge and benefit from interactive discussions to review and debate current real estate challenges
    • Define components of the real estate cycle as well as the roles and influence of each function on the efficiency and effectiveness of an organization
    • Develop insight into the skills crucial to advancing your professional career in the real estate market by providing practical approaches that can be applied in business settings
    • Develop a practical and theoretical understanding of the essential aspects of real estate development management sciences
    • Discover valuable real-world knowledge, while networking with a group of professional peers
    • Professionals working in the real estate sector, construction, engineering and/or design professions; who:
      • Wish to make a qualitative leap in their real estate management careers by acquiring specialized knowledge
      • Aspire to complement their practical experience with a well-rounded education in the core real estate management sciences
      • Want to expand their knowledge on functions within the real estate development sector other than their core areas of expertise
      • Want to expand their job responsibilities to new areas or functions; and are of limited expertise in that new area
      • Are looking to better understand the holistic real estate development space and to manage their teams more effectively
    • Real estate entrepreneurs and start-up founders who wish to expand their real estate development business
  • A. Core Courses

    Real Estate Development Management; Definitions and Process (12 hrs)

    The course focuses on mapping out the real estate development process, differentiating between various stakeholders, and identifying their roles, goals and impact on the entire process. Through case studies, class discussions and simulations, participants will be equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to have a holistic understanding of the full spectrum of the development process of real estate and lay a foundation for the courses that will follow.

    Advanced Urban Land Use and Planning (24 hrs)

    This course provides the knowledge required to evaluate options for land use and planning in real estate development. It also emphasizes the mechanics of space, intensity, and context. Participants will learn to predict development capacity options and practice forecast models to predict the gross building area potential of a given land. Moreover, participants will develop an understanding of models that could accommodate a given gross building area objective based on the model selected and acquire a brief introduction to GIS and how it can help in real estate decisions.

    Real Estate Marketing and Innovation (24 hrs)

    This course provides participants with an understanding of the role marketing plays in the real estate sector. It will help participants learn how to use marketing frameworks to assess opportunities and make better customer-centric decisions on the effective deployment of the marketing mix elements. Participants will gain the competitive edge needed to stay abreast of current marketing practices in the real estate field.

    Facility Operation Management (24 hrs)

    This course is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to learn how to develop/assess a full Facility Management (FM) program; starting from creating a facility management vision, mission, and strategy to risk management techniques, operations management, and finally reaching the micro-level of procedural standardization. This course includes a practical component through real-life case studies, group projects, and hands-on training techniques to transform the program into vocational training, that enables participants to develop, evaluate and assess a facility management process.

    Legislative Framework and Laws Governing Real Estate (12 hrs)

    This course provides an understanding of the laws governing and influencing various aspects of a real estate project along with its various developmental phases. It’s designed to expose participants to the most relevant business laws governing the relationships between the key stakeholders in any real estate development project. Through real case studies, intense discussions and debates, participants will examine and apply the main legal principles and provisions used in Real Estate contracts.
    At the end of this course, participants will acquire basic legal proficiency and will be able to interact with their colleagues in the legal department or external legal counsel in formulating a real estate transaction.

    Real Estate Community Management (9 hrs)

    This course provides participants with an understanding of the role of community management as a function in real estate on both the micro and macro level. Participants will discuss various applied community management models and approaches. In addition, participants will discuss the effect of community management as a function and as an approach on the real estate market dynamics, property value and market competition.

    B. Business Acumen (Self-Paced Online) 

    Effectively operating within a business setting and making a positive impact requires a certain set of skills and competencies. Explore critical 21st-century skills needed for today’s business world, enabling passion and speed in dealing with different business situations.

    For the most updated list of Business Acumen courses, click here.

  • Admission Criteria

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Proficiency in written and spoken English
    • Five years of work experience

    Admission Process

    1. Prepare a clear scanned copy of the following documents (saved in PDF format):
      1. Original bachelor's degree certificate
      2. Work experience letter(s) indicating a minimum of required years of relevant work experience
    2. National identification card (ID)/passport
    3. Personal passport-size photo
    4. Click on apply now button on the website to start the online application process
    5. Fill in the online application and upload the above PDF documents
    6. The admissions committee will review your application and credentials and contact you if needed
    7. You will receive an acceptance email specifying the next steps for online course registration and payment

    For any inquiries regarding the application process, contact us at 15592 or send an email.

  • The program tuition fees are EGP 33,500*

    *For payment options, refer to the payment section FAQs on our website or contact us on 15592

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    • All cancellations must be sent in writing by email. A full refund will be provided for cancellations made 14 days or more before the start date of the course
    • A 50% refund will be provided for cancellations made 7 to 13 days before the start date of the course
    • No refund will be provided for cancellations made 6 days or less before the start date of the course
    • Refunds will be issued to the same payment method used to make the initial payment. Refunds to credit cards are processed within 30 days provided that the participant has the actual credit card in addition to the POS receipt or bank statement while requesting a refund
    • The refund of alliance programs is subject to the conditions of the alliance partner

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