Certification Package: [HYBRID] Foundations of Real Estate (FoRE) Certificate - Fall 2021

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Designed to deliver a substantive introduction to the fundamental issues and concepts in commercial real estate, each of the component modules covers a different aspect of the field of real estate. Upon completion of the certificate, you will have gained a solid understanding of the fundamentals of commercial real estate, and will be well placed to continue your education through other ULI courses. For more information about the course and its format, please visit the Overview tab. 

Format

This certificate contains on demand content that is supplemented by live instructor-led sessions. For information on the material that will be covered in each live session, please visit the Format tab.

Dates
    September 29, October 6, 13, 20, 27, November 3, and 10 | 4:30-5:30 PM EST
Pricing
  • Currently all nonmembers and members pay $940 - our lowest rate!

This certificate is available to students (members and non-members) at a 50% discount. Please email learning@uli.org for the discount code.

Foundations of Real Estate (FoRE) Certificate

This on-demand online certificate offers you a comprehensive introduction to the field of commercial real estate. The certificate includes five modules with 30 hours of content: the Overview, Finance and Investment, Multifamily and Office, the Pro Forma, and Development. You are guided through a series of inspiring videos led by experienced instructors and practitioners with carefully curated accompanying materials. Course materials include ULI Case Studies and reports as well as additional readings and assignments. Successful completion of each module and the accompanying exam will allow you to earn the Certificate in the Foundations of Commercial Real Estate.

Overview

Introduction to the Foundations of Real Estate provides an overview of the concepts, issues, systems, tools, and players in the commercial real estate ecosystem. This course consists of five modules leading to the Certificate in the Fundamentals of Real Estate. This course has been developed by the Urban Land Institute to extend the possibility of a career in the interdisciplinary field of commercial real estate to a new and diverse group of practitioners. ULI is a nonprofit education and research organization with over 45,000 members worldwide, dedicated to providing leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide.

Designed to deliver a substantive introduction to the fundamental issues and concepts in commercial real estate, each of the component modules covers a different aspect of the field of real estate. Upon completion of the certificate, you will have gained a solid understanding of the fundamentals of commercial real estate, and will be well placed to continue your education through other ULI courses.

The certificate includes five modules with 30 hours of content: the Overview, Finance and Investment, Multifamily and Office, the Pro Forma, and Development. You are guided through a series of inspiring videos led by experienced instructors and practitioners with carefully curated accompanying materials. Course materials include ULI Case Studies and reports as well as additional readings and assignments. Successful completion of each module and the accompanying exam will allow you to earn the Certificate in the Foundations of Commercial Real Estate.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this certificate, you will be able to:

  • Identify and understand the fundamental concepts within the ecosystem of real estate development.
  • Understand the roles and concerns of the variety of professionals engaged in the real estate development ecosystem, from financers and developers to lenders, public officials, architects, community advocates, city planners, landscapers, and environmentalists.
  • Understand the basic risks and rewards of different modes of real estate development and management from selling to leasing to redeveloping.
  • Demonstrate fluency with the financial concepts and tools most used in the industry.
  • Compete for entry-level roles within the real estate ecosystem. 

Certificate Format

This certificate contains on demand content that is supplemented by live instructor sessions on the following dates: September 29, October 6, 13, 20, 27,  November 3, and 10 all from 4:30-5:30 PM EST.

All content is available for 90 days from first access. For extension inquiries, please email learning@uli.org.

ULI Learning is provided by the Urban Land Institute.

This certificate is available to students (members and non-members) at a 50% discount. Please email learning@uli.org for the discount code.

Topics

  • Development
  • Finance and Investment
  • Pro Forma Modeling

Experience Level

  • Foundational

This certificate is designed for beginning-level participants looking for foundational information and insights.

Career Stage

  • Undergraduate University Students
  • Beginning Real Estate Professionals

This certificate is designed for those considering a career in real estate, new to real estate, or changing from one industry area to another.


Certificate Format

This certificate contains on demand content that is supplemented by live instructor sessions on the following dates: September 29, October 6, 13, 20, 27, November 3, and 10 all from 4:30-5:30 PM ET.

September 29 will be an introduction to how the certificate will work. 

October 6 will review the first portion of on demand content for Introduction to the Foundations of Real Estate.

October 13 will review the on demand content for Foundations of Real Estate Finance and Investment. 

October 20 will review the on demand content for Foundations of Commercial Real Estate.

October 27 will review the on demand content for Foundations of Pro Forma Modeling. 

November 3 will review the on demand content for Foundations of Real Estate Development.

November 10 will be a career panel.

All live session links can be found within the respective course.

Pricing

  • ULI Members: $1,175.00
  • ULI Members (Government/Nonprofit/Academic Members): $940.00
  • Non-Members: $1,580.00

For a limited time, this certificate is available to students (members and non-members) at a 50% discount. Please use the code FORE50 at check-out.