Certification Package: Real Estate 101 Certificate
Online: On-Demand Course
Real Estate 101 Certificate
ULI’s Real Estate 101 Certificate is designed to provide a detailed level of basic knowledge in the three areas arguably most essential to the commercial real estate industry: basic finance and investment, the pro forma as a tool for valuation and investment decisions, and the basic development process. You will develop the knowledge, technical terminology, and basic skills necessary to understand development, investment, and valuation decisions in earning this certificate.
ULI’s Real Estate 101 Certificate is designed to provide you with the basics to understand three topics central to commercial real estate in some detail: finance and investment, the pro forma as a tool for valuation, and an introduction to development. The certificate will provide you with the knowledge, technical terminology, and basic skills necessary to understand development, investment, and valuation decisions.
The certificate program includes 24 hours of instruction conducted through convenient online programming, affording students the flexibility to learn in a way that works for them.
- Introduction to Real Estate Finance and Investment
- Introduction to the Real Estate Development Process
- Introduction to Pro Forma Excel Modeling
Following the completion of the series, a short proficiency exam will be made available for students wishing to earn the certificate. Students must pass the exam in order to receive the certificate. Students may take an exam up to three times before having to repeat the program.
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Understand and identify the stages, including managing risk and opportunity, of a real estate development project.
- Employ fundamental financial concepts such as the time value of money, amortization, compounding, and discounting.
- Understand and complete a commercial real estate pro forma.
Certificate FormatThis certificate is conducted entirely online on your schedule and at your own pace.
ULI Learning is provided by the Urban Land Institute.
Introduction to Real Estate Finance and Investment
Developed for nonfinance professionals, this course will give you a broad and solid introduction to the basics of real estate finance and investment. The course will take you from a review of basic financial concepts and analytical tools to an examination of how real estate investment opportunities are analyzed and financed.
Introduction to the Real Estate Development Process
In this course, you will develop a broad introductory understanding of the development process from building a project budget to valuing raw land before purchase, to finance concepts used by lenders.
- Pro Forma Modeling
- Finance and Investment
This certificate is designed for beginning-level participants looking for foundational information and insights.
- 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.
This certificate is conducted entirely online on your schedule and at your own pace.
- ULI Members: $1,005.00
- ULI Members(Government/Nonprofit/Academic Members): $890.00
- Non-Members: $1,340.00