Real Estate Economics and Finance Online Certificate Course London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
Make more informed real estate finance and investment decisions with an in-depth understanding of markets, economics, and finance.
The Real Estate Economics and Finance online certificate course prepares you to critically evaluate property investment options and make informed decisions based on sound economic and financial theories and research. Through these lenses, explore the functioning of urban real estate markets with guidance from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) faculty and industry experts. You’ll also learn how to use different techniques to value property and how those valuations and real estate portfolio considerations are used to make informed real estate investment decisions.
Over eight weeks, you’ll explore sustainable real estate practices and their value, as well as fund management, which includes how best to fund the purchase of a property. At the end of the course, you will have completed a capstone project, demonstrating your ability to apply the theoretical frameworks you develop during this real estate finance course to inform your assessment of the property development process and real estate opportunities.
An Online Education That Sets You Apart
This LSE online certificate course is delivered in collaboration with online education provider GetSmarter. Join a growing community of global professionals who've already had the opportunity to:
- Gain verifiable and relevant competencies and earn invaluable recognition from a world-leading social science university, entirely online and in your own time.
- Enjoy a personalised, people-mediated online learning experience created to make you feel supported at every step.
- Experience a flexible but structured approach to online education as you plan your learning around your life to meet weekly milestones.
This course is presented entirely online, in collaboration with the leader in online education GetSmarter. View the Real Estate Economics and Finance online certificate course to find out about upcoming course dates, the course price, and more.
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Is this course for you?
This course is aimed at those interested in real estate finance, financial modeling, property management, property investment, and property development. It has wide, international application and will be valuable to property professionals from a range of backgrounds who wish to better understand the real estate market and improve their business strategy.
You'll walk away with:
- Practical real estate investment skills underpinned by theoretical frameworks.
- An in-depth understanding of the forces that determine property prices and how these might change over time.
- The ability to analyse suitable methods for financing the purchasing of a property.
- A certificate from LSE as validation of your newfound real estate knowledge and skills.
Over the duration of this online Real Estate Economics and Finance course, you’ll work your way through the following modules:
- Module 1:
The economics of cities
- Module 2:
Understanding supply and demand for real estate markets
- Module 3:
Real estate cycles
- Module 4:
Pricing characteristics of properties
- Module 5:
Fundamentals of finance and property valuation
- Module 6:
- Module 7:
Real estate investments
- Module 8:
Sustainable real estate
Will I have the time?
GetSmarter's learning model is designed to help you, as a working professional, improve your skills without compromising on work and family responsibilities. The course is broken up into weekly, manageable modules, with incremental deadlines, devised to help you pace yourself over the duration of the course and allow you the flexibility to work when it suits you best. You also have access to your Success Manager, who will help you set goals, track key milestones, manage your time, and field any administrative enquiries you might have.
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