Real estate management


The Real Estate Management course is about the properties we live, work and spend our leisure time in. If you are interested in becoming a real estate professional or chartered surveyor, this course is the perfect choice for you.

The course focuses on the property life cycle, you will study valuation, law, the operation of estate agents and property management, as well as economics, planning and development, business management and basic accounting principles. Your studies will reflect the need for a responsibly managed and sustainable environment and, through links and close connections with industry professionals and businesses, this course will ensure that when you start your work placement or go straight into employment, you will be able to start work at full capacity.

As part of your studies, we will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to fully understand the integral components of the real estate business. By exploring a potential property from the perspective of both the owner and property manager, you will gain a comprehensive set of skills relating to the development, planning and project delivery process. You will explore the differences between different types of property maintenance issues and how best to address them to reduce expenses and environmental impact. You will also cover the role of the property manager along with best practices for developing a property management strategy based on the property type and owner’s goals. Based on market analysis, you will gain the skills to determine a leasing strategy to optimize revenue and identify a comprehensive sustainability strategy for the property as well as the steps necessary to align it with day-to-day operations.

Key benefits

With our course you can boost your career and increase your employability by discovering your skills, talents and interests. This course is designed to develop your career in property management, paving the way to your ideal job. The course offers exactly the education that today’s employers demand. The course will provide you with a complete property management education that will make you well prepared to build your career in property and property management.

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be able to:

Basic information:

  • 8 weeks
  • English
  • On-line
  • € 1000
  • Anytime


Students have access to an online library with more than 10,000 professional publications, books and professional papers.


For whom the course is suitable

This course is suitable for property managers, real estate investors, developers and financiers, or aspiring or existing professionals in real estate investment trusts (REITs) or consulting firms, and simply anyone who is in any way associated with the creation and use of real estate as a financial asset.

Are you interested in real estate

You will learn how to analyze a property to identify problems, differentiate types of maintenance activities and determine the best practices for each.

You want to be efficient

Evaluate your market and position your real estate assets within current trends to optimize both occupancy and rental rates.

Personal development

You need to become a more innovative, flexible and agile thinker, eager to gain and apply exclusive strategic insights.

What you will learn in the course

Economics, valuation and appraisal of real estate

The aim of this course is to enable candidates to understand and appreciate the basic principles of economic theory and investment, the role of the media and major institutions in the market and how they function. The role of the valuer and valuation approaches and methods will be introduced to enable candidates to understand the main purposes and fundamentals of value used in the valuation profession. Candidates will also learn to construct and apply valuation and financial formulae in the context of property valuation and appraisal.

Property management

In this course, candidates will develop knowledge and practical skills in relation to property management, understand landlord and tenant relationships and be able to evaluate alternative professional strategies in a range of property and asset management scenarios. Emphasis will be placed on strategic asset management and operational property management situations where candidates will be expected to assess a range of letting situations and provide the best professional advice.

Valuation of investments

This course will provide candidates with a detailed understanding of the principles, theories, techniques and procedures associated with the valuation of real estate and liabilities for a variety of purposes. It will seek to explore more applied valuation situations such as the implementation of valuation in relation to legal requirements, investment management and portfolio analysis. Candidates will apply a more critical understanding and develop the skills necessary to produce investment and market valuations, including performing complex valuations, evaluating and interpreting the performance of real estate investments at the individual asset and portfolio level. Valuations for alternative markets will also be explored.

Management of development projects

You will focus on how to effectively manage commercial development projects to maximize their value. You will use case studies to determine project feasibility, develop project management skills and systematically compare competing commercial development sites to ensure your selection is in line with project objectives. You will then create, cultivate and communicate the project vision, scope and feasibility in a development package to share with key stakeholders to gain buy-in for your project.

Fundamentals of law, business management and accounting

This course provides candidates with a thorough grounding in both the fundamentals of organisational management and the legal context in which real estate operates. It introduces candidates to the principles of the legal system, land, tort and contract law and the fundamentals of landlord and tenant law. The course also explores the nature of commercial and other organisational structures, such as charities and professional organisations, and introduces candidates to the basic principles of accounting.

Executive course tuition fee

If you are ready to take your career and personal life up a notch and want to get an education with an innovative and practical approach, don’t hesitate to apply!

Course tuition: € 1000

Payment can be made in one lump sum or spread over up to 3 interest-free instalments. A first instalment of € 400 is always required before starting your studies.

Tuition fees include all study materials and access to all seminars or online lectures organised by the European Institute of Finance & Management.

5% discount
If the student chooses to pay for the course in one lump sum before starting the course, a 5% discount will be applied additionally to the course price.

About the certificate

Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a certificate of completion from the European Institute of Finance & Management, which will be valuable evidence that you have acquired improved skills, knowledge and abilities in the field of behavioural economics and will be able to contribute to the successful development of your organisation.

Throughout the course you will be continuously assessed in relation to the completion of several practical assignments. These assignments are always completed online and successful completion of these assignments is a prerequisite for completing the entire course. You must therefore complete all the assignments given to you as part of your studies in order to be issued with a certificate of successful completion. These assignments vary from course to course and are based on the difficulty of the course and the requirements of the course sponsors or lecturers.

The certificate will be issued in your legal name and will be sent to you on successful completion of the programme as per the requirements set out to the address you have provided on your course application form. The certificate has unlimited validity and can be used throughout your career.