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The information below is based on the program offered in 2015, and does not reflect potential changes to faculty and course content for the 2016 course.
As economic conditions improve and the pace of development accelerates, forward-thinking real estate leaders must position their firms to seize new growth opportunities and maximize asset values. With the Real Estate Management Program, you'll discover ways to lead your real estate organization through periods of market and industry change, examine land valuation and market demand, and manage projects across vendors, suppliers, and capital sources.
Offered in conjunction with the Harvard University Graduate School of Design.
The Real Estate Management Program brings industry leaders and real estate practitioners together to explore real-world scenarios, best practices, and effective management techniques for competing successfully in today's dynamic global markets.
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By exploring the latest approaches to capital assembly, design, financial analysis, and leadership, you'll enhance your real estate expertise and strategic decision-making capabilities. In addition, you'll focus on finance and leadership issues that characterize the real estate development, design, and construction industries.
The program is primarily designed for senior executives with substantial long-term experience in real estate organizations, including real estate owners, lenders and investors, REIT officers, fund managers and advisers, and private real estate developers. It also benefits financial analysts, lawyers, architects, and brokers.
Read more about the Real Estate Academic Initiative, an interfaculty, interdisciplinary effort to raise the profile of real estate research and education across the University.
Every Harvard Business School Executive Education program is developed and taught by HBS faculty who are widely recognized as skilled educators, groundbreaking researchers, and award-winning authors. Through publishing, consulting, and teaching, HBS faculty leverage their business expertise and field-based research to develop enduring concepts that shape the practice of management. The result is an Executive Education teaching team whose groundbreaking insights challenge participants' thinking and enable them to become superior business leaders.
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Please submit your application at least four weeks before the program start date. Since qualified candidates are admitted on a rolling, space-available basis, early application is encouraged. Admission is selective and based on professional achievement and organizational responsibility. Although there are no formal educational requirements, proficiency in written and spoken English is essential. Because Executive Education programs enhance the leadership capacity of the participants as well as their organizations, HBS expects the full commitment of both. While participants are attending a program, sponsoring organizations agree to relieve them of their work responsibilities so that they can fully focus on the learning experience.
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