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Executive Certificate in Commercial Real Estate

Students of the Executive Certificate in Commercial Real Estate program participate in training modules with online review materials and exercises, presentations by industry experts, along with self-paced elective courses which can be taken over a six month period.

The Executive Certificate in Commercial Real Estate program offers two types: an onsite or a live online option. Both options offer the same program content, session dates and times.

Onsite Program

Session 1: Private Equity Commercial Real Estate Investments

Location: Pepperdine University Irvine Campus
Date: March 25 - 26, 2016
Time: Fri 1- 9 PM; Sat 8 AM – 8 PM
Other: Food and lodging provided.

Course Content

  • Academic teaching program sessions in commercial real estate financing.
  • Presentations by industry experts on strategies for successful transactions for commercial lenders, insurance companies and savings institutions.
  • Saturday evening networking event sponsored by industry leaders
  • On-line CRE course review materials, exercises & cases.

Session 2: Commercial Real Estate Financing

Location: Pepperdine West Los Angeles Campus
Date: April 22 - 23, 2016
Time: Fri 1 – 9 PM; Sat 8 – 8 PM
Other: Food and lodging provided

Course Content

  • Academic teaching program sessions in publicly traded equity commercial real estate companies
  • Presentations by industry experts on REITs valuation, analysis and strategies
  • Saturday evening networking event sponsored by industry leaders
  • On-line CRE course review materials, exercises and cases

Session 3: Securitized Debt – Mortgage Backed Securities and Credit Derivatives

Location: Sheraton Dallas Hotel
Date: May 20 - 21, 2016
Time: Fri 1 – 9 PM; Sat 8 AM – 8 PM
Other: Food and lodging provided

Course Content

  • Academic teaching program sessions in securitizing debt, CMBSs, credit derivatives, and collateralized debt obligations
  • Presentations by industry experts on securitized debt
  • Saturday evening networking event sponsored by industry leaders
  • On-line CRE course review materials, exercises & cases

Session 4: Publicly Traded Commercial Real Estate Companies – REITs

Location: Pepperdine Silicon Valley Campus (San Jose, CA)
Date: June 24 - 25, 2016
Time: Fri 1 – 9 PM; Sat 8 AM – 8 PM
Other: Food and lodging provided

Course Content

  • Academic teaching program sessions in real estate development of commercial real estate (multifamily, retail, office, industrial, others)
  • Presentations by industry experts on multifamily and retail real estate development
  • Saturday evening networking event sponsored by industry leaders
  • On-line CRE course review materials, exercises & cases

Session 5: Real Estate Development and Construction

Location: Pepperdine Malibu Drescher Campus
Date: July 22 - 23, 2016
Time: Fri 1– 9 pm; Sat 8 – 8 pm
Other: Food and lodging provided

Course Content

  • Academic teaching program sessions in commercial real estate investments, valuations, strategies, trends and pitfalls
  • Presentations by industry experts in private equity commercial real estate from individuals, funds and institutional perspectives
  • Saturday evening networking event sponsored by industry leaders
  • On-line CRE course review materials, exercises and cases

Online Elective

Location: Online
Date: Six months to complete the self-paced online elective from the start of the certificate program.

Course Content

  • One self-paced elective course is required with a maximum of two allowed (out of the ten courses offered below).
  • You can earn 25 points toward Mortgage Banker’s Association (MBA) Certified Mortgage Banker designation through the MBA courses only (designated below).
  • Academic and professional advising is available throughout the program. 
  • Online CRE course review materials, exercises & cases.
  • Upon completion, graduates of the program are eligible to submit their Chartered Realty Investor (CRI) Designation applications (exam fees included within the program)
  • MBA Elective Courses:
      - Asset Management in CRE and Multifamily Lending
      - Basics of CRE and Multifamily
      - Benchmarking CRE and Multifamily Servicing Performance
      - Commercial Servicing Agreements
      - CRE and Multifamily Servicer Loan Level Surveillance
      - Insurance Compliance for CRE and Multifamily Lending
      - Life Cycle of CRE and Multifamily Loans
      - Navigating Commercial Loan Documents
      - Servicing Operations in CRE and Multifamily Lending

Live Online Program

  • Session Date, Time & Location: See Onsite Program Session Details (live online program follows the same schedule as the onsite program).
  • Online CRE course review materials, exercises & cases.
  • Academic teaching program sessions in commercial real estate investments, valuations, strategies, trends and pitfalls.
  • Academic and professional advising is available throughout the program.

MBA

Earn Your Executive Certificate in Commercial Real Estate and More

  • Graduates of the program are eligible to submit their Chartered Realty Investor (CRI) Designation applications ($2,100 value to include exam applications and enrollment fees)
  • 25 points toward Certified Mortgage Banker (CMB) designation
  • One-day CREF pass to Servicing/Tech Conference in Dallas, 2016 ($900 value)
  • A 12-month subscription to MBA’s commercial/multifamily Newslink ($70 value)