Certificate Program

Earn a Professional Certificate in Real Estate Finance and Development

Registration for Summer 2018 is now open

Courses will run June 11th through June 22 2018. 

Recent global developments, coupled with economic conditions, have demonstrated you cannot understand financial markets and the economy without understanding real estate markets and underwriting real estate risk. Changing trends in investment strategies, demographics and innovative technologies are disrupting the real estate industry. The Center’s Professional Certificate in Real Estate Finance and Development provides an unparalleled opportunity for a global audience of professionals and executives to obtain state-of-the-art insights and skills about the key factors and investment strategies driving real estate markets. Our professional education courses also provide training opportunities for large organizations seeking to educate and inspire their most talented employees.

Awarded upon successful completion of five Short Programs courses, this certificate equips you with the best practices and actionable knowledge needed to make a powerful impact on your organization’s real estate efforts.

The five courses comprising the Certificate Program are:

  • Real Estate Finance: Fundamentals (2 days)
  • Evaluating Real Estate Markets (1 day)
  • Real Estate Finance: Advanced (2 days)
  • Commercial Real Estate Development (3 days)
  • Global Real Estate Markets (2 days)
Registration For Summer 2018 is Now Open

What you can expect

  • World-renowned, in-demand faculty chosen for their consulting and expertise
  • Cutting-edge research and curriculum connected to industry
  • Accelerated two week action-learning format offered in the summer
  • Networking opportunities with leading real estate professionals from the US and around the world
  • Dynamic experience in the Cambridge/Boston area


Target Audience

This certificate program is applicable to a wide range of professionals across the real estate, banking, finance/investment, and insurance industries. Specifically, the program may be of interest to fund managers, investment portfolio managers, financial advisors, investment bankers, fixed-income analysts, financial risk managers, global financial market specialists, and professionals working in macroeconomic policy. This program can be valuable to anyone dealing with global financial markets and real estate investments.


Course of Study


At least three years of experience working within the real estate industry and/or built environment is strongly recommended, as well as a bachelor’s degree. However, they are not required.  

Required Courses

The certificate program must be completed within two years. Enroll in the entire five course program at once for a special discount or enroll in individual courses as needed.

We invite you to learn more and register today.