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Consumer Real Estate Workshop

Commercial Real Estate Workshop

The Commercial Real Estate Workshop, F428, is a 3 credit hour course and exclusive program for highly motivated students interested in real estate. The workshop immerses students in the industry by providing a series of outstanding guest speakers supported by a case study format emphasizing some of the more sophisticated, important, or leading areas of the industry. The workshop allows students the opportunity to interact with faculty and industry experts with more depth and flexibility than is provided in a traditional classroom setting. Integrating this opportunity with the classroom and the many activities of the IU Real Estate Club and the Center for Real Estate Studies provides a second to none education to highly motivated real estate students interested in real estate and a great pool of talent for potential employers.

Core Emphases
The Commercial Real Estate Workshop emphases include:  (1) Real estate financial modeling including development feasibility analysis, valuation, and asset management concepts.  (2) Alternative real estate operating models including real estate investment trusts, private equity, and entrepreneurship.  (3) Real estate fundamentals including important concepts involved in the areas of real estate markets, capital, site selection, law, financing, and leasing.  (4) Role of brokers; professional presentation and communication.  (5) Primary product types including office, including medical office, industrial, retail, hotel, and multifamily.

Learning Objectives
The Commercial Real Estate Workshop is designed to improve the student’s real estate knowledge/skills through case based learning
Specific objectives include:

  • Apply real estate knowledge and skills to case study examples
  • Enhance real estate finance analytical skills
  • Develop an in depth and practical understanding of the commercial real estate industry
  • Improve interpersonal and professional communication skills 

Workshop Meeting Times
Workshop will meet two times per week on Tuesday and Thursday (5:30 pm to 7:30 pm) for eight consecutive weeks of the fall semester and eight consecutive weeks in the spring semester. In addition to these class sessions participation is required for all Workshop students at several events each semester.

Enrollment in the course is subject to an application and interview process. A cumulative grade point average of 3.3 and above is preferred and may be required depending on the applicant pool for the course.

Application Deadline

11:59 pm Thursday, March 23

Application Directions
Kelley Students – please apply through Kelley Connect (search Jobs for “workshop” or job posting #17974)

  • A resume and unofficial transcript will be required along with completed application
  • Interviews will be scheduled through Kelley Connect

Non-Kelley Applicants -

  • Email for the application. When complete, please send application, resume, and unofficial transcript to the above email
  • Interviews will be scheduled through corresponding emails