By Lesley Barry
Photos by Chris Roussakis

You could say that real estate developers are project managers par excellence.

Certainly they are entrepreneurs and risk-takers whose massive projects generate jobs and investment, and whose decisions shape the city, including the homes and workplaces where we spend our lives.

Yet even in this age of increasing professionalization, most developers, who come from any number of backgrounds, still learn by doing. Few development-specific educational programs exist in Canada—which may be why a new collaboration at Carleton University between the Sprott School of Business and the Azrieli School of Architecture and Urbanism is proving so popular.

The Certificate in Real Estate Development, a 12-day part-time professional development program that unfolds in four modules over five months, launches this October and enrolment has been brisk.

Read the full story in the Carleton Newsroom.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 in ,
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