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Advance your career in commercial real estate with NAIOP’s courses and professional development workshops!

NAIOP has developed a series of well-regarded courses that focus on various specialties within commercial real estate and has assembled a faculty of industry experts to lead course sessions and share real-world experiences.

NAIOP courses are based upon core competencies, which are specialized categories of applied skills and established industry practices, organized into the body of knowledge, that are essential to delivering financially successful projects.

By completing four eligible NAIOP Core Courses and two NAIOP Elective courses, participants can earn a CP/CRE Certificate. Learn more about CP/CPRE here.


Upcoming Courses
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Date: March 19 | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Zoom Webinar
Instructor: Robert Nahigian - Auburndale Realty

The acquisition of commercial real estate requires intensive due diligence to uncover key information that may not be readily apparent or available in evaluating the value of a property or portfolio. These details can significantly lower the profitability and value of the project.  Efficient due diligence requires thorough inspection of the fundamentals of the deal necessary to reduce financial uncertainties and risk. This course will provide an understanding of the important aspects of due diligence including environmental, physical, financial and legal considerations, characteristics of a building, etc.
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Date: April 9 & 16 | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Zoom Webinar
Instructor: Ed Chazen - Boston College, Carroll School of Management

This course is focused on planning and implementing real estate development projects and what it means to be a real estate developer. In this class, students will gain an understanding of the process of real estate development, including design and construction; how to mass a building on a site based on zoning and dimensional restrictions; how developers engage with the public sector and the surrounding community to obtain approval for a development – and necessary tradeoffs in that process; the legal aspects of development; the ways that development is a catalyst for neighborhood improvement and local economic growth; how projects are financed; trends in sustainable development; and, other important elements that contribute to completing successful real estate projects.
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Date: May 13 & 20 | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Zoom Webinar
Instructor: Wayne DelPico - Wentworth Institute of Technology

In partnership with Wentworth Institute of Technology, NAIOP offers this two day introductory training course on Construction Management (CM), designed exclusively for the real estate professional with little or no prior CM knowledge. The emphasis is placed on best practices and applied processes within the limitations of budgets, schedules and available resources in an environment of both known and unknown risks. Fundamentals of the construction process, the documents involved for each construction phase and the level of control and leadership required of the various stakeholders are also addressed.
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