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Executive Certificate in Real Estate Development

2020 Program Details

  • The program will begin in January 2020
  • Classes will be held online every Tuesday from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Classes will be recorded and available throughout the program
  • Enrolment in the program is limited to 15 participants
  • Due to the limited number of seats available, please confirm your participation ASAP
  • The registration fee for this program is $5,000.00 (HST not applicable)
  • This program does not qualify as a tuition tax credit for income tax purposes

About Online Learning


Moodle is the Mount's Learning Management System (LMS) and allows educators to create their unique course website which utilizes dynamic features such as messaging, forums, wikis and glossaries. 

Interactive Virtual Classroom with Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

Within Moodle, faculty can access and utilize Blackboard Collaborate Ultra. This is an online, synchronous (real time) interactive virtual classroom with voice-over-internet capability that facilitates engaged teaching and learning amongst faculty, students and the course content.

Technical support and system requirements will be provided prior to the start of the program.

If you'd like to know more about Moodle and Blackboard Collaborate Ultra, please visit Mount Online Learning Platform.

Program Curriculum and Schedule

Below, you will find information on each module and the program schedule.  Please note, changes to the program may occur and will be communicated to all participants in a timely manner.

The 2020 program schedule will be made available in the summer of 2019.

January 15th 2019

Introduction & Types of Real Estate

Jeff McKinnon

January 22nd 2019

Development Planning

Jeff McKinnon

January 29th 2019

Marketing and Brokerage

Jeff McKinnon

February 5th 2019

Property Tax

Jeff McKinnon

February 12th 2019

Asset Management

Jeff McKinnon

February 19th 2019

The Big Picture of Financing a Project and Sourcing Capital

Tom Geurts

February 26th 2019

Financial Decision Models

Tom Geurts

March 5th 2019

Financing a Project: Equity

Tom Geurts

March 12th 2019

Financing a Project: Debt

Tom Geurts

March 19th 2019

Financing a Project: Completion, Pricing and Estimating and Controlling Costs

Tom Geurts

March 26th 2019

Intro to Construction Management

Chris Davison

April 2nd 2019

Self-Perform vs General Contractor

Chris Davison

April 9th 2019

Contract Types

Chris Davison

April 16th 2019

Objectives of Project Management

Chris Davison

April 23rd 2019

Managing Changes

Chris Davison

April 30th 2019


Chris Davison

May 7th 2019

Contractor Invoicing

Chris Davison

May 14th 2019

Contractor Deficiencies

Chris Davison

May 21st 2019


Chris Davison

May 28th 2019

Project Turnover

Chris Davison

June 4th 2019

Project Risks

Colleen Wenke

June 11th 2019

Project Risk Management

Colleen Wenke

June 18th 2019

Intro to Law and Concurrent Ownership

Mark Ryer

June 25th 2019


Mark Ryer

July 2nd 2019

Easements and licenses

Mark Ryer

July 9th 2019


Mark Ryer

July 16th 2019

Deeds, Financing and Mortgages

Mark Ryer

July 23rd 2019

Title and Real Estate Closings, Negotiations

Mark Ryer