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Real Estate Development Program

2020 Program Details

  • The program will begin on Tuesday, January 21, 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.

Please see the tentative 2020 program schedule below. Changes to the schedule may be required throughout the program.

January 21, 2020

Introduction & Types of Real Estate

Jeff McKinnon

January 28, 2020

Development Planning

Jeff McKinnon

February 4, 2020

Marketing and Brokerage

Jeff McKinnon

February 11, 2020

Property Tax

Jeff McKinnon

February 18, 2020

Asset Management

Jeff McKinnon

February 25, 2020

The Big Picture of Financing a Project and Sourcing Capital

Tom Geurts

March 3, 2020

Financial Decision Models

Tom Geurts

March 10, 2020

Financing a Project: Equity

Tom Geurts

March 17, 2020

Financing a Project: Debt

Tom Geurts

March 24, 2020

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

Tom Geurts

March 31, 2020

Intro to Construction Management

Chris Davison

April 7, 2020

Self-Perform vs General Contractor

Chris Davison

April 14, 2020

Contract Types

Chris Davison

April 21, 2020

Objectives of Project Management

Chris Davison

April 28, 2020

Managing Changes

Chris Davison

May 5, 2020


Chris Davison

May 12, 2020

Contractor Invoicing

Chris Davison

May 19, 2020

Contractor Deficiencies

Chris Davison

May 26, 2020


Chris Davison

June 2, 2020

Project Turnover

Chris Davison

June 9, 2020

Project Risks

Colleen Wenke

June 16, 2020

Project Risk Management

Colleen Wenke

June 23, 2020

Intro to Law and Concurrent Ownership

Mark Ryer

June 30, 2020


Mark Ryer

July 7, 2020

Easements and licenses

Mark Ryer

July 14, 2020


Mark Ryer

July 21, 2020

Deeds, Financing and Mortgages

Mark Ryer

July 28, 2020

Title and Real Estate Closings, Negotiations

Mark Ryer