Description

Welcome to course Professional Diploma of Real Estate Business Expert by MTF Institute

Course provided by MTF Institute of Management, Technology and Finance

MTF is the global educational and research institute with HQ at Lisbon, Portugal, focused on business & professional hybrid (on-campus and online) education at areas: Business & Administration, Science & Technology, Banking & Finance.

MTF R&D center focused on research activities at areas: Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Science, Big Data, WEB3, Blockchain, Cryptocurrency & Digital Assets, Metaverses, Digital Transformation, Fintech, Electronic Commerce, Internet of Things.

MTF is the official partner of: IBM, Intel, Microsoft, member of the Portuguese Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and resident of the incubator “The Fintech House of Portugal”.

MTF is present in 208 countries and has been chosen by more than 380,000 students.

Course Author: Igor Dmitriev

Mortgage and Real Estate Ecosystems Expert and ex Head of Business line at Societe Generale Global banking group

Digital Transformation and Banking Expert

Education:

MBA, The Boston University

Master of Science at Engineering (Technical) Management,

The State University of New York at Buffalo

Master of Science at Informatics and Economics,

Six Sigma Black Belt

Experience:

Expert at Banking (> 18 years), FinTech & Digital (> 15 years),

Experienced Manager (> 14 years) with successful track of records

at personal and corporate entrepreneurship.

More than 12 years at worldwide banking groups such us

Societe Generale , Raiffeisenbank

Experience at roles: CEO, Head of Business, Chief Digital &

Marketing Officer, Head of Digital Transformation and Channels, Head of Products and Marketing.

What is the Real Estate Business?

The real estate business encompasses all activities related to the buying, selling, renting, development, and management of land and buildings. This includes:

  • Residential Real Estate: Homes, apartments, condominiums, and other housing types.
  • Commercial Real Estate: Office buildings, retail spaces, warehouses, industrial properties, hotels, and more.
  • Land: Undeveloped land, agricultural land, and properties with development potential.
  • Real Estate Brokerage: Facilitating transactions between buyers and sellers.
  • Real Estate Development: Transforming land into usable properties.
  • Property Management: Overseeing the operations of rental properties.

Why is Learning About the Real Estate Business Important for Companies and Managers?

Real estate knowledge has significant implications for businesses, regardless of their core industry:

  • Cost Management: Real estate is often a company’s second-largest expense after personnel costs. Understanding lease negotiations, property values, and market trends is crucial for making informed financial decisions.
  • Business Expansion: When a company intends to grow, strategic real estate decisions play a vital role. Site selection, facility planning, and understanding local land-use regulations are essential for successfully scaling operations.
  • Asset Optimization: Companies often own more real estate than they need. Learning about sale-leaseback options or subleasing excess space can unlock hidden capital and improve a company’s bottom line.
  • Workplace Strategy: The design and function of workplaces significantly affect employee productivity, well-being, and recruitment. Real estate knowledge informs optimal workplace strategies.
  • Investment Opportunities: For some larger corporations, investing in real estate can offer diversification and potential for additional revenue streams.

How Real Estate Skills Connect to Global Careers and Professional Services

Skills in the real estate field open doors to a wide range of fulfilling and lucrative global career opportunities:

  • International Real Estate Development: As companies expand globally, those with real estate development experience can contribute to planning and executing new facilities in foreign markets.
  • Global Site Selection: Professionals versed in real estate analysis can help multinational corporations identify the best locations for their operations, considering factors like demographics, infrastructure, and local regulations.
  • Cross-Border Transactions: Facilitating real estate sales and purchases across international borders requires navigating complex legal and financial systems.
  • Hospitality and Tourism: The global hospitality industry is heavily intertwined with real estate. Professionals who understand hotel development and management can have exciting international careers.
  • Consulting Services: Real estate consultants use their expertise to offer a range of services to corporations, investors, and governments worldwide.