Small Scale Development

Course Available
1 Unit
Blackboard/Zoom
Online Fixed-Date

Course Description

Learn the Necessary Skills to Accelerate Your Career in Real Estate Development

This course will provide students with an overview of the small scale development process. From a leading industry expert, students will learn how to break down the barriers to becoming a successful real estate developer at any stage of their career.

Course Details

Number of Units: 1.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education to professionals who wish to obtain a foundation for a career in real estate or students who seek to specialize within this one area of the real estate industry

Course Materials: All materials shared via Blackboard

Course Options

Course Date Units Price
REP-X842 – 001 17 Nov 202215 Dec 2022 1 $450

Small Scale Development

17 Nov 202215 Dec 2022
1
$450
Online Fixed-Date
Online
Alexander Alemany
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REP-X842 – 001 – Small Scale Development

Number of Sessions: 5

Type Date Time Location Instructors
Online Thu Nov 17, 2022 5:30PM – 8:40PM Blackboard/Zoom, BB Course Hub Alemany
Online Thu Nov 24, 2022 5:30PM – 8:40PM Blackboard/Zoom, BB Course Hub Alemany
Online Thu Dec 1, 2022 5:30PM – 8:40PM Blackboard/Zoom, BB Course Hub Alemany
Online Thu Dec 8, 2022 5:30PM – 8:40PM Blackboard/Zoom, BB Course Hub Alemany
Online Thu Dec 15, 2022 5:30PM – 8:40PM Blackboard/Zoom, BB Course Hub Alemany

Once registered, login into your USD Professional and Continuing Education Student account to review the course Welcome Letter to review important course details.

This course will be meeting via Zoom, login information will be shared two days prior to course start date. Course materials and additional resources shared via Blackboard.

What You Will Learn

  • Understand the definition of small scale development versus large scale development
  • Develop an working knowledge of the San Diego Municipal Code
  • Learn how to create a basic development proforma, construction budget, and partnership waterfall model
  • Develop an appropriate design strategy based on site constraints, zoning, and construction costs
  • Understand how a project is designed from conceptual design to construction drawings by a licensed architect
  • Learn how to hire the right team of design consultants, subcontractors and general contractors
  • Gain insights on how to negotiate property acquisitions to minimize risk and maximize leverage
  • Understand the different sources of debt and equity
  • Explore the advantages and disadvantages of hold versus sell strategy and associated tax implications

Instructors

Professional development courses offered by the University of San Diego’s Division of Professional & Continuing Education are taught by faculty that possess a depth and breadth of academic and real-world professional experience.

Why USD?

PCE nurtures key partnerships on the local, national and international level to better serve working professionals who seek to enhance or build their careers, as well as with their employers to help achieve their highest value and potential. Contact us today to learn more.

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Learning Method Information

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Online Fixed-Date

Online Fixed-Date: Online fixed-date courses offer a convenient, yet rigorous style of learning that enables you to collaborate with your instructor and other students in a shared, online learning environment. These courses have fixed start and finish dates, but as an online student you will have 24/7 online access to your classroom assignments, syllabus and course resources. Our online fixed-date courses allow you to work on your assignments anytime, although you are required to complete the assignments by specific dates.

How is the learning structured? In an online fixed-date course, you and your classmates will proceed through the curriculum together, collaborating in a shared learning experience. Each online fixed-date course is asynchronous, meaning that you can work on your assignments anytime, although required to complete the assignments by specific dates. The course is designed with seven learning modules where all of the content is grouped into weekly assignments. Each module covers one or more topics. Within each of the learning modules, you can expect the following components:

  • Module introduction that outlines what you can expect to learn in the module.
  • Required readings (textbook, articles, journals, etc.) and presentations (audio and/or video).
  • Assignments with due dates (which may include: written assignments, journal entries, research, blogs, etc.) based on the readings and presentations.
  • Discussion forum where you answer prompts from the instructor and interact with your classmates.
  • Module conclusion to review the topics and what you should have learned.
  • Typically, there is a final project, paper, or exam due in the last module that culminates all of the topics covered in each of the learning modules. You’ll find that the design of the learning modules has a rhythm to help you manage your time in the course.