Managing Real Estate Development Projects
What you will learn
Real estate development projects have many moving pieces; the project manager guides and aligns resources to bring those pieces together into a coherent, financially successful whole. Learn how to organize your development project for success by analyzing key characteristics that impact schedule and budget Plan and manage resources by breaking down critical steps to create a project schedule with appropriate task durations and milestones Track project performance by preparing a budget that accurately estimates all relevant costs and monitoring progress as the project unfolds Analyze potential risks that could derail the schedule or budget and determine how best to mitigate them Determine how to effectively select project team members and communicate with them To develop critical project management skills, you will work through a case study and learn how to think like a project manager with guidance from Brad Wellstead, experienced former real estate development project manager and Cornell University faculty member. The practical tools and techniques you learn will allow you to confidently create a project schedule, set a realistic budget, and effectively manage resources, risks, and people.