Projects are brought to life by large numbers of trades people, specialists, and stakeholders.
Core course in Real Estate Development Professional certificate
70% on each graded assessment
This course sets the stage for your success as a development manager responsible for executing projects on spec, time, and budget. Gain in-depth insights into the development life cycle, contractual agreements, and performance management. Immerse yourself in specialized management platforms tailored to execute projects across the full asset class and building typology spectrum.
Through six interactive lessons, expert instructor videos, and independent project work, you’ll explore the complex world of real estate development management. Work through the steps a development manager must consider when leading a project and apply a development management timeline framework specific to a selected location across Canada.
By completion of this course, successful learners will be able to:
Iain McCorkindale has over two decades of experience in the real estate development sector and carries the professional accreditations of MRICS, PQS and LEED AP. Iain has worked on over 250 commissioned projects across the full asset class spectrum and provided advisory services for Project Lenders, Developers, Owners and Tenants across Canada and in select Locations. Iain is currently a Managing Director of M3 Development Management Ltd. and an Adjunct Instructor at the Real Estate Development Institute. Iain is also a Board Member of Homespace Society, Rundle College Society and a Committee Member of Calgary Economic Development’s Real Estate Sector Advisory Committee (RESAC).
Our Real Estate Development Leadership program is probably a better fit!
Unlike engineering, psychology, or even accounting, real estate does not have a defined path that leads you to achieving your career goals.
That’s where we come in.
Gain the fundamentals and Canadian context you need to enter the world of real estate development with confidence.
5 Core Courses
2 Elective Courses
New to Intermediate Learners
Frequently Asked Questions
No. Take one course, take several, in any order. We’ve designed the courses to meet the needs of a range of learners. You can customize your learning based on your professional goals.
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The average participant can complete the certificate in approximately one year. You must complete:
Five Core Courses
Two Elective Courses
Organizations or groups may be eligible for a group discount. Contact REDI’s Manager, Industry Relations for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org.
No. The online Real Estate Development Professional (REDP) certificate is perfect for aspiring or new real estate development professionals across Canada. It builds foundational knowledge, skills, and frameworks that participants can take with them as they establish a career in real estate development.
The in-person Real Estate Development Leadership (REDL) certificate is better-suited for individuals in Western Canada with some exposure to the real estate development industry. While the competencies and topics addressed in both programs are similar, REDL is an experiential program that includes peer learning, case studies, guest speakers, and site tours.
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You can start with any course. We recommend that certificate participants start with the core courses; this helps inform your learning for the elective courses.
Each course is self-paced. You can study anytime, from anywhere with internet access!
Based on current feedback and learner data, the average course time investment ranges from 5 to 10 hours depending on the learner’s current professional experience and subject matter knowledge.
Each course includes several progress quizzes and a final assessment. Participants must achieve 70% on each to successfully pass the course.
Yes, of course! Our team is available to answer your questions throughout the course.
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