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Fundamentals of Proptech

Embrace the Power of Proptech.

Discover how technology is transforming the real estate industry. Delve into the world of Proptech and explore emerging technologies, market opportunities, venture building, and financing. Learn from leading founders, Venture Capitalists, and Institutional investors focused on the Proptech industry.

Online, Across Canada

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About The Course

Fundamentals of Proptech


Course Delivery:
Online, Self-Paced

Core course in Real Estate Development Professional certificate

Passing Grade:
70% on each graded assessment

The REDP Fundamentals of Proptech course takes you on an exciting journey into the realm of real estate technology. Until recently, the industry has been slow to embrace innovation, but Proptech is rapidly changing the game. In partnership with the Real Estate Development Institute of Canada (REDI Canada), this niche program ventures deep into the world of Proptech, introducing learners to its diverse applications and transformative potential.

Through eight interactive lessons, instructor videos, and independent project work, you’ll explore how Proptech is revolutionizing the management, construction, design, buying, selling, and leasing of real estate assets. Gain a comprehensive understanding of emerging technologies and market opportunities that are reshaping the real estate landscape.

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Course Details


  • 8 interactive lessons that provide deep insights and practical expertise.
  • Engaging instructor videos to guide you through the world of Proptech.
  • Independent project work to apply your learnings to real-world Proptech scenarios.
  • Downloadable Proptech Template to facilitate your exploration of the technology’s applications.
  • Access to our exclusive LinkedIn Networking Group, connecting you with like-minded industry professionals.

Graded Assessments 

  • 3 multiple-choice progression quizzes to gauge your understanding throughout the course.
  • 1 multiple-choice final assessment to showcase your proficiency in Proptech knowledge.

By completion of this course, successful learners will be able to:  

  1. Develop a general understanding of Proptech and its applications across various real estate asset classes.
  2. Discover how Proptech is revolutionizing the management, construction, design, buying, selling, and leasing of real estate assets.
  3. Identify core principles, proven practices, and lessons learned in venture building and scaling.
  4. Gain a greater understanding of the nuances behind venture financing and fundraising from pre-seed to exit.
  5. Engage with leading founders, Venture Capitalists, and Institutional investors focused on the Proptech industry, learning from their experiences and insights.

Jason Hardy

Co-Founder & CEO at Ownly
Director & Adjunct Instructor, REDI Canada


Jason Hardy is the Co-Founder & CEO of the leading real estate e-commerce software, Ownly. Jason has spent the previous 17 years serving the real estate development sector in both Canada and the United States. An industry thought leader and speaker, Jason previously held the position of President / Managing Partner at Chatterson, a boutique real estate marketing firm headquartered Calgary, Canada. Jason is an instructor of Real Estate Marketing at the Haskayne School of Business’ Real Estate MBA program at the University of Calgary and holds the role of Executive Director of the Real Estate Development Institute of Canada. Jason also sits on the Management Advisory Committee (MAC) and Proptech Advisory Committee at the Haskayne School of Business and serves as Committee Chair at the Westman Centre for Real Estate Studies.

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.   

Not sure what you need? Contact us. We’re here to help. 

The average participant can complete the certificate in approximately one year. You must complete:  

Five Core Courses

  • Real Estate Development and Finance I 
  • Real Estate Development and the Planning Process 
  • Real Estate Marketing 
  • Real Estate Law 
  • Real Estate Development Management 


Two Elective Courses

  • Real Estate Development and Finance II 
  • Commercial Real Estate Development 
  • Mixed Use Real Estate Development 
  • Sales Management & Strategies  


Organizations or groups may be eligible for a group discount. Contact REDI’s Manager, Industry Relations for more information: 

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. 

Not sure which certificate meets your needs? Contact us:

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.

  • Expert industry insights from REDI Canada’s national faculty.  
  • Current real-world projects, case studies, and lessons learned.  
  • Independent project work to showcase your skills and knowledge to prospective partners/employers.   
  • Access to downloadable frameworks to take with you.  

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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REDI Canada Faculty

REDI Canada works with active industry professionals to develop and facilitate courses that meet industry and learner needs. Our instructors have expertise across a variety of industry areas and professional experience working across Canada.

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