Powered by API Events, Africa’s leading real estate platform, this five-week online real estate training course will provide participants with an understanding of real estate as an asset class in uncertain times. The Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in new scenarios in real estate analysis and investment, which all property professionals need to be acquainted with in order to move their careers, businesses and assets forward.
Taking place over five seven-hour modules, the course is convened by Prof (Dr.) Kola Akinsomi and will also feature a number of international and African real estate professionals, whom will provide tangible insights into global best practice and African realities over the following modules:Analysis of real estate markets and changes caused by covid-19; valuation under uncertainty; real estate financing and re-structuring commercial real estate investments in times of crisis; and real estate portfolio management in a Covid-19 environment.
Prof. Dr. Kola Akinsomi is an Associate Professor in Real Estate Finance & Investments at the University of Witwatersrand (WITS), South Africa and Chief Economist of RealQuant Analytics.
Prof. Dr. Akinsomi is the Vice-President of the African Real Estate Society, Director of the International Real Estate Society and Chair of the Future Leaders of the American Real Estate Society.
He is on the Advisory Forum of the South African Council of Property Valuers Profession (SACPVP). He has published numerous reports and studies in international property journals.
Director – Head of Real Estate Economics, BNP Paribas Real Estate, UK
Researcher – Africa Knight Frank, UAE
Capital Market Boards of Turkey, Turkey
Executive and Board Member, Dat Xanh Real Estate Services, Australia
Transaction Manager, Cushman Wakefield/Broll, South Africa
Executive Director, Setso Property Fund, South Africa
President, South African Council for the Property Valuers Profession (SACPVP), South Africa
Head of Research & Property, Anchor Stockbrokers, South Africa
Principal, Laposa Realty Advisors,
Assistant Professor, San Diego
State University, United States of America
Senior Manager, Credit- Real Estate
Head of Valuation, First Rand Bank (MRICS)