REMF44-Real Estate Asset Management

Module Provider: Real Estate and Planning
Number of credits: 20 [10 ECTS credits]
Level:7
Terms in which taught: Spring term module
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Module version for: 2017/8

Module Convenor: Dr Ashley Dabson

Email: a.dabson@reading.ac.uk

Summary module description:

This module looks at asset management from the investor, landlord and tenant perspective. It deals with investor and corporate asset performance strategies, landlord and tenant relationships and public sector asset management.  Other topics covered relate to planning, budgeting and real estate corporate governance.


Aims:
The module explores both practical and strategic aspects of real estate management primarily for commercial property, and examines innovation and change in this area. The subject is considered from the perspective of the various stakeholders (owners, tenants and owner/occupiers). Underpinning the module is the application of key management and business concepts to real estate advice and real estate management.

Assessable learning outcomes:
- Apply management concepts to the business of real estate;
- Critically assess how real estate management can add value;
- Conceptualise key issues facing real estate managers;
- Evaluate how these issues impact on practice in different sectors and from different perspectives.

Additional outcomes:
- Enhance oral and communication skills through discussions and presentations in seminar sessions;
- Develop independent learning abilities through preparation for weekly seminars;
- Develop report/essay writing skills through the coursework;
- Enhance the capacity to read complex published material in a critical fashion.

Outline content:
Key aspects of real estate management will be covered such as:
- Strategic asset management for investors, corporates and the public sector;
- Commercial lease management;
- Facilities management;
- Active asset management;
- Environmental issues

Brief description of teaching and learning methods:
The module will comprise lecture, class tutorial and problem solving workshops. The coursework will act as consolidating and integrating vehicles for the taught material.

Contact hours:
  Autumn Spring Summer
Lectures 20
Tutorials 20 4
Guided independent study 130 26
       
Total hours by term 170.00 30.00
       
Total hours for module 200.00

Summative Assessment Methods:
Method Percentage
Written exam 100

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Penalties for late submission:
Penalties for late submission on this module are in accordance with the University policy. Please refer to page 5 of the Postgraduate Guide to Assessment for further information: http://www.reading.ac.uk/internal/exams/student/exa-guidePG.aspx

Length of examination:
Three hours

Requirements for a pass:
The pass-mark for this module is 50%.

Reassessment arrangements:
Reassessment will be by the same method as for the module's original assessment requirements, subject to variation by the examination board where appropriate.

Last updated: 10 May 2017

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