SAIBPP/UCT Property Entrepreneurship Programme – JHB

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Date(s) - 08 Mar '19 - 16 Mar '19
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

FNB Conference & Learning Centre


Are you an aspiring property entrepreneur?

Register for the SAIBPP / UCT Property Entrepreneurship Programme.

  • Three face-to-face workshop format and one week self-study.
  • Fee: R7 500.00

Learn nine industry topics

Course outline:

  • Generate property investment ideas – an overview of the property industry.
  • Owners and users.
  • Entrepreneurship and property.
  • Legal considerations.
  • Understanding cash-flows and property investment.
  • Valuation.
  • Property financing.
  • Understanding property development.
  • The final step – property management.

About this course:

• Day 1 & Day 2 (12 & 13 October) – Introduction to the course.
• 1 Week (15 – 19 October) Self study.
• Day 3 (20 October) – last day of course.
• A UCT certificate of attendance will be issued and this course is registered with the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) for the award of CPD points.

Attendees will learn how to:

• Analyze the characteristics of commercial and residential property.
• Understand how property differs from other types of investments.
• Compare investment opportunities and analyze trends affecting the property industry.
• Analyze property cash flow and investment options.
• Prepare property funding proposals and property finance fundamentals.
• Evaluate how value is derived, what impacts it, and the different approaches to valuation.
• Create a commercially-viable property development plan using market research, a feasibility study, a development team, and development financial returns.
• Earn passive income from property investments.
• Manage and market a property development or property successfully.


François Viruly – Head Lecturer of the SAIBPP / UCT Property Entrepreneurship Program. 

François is a well-known South African property economist and professor in Property Economics, Property Investment and Property Finance, with over 20 years’ experience. Professor Viruly has undertaken extensive research into the South African property cycle, the development of township commercial properties, and the application of Institutional Economics to the analysis of property markets in emerging countries.

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