This course is intended for students who wish to enhance their skills and knowledge in real estate finance and investment. The course introduces students to the risks and rewards that arise in investing in and financing both residential and commercial real estate. Concepts and techniques introduced in the course are intended to provide students with preparation for a variety of careers in the real estate industry. These include investing, financing, appraising, consulting, managing real estate portfolios, leasing, managing property, analyzing site locations, and managing corporate real estate. This material is also relevant to individuals who want to better understand real estate for their own personal investment and financing decisions.