Real Property Investment Certificate
 Real Property Investment Certificate (RPIC)

Earn your Certificate in Real Property Investment from the Industry Association Leader in Commercial Real Estate



Four Required Core Courses: (64 Hours)

Finance & Investment in Commercial Real Estate

Valuation in Commercial Real Estate

Capital Markets & Investing in Commercial Real Estate

Commercial Real Estate Law


Two Required Elective Courses: (32 Hours)

Lending in Commercial Real Estate

Commercial Real Estate Asset Management

Commercial Real Estate Development

Commercial Real Estate Leasing

Commercial Real Estate Investment Fundamentals


Commercial real estate in Canada requires proficiency in the following disciplines:




Capital Markets






 Asset Management

The Real Property Investment Certificate encompasses all disciplines and offers a unique perspective into the different facets of the commercial real estate industry.


You will learn from instructors who are not only academic, but are industry leaders in their respective fields. Classes not only provide theoretical knowledge, but will provide candidates with the opportunity to learn, listen and engage with other leaders from different sectors of the industry.



Each course is two full days in length (9AM – 5PM) held at Ryerson University (Ted Rogers School of Management). Each course is offered once a year. Multiple offering of the same course may occur based on demand. Courses will be taught through a mix of lecture, case study, and guest speaker methods.



Certificate candidates will have up to five years to complete the program. Candidates must enroll in the Certificate program which includes a non-refundable $100 administration fee.



To graduate, candidates must complete the four core courses and two elective courses (96 hours). Candidates must score a minimum of 70% on a short test at the end of each course. To graduate, candidates must “apply to graduate” through the online application system. Once REALpac confirms eligibility, candidates will receive a certificate of completion.



Candidates have the ability to enroll in the certificate program after you have completed your courses however, as courses are subject to change, we suggest applying for admission to the program first. Relevant work experience is recommended to fully understand and comprehend course material. It is recommended candidates have a minimum of three to four years in the commercial real estate industry. Candidates will possess different levels of experience and come from a variety of fields within the industry.


Enrollment fee: $100

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Contact Edward Byers, Manager, Professional Development & Events, 416.642.2700 x221.






77 King St W
TD North Tower
Suite 4030 PO Box 147
Toronto ON M5K 1H1


1.855.REALPAC (732.5722)