The Real Deal New York

Schools adjust to market, too

November 09, 2010 10:30AM

A roundup of the graduate schools, programs, deadlines and more

A class at Columbia University

From the November issue: Real estate is changing, and so are the schools that teach it. Consider the New York Real Estate Institute, a continuing-education program, where some of the most popular classes address short sales, foreclosures, mortgage loan qualifications and credit repair. Eric Barron, managing director of the program, said some of those sought-after classes are now being given more frequently — once a month, rather than every two months as they were in earlier years — in response to student demand. The Paul Milstein Center for Real Estate at Columbia University’s Business School recently developed case study courses in the MBA program that highlight distressed investing, workouts and restructuring. [more]

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