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Real Estate Management Certificate

Program Highlights
  •  16 Week Program
  •  Accredited
  • Critically Acclaimed Instructor: Jemal King
  •  Your Own Success Coach
  •  Books Included in Tuition

In this 16 week course you will develop practical, real-world knowledge and skills for investing in real estate as an entrepreneur. Through this professional certificate program, you become familiar with a wide range of real estate asset types while learning how to analyze markets, value assets, raise capital through debt and equity financing, and gaining other essential skills for a real estate investment career.

Your instructor for this course will be Jemal King is a guru in the real estate business. Despite his career as a police officer, Jemal still had the millionaire’s mindset and decided that investing in real estate would be his method to earn millions and create the lifestyle he desired for his family. As his real estate portfolio increased, Jemal and his wife Camille invested the profits from real estate and opened a childcare center. The center was highly successful and since then, they own and operate multiple sites in Chicago. Jemal’s growing empire consists of 4 multi-million dollar companies including a brand new security company that grossed several million dollars in its first few years of inception.


When you want to continue your education, you can seamlessly transfer your education into our degree programs.

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Program Outcomes
  1. Explain the various investment opportunities through an understanding of land uses;
  2. Describe the forces that drive property values; the life cycles of buildings and neighborhoods; how cities develop and change over time, and the real estate cycle.
  3. Explore simulation experience creating financial models, analyzing cash flows, determining values, and measuring economic returns of real estate investments.
  4. Analyze types of investment capital through a variety of debt and equity partnership structures.
  5. Employ the tools and skills of investment strategy, decision-making, risk mitigation, and enterprise management.

This 600 clock hour program is designed to prepare you for an exciting career as an Real Estate Management Professional.

Semester 1


Lesson 1: Determining Your Why 

In this lesson, students will answer three questions to determine their reason for becoming a real estate entrepreneur. These questions help the real estate entrepreneur determine the strong purpose (s) to drive their success.


Lesson 2: The Cost of the Current You


This lesson helps the student to determine financial clarity. Students discover formulas to assist them in determining their total financial pictures and develop a clear financial statement.



Lesson 3: The Cost of the Future You


This lesson helps the student to develop income projections and forecasting for future success at a real estate entrepreneur. Students develop a forecasted financial statement based on assessments in this lesson.



Lesson 4: Choosing A Purpose for Each Property


This lesson is an introduction to the most fundamental concepts, principles, analytical methods, and tools useful for making investment and finance decisions.  Further, students develop a purpose for acquiring property which helps them to be intentional and direct. Students also develop a road map to follow.



Lesson 5:  Jemal’s 5 Rules


In this lesson, students review the 5 lessons that lead to real estate entrepreneur success. Students review a list of criteria to consider such as net cash flow, ARV, and location. Further, students are taught the principles of being clear, conscious, and certain on the decisions.


Lesson 6:  Buying With A Purpose

 This course examines the fundamentals of real estate finance and development from a legal and entrepreneurial perspective. The main topics covered include the following: land acquisition, finance; choice of entity; tax aspects; management (leasing, environmental); disposition of real property (sale of a mortgaged property, foreclosures, wraparound mortgages, sale-leasebacks); and recent legal developments.


Lesson 7: Flipping With A Purpose

In this lesson, students will explore real estate the concept of real estate flipping. Examined will be the concept of how the real estate entrepreneur buys houses and then sells them for a profit.


Lesson 8: Wholesaling With A Purpose

This lesson will help students understand how to get results in Wholesaling. This lesson provides action steps to wholesale properties as a real estate entrepreneur.


Lesson 9: Assembling Your Team


Every real estate entrepreneur needs a dream team. This lesson instructs on the proper process for developing a team that specializes in various aspects of your business. This lesson will explore how to work with the find and work with the following individuals: realtor, brokers, lenders, attorneys, insurance agents, accountant, general contractor, property manager, architect, and project manager. Instructions will be provided on how to screen and hire the right team.


Lesson 10:  Your Realtor / Broker

The student will learn how the realtor/broker will guide the entire process. Students will also learn how the broker will assist in locating a property that fits the criteria established.


Lesson 11: The Closing

The various parts of the real estate contract are explored in this lesson. An overview of the entire closing process is explored including these subjects: offers, counter-offers, acceptance, and house inspections and


Lesson 12: The Real Estate Contract

This lesson will explore contracts and forms related to real estate transactions. Special emphasis is placed on the required elements of a binding contract, agency relationships, disclosure requirements, addenda/contingencies, and closings. All the elements of a real estate transaction must be accurate and properly executed for the contract to be binding. A real estate entrepreneur needs to have a working understanding of the contractual transaction.


Semester 2


Lesson 13:  Funding Projects & Credit

This lesson will focus on the six financing strategies that cover the vast majority of real estate transactions.  Students will learn about the following strategies: 1. buying with cash;2. residential loans (properties 4 units or less); 3. commercial loans (properties 5 units or more); 4. private funding; 5. hard money lending; 6. seller financing



Lesson 14: Attorney Relationship

This lesson will instruct students on determining the right real estate attorney to assist with: business structure, zoning problems, township ordinances, environmental issues, etc. Attorney also assists with contracts, lease agreements, and loan documents to ensure understanding each responsibility as a real estate entrepreneur.


Lesson 15: The Documents

This lesson will help the student understand and easily navigate each section of a standard real estate contract or other closing documents.


Lesson 16: The Renovation: Step-by-Step


In this lesson, students will learn the 4 stages of renovation and how to execute each step. These phases are: Phase 1:Demo, Trim, Framing, Windows, Roofing, Siding• Phase 2: Electrical, Plumbing, HVAC, Insulation• Phase 3: Drywall, Trip, Doors, Flooring• Phase 4: Painting, Cabinets, Countertops



Lesson 17: Project Management


This lesson covers key components of project management including project integration, project scope management, project time and cost management, quality management, human resource considerations, communications, risk management, and procurement management.


Lesson 18: The Scope of Work

The lesson teaches the core fundamentals of project management and builds on your knowledge for effectively initiating a project and managing the project scope. This course lays the foundation for creating a project plan, work breakdown structure (WBS), schedule, budget, and communication plan, and for managing resources, identifying and managing risks, and understanding the project quality and procurement processes.


Lesson 19: The Property Manager


In this lesson, students will discover the value of working with a property manager. Real estate entrepreneur often rent properties to tenants. This lesson will provide instructions on how to direct the property manager to search for tenants that fit the criteria that you want.



Lesson 20: Putting It All Together


This lesson teaches the student to understand project lifecycles, standards, and methodologies.


Lesson 21: Strategies of purchasing


This lesson covers the various strategies for the real estate entrepreneur to acquire Land and property. Also, this lesson includes an in‐depth understanding of real estate investment analysis.



Lesson 22:  Legacy Building

In this lesson, students will gain an in-depth understanding of best practices in wealth management; explore the governance, structure, and investment challenges, and discover new approaches for managing and preserving wealth.

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State requirements

A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government, and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.

What You Receive

Lakewood University provides everything you need to become a Real Estate Management Professional. You will receive,

  • A critically acclaimed instructor, Jemal King
  • Comprehensive, best-selling textbooks & study guides
  • Career search & time management guides
  • Online exams
  • Instructor guidance and unlimited tutoring
  • Your own Student Success Coach!
  • Access to our online library
  • Networking with Lakewood’s active student and alumni social community


Career Outlook

Property, real estate, and community association managers take care of the many aspects of residential, commercial, or industrial properties. The median annual wage for property, real estate, and community association managers was $58,760 in May 2019. Job opportunities should be best for those with a college degree in business administration or real estate and for those who obtain professional credentials like the one offered at Lakewood University.

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers,
at (visited December 25, 2020).

Program Cost
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Pay in full
Payment in full: $9,400.00
Tuition: $9,400.00

Lakewood University provides all textbooks, study guides, supplemental materials, achievement exams, and instructional support at no cost to the student.

Administrative Fees (in addition to the tuition above)

Application Fee- $75 for degree programs; $0 for vocational programs

Registration Fee – $200 for degree programs; $125 for vocational programs

Library Fee – $100 per degree semester; $250 per vocational program term