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There’s no skill more critical than valuation, and ARGUS is the industry-standard valuation program for complex assets. Accelerate your growth by developing both of these critical skills.

 

 

 

Foundations for valuing CRE assets

CRE capital markets frameworks

Detailed explanations and benchmarks

Real-world case studies valuing assets in ARGUS


Content

Learn to think bigger
  • Week
    1
  • Primer: DCF Analysis

    Academics talk about three approaches to value, but practitioners exclusively use one framework when valuing income-producing properties: DCF analysis. We start the course by making sure that every participant has a strong grasp of DCF mechanics, inputs, outputs, and return measures.  

  • Week
    2
  • Primer: ARGUS

    Understanding the purpose, architecture, calculations, and functionality of ARGUS is essential for valuing complex assets. Additionally, you will examine which levers are commonly utilized to influence valuations, and how to manipulate them within the software.

  • Week
    3
  • Guided Case Study: 1099 Stewart

    Guided practice significantly accelerates understanding of valuation and ARGUS mechanics. The first case study takes guessing out of the learning equation by providing step-by-step instructions. You will build a model, then export and manipulate your findings into an Excel valuation model.

  • Week
    4
  • ARGUS Pitfalls and Outputs

    Utilizing your base model from the first case study, you will replicate the exact process that acquisitions and asset management professionals follow. You will interpret real-world scenarios, adjust your model, and arrive at a final estimated value. 

  • Week
    5
  • Case Study: Empire State Building

    You will value one of the most complicated assets in real estate: The Empire State Building, with its 200+ tenants, gross leases, net leases, observatory income, extensive retail, etc. You will independently produce a value (with support from classmates and instructors), then have a chance to defend your assumptions.

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STRUCTURE

Meeting you where you are

We’ve climbed the valuation learning curve with thousands of students and have established best-in-class resources to ensure you can build these critical skills. We provide textbooks, case studies, and extra guided practice. All classes are cohort-based with both synchronous and asynchronous options. All cohorts receive live support from experienced professionals.

Synchronous Cohort Option

Live classes led by our teaching team of CRE professionals. Receive recorded lectures and all practice materials weekly. Completed on a set schedule alongside other class participants.

Asynchronous Cohort Option

No live classes. You will receive all lecture and practice materials weekly. Completed on a set schedule alongside other class participants.

Office Hours

2x weekly meetings to come ask the teaching team questions about coursework. Available to both synchronous and asynchronous learners.

Class Materials

  • Concentrated program textbook
  • Skills development exercises
  • Video tutorials
  • Mini-case practice

Instructional Team

  • Full-time real estate professionals
  • Decades of valuation and ARGUS experience
  • Four or more instructors per cohort
  • Cross-functional expertise

Case Studies

  • Step-by-step case study
  • Empire State Building Case Study
  • Supplemental cases for extra practice
  • All major property types
  • Real-world complexities

ARGUS Access

  • 3+ months of ARGUS Enterprise Software
  • Ability to complete ARGUS Certification
  • Access to ARGUS’s training materials and test prep

Results

Participant feedback chart

24 %

Gain in knowledge of Valuation Mechanics

7.2/10
9.2/10

34 %

Gain in knowledge of Capital Markets and Return Metrics

6.5/10
8.8/10

120 %

Increase in knowledge of Valuing Properties in ARGUS

3.9/10
8.7/10
  • Will recommend to a Friend
  • Say the course increased their earning capacity

100%

  • Will recommend to a Friend
  • Say the course increased their earning capacity

WHAT PEOPLE SAY ABOUT VALUATION IN ARGUS

Enroll

Session Format Start Date End Date Times Base Price Current Price Availability
Winter
Synchronous
Nov 29, 2023
Jan 3, 2024
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Summer 1
Asynchronous
May 18, 2024
Jun 22, 2024
N/A
$1,999
$1,499
Summer 2
Asynchronous
Jul 17,2024
Aug 28, 2024
N/A
$1,999
$1,499

 

Space is limited and will be filled by the first qualified applicants.

Change your career trajectory by investing in yourself.

If you want to substantially improve your valuation and ARGUS skills, this program was built for you.

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