Course Description

Course Description: 

Until recently, the real estate industry has been known for being slow to innovate and embrace technology across the value chain. In 2021, Venture Capital investment in the real estate sector exceeded $32B USD. In partnership with the Real Estate Development Institute of Canada (REDI Canada), this exciting and niche program ventures deep into the world of Proptech and introduces learners, through multi-sensory modalities, to emerging technologies, market opportunities, venture building, and financing.

This introductory program is designed for mid and senior executives interested in learning more about Proptech and its important role in solving some of the most critical and complex challenges facing every asset class of the real estate sector. Discover how Proptech, by design, is being used to improve how the industry manages, builds, designs, buys, sells, and leases real estate.


Course Learning Outcomes: 

  • Develop a general understanding of Proptech through an examination of its use case across various asset classes
  • Discover how Proptech is being leveraged to manage, build, design, buy, sell and lease real estate assets
  • Identify core principles, proven practices, and lessons learned in venture building and scaling
  • Gain a greater understanding of the nuances behind venture financing and fundraising from pre-seed to exit
  • Engage with and learn from leading founders, Venture Capitalists and Institutional investors focused on the Proptech industry
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Mar 29, 2023 to Apr 19, 2023
8:30AM to 4:30PM
Apr 05, 2023 to Apr 12, 2023
Schedule and Location
Course Fees
Investment non-credit $995.00
Section Notes

Registration Deadline: March 29, 2023

  • Pre session materials available: March 29, 2023

  • In-person classroom session:  April 5 & 12, 2023

  • Site visit: April 11, 2023, 6 – 8pm

  • Live online session: April 19, 2023, 4 – 6pm


Faculty Bio: 

Jason Hardy is the Co-Founder & CEO of the leading real estate e-commerce software, Ownly. Jason has spent the previous 17 years serving the real estate development sector in both Canada and the United States. An industry thought leader and speaker, Jason previously held the position of President / Managing Partner at Chatterson, a boutique real estate marketing firm headquartered Calgary, Canada. Jason is an instructor of Real Estate Marketing at the Haskayne School of Business’ Real Estate MBA program at the University of Calgary and holds the role of Executive Director of the Real Estate Development Institute of Canada. Jason also sits on the Management Advisory Committee (MAC) and Proptech Advisory Committee at the Haskayne School of Business and serves as Committee Chair at the Westman Centre for Real Estate Studies.

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