The South African Institute of Black Property Practitioners (SAIBPP) launches a new Property Entrepreneurship Program aimed at first-time property entrepreneurs and aspiring Property Investors, as an affordable, accessible pathway to a rewarding career. SAIBPP, in partnership with the University of Cape Town (UCT), bring you this program that will equip you with all that you need to know, to get to where you want to be, as an aspiring Property Entrepreneur and Aspiring Property Investor.
The program will be led by well-known South African property economist and professor in Property Economics, François Viruly – who will serve as Head Lecturer of the SAIBPP/ UCT Property Entrepreneurship Program. Professor Viruly has undertaken extensive research into the South African property cycle, the development of township commercial properties, and the application of institutional economics to the analysis of property markets in emerging countries.
The course outline on Property Entrepreneurship includes Legal Considerations, Understanding Cash-flows & Property Investment, Property Financing, Understanding Property Development and Property Management amongst others. Applicants will learn skills such as analysing the characteristics of commercial and residential property, understand how property differs from other types of investments and prepare property funding proposals.
This three-day face-to-face workshop format which includes one-week of a self-study program “… is the smartest, most affordable and accessible way for average South Africans to acquire the hands-on, high-quality skills they need to enter and practice in the property industry as investors and entrepreneurs. “SAIBPP is committed to driving sustainable and inclusive economic growth and this course is just one of the many key skills development initiatives that we believe will truly start to change the face of the industry,” said SAIBPP CEO, Ms Vuyiswa Mutshekwane.