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Short Course

Corporate Real Estate Management

Our Corporate Real Estate Management study programme offers comprehensive and practical knowledge to maximize the success potential of corporate properties. This professional education programme is ideal for individuals seeking rapid career advancement within a company and looking to benefit from an extensive professional network.

4 Months


Kloster Eberbach (Eltville, near Frankfurt)


In-class Teaching


Corporate Real Estate Manager (IREBS)





Tuition Fees

from €7,130

Titelbild Corporate Real Estate Management

Corporate properties
require specialized expertise

The CREM part-time programme provides you with current expertise to comprehensively capitalize on the success potential of corporate real estate. It covers strategic areas such as property provisioning, property management, and property utilization.

Upon successful completion of the CREM study programme, you will obtain the prestigious professional title of "Corporate Real Estate Manager (IREBS)". As a successful participant, you will also have the opportunity to further enhance your qualifications by undertaking a three-day seminar to attain the "Master of Corporate Real Estate (MCR)" certification.

You benefit from the partnership between the IREBS Executive Education and the renowned international association CoreNet Global. The programme is developed and designed in close collaboration with Prof. Dr. Andreas Pfnür, the head of the Research Centre for Real Estate Business Administration (FBI - Forschungscenter Betriebliche Immobilienwirtschaft) at TU Darmstadt, to ensure that you benefit from cutting-edge expertise and scientific research.

Upcoming dates
Corporate Real Estate Management

13. 11. 2024 | Kloster Eberbach (Eltville near Frankfurt)
Early Booking Dates  
before Aug. 15th  

Eltville schedule 2023



Do you have any questions regarding the study programme? Feel free to reach out to the Programme Manager. We are eager to address your queries!

Telephone: +49 (0) 6723 9950-30
Key Benefits

Discover the benefits of choosing our institution for your education

University-level education

IREBS Executive Education is part of the Faculty of Business, Economics and Management at the University of Regensburg.


Alumni who join IMMOEBS e. V. gain access to an excellent and valuable network in the real estate industry.


A certificate of competence from IREBS enjoys industry-wide recognition among executives and HR professionals in the real estate and finance industry.


Each year, the top graduates are honoured with cash prizes sponsored by CoreNet Global.

Study Plus

Career counselling, modern seminar spaces at all study locations, 24/7 access to the learning platform, and fresh fruit, snacks, and beverages.

Granted usage of

We provide our students with the necessary equipment, including free Microsoft Office 365 licenses, for the duration of the programme.


You will engage in expert discussions with high-profile and renowned lecturers from academia and industry.


IREBS Executive Education has been in the market for over three decades and has successfully trained over 7,500 professionals.

Course Structure

Corporate Real Estate Management
part-time study course

Immerse yourself in the fascinating field of Corporate Real Estate Management and complete the programme in just four months. This comprehensive programme is divided into four modules, providing you with a solid understanding of the subject matter. Upon completion of the modules, you will sit an exam to assess the knowledge acquired so far. Additionally, we offer you the opportunity to broaden your horizons further by obtaining a “Master of Corporate Real Estate (MCR)” by attending a three-day seminar. Explore the numerous possibilities that this intensive training offers to take your career in the real estate industry to the next level.


CREM course programme
content overview

Module 1 | 4 days Module 2 | 4 days Module 3 | 4 days Module 4 | 4 days

Module 1 | 4 days

Module 1 | 4 days

Fundamentals of Corporate Real Estate Management

The module "Fundamentals of Corporate Real Estate Management," teaches the essentials of real estate economics, along with important financial and business foundations.

Selection of topics:

  • Introduction to Corporate Real Estate Management
  • Real estate valuation
  • Real estate economics
  • Real estate accounting
  • Investment analysis

Module 2 | 4 days

Module 2 | 4 days

Real Estate Law and Financing

The module "Real Estate Law and Financing" provides knowledge about legal contracts, provisions, and real estate financing.

Selection of topics:

  • Real estate and financing
  • Real estate provisioning
  • Real estate service contracts
  • Real estate purchase contract law
  • Real estate brokerage law
  • Tenancy law
  • Public planning and construction law
  • Private construction law

Module 3 | 4 days

Module 3 | 4 days

Strategic Real Estate Management

The module "Strategic Real Estate Management" integrates strategic and developmental concepts with practical case studies and project visits. The aim is to apply the foundational knowledge of legal and planning disciplines to the development of real estate projects.

Selection of topics:

  • Benchmarking
  • Space management
  • Real estate controlling
  • Information management and systems
  • International site selection
  • Strategic sourcing of real estate services
  • Implementation of corporate strategy with examples
  • Corporate and real estate strategies
  • Workplace management and remote working

Module 4 | 4 days

Module 4 | 4 days

Construction Project Management

The module "Operational Real Estate Management" introduces the tools of Corporate Real Estate Management and applies their use in daily operations.

Selection of topics:

  • Area conversion
  • Maintenance management
  • Sustainable project development
  • Property management control
  • Technical real estate planning and sustainability

Everything you need to know about the
Corporate Real Estate Management programme

Structure & Study Formats
  • The short course in Corporate Real Estate Management spans a total of 16 days over a period of four months, divided into four modules of four days each.
  • Additional time is allocated for examinations and two case studies.
  • A typical study day consists of eight to ten academic hours of 45 minutes each.
  • Lectures start either at 8:00 AM or 9:30 AM and conclude at either 5:30 PM or 7:30 PM.
  • The sessions are conducted in an in-class format.
Tuition Fees
Tuition fees €7,750
Early bird rebate: €7,130*
Reduced tuition fees: €7,130**

*The early bird rebate is available if you register by August 15th prior to the start of the programme.
**Alumni, members of IMMOEBS e. V. or IREBS Core e. V., CoreNet Global, crenet Deutschland e. V., HypZert-certified valuers.

All prices are subject to the legally applicable VAT. Discounts are not cumulative.

The fees will be divided into three instalments:

I. Instalment (20 %): 14 days after receiving the written acceptance
II. Instalment (40 %): four weeks prior to the start of the programme
III. Instalment (40 %): at the beginning of the programme

  • Employers often fully or partially cover the fees of continuing education and training.
  • The expenses for the programme are generally tax deductible.
  • Applicants can expect to receive a response to their application within a few working days.
Target Group & Admission Requirements

The short course Corporate Real Estate Management is open to the following individuals:

  • Emerging leaders and professionals.
  • Service providers involved in value-added activities for corporate real estate
  • Corporate real estate specialists
  • Individuals working in the real estate sector for companies
  • Working professionals seeking to expand their knowledge in corporate real estate management
Certificate & Title

Successful graduates of the CREM programme are awarded the title “Corporate Real Estate Manager (IREBS)”.

  • The completed programme corresponds to 16 ECTS in scope and content.
  • Optionally, you can obtain the "Master of Corporate Real Estate (MCR)" title by completing in a three-day seminar.
  • Participation in the CREM programme is recognised as continuing education according to HypZert. Participants will be awarded one day of professional development for each day attended, with a maximum of 3 training days per calendar year.

Speaking from Experience: Recommendations from
Faculty, Alumni, and Professionals

The study programme covers all facets of the CREM landscape in a practical manner. The digital setup of the IREBS Real Estate Academy and the provided infrastructure specifically allowed students to actively participate in all lectures by streaming them from home. The intensive Corporate Real Estate Management study programme is


The study programme covers all facets of the CREM landscape in a practical manner. The digital setup of the IREBS Real Estate Academy and the provided infrastructure specifically allowed students to actively participate in all lectures by streaming them from home. The intensive Corporate Real Estate Management study programme is suitable for both career changers and industry experts due to its thematic variety and depth, enabling them to take the next step professionally and personally.

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Markus Schewerda

Swiss Life Asset Managers Germany

Graduate of CREM 10th Intake

The study programme in Corporate Real Estate Management at IREBS Real Estate Academy was a perfect introduction for me to the topics of real estate industry. I was particularly fascinated by the operational and strategic aspects of real estate management.

Dagmar Roeske


Graduate of CREM 7th Intake

The CREM study programme impresses not only with its comprehensive coverage of all relevant disciplines but also with the opportunity to build a personal network within the industry. This includes connections with fellow students and lecturers, as well as on an international level through the CoreNet Global Capstone Seminar.

Florian Scheef

Fresenius Medical Care

Graduate of CREM 8th Intake

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