Facility & Real Estate Management PT
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Fundamentals of Real Estate Industry

level of course unit

Introduction, fundamentals

Learning outcomes of course unit

Graduates are able to: - describe the management approach to real estate management. - compare different international perspectives on real estate management. - identify critical factors of both change and conflict management. - develop ideas and transfer knowledge to others. - work effectively in teams and take a leading role.

prerequisites and co-requisites


course contents

- Basic knowledge of real estate management and the real estate industry - Institutional aspects of the real estate industry - Management-oriented aspects of the real estate industry - Associations in the real estate industry - Market players / companies in the real estate industry - Current national and international developments in real estate management

recommended or required reading

- Kühne-Büning, L.; et al.: Grundlagen der Wohnungs- und Immobilienwirtschaft, Knapp Frankfurt, 4., überarb. u. erw. Aufl., 2005 - Sailer, E.; et al.: Kompendium für Immobilienberufe, Boorberg Stuttgart, 12., neu bearb. Aufl., 2013 - Schulte, Karl-Werner; et al.: Immobilienökonomie: Band 1: Betriebswirtschaftliche Grundlagen, Oldenbourg Schulbuchverlag GmbH München, 3. Aufl., 2008 - Theisen, M. R.: Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten. Technik – Methodik – Form, Vahlen München, 14., neu bearbeitete Auflage (1. Auflage 1984), 2008

assessment methods and criteria

Presentation, written examination

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lecture, group work, presentation and discussion of tasks

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Prof. (FH) Dr. David Koch

year of study

1. Year of studies

recommended optional program components


course unit code


type of course unit

Compulsory subject

mode of delivery

20% web-based self-learning unit, 80% in class course (integrated lecture)

work placement(s)

Not applicable