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Property Resources and Management (ABPL90275)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeABPL90275
Semester 2
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

This subject aims to provide a range of applied skills to operate as a property professional in the area of property valuation and management. The subject examines:

  • ownership and use perspectives as they apply to investment, valuation and management of real property as a business;
  • property classes, market sectors and specialised properties;
  • managing the physical asset in the various ownership and use scenarios, including legal, OHS, risk management, environmental and market demands;
  • lease income and management.

The application of quantitative methods in analysis will be emphasised. These will include: discounted cashflow analysis, real estate finance and financial analysis, post taxation analysis and securitisation.

Intended learning outcomes

At the conclusion of this subject, students should be able to:

  • Model property valuation and investment financial flows;
  • Understand the principles and techniques of property and asset valuation and analysis;
  • Understand the effects of taxation and finance on property investment and development;
  • Understand the character and role of property management systems and practices across a range of property types from a range of stakeholder perspectives;
  • Be aware of the social, legal, economic and environmental impacts of property.

Generic skills

In this subject students will develop:

  • computer skills using spreadsheets, online data bases and investment analysis software;
  • analytical skills – financial analysis techniques and taxation allowances in solving investment property valuation and analysis problems;
  • communication skills – an enhanced ability to communicate analysed interpretations of property management outcomes through written and oral presentations;
  • problem solving skills – an increased body of knowledge associated with resolution of contemporary issues and practices in property management;
  • team working skills – an enhanced ability to generate and communicate a range of relevant property management practices and procedures at an appropriate academic and professional standard.

Last updated: 13 August 2019