The course is designed for brokers, investors, project and finance managers.

Examination and group presentation.

Commercial Property Practice (CPP) Programme

6 days (non-consecutive)

This course is offered online combined with webinars.


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Includes all materials and assessments.

Course Details:


The purpose of this course is to provide delegates with a detailed knowledge of financial mathematics as well as the principles of town planning.  Delegates will also learn about the general principles of taxation and the various ownership structures that may be utilised when investing in property.  The significance of the property cash flow will be discussed as well as the various property investment benchmarks, including the cost of capital.  Delegates will also learn how to value various types of property and be able to discuss topics such as property law with confidence and authority.


After completing this course, delegates will be able to:


  •  Apply the principles of financial mathematics to a property investment
  • Apply the principles of town planning to undertake and complete a feasibility study
  • Apply the principles of property taxation to a property investment
  • Calculate the cash flow from a property investment
  • Explain the various ownership structures that can be utilised when investing in property
  • Determine the advantages and disadvantages of each ownership structure when planning a property investment strategy
  • Calculate the various property benchmarks
  • Undertake the valuation of various types of properties


NB: This course has also been approved by the EAAB for RPL credits towards the FETC: Real Estate.

Meet The Faculty

Most of CPMD’s facilitators operate in industries and businesses where they have acquired their relevant areas of expertise. Facilitators are specialists in their respective fields.


Finance and Property, Law, Social Housing and Management Skills.

B.Com. (WITs), Post Graduate Diploma: Property Development & Management, Honors: Business Management, LLB (Unisa), MSc Building (Wits)

Graeme Jay


Property, Law, Sectional Title and Property Valuer

BA. BIuris, LLB

Adv. Louis Taljaard

Still have a question?

What is included in the course fee?

Expert tuition , all course material (excluding EAAB study guides), access to our online learning platform containing videos and webinars .

What are my payment options?

We provide flexible payment options to suit your needs. Please get in touch with our student representatives to discuss your options.

Can my employer assist with payment?

In offering you hands-on, practical and expert tuition – you will make a successful impact within your organisation and ultimately add significant and practical knowledge towards the role you play at work.

Our student representatives will gladly assist in providing necessary documentation and motivation to your employer in order for them to assist with finance. Simply get in touch with us today and we can discuss your available options.

Do I get a certificate at the end of the course?

Yes! Upon successful completion of the coursework, assignments and exam (course specific), you will receive a certificate.

How experienced are the teaching staff and management at CPMD?

Graeme Jay, managing director and lecturer at CPMD is a highly regarded property professional with over 20 years experience & involvement in property academia and practice and largely regarded as one of South Africa’s most prolific real estate and finance lecturers.

CPMD has long partnered with industry professionals to add additional value to each course through guest lectures offering specific expertise within a certain field.

CPMD have been involved in training some of the top SA banks Commercial Property Finance teams, the Estate Agencies Affairs Board CPD talks, WITS University and Wits Business School as well as various industry publications and institutions.

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