Socially-Responsible Real Estate Development

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Course Description

How can you determine if a proposed real estate development project is socially responsible? Or determine whether the developer used the tools of social impact assessment (SIA), environmental impact assessment (EIA), and public consultation effectively?

This course will teach you how to evaluate a development project and practice socially responsible real estate yourself by applying SIA, EIA, and consultation methods. It is also designed to help students build their own personal theory of what constitutes socially responsible real estate development.

Taught by a professor with more than forty-five years of teaching experience at MIT, using an applied case study method, this course will open new opportunities for real estate developers and urban planners to see how SIA, EIA, and stakeholder engagement are the keys to creating socially-responsible real estate development throughout the world. 

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FRANCIS BETHELL

10/10 starsTaking Now
1 year, 11 months ago
I HAD LEARNED A LOT ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF DOING AN EIA AND SIA. I JUST WISH THAT I COULD HAVE COMPLETED MODULE 1, AND MODULE 2.FROM MY COMPUTER THERE WAS A LOT OF CHALLENGES GETTING ON TO DO M1, AND M2. I WOULD LOVE TO HAVE BEEN SUCCESSFUL. WHEN IS THE NEXT COURSE OFFERED.
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Jim Behr

10/10 starsCompleted
1 year, 11 months ago
Totally enjoyed this course. It was very informative and the course material addresses concerns that are existing in the world today. I can highly recommend this course to those who want to learn about Socially Responsible Real Estate Development.
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