Subjects

instructors
units
3-0-9U/G
schedule
MW (11:00-12:30) (8-205)
prerequisites
description

Focuses on financing tools and program models to support local economic development. Provides an overview of private capital markets and financing sources to understand capital market imperfections that constrain economic development, business accounting, financial statement analysis, federal economic development programs, and public finance tools.

instructors
units
3-0-9G
schedule
TR (9:30-11:00) (9-450A)
prerequisites
description

 

instructors
units
3-0-9H
schedule
TR (11:00-12:30) (9-451A)
prerequisites
description

Introduces a suite of tools representing the basic set of practices used in the development field. Presents a Wealth Creation framework that focuses on place, improving livelihoods, incentivizing collaboration, creating multiple forms of wealth, and promoting local ownership. Students work with web-based tools designed for use in a professional setting.

instructors
Gloria Schuck
units
3-0-3G / H1
schedule
MW (10:30-12:00) (9-357)
prerequisites
description

Designed to help students deepen their understanding of leadership and increase self-awareness. They examine authentic leadership styles and create goals and a learning plan to develop their capabilities. They also participate in activities to strengthen their "leadership presence" - the ability to authentically connect with people's hearts and minds.

instructors
units
4-0-8G
schedule
MW (4:00-5:30) Lec, M (5:30-7:00) Rec (9-354)
prerequisites
description

Concepts and techniques for analyzing financial decisions in property development and investment. Topics: leasing and property income streams, pro forma analysis, equity valuation, tax analysis, options, risk, and the financial structuring of real property ownership.

instructors
units
4-0-8G
schedule
TR (11:00-12:30) Lec, M (9:00-10:30) Rec (4-270 Lec, 9-354 Rec)
prerequisites
description

Develops an understanding of the economic factors that shape and influence the markets for real property. Includes an analysis of housing as well as commercial real estate, and covers demographic analysis, regional growth, construction cycles, urban land markets and location theory. Exercises and modeling techniques for measuring and predicting property demand, supply, vacancy and prices.

instructors
units
3-0-9G
schedule
MW (11:00-12:30) (8-205)
prerequisites
description

Focuses on financing tools and program models to support local economic development. Provides an overview of private capital markets and financing sources to understand capital market imperfections that constrain economic development, business accounting, financial statement analysis, federal economic development programs, and public finance tools.

instructors
Mariana Arcaya, Justin Steil, Ingrid Gould Ellen
units
3-0-9H
schedule
W (2:00-4:00) (9-217)
prerequisites
Permission of Instructor
description

This seminar will allow students to explore critical unanswered questions in housing policy and community development. Students will both critique existing studies and learn to design and execute their own research to shed light on current debates.

instructors
units
4-0-8 / PRACTICUM
schedule
W (2:00-6:00) (9-255A)
prerequisites
description

The Roxbury Neighborhood Design and Planning Workshop

Introduction and Purpose