Graduate Course Descriptions

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5534. The Internet and Information Systems Applied to Real Estate

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: FNCE 5101 or FNCE 5182; open to MBA students, others with consent.

Grading Basis: Graded

Specialized information technology is now available for all segments of the real estate industry. For example, investment firms are particularly interested in information technology that helps them monitor, understand, and manage risks associated with mortgage-backed securities. Database management systems and geographic information systems (GIS) give the decision-maker unprecedented power to manage data and analyze risks. The Internet opens up vast new sources of timely information. This course stresses the use of GIS and of the Internet. Students will gain hands-on experience with these tools through projects that are organized around business problems.

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