Enrollment is now open for the OSCRE Academy's new certificate program,

Building Digital Competency in Real Estate 

It's about doing things right, engaging the right people, developing the right skills, and putting the right framework in place. The OSCRE Academy Certificate Program, Building Digital Competency in Real Estate, can help you get there. 

This one-of-a kind program will help you build the skills you need to take the next steps to build digital competency, competitive advantage and improve business outcomes. 

Registration fee for the program, Building Digital Competency in Real Estate, is US$395.00.

  • If you are a returning OSCRE Academy student please email us for a returning student discount code.
  • Group discounts are available for more than ten students registering at one time, email us.

How the program works:

This program will be delivered in 10 webinar sessions.  The 60-minute webinars will begin at 11:00 AM ET and will be 60 minutes, except for the final webinar in the series, which will be 90 minutes. To join the live webinars you will access your OSCRE Academy dashboard to receive your unique GoToWebinar link. 

If the webinar schedule doesn't fit into your busy day you can take the course at your own pace. All sessions are recorded, and all material will be available online.

You have one-year from your enrollment date to successfully complete the program and earn your, Building Digital Competency in Real Estate certificate. Learn more by viewing the program FAQ.

Please email us if you have any questions about this exciting new program. 

For more background on the OSCRE Academy and the programs offered, please go to the OSCRE Academy Home Page 


Learning Objectives


1.  An Overview of Digital Competency in Real Estate

      September 12, 2018
  • Describe and discuss examples of the characteristics and benefits of digital competency.
  • Distinguish between levels in the digital competency to help assess where one's organization is today.
  • Identify skills, roles and capabilities needed to improve digital competency.
  • Summarize the primary areas of action needed to improve digital competency.
2.  How to Build a Foundation for Business Intelligence and Analytics
     October 10, 2018  

  • Discuss examples of effective BI and analytics in real estate.
  • Differentiate characteristics of BI and analytics at different levels of digital maturity.
  • Compare and contrast the strategies and practices that support effective BI and analytics.
  • Illustrate how improved digital competency leads to improved BI and analytics, and better business outcomes. 
3.  A Strategic Approach to Data Aggregation and Integration
     November 14, 2018

  • Explain the building blocks of integration and aggregation strategies and operations.
  • Explain current state of API strategies and other forms of integration.
  • Establish links to other aspects of digital competency, such as systems strategy.
  • Assess data aggregation and integration examples to determine best fit. 
4. Critical Steps to Developing an Enterprise-wide Data Strategy
    December 12, 2018

  • Describe the contents of a data strategy.
  • Describe the steps to building and enterprise-wide data strategy. 
  • Explain the respective roles of stakeholders in developing and implementing a data strategy.
  • Identify solutions to meeting challenges facing an organization building an effective data management program. 
5. Developing Data Governance Capabilities for Digital Competency
    January 16, 2019

  • Identify how improved data governance relates to digital competency.
  • Compare and contrast success stories on movement up the competency curve.
  • Assess an organization's data governance capability.
  • Identify solutions to meet challenges that organization's face when building data governance capabilities.
6. Identifying Data Management Capabilities for Digital Competency
    February 20, 2019

  • Explain the primary functions of data management and how they relate to digital competencies. 
  • Compare and contrast data management success stories relating to transitions up the maturity curve.
  • Assess organization's readiness to begin a data management journey.
  • Review data management success stories relating to transitions up the maturity curve.
7. A Focus on Data Modeling Capabilities
    March 13, 2019

  • Explain the basics of data modeling from the point of view of 1) the business, and 2) IT.
  • Illustrate the links between business and IT perspectives in data modeling.
  • Employ examples to explain the role of an industry-standard reference data model.
  • Demonstrate how an industry standard reference data model can be applied to improve data modeling.          
8. Building an Information Standards Strategy

    April 10, 2019

  • Explain links between standards strategy and other aspects of digital competency.
  • Explain the role of standards in Asset Lifecycle.
  • Consolidate complementary standards into a single strategy.
  • Illustrate links between an information standards strategy and an enterprise data model for a real estate organization.
  • Synthesize implementation of industry standards with organizational standards.
9. Evaluate Emerging Technologies for Competitive Advantage
    May 8, 2019

  • Explain current state and trends in application of the main types of emerging technologies.
  • Give examples of how emerging technologies affect digital competency.
  • Examine the risks and opportunities associated with implementing emerging technologies.
  • Identify which emerging technologies add the most value to one's organization.
10. Advancing Digital Competency in the Organization
     June 12, 2019
     90-minute panel discussion

  • Examine major organizational challenges to advancing digital competency and discuss solutions.
  • Identify capabilities and resources needed to advance digital competency.
  • Identify high priorities actions from a variety of stakeholder's perspectives.
  • Summarize the concepts presented previously in the program and synthesize into an organizational plan for transitioning digital competency.


              Enroll now!

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