building an effective data governance framework

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

On-demand 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 for real estate, help in building an effective data governance framework, competitive advantage and improve business outcomes. 

Registration fee for the on-demand 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 digital competency for real estate program is delivered in 10 webinar sessions. The sessions have been recorded for playback at a later time.

  • You can access via the OSCRE Academy dashboard and work at your own pace 24/7.
  • You must listen to all sessions and pass the test associated with each session. Session learning objectives are described below.
  • All sessions are recorded, and all course material is 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 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Assess an organization's data governance capability.
  • Identify how improved data governance relates to digital competency.
  • Identify what's driving success in moving up the competency curve.
  • Identify solutions to meet challenges that organization's face when building data governance capabilities.
6. Identifying Data Management Capabilities for Digital Competency

  • Explain the primary functions of data management and how they relate to digital competency. 
  • Assess an organization's readiness to begin a data management journey.
  • Review data management success stories relating to transitions up the maturity curve.
  • Identify solutions to challenges organizations face when building data management capabilities.
7. A Focus on Data Modeling Capabilities

  • 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


  • 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

  • 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

  • Summarize the concepts presented previously in the program.
  • Synthesize into an approach for transitioning to digital competency.
  • Examine challenges to advancing digital competency and discuss solutions.
  • Identify capabilities and resources needed to advance digital competency.

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Building Digital Competency in Real Estate FAQ


If you have already enrolled in your OSCRE Academy program,

you must first login, then highlight the Membership tab on the top rail, go to Members Only, then click on Membership Dashboard. You will see Welcome and the dashboard tiles. This is your main dashboard. Click on your academy dashboard tile to enter your academy program.


“The Digital Competency in Real Estate Course helped me to understand and navigate the new, far reaching horizons of the digital transformation in Real Estate. Highly recommend to both budding and seasoned CRE professionals.”

Jiri Skopek