Pakistan receives its first-ever batch of certified real estate investment advisors

LAHORE-Pakistan has received its first-ever batch of certified real estate investment advisors after completing the Certification in Real Estate Science Level 1 course. Launched in collaboration with the National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), the four-week certification course was introduced by with an ambition to make a difference in the real estate realm.

The graduation ceremony held at Professional Development Centre (PDC) NUST was attended by the Pro-rector Research, Innovation and Commercialisation NUST Nassar Ikran, the higher management of Graana, including CEO Shafiq Akbar, along with group directors Farhan Javed, Sharjeel E. Ahmer, and Arslan Javed, General Manager PDC Salman Ahmed, and Programme Manager Muhammad Ali.

Speaking at the occasion, Shafiq Akbar said; “The vision of transforming the real estate sector was accomplished today, through the completion of Pakistan’s 1st Real Estate Certification course. On this landmark achievement, I thank NUST for joining hands to overcome this gap and urge other educational institutes to start such courses, as the transformation of any sector is only possible through formal education.”

“The introduction of Pakistan’s first course on real estate is a significant step towards restricting the sector through introducing formal education”, said Farhan Javed while celebrating this achievement. Addressing the ceremony, Nassar Ikran lauded this initiative launched by to transform the real estate sector through introducing formal education.

The educational course provides a learning experience by incorporating technological, management, and legal issues related to the primary and secondary real estate markets and profession. The session comprised assignments, presentations, group activities, case studies, mock trials and examinations.

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