What is a CCIM?
What is a CCIM?
A CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) is a recognized expert in the commercial and investment real estate industry. The CCIM lapel pin is earned after successfully completing a designation process that ensures CCIMs are proficient not only in theory, but also in practice. This elite corps of CCIMs includes brokers, leasing professionals, investment counselors, asset managers, appraisers, corporate real estate executives, property managers, developers, institutional investors, commercial lenders, attorneys, bankers, and other allied professionals.
A CCIM is part of a global commercial real estate network with members across North America and more than 30 countries. This professional network has enabled CCIM members to close thousands of transactions annually, representing more than $200 billion in value. As a result, the experts who possess the CCIM designation are an invaluable resource for commercial real estate owners, investors, and users.
CCIMs have completed a designation curriculum that covers essential CCIM skill sets including ethics, interest-based negotiation, financial analysis, market analysis, user decision analysis, and investment analysis for commercial investment real estate. CCIMs have completed a portfolio demonstrating the depth of their commercial real estate experience. Finally, they have demonstrated their proficiency in the CCIM skill sets by successfully completing a comprehensive examination. Only then is a designation candidate awarded the coveted CCIM pin, joining the ranks of highly skilled commercial and investment real estate experts.
More than 13,000 commercial real estate professionals have earned the designation. Currently, 3,000 professionals are pursuing their CCIM designation.
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Ward Center Classes
The Ward Center curriculum includes courses on a variety of topics. Most are available for licensed delivery by approved sponsors such as CCIM chapters. For more information, please contact Angela Hawk, Ward Center Program Manager.
- Advanced Market Analysis (also offered online)
- Commercial Real Estate Negotiations
- Financial Analysis Tools for Commercial Real Estate
- Foundations for Success in Commercial Real Estate
- Fundamentals of Tenant Representation
- Residential Real Estate Financial Analysis
- Ultimate Group Sponsor Workshop
- Advanced Market Analysis (also offered in classroom)
- Before and After Tax Discounted Cash Flow Analysis
- Communication Skills for Business Professionals
- Creating Reliable Valuations
- Disposition Analysis for Commercial Real Estate
- Essential HP 10bII Financial Calculator Skills for Commercial Real Estate
- Feasibility Analysis for Commercial Real Estate
- Fundamentals of Real Estate Auctions
- High-Tech Marketing for Commercial Real Estate
- Real Estate Applications of Time Value of Money Concepts
- Real Estate Financial Analysis Using Excel
- Understanding ARGUS
- User Cost of Occupancy Analysis