Education – Raising Your Commercial IQ

Education – Raising Your Commercial IQ

Online commercial real estate education and training that gives you bigger commissions, repeat clientele & weekends off.
Learn. Apply. Sell.

New to Commercial Real Estate?

Discover everything you need to manage investors, buyers and sellers like a pro to close major deals. Including all basic terms and calculations – and how to interpret and use them.

Seasoned agent looking to take things to the next level?

Learn advanced, must-know investment analysis techniques to take you there. Including real-world case studies that give you a roadmap for profitable commercial deals.

Want to Become a Developer,  Real Estate Analyst or Mortgage Broker?

Don’t rely on luck to get a foot in the door as a developer or real estate analyst. Investit Academy gives you everything you need to know to crack the industry, setting yourself up for a long, profitable career.


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More Deals, More Often

Commercial real estate success is all about creating deals. Our Commercial IQ training and education gives
you the power to creatively structure investment, development and lease deals using industry-leading knowledge and analysis tools.

Earn Much Bigger Commission Checks

Discover how to open up the lucrative world of commercial real estate. Bigger deals mean bigger commission checks.

Enjoy Weekends Off

Become a commercial real estate specialist and structure, negotiate and close deals during the regular working week – no more weekend residential dealings.

Bring in More Deals

Discover how to analyze and creatively structure investment, development and lease deals for constant deal flow.

Generate Repeat Clientele

Commercial clients aren’t just one-off sellers like residential clients. Once you know how to deliver for them once, they’ll come back for more.

Learn Anywhere, Any Time

Learn On The Go.


Our videos and comprehensive learning program are 100% online. Easily and conveniently access them anywhere on your PC, MAC, phone or tablet.

Knowledge At Your Fingertips


Everyone needs a quick and easy reference when putting a commercial real estate, development or leasing deal together. Learn exactly what you need on demand.

A Comprehensive 6-part Video Series

The Raising Your Commercial IQ video series consists of six comprehensive online commercial courses and manuals. Certification comes through passing three core courses and one elective course.

Core Courses

  1. How to Analyze and Value Income Properties (3-1/4 hours)
  2. Real Estate Investment Analysis (3-1/4 hours)
  3. Development Analysis and Valuing Land (4-3/4 hours)

Elective Courses

  1. Applied Real Estate Investment and Lease Analysis (4-1/2 hours)
  2. Creating & Profiting from Joint Ventures (3-1/4 hours)
  3. Retail, Office & Industrial Leasing (3 hours)

Easy-to-Follow Learning Activities

  • Videos and matching manuals The Raising Your Commercial IQ video series consists of six comprehensive online commercial courses and manuals.
  • Flash card packs. An efficient way to learn the basic terms and calculations used in commercial real estate – and how to interpret and use them.
  • Micro videos Quickly watch and learn in just a few minutes. Designed to be viewed on mobile devices for the more tech-savvy.
  • Mastery Challenges Get real-time feedback on your progress by testing your understanding of commercial real estate basics.
  • Practice exercises To test your knowledge and build confidence before taking each exam.
  • British Columbia Realtors PDP accredited courses To learn more visit

The Raising Your Commercial IQ Certification Program

It’s more than just knowledge you get. Every realtor who completes the Commercial IQ program gets and industry-recognized Certificate in Commercial Real Estate Education.


Raising the Commercial IQ of the Largest Real Estate Offices…

“…You definitely raise the bar for excellence in our industry.”

~Dr. Kathleen Kagawa President and CEO The Hawaii 5-0 Group Past commissioner. Hawaii Association of Realtors

“I learned more in the 5 sessions than I have ever learned at any real estate conference I have attended! Thank you for the insight and great real life examples of properties and business opportunities. The information was extensive…”

~ Jo-Ann McLellan Smith McLellan Group Royal LePage Kelowna

“Little by little I am grasping the concepts. Even though I am a slow learner I will never give up. I greatly appreciate the clarity with which you explain this complicated subject…”

~Jorge Fajardo

“You have a unique ability to communicate complex concepts with clarity and in an easy-to-follow manner. I highly recommend your classes and software to anyone interested in commercial and investment real estate. You’re a GREAT communicator and a great teacher.”

~Roger Dittus MBA CCIM RE/MAX Action Brokers

“Hi Neil, we haven’t met, but I’m a big fan of your courses that were provided to me by my managing broker. I really appreciate the straightforward approach the Investit Academy takes and insist anyone on my team completes the training. You do a great job of translating what can be intimidating topics into practical understanding with clear terms, practical examples and case studies that translate directly into the day-to-day work of a commercial real estate professional.”

~Steve Da Cruz

About the Creator & Your Instructor

Neil Osborne has over 35 years’ commercial real estate and development experience. He has taught and consulted real estate analysis and related financial topics to all levels of students and practitioners in the commercial real estate industry, from realtors, investors, and developers to appraisers and lenders. His relaxed style and easy to understand, real-life examples enables him to present complex concepts in ways that make the topics “user-friendly” and easy to learn.

Online Commercial Real Estate Education