Construction Finance Fundamentals

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Construction Finance Fundamentals Overview

This Construction Finance Fundamentals course is the first course of a three-course series. It provides a preliminary understanding of the real estate development process and delves deeper into the construction phase. It provides knowledge on various phases in real estate construction, key market players, construction due diligence checklists, types of construction contracts, different types of construction forms, and how each form is aligned with particular asset types.  

By the end of this course, you will have a strong fundamental knowledge of real estate construction finance which will prepare you for learning intermediate and advanced construction finance courses. 

Construction Finance Fundamentals Learning Objectives

Upon completing this course, you will be able to: 

  • Describe the different phases of the real estate development process and identify key players
  • Understand how due diligence reports are used and recognize different forms of construction contracts
  • Understand the different types of building construction forms

Construction Finance Fundamentals Is an Elective Course of CFI's CBCA® Program

CFI's Certified Banking & Credit Analyst (CBCA)® Program offers skills including credit evaluation, documentation, and review procedures. For beginners to advanced users, the CBCA® program is designed to help you become a world-class credit analyst. 

Who Should Take This CBCA® Course?

This Construction Finance Fundamentals course is perfect for any aspiring credit analyst that would like to make a career for themselves in the real estate construction sector. This course explores concepts that will be useful for beginner level banking and real estate professionals, or business and finance students seeking to acquire a fundamental knowledge of the real estate construction development process.

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Construction Finance Fundamentals is part of the Commercial Banking & Credit Analyst (CBCA)™ certification, which includes 35 courses.

Commercial Banking & Credit Analyst (CBCA)™ Certification
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  • All 35 CBCA™ courses
  • Skills Learned Credit Analysis and Documentation, Risk Mitigation, Writing
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Prep Courses

7 courses from beginner to intermediate level.


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16 courses from beginner to intermediate level.


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10 courses in advanced and intermediate levels.


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Students must complete all core and elective courses (18 in total) and demonstrate mastery of the topics through successful completion of course materials, quizzes, and assessments.
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What Our Students Say

Highly recommend.
very informative course.

Francine Fabiola PETATO TEWO

Very Interesting course. I have enjoyed learning elective courses. I can't wait for the other two courses in the three series.


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