Course Description

CI 101 is a bedrock class for real estate practitioners at a time when risk mitigation, pricing, and cycle assurance have become critical to investors. CI 101 introduces the CCIM Cash Flow Model, a tool for ensuring your investment decisions are based on wise finance fundamentals. During the course, you will learn how to use key financial concepts such as Internal Rate of Return (IRR), Net Present Value (NPV), Cap Rate, Capital Accumulation, and the Annual Growth Rate of Capital to compare different types of commercial real estate investments.


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Course Concepts

This course will teach you how to:

  • Make informed investment decisions using the CCIM Cash Flow Model.
  • Use real estate analysis tools to quantify investment return.
  • Measure the impact of federal taxation and financial leverage on the cash flow from the acquisition, ownership, and disposition phases of real estate investment.


Jim Rosen, CCIM

Jim Rosen

Jim Rosen, CCIM, is Vice President – Brokerage at Pace Properties in St. Louis. During his 25 years in commercial real estate, he has negotiated many leasing transactions with many companies, including: Walmart, Lowe’s, Tuesday Morning, Half Price Books, PNC Bank, Weekends Only Furniture, National Retail Properties, ULTA Beauty, Office Depot, Del Taco, and Hardee’s Restaurants.

Rosen has been a CCIM Institute instructor since 1997.  He also teaches commercial real estate at ICSC University of Shopping Centers and corporate workshops for Corfac, Sperry Global Commercial Affiliates, NAI Global, and IAMC. Rosen was recognized as Instructor of the Year in 2014 by Institute faculty.

Rosen earned his bachelor’s degree in biology from Westminster College.

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