Shopping Mall Management
Curriculum

Seven subjects are provided to enhance knowledge and skills for preparing practitioners to manage shopping malls.

Real Estate Valuation

  • Examine various methods of valuation and undertake valuation for surrender and renewal of leases; apply valuation techniques in making property management and investment decisions.

Property Law *

  • Introduce essential legal knowledge to building management and real estate development; develop abilities in making professional judgement for real estate management and development.

Accounting for Management Decision Making

  • Introduce management accounting concepts and techniques; use cost accounting and financial accounting information for planning, control and decision making; and develop planning and control techniques for strategy formulation and implementation in shopping mall management.

Property Management *

  • Broaden knowledge in property management practices as well as understand property management theories and techniques so as to enhance capability for continual professional development; and develop specific multi-disciplinary skills necessary in real estate development, urban planning and economics.

Real Estate Asset Management *

  • Introduce strategic management corporate real estate, theoretical models and concepts in analysing issues in asset management and performance applied to build assets.

Maintenance Technology and Management for Shopping Mall

  • Introduce knowledge of maintenance technology for diagnosing building defects and propose remedial actions; and develop management skills applicable to every type of buildings including shopping malls at managerial level.

Designing an Ultra Modern Shopping Experience 

  • Examine environmental features Social Media, explore service marketing and creation of unique shopping experience to allow creativity for shopping mall management sensibility; lifestyle and multi-channeling marketing are also included to engage customers through emerging technology.

"Property Law" and "Property Management" are required to take 39 hours and the rest of the subjects take 30 hours to complete.

 

Credits Transfer

Upon completion and assessment of the specified subjects *, participants will be eligible to apply for credit transfer at the Department of Building and Real Estate of PolyU towards its MSc in Construction and Real Estate and Postgraduate Diploma in Construction and Real Estate.

 

Professional Recognition

This programme is recognised by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) to have satisfied the academic requirements for qualification of the Institution’s Associate membership grade (AssocRICS).