University Partnership Program
The ARGUS University Partnership Program (AUPP) is a unique package of our software, services, and resources to leading educational institutions worldwide. It provides an exciting opportunity for academic students looking for a career in commercial real estate by providing access to our industry-leading ARGUS software, alongside practical hands-on experience, ensuring they are industry-ready.
Our ARGUS commercial real estate software is used by more than 7,000 clients across 105 countries and taught in more than 200+ universities and colleges.
ARGUS software certification for universities
The ARGUS Software Certification for universities prepares the future real estate professional with the skills to expertly model and understand “ARGUS runs”.
With ARGUS Software Certifications users get:
- Access to ARGUS Academic Software licenses for study and practice
- Hands-on case studies that provide each student with the necessary knowledge and skills
- Certification tests to assure future employers that they have ARGUS qualifications
ARGUS University endowment
With more than 200 universities in our endowment program, institutions of higher learning worldwide use ARGUS as part of their curriculum. Thousands of students each year enjoy the hands-on experience of creating financial models, performing feasibility studies, managing portfolio investments and creating capital structures for their real estate investments.
Participation in the ARGUS university endowment program is free to all accredited universities and colleges worldwide. If you are interested in participating in this program, please contact our training department for more information.
Academic versions for university students
Academic versions are available to students for home and school use in completing projects related to their coursework. These copies expire after a specified date established by the university and our ARGUS training team. University students can place their orders online through the University Store. Professor codes and passwords provided by the ARGUS training team are required to complete the order.
ARGUS University Challenge
Each year the ARGUS team offers a “University Challenge” with dozens of universities from all over the world participating. Teams of aspiring real estate professionals, sponsored by a participating professor, are challenged to present a paper with the best investment analysis and conclusion for a fictitious real estate opportunity. $25,000 in prizes are given to the top three teams.
Our next university challenge starts this fall semester. If you are interested in participating in the next ARGUS University Challenge, go to our challenge site for more information.
Industry recognized training
ARGUS Software, Inc. is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have the final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN 37219-2417.
We are pleased to announce that our courses have been independently evaluated for Continuing Professional Development purposes by The CPD Certification Service. This means our courses comply with universally accepted principles of Continual Professional Development (CPD) and have been structured to meet the criteria of personal development plans”. CPD certified training means the learning activity has reached the required CPD standards and benchmarks. The learning value has been scrutinised to ensure integrity and quality. The CPD Certification Service provide recognised independent CPD assessment compatible with global CPD standards. CPD certification means that the content and structure of the courses have been independently assessed and approved for multi-disciplinary and industry-wide continuing personal and professional development purposes.