KOTA KINABALU August 9, 2012: The Institute of Professional Development (IPD), Open University Malaysia in collaboration with the Malaysia Institute of Estate Agents (MIEA) commenced the professional diploma course in estate agency at OUM campus in Lintas Jaya Centre here.
Twenty-eight students, mainly working professionals, practising property negotiators and school leavers enrolled for the course and began the part-time classes on schedule.
The diploma course is of one-year duration. Upon successful completion of the set modules prescribed by the Board of Valuers, Appraisers and Estate Agents (BOVAE), students will be awarded the Professional Diploma in Estate Agency from IPD, OUM and MIEA.
They can also attempt the Estate Agent Examination conducted by BOVAE to become qualified and registered estate agents.