Online make-ready training flexible for busy schedules

Move-in ready. On-time. As expected.

Rapid real-estate turnaround training course for U.S. government-owned and leased residential properties both domestic and overseas.

MakeReadyAcademy™ offers applied online learning to train U.S. Dept. of State personnel to efficiently turnaround government-owned and leased residential properties, ensuring compliance, communication, and timely completion of make-ready projects.

Veteran Trainers

Hosted by a project management pro with 20 years experience with State

Ten Targeted Modules

Feature four 8- to 12-minute micro-lessons released each week over 90 days

Anytime Access

The course is flexible, self-paced and available around busy schedules

Live Webinars

Course includes three, live virtual sessions for networking

Social Learning

Participants can ask questions and get advice from peers in our online community

Applied Assignments

Apply learned concepts to enhance actual make-ready situations

MakeReadyAcademy’s 90-day Embassy Property Turnaround Essentials course will take property management administrators at U.S. diplomatic posts overseas through a learning journey to develop their skills and knowledge on conducting property needs assessments, negotiating with vendors, project management, stakeholder communication, and technology tools to make properties ready for new occupants.

Proven overseas post-specific training for application and results

  • Introduction to Property Management Administration
  • Understanding U.S. Government Property Regulations
  • Effective Communication & Coordination
  • Identifying Make Ready Requirements
  • Identifying Make Ready Efforts
  • Budgeting, Tracking & Resource Management
  • Handling Delays, Challenges, & Scope Changes
  • Quality Assurance and Inspection Methods
  • Adapting to Difficult Requirements
  • Continuous Process Improvement


Day Virtual + Live Course


Training Lessons


Interviews with Experts

“Every FSI class I trained with an embassy property administrator in it told me they needed a real-estate make-ready specific training class. MakeReadyAcademy now offers that course.”
Christopher D. Stammer
MakeReadyAcademy Program Director
20-year FSI Course Instructor

Connect with a Global Network of Overseas Property Administrators

Through three, live virtual webinars and ongoing access to MakeReadyAcademy’s social learning system, participants can share lessons learned and tools, ask advice, and communicate with an exclusive network of global real-estate administrators.