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Prof Samuel Azasu

University of the Wits

Prof Samuel Azasu 
Professor of Real Estate
Wits University

Samuel Azasu is an Associate Professor of Real Estate and an Educational Developer with over 17 years’ higher education experience in Sweden, the United Arab Emirates and South Africa. He was responsible for turning around three real estate programs at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits): this involved a review and redesign of the BSc, Postgraduate Diploma and MSc programs. In June 2017 the Postgraduate Diploma program became the first non-US program that satisfied the requirements for the Certified Property Manager  designation exam by the Institute of Real Estate Management in Chicago. Professor Azasu was voted professor of the Year 2016 by the students of the School of Construction Economics and Management at Wits University. Prior to that he was voted Professor of the Year 2011 by the students of the Faculty of Architecture and Built Environment at the Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden. His research and teaching interests cover corporate real estate management, leadership development, real estate market analysis, real estate education and employee reward management.