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Foundations Of Real Estate Management

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Foundations of Real Estate Management
is a 5-module, entry-level course, covering the fundamentals of commercial real estate administration, management, building systems, accounting and reporting, contract management, and more.  Each module contains a building tour highlighting the operations taught that day. This course is aimed at new-hires and is a refresher for those returning to operations.  The course also reinforces on-the-job training for junior and assistant property managers.  Course includes:

  • Classroom instruction from seasoned pros and guest speakers
  • Small class sizes to facilitate learning, discussion, and team activities
  • A complete package—instruction, peer networking, and a comprehensive course manual that is easy to read and understand and a valuable resource back on the job

The Foundations Curriculum - What You Will Learn: 

Module 1: Real Estate Administration

  • Roles and responsibilities of a property manager
  • Adding value to a real estate investment
  • Strategies for tenant satisfaction
  • Contracting with vendors and suppliers and managing supplier agreements
  • Property characteristics and leasing and marketing strategies
  • Managing risk and understanding commercial insurance coverages

Module 2: The Well-Versed Real Estate Manager

  • Developing effective emergency and disaster preparedness plans and programs
  • Managing tenant improvements
  • Budgeting, accounting, and business plan development
  • Models for recovering operating expenses
  • Due diligence process for buying and selling real estate
  • Understanding OSHA safety requirements
  • Understanding indoor air quality issues and EPA requirements

Module 3: Building Operations I

  • How HVAC and plumbing systems work
  • How electricity flows through a building and the various levels of power
  • Work order systems and best practices for managing service calls

Module 4: Building Operations II

  • Types and operations of fire alarm and control systems
  • Reactive vs. preventive vs. predictive maintenance of building facilities and systems
  • Elevator and escalator systems and operations
  • Roofing systems—built-up, modified bitumen, single-ply
  • Managing solid waste and recycling
  • Managing cleaning services and contracts

Module 5: Putting it All Together

  • Successful approaches to pest management
  • Types of parking structures and parking management
  • Assuring secure and safe buildings
  • Understanding and managing landscaping tasks
  • Learn about BOMA and meet BOMA leaders
  • Learning assessment group exercise

Module 6: Other Property Types

This optional module/supplemental material focuses on the major similarities and differences between managing office buildings and industrial, retail, mixed-use and medical office buildings.


Module 1 (2/4/22 & 2/11/22):  Real Estate Administration
Instructor:  Paige Salazar
Module 2 (2/18/22 & 2/25/22):  The Well Versed Real Estate Manager
Instructors:  Tom Gille and Nancy Gille
Module 3  (3/4/22 & 3/11/22):  Building Operations I
Instructor:  Lee Ratcliff and Lucinda Alipio
Module 4 (3/18/22 & 3/25/22):  Building Operations II
Instructor:  Jose Guevara and Amanda Monroe
Module 5-6 (4/1/22 & 4/8/22):  Putting It All Together
Instructor:  Tawni Sullivan and Christine Mann

EARLY REGISTRATION FEE: $795.00 until 1/19/22
LATE REGTISTRATION FEE: $850.00 until 1/31/22

To register for the course and pay by credit card,  sign in with your user name and password.  (Don't have one yet?  Click Create New Password and continue). To pay by check, click here, complete the enrollment form, email to [email protected] and mail in with your company check.

2/4/2022 9:00 AM - 4/8/2022 12:00 PM


Friday, 04 February 2022

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2/4/2022 9:00 AM - 4/8/2022 12:00 PM
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