ABOUT BOMA FTLPB COURSES

  • All classes are held from 8 AM - 6 PM. 
  • Be sure to read the cancellation policy below.
  • Exam is scheduled at a Pearson Vue Testing Center. You will receive information about that from BOMI International after you register for the course within about 1 week from the class start date.
  • Class locations are either in Boca Raton or Ft. Lauderdale. Addresses are listed on the events page when you select the class you want to enroll for.
  • Class date and location are subject to change with little advanced notice.

 

2018 EDUCATION COURSE DESCRIPTION & DATES


Real Estate Investment and Finance 

February 9 - 11 | Register here

Through this course, you will learn to take charge of real estate investments in order to maximize the value of a property. You will develop knowledge about basic financial concepts as they relate to real estate, including valuation, analysis, taxation, depreciation, and life-cycle costing. Similarly, you will learn to evaluate real estate investments and to develop budgets that estimate net operating income. You will study the income capitalization approach and cover property taxation costs and strategies to offset these costs. You will also gain the skills to conduct discounted cash flow analyses and calculate net present value and internal rate of return. This course features exercises that require the basic use of the HP 10bII* financial calculator.

Key topic areas: asset valuation and enhancement • costs and taxes • capitalization • site and building analysis • the appraisal process • discounted cash flow measurement • ownership vehicles • the basics of lending and current lending practice

Applies to: FMA® and RPA® designations


Boilers and Heating Systems

March 9 - 11 |  Register here

Building technicians need to understand the inner workings of boilers, burners, controls, fittings, valves, and pumps, as well as how they connect and interrelate. This course will teach you how to operate and maintain steam, hot water, warm air, and radiant heating systems. You will also learn the principles of mathematics that are essential to operating these building systems.

Key topic areas:

heating systems operations mechanical components of heating systems heating sources thermodynamics steam and hydronic heating humidification basic mathematics needed to operate heating systems

Applies to: SMC certificate, SMA® and SMT® designations

Environmental Health and Safety Issues

April 13 - 15 | Register here

Ensuring workplace and employee health and safety are issues at the center stage of today's property industry. As a property professional, this course will help you develop and manage proactive environmental/occupational health and safety programs, comply with regulatory standards and guidelines, and assess when to obtain technical assistance.

Key topic areas: local, state, and federal regulations  environmental site assessments  hazard communication  emergency response  asbestos and lead management ergonomics  indoor air quality  hazardous waste  storage tanks  audits, recordkeeping, and other regulatory issues  ADA, EPA, OSHA, CERCLA, and the FULL ALPHABET SOUP of environmental health and safety

Applies to: FMA®, RPA®, SMA® designations

Law & Risk Management 

June 8-10 | Register here

In today's complex business environment, it is increasingly important for property managers to know how to address legal and risk management issues. This course will provide you with a foundation in the basic principles of law and risk management, helping you deal with everyday legal and risk issues surrounding your business. In addition to addressing leasing and conveyance, the course covers important issues on torts, contracts, employer/employee relations, property rights, and environmental law.

Key topic areas: conveying and financing real estate contracts property interests premises liability environmental law and concerns employment relationships and agency introduction to risk management insurance company operations principles of insurance and insurable risk general liability insurance and employee benefit plans loss exposures

Applies to: RPA® designation


Ethics is Good Business Short Course

July 14th  | Register here

This course helps you understand the impact that ethical behavior can have on your professional performance and your property’s bottom line. By working through difficult ethical dilemmas, you’ll develop the confidence to follow through, even when facing adversity.

Key topic areas: tenant relations triple bottom line confidentiality recordkeeping and SOX trade secrets proper use of funds conflicts of interest corporate social responsibility environmental stewardship

Applies to: FMA® and RPA® designations

 


Building Design and Maintenance

September 21-23 | Register here 

Knowing how a structure functions, and your role in maintaining it effectively, you are involved in the repair and replacement of structural items such as floors, ceilings, interior walls, and windows, and you need a basic understanding of building design, materials, codes, regulations, and structural systems and finishes. You also need to be familiar with maintenance procedures and equipment, grounds maintenance, and preventive maintenance, as well as construction documents. In this course, you will cover the characteristics, uses, and properties of common building materials, as well as building regulations, codes, and standards.

You will learn to compare building system components and to identify appropriate inspection and maintenance techniques. You will develop the knowledge to establish procedures and standards for monitoring building operations, preventive maintenance, and cleaning. You will also learn to read and use construction documents, studying from a coursebook that features a set of drawings and an architect's pocket scale. Featuring helpful new illustrations and current resources, such as governmental and industry websites, this course can help you design and maintain sound, safe buildings.

Key topic areas:

common building materials and systems in building foundations  curtain walls  windows  roofing systems  interior finishes  flooring, interior walls and ceilings  vertical transportation  grounds maintenance and inspection  construction documents

Applies to: SMA® designation

Design, Operation, and Maintenance of Building Systems, Part II

October 5-7 | Register here

This course provides information property and facility managers must have to increase occupant safety and comfort while facilitating building efficiency to meet the business goals of an organization. This course will cover building systems management, analytics, and optimization, best practices in building operations and maintenance, and high-performance security and life safety systems design.

Key topic areas: energy management • security systems • business continuity • fire protection and life safety systems • electrical systems: clean power, green power, UPS systems and submetering • lighting • integrated pest management • solid waste management • vertical transportation systems • cleaning and maintenance of windows, metals, and other surfaces • contract cleaning • landscaping • parking

Applies to: FMC and PAC certificates, FMA® and RPA® designations


IMPORTANT NOTE:

BOMA FTL/PB BOMI Course Registration Cancellation Policy 

  • In order to receive a 100% refund, a request to cancel a registration for a BOMI Course offered through BOMA FTL/PB must be submitted in writing via email to boma@bomaftlpb.org no later than twenty-one (21) calendar days prior to the course start date.
  • No verbal or voicemail requests will be considered, honored or binding. 
  • No refunds will be issued within 21 days of class start date.
  • If a student cancels prior to the 21-day deadline, the textbook must be returned unopened to BOMA FTL/PB in all cases where a student cancels registration. If the textbook is opened, you will be invoiced $200 as we are unable to return opened textbooks. 
  • You will receive an email confirming that we have received your request to cancel. If all of the above mentioned criteria are met, BOMA FTL/PB will approve your refund and a refund will be processed within 4 weeks. You will then receive either a check or a refund to your credit card depending on your original method of payment. 
  • In lieu of a refund, you may hold payment on your account to transfer to another course.

Attention new students: There is an additional $225 designation enrollment fee. This is a one-time only fee to be paid to the BOMA local association or BOMI before starting your first class. Be sure to check off that box when you register. 

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