Education Calendar

Education Calendar

    • October 01, 2021
    • October 29, 2021
    • 5 sessions
    • Multiple Locations TBA

    What is Foundations?

    • A soup-to-nuts, 6-module, 30-hour, entry-level course, covering the fundamentals of commercial real estate administration, management, building systems, accounting and reporting, contract management and more.
    • Classroom instruction from seasoned professionals, reinforced by behind-the-scenes tours of outstanding buildings.
    • Live, in-person training with small class sizes to facilitate learning, discussion and team activities.
    • A complete package—instruction, peer networking, property tours and a comprehensive course manual that is easy to read and a valuable resource back on the job.

    For all experience levels, Foundations…

    • Reinforces on-the-job training for junior and assistant property managers.
    • Provides “feet on the ground” experience and exposure for administrative assistants and students considering a career in commercial real estate.
    • Offers a great refresher for experienced professionals—fills training gaps and provides important management and operations updates.
    • Supports suppliers and building engineers who benefit from understanding the basics of real estate management.

    Foundations—the right choice for your real estate firm:

    • Eases the training burden by supplementing on-the-job and corporate training programs.
    • Offers the highest caliber training, covering everything from A to Z.
    • Prepares new and rising talent for more PM responsibilities and assignments.
    • Teaches employees best practices from experienced, seasoned professionals.
    • Delivers a curriculum that is regularly updated, ensuring the latest, most accurate information.
    • Minimizes time out of the office with convenient scheduling over several days or weeks.
    • Is offered locally through your local BOMA associations.

    Foundations Curriculum

    Module 1: Real Estate Administration
    Module 2: The Well-Versed Real Estate Manager
    Module 3: Building Operations I
    Module 4: Building Operations II
    Module 5: Putting It All Together
    Module 6: Other Property Types

    CLICK HERE to download the registration form

    • October 28, 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    • JC Restoration, 3200 Squibb Ave, Rolling Meadows, IL 60008

    Lead by Giving: Why Helping Others Drives Our Success

    Thursday, Oct. 28th | 8am – 10:30am


    Andy Murray will present a 2 hour talk on the idea of “Why Helping Others Drives Our Success”. Andy will share key topics and research from Adam Grant’s 2013 book, Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives Our Success and giving his own insight into how to lead by giving.

    Adam Grant is an organizational psychologist at the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania. He is also a best selling author, TED talk speaker, and podcaster.

    Watch for registration information soon!

    • November 11, 2021
    • 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Zoom Webinar

    Save the Date!

    Certificate of Insurance Training Webinar

    Watch your email for more information!

Past events

September 09, 2021 Asset Management (RPA/FMA Virtual Course)
September 09, 2021 Managing Industrial Properties 101
May 18, 2021 Webinar - Building Health Certifications: Which One is Best?
April 22, 2021 Real Estate Investment and Finance
March 24, 2021 Virtual Sales Training Class - Save the Date
March 11, 2021 The Design, Operation, and Maintenance of Building Systems, Part I
January 21, 2021 Environmental Health & Safety
October 27, 2020 Emerging Leaders Webinar: How to Lead Like a Rock Star
October 13, 2020 Emerging Leaders Webinar: How to Present Like a Rock Star
October 02, 2020 Foundations of Real Estate Management - Virtual Course
September 29, 2020 Emerging Leaders Webinar: How to Connect Virtually
September 12, 2020 Managing the Organization (Accelerated Option)
April 25, 2020 Law and Risk Management
April 09, 2020 Fundamentals of Facilities Management
April 01, 2020 Free 15 Min. Webinar: What is Force Majeure?
March 07, 2020 Design Operation II
March 06, 2020 Commercial Leasing 101 Boot Camp
February 20, 2020 2020 EXPO
January 23, 2020 Budgeting & Accounting
November 06, 2019 Sales Training Series: Closing Techniques
October 04, 2019 Foundations of Real Estate Management
September 10, 2019 Leasing and Marketing for Property Managers
August 08, 2019 Managing Industrial Properties
July 30, 2019 Sales Training Series: Closing Techniques - CLASS RESCHEDULED
June 18, 2019 Sales Training Series: Negotiation Techniques
June 12, 2019 Certificate of Insurance Training Course
May 03, 2019 Ethics is Good Business
April 30, 2019 Sales Training Series: Questioning Techniques
April 17, 2019 Asset Management: Lease Analysis, Valuation, Negotiation, and Approval
March 07, 2019 Real Estate Investment and Finance
February 02, 2019 The Design, Operation, and Maintenance of Building Systems, Part I
November 29, 2018 Leadership Education Series: Building Winning Relationships
October 05, 2018 Foundations of Real Estate Management (BOMA International)
September 06, 2018 Budgeting and Accounting (BOMI)
August 23, 2018 Leadership Education Series: HR Boot Camp
June 14, 2018 Certificate of Insurance Training Course
April 26, 2018 Leadership Education Series: Emotional Intelligence
April 07, 2018 Law and Risk Management (BOMI)
February 03, 2018 The Design, Operation and Maintenance of Building Systems, Part II (BOMI)
January 25, 2018 Leadership Education Series: Identify, Coach, and Become Ideal Team Players
January 01, 2018 New Year's Holiday - BOMA Office Closed
December 25, 2017 Winter Holiday - BOMA Office Closed
November 23, 2017 Thanksgiving Holiday - BOMA Office Closed
October 28, 2017 Environmental Health and Safety Issues
October 06, 2017 Foundations of Real Estate Management
September 07, 2017 Real Estate Investment & Finance
September 04, 2017 Labor Day Holiday - BOMA Office Closed
July 03, 2017 July 4th Holiday - BOMA Office Closed
May 19, 2017 Ethics is Good Business® ShortCourse™
February 04, 2017 The Design, Operation, and Maintenance of Building Systems, Part 1

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