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    • 1 Jan 2020
    • (EST)
    • 31 Dec 2020
    • (EST)
    • 535 Griswold St., Suite 111-616, Detroit

    SPONSOR PARTNER PROGRAM

    BOMA makes  it easy for you to reach your prospective clients. We offer our partners a wide range of opportunities throughout the year which will put you in front of  your target market. Take advantage of our customized flexible packages which allow you to choose the best marketing tactics to suit your budget and business needs.   


            


    • 4 Dec 2020
    • 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM (EST)
    • Virtual
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    ANNUAL MEETING- The Year in Review and What May Come

    Join Gregg McDuffee and Dan Fitzgerald for a look at where we have been in this crazy year. Special guest Henry Chamberlain, BOMA President and COO to share perspectives on what the year ahead may bring.  The meeting will be followed by a shake and a stir....full participation cocktail mixing--a great way to start your weekend!  


    You can get the ingredients to join the fun.

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    • 18 Jan 2021
    • (EST)
    • 20 Jan 2021
    • (EST)
    • Southfield Town Center 4000 Town Center, Suite 5 Southfield, MI 48075
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    Instructed by Richard Wieland, MBA, BSE, BGS

    This course will help you become an effective manager and leader in your organization. Your role will take on new meaning as you learn and understand the impact that you can have on your organization and on the individuals who work for you. The course will reinforce the theory and strategies with a new case study in which management practices are applied to address industry trends and issues related to enhancing the value of an asset.

    Key topic areas: managerial roles and leadership skills • organizational culture and effective group/team management • strategies for planning, controlling, decision making, and problem solving • skills for improving communication and motivating employees • lessons on how to implement change successfully • sustainable strategies for managing building operations



    • 22 Mar 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 24 Mar 2021
    • (EDT)
    • Southfield Town Center 4000 Town Center, Suite 5 Southfield, MI 48075
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    Instructed by Michael J. Lauhoff, RPA, FMA

    As a property manager, you are the professional link between the building owner, its occupants, the systems engineers, and various contractors. To be effective, you need to know the ins and outs of building design and construction, including codes, renovation, life-cycle costing, maintenance, and building systems.

    Through this course, you will learn to manage the ongoing operation and maintenance of building systems, gaining insight into the many issues that affect building efficiency and cost-effectiveness. You will acquire the skills to perform life-cycle costing on building projects, gain the knowledge to assist a design team on construction and renovation projects, and learn to develop sound service contracts and effectively monitor the performance of contractors.

    Major topics covered in this course:
    Building design and construction
    Construction materials
    Structural systems
    Heating, ventilating, and air conditioning
    Plumbing systems
    The building envelope
    Building system controls
    Life-cycle costing
    Roofing
    Interior walls, ceilings, and flooring

    You will take away these key concepts and skills:
    The ability to maintain building systems efficiently and cost-effectively
    A greater familiarity with structural components and building materials
    An understanding of HVAC and plumbing systems
    An overview of how a structure functions


    • 19 Apr 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 21 Apr 2021
    • (EDT)
    • Southfield Town Center 4000 Town Center, Suite 5 Southfield, MI 48075
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    Instructed by Michael J. Lauhoff, RPA, FMA

    Successful facilities managers must have business savvy supported by a broad scope of technical knowledge. This course provides the base from which to build a career in facilities management. You will learn how to structure and manage operations and maintenance programs, and how to manage personnel effectively to control workload. You will gain an understanding of the importance of facilities management to business organizations and operations, while also learning strategies for internal marketing. You will likewise acquire project management and leadership skills crucial to your success.

    Major topics covered in this course:

    • Principles of information management
    • Investment, cost controls, and budgeting strategies
    • Operating levels of facilities activities
    • Outsourcing principles
    • Benefits of leasing vs. ownership

    You will take away these key concepts and skills:

    • Skills in effective decision making and information analysis methods
    • The ability to establish your department as a primary contributor to corporate profitability
    • Guidance for successful project management, with you as a team leader


    • 24 May 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 26 May 2021
    • (EDT)
    • Southfield Town Center 4000 Town Center, Suite 5 Southfield, MI 48075
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    Instructed by Richard Wieland, MBA, BSA, BGS

    Property managers today work hand-in-hand with asset managers, or serve as asset managers themselves. Therefore, you need to understand an asset manager's role, function, and place in real estate and business. This course will detail the role and responsibilities of an asset manager, as well as provide you with the skills to fulfill this position. You will learn to develop an asset management plan, including appropriate human, physical, and financial resources. You will learn about the measurement of financial objectives, including audits and reasons for them. You will gain an understanding of property acquisition, disposition, and evaluation of troubled property alternatives.

    Major topics covered in this course:

    • Strategic planning
    • Investment analysis
    • Operation analysis
    • Property acquisition
    • Property disposition
    • Retaining and attracting tenants

    You will take away these key concepts and skills:

    • The know-how to formulate sound financial strategies
    • Guidance in consistently monitoring asset performance
    • The ability to manage financial strategies, including estimating and cost justification
    • Guidelines for budgeting staff and operating costs, and for tracking performance


    • 14 Jun 2021
    • (EDT)
    • Southfield Town Center 4000 Town Center, Suite 5 Southfield, MI 48075
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    Instructed by Tom Cook, CPE

    More than ever before, property professionals are under greater scrutiny from owners, tenants, and the media — which means you’ll need the skills and credentials to show you’re "on the level." Ethics Is Good Business® helps you understand the impact that ethical behavior can have on your professional performance and your property’s bottom line. This course is available as a six-hour, interactive seminar or in a self-study format. Through video presentations of real-life scenarios and case studies, you will identify and resolve ethical dilemmas that can occur on the job.

    Major topics covered in this course:

    • Tenant relations
    • Confidentiality
    • Record keeping and trade secrets
    • Proper use of funds
    • Conflicts of interest

    You will take away these key concepts and skills:

    • An awareness of how ethics influences your business success
    • The ability to better identify potential ethical issues, thereby avoiding them
    • Guidelines to use when identifying various value systems, and when articulating your own
    • Skills in recognizing the progression of events that can lead to ethical misbehavior


    • 21 Jun 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 23 Jun 2021
    • (EDT)
    • Southfield Town Center 4000 Town Center, Suite 5 Southfield, MI 48075
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    Instructed by Richard Wieland, MBA, BSA, BGS

    Budgeting and Accounting features applications and problems you can use to create building and facilities' budgets. In this course, you will have the opportunity to apply concepts within the real property and facilities context. You will follow the accounting process and creation of a budget from start to finish, learning such valuable skills as how to interpret financial statements, annual reports, and statements of cash flows. You will also learn practical skills such as how to compile lease abstracts and prepare rent rolls. The course includes valuable exercises pertaining to computing productivity ratios, depreciation, ending cash balances, preparing income and expense budgets, and explaining budget variances.

    Major topics covered in this course:

    • Record keeping requirements
    • Revenue and expenditure cycles
    • Cash basis income statement
    • Financial statements
    • Annual reports
    • Lease abstracts
    • Income and expense budgeting
    • Working with capital

    You will take away these key concepts and skills:

    • The know-how to analyze and interpret financial statements of prospective tenants.
    • The ability to calculate income and expense items, develop capital budgets, write lease abstracts, establish cost controls, and construct property or facilities budgets.


    • 23 Aug 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 25 Aug 2021
    • (EDT)
    • Southfield Town Center 4000 Town Center, Suite 5 Southfield, MI 48075
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    Instructed by Richard Wieland, MBA, BSA, BGS

    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-10B financial calculator.

    Major topics covered in this course

                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

    You will take away these key concepts and skills

                A clear understanding of physical and market value

                The know-how to determine a property’s economic value

                An understanding of how investment is financed and how value is increased

                A working knowledge of current tax laws regarding such areas as capital gains and                     depreciation


    • 20 Sep 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 22 Sep 2021
    • (EDT)
    • Southfield Town Center 4000 Town Center, Suite 5 Southfield, MI 48075
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    Instructed by Michael J. Lauhoff, RPA, FMA

    Taking this course is a wise, strategic move for any facilities planner or project manager. Through this course, you will develop the skills and knowledge critical to the successful execution of a facilities project: proper planning, selecting a building’s team, and following through with attention to detail. You will learn how to assemble and manage facilities teams and how to plan and implement facilities projects, including methods to control key elements of the process. In this course you will examine case studies on SFP models, project management methods, and outcomes. You will also study how to close out projects, how to complete and use a facilities annual report, and how to read and interpret architectural drawings.

    Major topics covered in this course:

    • The value of planning and organizing to plan
    • Planning models
    • Identifying and rating user needs
    • Owned vs. leased vs. developed facilities
    • Managing planning
    • Classifying facilities projects
    • Roles of the players
    • Specifications for facilities performance
    • Design development and review
    • Implementing projects
    • Planning occupancy
    • Project close-out
    • Post-occupancy evaluation using facilities annual reports.

    You will take away these key concepts and skills:

    • The ability to organize and successfully plan a facilities project
    • The knowledge you need to assemble a facilities team, including consultants
    • Guidelines for determining user needs
    • An understanding of the role each player has in managing a facility


    • 18 Oct 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 20 Oct 2021
    • (EDT)
    • Southfield Town Center 4000 Town Center, Suite 5 Southfield, MI 48075
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    Instructed by Michael J. Lauhoff, RPA, FMA

    With the increasing demand for economy and energy conservation, the challenge for property and facilities managers today is to create and maintain an efficient, safe building environment. This course provides you with the information you need to make management decisions about various building systems and sites -- decisions that will increase occupant safety and comfort, while facilitating building efficiency.

    Major topics covered in this course:
    Electricity (AC and DC) and its applications in building systems
    Energy management
    Vertical transportation systems
    Preventive maintenance
    Window cleaning and architectural metal maintenance
    Pest control, solid waste management, and environmental safety
    Landscaping and parking
    Fire protection systems
    Building security

    You will take away these key concepts and skills:
    The ability to analyze and manage building systems
    The talent to maintain your property in top condition, both inside and out
    The knowledge to maintain a secure, safe building


    • 15 Nov 2021
    • (EST)
    • 17 Nov 2021
    • (EST)
    • Southfield Town Center 4000 Town Center, Suite 5 Southfield, MI 48075
    Register

    Instructed by Richard Wieland, MBA, BSA, BGS

    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-10B financial calculator.

    Major topics covered in this course

                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

    You will take away these key concepts and skills

                A clear understanding of physical and market value

                The know-how to determine a property’s economic value

                An understanding of how investment is financed and how value is increased

                A working knowledge of current tax laws regarding such areas as capital gains and                     depreciation


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