Education Calendar

Education Calendar

    • February 02, 2019
    • March 09, 2019
    • 6 sessions
    • BOMA/Suburban Chicago Office

    The Design, Operation, and Maintenance of Building Systems, Part I

    Offered by BOMI International and BOMA/Suburban Chicago

    The Design, Operation, and Maintenance of Building Systems, Part I

    Instructor: Tammy Reed, RPA
    Location: BOMA/Suburban Chicago Office, 1515 E. Woodfield Rd., Suite 110, Schaumburg, IL 60173
    Date: Saturdays: February 2, 9, 16, 23, and March 2, 9, 2019 
    Time: 8:00 a.m. - Noon
    Cost: Members - $1,050, Non-Members - $1,150

    The Design, Operation, and Maintenance of Building Systems, Part I provides information property and facility managers need to manage the ongoing operation and maintenance of building systems and to maximize building efficiency and cost-effectiveness.

    Some key topics covered include:

    • Building design and construction
    • life-cycle costing
    • building envelopes
    • roofing
    • HVAC and plumbing systems
    • and more! 

    This course is a requirement of the RPA® and FMA® designations. 

    Don't wait! The deadline to register is Friday, January 25.

    Meet Your Instructor:

    Tammy Reed, RPA
    Property Manager

    Lincoln Property Company

    Tammy Reed is a seasoned professional with 13 years of experience in the real estate industry and a successful track record in commercial property management. She is responsible for the day-to-day operations, tenant relations, project management, vendor contracting, risk management, and financial reporting for properties in Chicago. Tammy is a member of BOMA Chicago and BOMA/Suburban Chicago. She holds an Illinois Real Estate Broker License and RPA designation.

    Register Today! 

    To register, please complete and return the registration form to BOMA/Suburban Chicago. 

    Email to: 
    Barb Turbett at

    Mail to: 
    BOMA/Suburban Chicago
    1515 E. Woodfield Rd., Suite 110
    Schaumburg, IL 60173

    Fax to: 

    • March 07, 2019
    • April 11, 2019
    • 6 sessions
    • BOMA/Suburban Chicago Office
    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:

    PMFP certificate
    FMA® and RPA® designations

    More information to come.
    • May 03, 2019
    • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • BOMA/Suburban Chicago Office
    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

    More information to come.

    • September 10, 2019
    • September 26, 2019
    • 6 sessions
    • BOMA/Suburban Chicago Office

    Leasing and Marketing for Property Managers - ACCELERATED COURSE!

    Predicting future opportunities for the property manager is a challenge. In this course, you will gain the skills needed to successfully lease and market building space under favorable as well as adverse economic conditions. You will learn to conduct targeted market surveys and to develop a marketing plan that will please both the owner and the tenant. Leasing and marketing are also approached in-depth from legal and ethical angles, as well as from a financial standpoint. This course, which includes current, reliable resources, such as relevant web sites, can help you stay on top of today's marketplace.

    Key topic areas:

    market analysis, survey conditions, and planning  ownership and investment  renewal and tenant satisfaction  the leasing plan, including lease negotiations  public relations and advertising  tenant prospecting and space allowance

    Applies to:

    RPA® designation

    Note: Class will be offered 2 nights a week for 3 straight weeks. 

    More information to come. 

    • October 04, 2019
    • November 01, 2019
    • 5 sessions
    • TBD

    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 pros, 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 understand and a valuable resource back on the job.

    Participants with 100% participation receive a Certificate of Completion from BOMA International.

    More information to come.

BOMA/Suburban Chicago
1515 E. Woodfield Rd, Suite 110
Schaumburg IL 60173

Phone: (847) 995-0970
Fax: (847) 995-0971


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