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Managing the Organization (Accelerated Option)

  • September 12, 2020
  • October 17, 2020
  • 6 sessions
  • September 12, 2020, 8:30 AM 12:00 PM (CDT)
  • September 19, 2020, 8:30 AM 12:00 PM (CDT)
  • September 26, 2020, 8:30 AM 12:00 PM (CDT)
  • October 03, 2020, 8:30 AM 12:00 PM (CDT)
  • October 10, 2020, 8:30 AM 12:00 PM (CDT)
  • October 17, 2020, 8:30 AM 12:00 PM (CDT)
  • Webinars via Zoom

New Offering for BOMA/Suburban Chicago Members!

Looking for leadership training?

This live virtual course on Managing the Organization will help develop your leadership skills that are important to property management.

This RPA course will help improve organizational performance offering property management professionals the depth needed to improve business, customer service and team management skills.

We are pleased to announce we will be offering a course that has not been offered to our membership locally for over 10 years!  

Managing the Organization

Location: This is a live-instructor-led virtual course.
Date: Thursdays: September 10th, 17th, 24th, October 1st, 8th, &15th 
Time: 4:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. 
Instructor: Karen M. Stiansen, CPM®, CCIM, MCR, RPA, FMA, LEED AP
Cost: Members - $1,100 || Non-Members - $1,150

Managing the Organization will prepare you to manage and lead your organization through improved communication, motivation, relationship and team building, project management, problem solving, and decision-making skills. Managers who take this course will be able to further develop their group leadership and management techniques and abilities, and analyze and improve their relationships with staff, colleagues, and owners.

Upon successful completion of this course, learners will be able to:

  • Understand and demonstrate what motivates staff and how to use techniques to influence staff behavior
  • Demonstrate the importance of communication and marketing and provide tools and techniques for the manager to accomplish
  • Provide a framework for organizing the various functions associated with facilities management and the rationale for organization configurations
  • Demonstrate the importance of problem-solving and provide problem-solving tools necessary for the manager to guide staff in problem-solving activities
  • Apply your learned skills and abilities to a sustainability-driven building upgrade case study 

Key topic areas:

management skills and tools * leadership styles and relationships * types of organizations * team building, leadership, and motivation * planning, controlling, and decision making * problem-solving techniques * project and change management * workplace safety and documentation 

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

Don't wait! The deadline to register is
Thursday, September 3, 2020

About the Instructor:

Karen M. Stiansen, CPM®, CCIM, MCR, RPA, FMA, LEED AP
Vice President, Property Services

Karen has a Master of Science degree in Organizational Effectiveness from Marymount University. She has been with Thalhimer since 2017 as a Vice President, Property Services leading the Hampton Roads Market, Hamptons Road, VA. Karen has 25 years of experience managing office, industrial, and retail properties as well as corporate real estate functions. Karen has been an active member for The Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) serving on the Student/Academic Outreach advisory board and is a national instructor for BOMI International as well as an instructor for Apartment and Owner's Management Association (AOBA) in Washington, DC. Her education and experience with her desire to provide the highest level of property management services help to add value to properties managed by Karen.

Register Today! 

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

Email to: 
Barb Turbett at [email protected]

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

Fax to: 

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

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