Seminars

Learn from industry leaders

Get the tools and information you need to manage your condo or HOA more efficiently.

Regional and national experts will offer insights into the latest industry trends and best practices in legal oversight, financing, maintenance, renovations, energy efficiency, administration, communication and more.

Bring your questions to these lively, informative sessions and come away with a clear blueprint for improved management for the future.

*Note: AMS Mechanical Systems Inc. will no longer be presenting their previously schedule seminars. We are sorry for any inconvenience that this may have caused. If you were registered for one or both of their classes, we encourage you to register for a different course listed below.

 


High Rise/Mid Rise Buildings Loss Control, Crime Prevention & Risk Management - 2 CMCA Credits

Presented by Trinidad Perez & Gary Koperski - American Family Insurance

9:00am - 11:00am

Discuss the importance of identifying potential injury or damage exposures and learn how to implement practices to reduce or eliminate risk. Review changes that can help communicate “safe, quiet and clean” in your buildings.

Legal Updates - 1 CMCA Credit

Presented by Kelly Elmore - Kovitz Shifrin Nesbit

9:45am - 10:45am

There have been a number of changes in Illinois laws that have impacted association management. This course will review updates to the Illinois Condominium Property Act (ICPA) and the Common Interest Community Association Act (CICCA). This course is approved by the Community Association Managers International Certification Board (CAMICB) to fulfill one (1) hour of the continuing education requirements for the CMCA® certification.

Understanding the Role of the A/E During a Project - 1.5 CMCA Credits

Presented by Klein & Hoffman

9:45am - 10:45am

Discuss the role of the Architect / Engineer in a typical Repair Project and identify typical key players in such a program. Included is a discussion of various repair program phases and those tasks that may be performed as part of each phase. A Review the key contractual documents and procedures is also included to facilitate a general understanding of the overall process.

Business Decisions by the Board - 1 CMCA Credit

Presented by John Bickley III - Kovitz Shifrin Nesbit

12:30pm - 1:30pm

This seminar will review a number of the business decisions involved in community management, including: capital improvements, contracts, liens, insurance, and more. This course is approved by the Community Association Managers International Certification Board (CAMICB) to fulfill one (1) hour of the continuing education requirements for the CMCA® certification.

Understanding Financial Statements - 1 CMCA Credit

Presented by Brad Schneider - CondoCPA

12:30pm - 1:30pm

This course will help you understand basic accounting terminology relating to community association financial statements, the format of the Balance Sheet and Income Statement, help you analyze the monthly financials and understand basic format for your year-end financials.

Snow Removal Services Limited Liability Act - 1.5 CMCA Credits

Presented by Sherm M. Fields - Acres Group

12:45pm - 1:45pm

What is the Snow Removal Services Limited Liability Act and what does it mean to Community Associations and to their Decision Makers? Discussion of options to manage safety and liability in the most cost-effective manner.

Understanding Community Association Corporate Taxes - 1 CMCA Credit

Presented by Brad Schneider - CondoCPA

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

This seminar will cover what a Property Manager needs to know about taxes. After this course they will be able to evaluate the tax return filings and be aware of common mistakes made by preparers. There will be time at the end for questions.

Budgets and Reserves - 1 CMCA Credit

Presented by Julie Jacobson - Kovitz Shifrin Nesbit

2:30pm - 3:30pm

Each year, an association must consider how much money it will need to collect for governance, administration, and maintenance. This course will review budgeting, assessments, auditing, and reserves. This course is approved by the Community Association Managers International Certification Board (CAMICB) to fulfill one (1) hour of the continuing education requirements for the CMCA® certification.

Looking At Your Landscaping Through Rose (and other colored) Glasses - 1.5 CMCA Credits

Presented by Sherm M. Fields - Acres Group

2:30pm - 3:30pm

This seminar will teach the Community Association Manager how to achieve color harmony, using the basic color wheel formulas for generating a beautiful color structure, throughout their property flower beds.
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Join us at McCormick Place for the Chicagoland Property Management Condo & HOA Expo!

On September 26, 2018 Chicago area property management industry leaders will share their specialized knowledge and experience to give you practical tools and information you need to manage your building!

Dates for the 3rd Chicagoland Property Management Condo & HOA Expo Announced

Registration is now open!

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