REGISTER BY March 27th!

What is Foundations?

  • A soup-to-nuts, 7-module, 35-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 Team...

  • 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 an 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.


Wednesday afternoons for 7 successive weeks (April 10th - May 22nd) starting at lunchtime (Lunch from 12:00 – 1:00 Course 1:00 – 4:00 Tour 4:00 – 5:00)

The course will be instructed by multiple BOMA Members. Each class will be hosted at a different BOMA Member's building.

April 10th - Module 1: Introduction to Real Estate Management - Sondra Turek 

April 17th - Module 2: Property Types - Kevin Ballish 

April 24th - Module 3: Creating Value - TBD

May 1st - Module 4: Protecting the Asset - David Pavlik 

May 8th - Module 5: Accounting, Reporting, and Budgeting - Brad Butler 

May 15th - Module 7: Property Services - Laban Zurowski

May 22nd - Module 6: The Building and it's Systems - Chris Ogden

Please contact Malik Darwish with any questions:


Available Tickets
Foundations Registration — $595 / ticket

  • Completion of the course will waive the fee for the following BOMI Certificates: 

PAC - Property Administrator  

PMFP - Property Management Financial Proficiency  

FMC - Facilities Management

BEC - Building Energy 

SMC - Systems Maintenance 

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