Whether you’re a seasoned professional or a newcomer to the property and facility management industry, it’s a complex business. The Professional Designation (RPA/FMA) courses offered by BOMI International provide you with a foundation of property and facility management knowledge and skills to help you advance your career. No matter which designation you pursue, you’ll benefit from the time-tested courses and a proven curriculum that can help you successfully tackle the demands of a commercial real estate profession with confidence and authority.
If you're interested in SMA/SMT classes, you can view St. Paul BOMA's available BOMI classes here.
Please contact Kristine at (612) 338-8627 or by email with questions.
Real Estate Investment and Finance is about understanding real estate investments and the financial value they give to a business. To achieve this understanding, you must learn about such financial statistics as net present values and internal rates of return, among others. The concepts behind capitalization, discounting, lifecycle costing, and value are equally vital. This course will provide you with the basic knowledge necessary to evaluate investment opportunities and to maximize the value of your current properties. To do this, you will learn the basics of investment mathematics.
Dates: Consecutive Wednesdays starting September 14th - October 26th
Time: 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM CST
Location: US Bancorp Center, 800 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55402
Asset Management was developed to help property & facility managers understand the role an asset manager fills in the commercial real estate world and how a their role relates to asset management. You will become familiar with how to measure financial performance and perform critical due diligence for both acquisition and disposition of assets. You will also learn the unique challenges of handling troubled real estate owned (REO) properties, as well as how to select and oversee a property management firm.
Dates: Consecutive Wednesdays starting November 2nd - December 14th
Time: 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM CST
Location: 1550 Tower, 1550 Utica Ave S, St. Louis Park, MN 55416
As Newmark’s Vice President of Property Management for Minneapolis, David Wright is responsible for oversight of the firm’s third-party asset portfolio throughout the metro. With more than 32 years in the commercial real estate industry, David is known to emphasize the importance of team building and welcome multiple points of view. He has shared his extensive expertise with students for the past decade by encouraging discussion and collaboration as more interactive ways of learning the material necessary to earn the RPA/FMA designations.
For those who have prior education in an area that overlaps with the RPA®, you may be eligible to receive credit for one or more courses. Did you know you can earn your RPA® and CPM® designations at the same time? Click here to learn how!
The Capstone Experience program reduces the administrative hurdle of completing the complex Experience Form by only requiring employment history verification.
The Capstone Experience includes culminating RPA® or FMA® Capstone Exam once all RPA or FMA® course requirements are complete.
Learners who enroll in the RPA® or FMA® Designation program as of January 1, 2021 will be automatically enrolled in the Capstone Experience Program.
Those enrolled in the RPA® or FMA® prior to January 1, 2021 must complete their program prior to December 31, 2021.
If current programs are not completed by that time, learners will be automatically enrolled in the Capstone Experience Program, and a Capstone Exam Fee is required.