Real Property Administrator

Real Property Administrator / Facilities Management Administrator

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CE Logo - RPA - BOMAThe RPA® designation program serves the educational needs of both third-party property managers and corporate property managers. By familiarizing our students with the many aspects of operating a commercial building, the RPA® designation program helps you integrate these issues into the broader task of property management. You’ll gain the insight and knowledge necessary CE Logo - RPA - BOMIto analyze a building in its entirety: building systems design, commercial real estate law, risk management and insurance, asset management, operation and maintenance, investment and finance, leasing and marketing and environmental health and safety; and more.

The RPA® program teaches you to maximize a building’s net income while minimizing risks, thereby enhancing your standing in the industry and positioning you for long-term success.
Cover the basics of building design, operation and maintenance, as well as the specialized areas of commercial property law and risk management, marketing and leasing, budgeting, accounting and asset management. Property managers maximize the net income of any property, be it one building or an entire portfolio.

The FMA® designation program enhances your career by making you a more effective and knowledgeable facilities professional, thus positioning you as a key strategic professional within your organization. The FMA designation program teaches you to manage facilities in a way that best supports staff and fits into the organization’s overall objectives. You’ll develop valuable skills in: strategic planning, project management, corporate finance, capital investment, and physical asset management.

You’ll also learn about new technologies, environmental health and worker safety, and other timely issues. Whether you’re a new or experienced facilities manager, or someone in a related profession who will benefit from knowing how to create a quality work environment that maximizes productivity, the FMA® program is right for you.

Earning Your Professional Property Manager Designation
This program leads to a professional property manager designation upon successful completion of BOMI’s requirements. The required courses for the Real Property Administrator and Facilities Management Administrator programs are offered by Mount Royal University Continuing Education in association with the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) Calgary and the Building Owners and Managers Institute (BOMI). For more information on the BOMI Institute, the RPA® or FMA® programs call 1.888.821.9319.

IMPORTANT NOTE: New students must pay a one-time BOMI enrollment fee of $225 to register into the RPA or FMA designation OR pay a fee of $95 per course at the time of course registration. 

Career Outlook
Successful completion of this program may lead to an entry-level property management position as a real property administrator or facilities management administrator, depending on personal and professional suitability for the field.

BOMA Salary Guide 2014 - 2015.pdf

Required Courses

PLEASE NOTE: Courses offered at Mount Royal University are shown in bold with an asterisk (*). Other courses listed are required to obtain your designation, but are not offered at Mount Royal at this time.  For further information on RPA/FMA work experience and prior education please visit their website http://www.bomicanada.com/ or phone BOMI at 1-888-821-9319.

Real Property Administrator (RPA®) Designation (5 core courses mandatory, 2 RPA specific courses & 1 elective course)♦Facilities Management Administrator (FMA®) Designation
Enrolled in FMA Designation Prior to July 1, 2013 Student has taken Technologies course*
8 Courses Required♦♦
Facilities Management Administrator (FMA®) Designation
Enrolled in FMA Designation Prior to July 1, 2013
Student has not taken Technologies course*
8 Courses Required♦♦♦
FMA COURSE REQUIREMENTS
Enrolling After July 1, 2013 ♦♦♦♦
 
Core Courses required for all 4 options above
*The Design, Operation and Maintenance of Building Systems, Part I
Subject code: XRPA 20006
Fall Semester 2017
*The Design, Operation and Maintenance of Building Systems, Part II
Subject code: XRPA 20007
Winter Semester 2018
*Environmental Health and Safety Issues
Subject code: XRPA 20004
Spring Semester 2017
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*Real Estate Investment and Finance
Subject code: XRPA 20002
Fall Semester 2016
Facilities Planning & Project ManagementFacilities Planning & Project ManagementFacilities Planning & Project Management 
Ethics is Good Business - Short Course*Real Estate Investment and Finance
Subject code: XRPA 20002
Fall Semester 2016
*Real Estate Investment and Finance
Subject code: XRPA 20002
Fall Semester 2016
Fundamentals of Facilities Management.
 Technologies of Facilities Management  
RPA Specific Courses (2)FMA Elective Courses
Select 1 of the following:
FMA Elective Courses
Select 2 of the following:
FMA Elective Courses
Select 2 of the following:
*Budgeting and Accounting
Subject code: XRPA 20010
Spring Semester 2018
Asset ManagementAsset Management Asset Management
*Law and Risk Management
Subject code: XRPA 20001
Winter Semester 2017
Fundamentals of Real Property AdministrationFundamentals of Real Property Administration*Real Estate Investment and Finance
Subject code: XRPA 20002
Fall Semester 2016
 Managing the OrganizationManaging the OrganizationManaging the Organization
RPA Elective Courses
Select 1 of the following:
   
Asset Management   
Fundamentals of Real Property Administration   
Leasing and Marketing for Property Managers   
Managing the Organization   

Exam Information

Students: The online exam fee is paid when you register for the course. Please book your exams at a Pearson Vue approved site.

Program Dates

Please address inquiries about this program to cebusiness@mtroyal.ca or 403.440.6636. Once registered for your course, please collect course materials from Continuing Education Reception, EC 3100 (3rd floor) from Mon.-Fri., 8:30 am-4 pm. Call ahead to 403.440.6636 to make sure materials have been put aside for you.

Budgeting and Accounting – Required for RPA only
Create building and facilities budgets and apply concepts within the real property and facilities context. Follow the accounting process and creation of a budget from start to finish, interpreting financial statements, annual reports and statements of cash flow. Gain practical property manager skills in compiling lease abstracts and preparing rent rolls. 
Note: We recommend that you pre-read your course material. Please call 403.440.6636 for more details.

Subject code: XRPA 2001024 Hours. Fee: $1,349Next offered: Spring 2018

Real Estate Investment and Finance
Property managers can maximize the value of a property by taking charge of real estate investments. Examine basic financial concepts as they relate to real estate, including valuation, analysis, taxation, depreciation and life-cycle costing. Evaluate real estate investments and develop budgets that estimate net operating income. Study the income capitalization approach and cover property taxation costs and strategies to offset these costs.
Please note:  This course requires the HP-10B financial calculator
Note: We recommend that you pre-read your course material. Please call 403.440.6636 for more details.

Subject code: XRPA 2000224 Hours. Fee: $1,349
 
CRN 909593 classesOct. 20-228:30 a.m.-5 p.m.Thu., Fri., Sat.

Design, Operation and Maintenance of Building Systems, Part I
With the increasing demand for economy and energy conservation, the challenge for property managers and facilities managers today is to create and maintain an efficient, safe building environment. This course provides property managers with the information you need to make management decisions about various building systems and sites - decisions that will increase occupant safety and comfort, while facilitating building efficiency.
Note: We recommend that you pre-read your course material. Please call 403.440.6636 for more details.

Subject code: XRPA 2000624 Hours. Fee: $1,349Next offered: Fall 2017

Design, Operation and Maintenance of Building Systems, Part II
A continuation of Part I, this course provides property managers and facilities managers with the information you need to make management decisions about various building systems and sites - decisions that increase occupant safety and comfort, while facilitating building efficiency. 
Note: We recommend that you pre-read your course material. Please call 403.440.6636 for more details.

 Subject code: XRPA 2000724 Hours. Fee: $1,349 Next offered: Winter 2018

Environmental Health and Safety Issues
Gain an overview of important environmental health and safety considerations in building operations as well as the interrelated responsibilities of federal and provincial governments. Practise developing and managing proactive environmental/occupational health and safety programs, comply with regulatory standards and guidelines, and assess when to obtain technical assistance.
Note: We recommend that you pre-read your course material. Please call 403.440.6636 for more details.

Subject code: XRPA 2000424 Hours. Fee: $1,349Next offered: Spring 2017

Law and Risk Management — required for RPA only
Acquire a foundation in the basic principles of law and risk management, to help you deal with everyday legal and risk issues in property management. In addition to covering leasing and conveyancing, the course covers important issues concerning torts, contracts, employer/employee relations, property rights, and environmental law. Details of risk management and insurance are also discussed.
Note: We recommend that you pre-read your course material. Please call 403.440.6636 for more details.

Subject code: XRPA 2000124 Hours. Fee: $1,349Next offered: Winter 2017*



*Winter 2017 registration opens Tue., Nov. 15, 2016


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Contact us

For information about this program:
cebusiness@mtroyal.ca
403.440.6636 or 1.888.392.3655
Mount Royal University, 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW, Calgary AB T3E 6K6

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