2018 Educational Events

Please see below our 2018 Educational Events. To register for an event, simply click on the underlined title of each event. All events are held at the Chateau Louise Conference Centre and the different times and prices are noted.
* The additional member discount applies to attendees from the same company/condo as a CCI member already registered for that event.

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SEPTEMBER

CONDO 101 - Board Basics and Best Practices
Date: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 (6:30 pm to 9:30 pm)
CCI Members: FREE! Non-members: $50

An introductory session to help outline and clarify the responsibilities of the Board to properly execute the administration, financial and governance aspects of the Corporation. We will address a number of Best Practices for you to review with your Board and consider implementing.
Take advantage of the networking session prior to the course and meet others who may be able to share first hand knowledge of similar challenges that you may be experiencing.

Dealing with Tenants in Condos - What You Can and Can't Do
Date: Friday, September 28, 2018 (11:30 am to 1:00 pm) Luncheon
CCI Members: $35 + GST  Non-members: $45 + GST

This session is geared for condo managers and board members to discuss how to manage difficult situations that may arise in rental units. Whether the issue is tenant or landlord focussed, residents, tenants and owners alike must be able to live in a community with minimal confrontations and effects on the community. Share your concerns, questions and solutions with our panel and those attending.


OCTOBER

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Creating a Fire Safety Plan
Date: Wednesday, October 10, 2018 (6:30 pm to 9:00 pm)
CCI Members: $40 + Additional Members $20 + Non-members: $60

This session is being held during national Fire Prevention Week to increase awareness for the unique challenges condominium properties face when it comes to fire prevention.

Nobody can anticipate whether or not their building will be the next bad news story so make sure at the very least that you have procedures in place to minimize the devastating impact that these fires create. Remember it’s not as simple as determining a muster point and having a current list of residents for the fire department. There are Fire Code requirements, Insurance implications, resident training and communication plans to consider as well. Join our panel of professionals to understand the obligations to complete your due diligence on the important matter.

 

Condo Management 100
Date: Saturday, October 20, 2018 (9:30 am to 4:30 pm)
CCI Member: $175 Additional CCI Members: $100 Non-member: $250

This course is invaluable for new managers, Board members and owners who are interested in being aware of the overall process of Condominium Management and administration.

Part of the CM 100/200/300 series, this session conists of:

  • How condominiums are created and governed,
  • Board administrative and financial responsibilities,
  • Management considerations
  • Meeting protocol.

A continental breakfast and light lunch are provided along with a significant resource binder that will be very beneficial for future reference.

 

Improving Your Financial Awareness
Date: Thursday, October 25, 2018 (11:30 am to 1:00 pm) Luncheon
CCI Member: $35 Non-member: $45

Understanding what the numbers tell you goes a long way to understanding the financial health of your condominium. Both Managers and Board Members will feel more confident following this luncheon after learning:

  • basic terminology,
  • key areas to focus on when reviewing financial statements
  • creating an arrears protocol
  • expense approval process
 
NOVEMBER

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Condo 101 - Board Basics and Best Practices
Date: Saturday, November 3, 2018 (9:30 am to 12:30 pm)
CCI Member: FREE  Non-member: $50 + GST

This introductory course will assist Condominium Board Members understand their roles and obligations to better serve their complex. We will cover:

  • the basics of Board Governance,
  • Financial and Administrative responsibilities as well as
  • common legal obligations.
  • Our goal is for you to take away a number of best practices to review and implement within your condominium.

 (Limit of 4 registrations/condominium or company for each Condo 101 session.)

 

The Ins and Outs of Meeting Minutes
Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 (6:30 pm to 9:00 pm)
CCI Member: $40 Additional CCI Members: $20 Non-member: $60

What do you put in and what do you leave out? Whether it’s questions on proper wording of motions, recording of votes, inclusion of reports and financials, etc., we receive inquiries on proper minute taking regularly. Privacy is a concern for everyone and this session will help you know what is to be protected and what must be included to make meeting minutes inclusive with the business of the meeting. Accurate minutes are imperative as they are a records of the business of the Corporation and they will (should) support decisions and actions taken by the Board. If challenged in the future your minutes must be complete and accurate.

 

Condo Owner Essentials - Understanding Condominium Living
Date: Tuesday, November 20, 2018 (7:00 pm to 9:00 pm)
CCI Member: FREE Non-member: $50 + GST

This introductory course is geared specifically for condominium owners (and those individuals considering becoming one) to understand their rights and responsibilities and how condominiums operate within the province of Alberta. 

We will cover: 

  • The Basics of Governance,
  • Financial and Administrative obligations
  • Identify key documents every owner should have in their possession.
  • How to best address issues you may have with the Board, manager or a fellow resident
  • Additional duties as a landlord in a condominium setting.

We will also leave time for additional questions from those attending.


Condo Manager Luncheon - How the Upcoming Changes Affects Your Role
Date: Thursday, November 29, 2018 (9:30 am to 1:00 pm)
CCI Member: $75 + GST Additional Member $50 + GST Non-member: $125 + GST

We anticipate by this time that the Government will have released the Stage 2 Regulation updates as well as indicate which sections of the Condominium Property Amendment Act will be coming into force. This session will help make managers aware of the key changes that will affect the management of the Corporation once enacted. The changes are substantial and will vary in detail and complexity so it is critical for any condominium manager providing direction for their clients that they understand the nuances of the added responsibilities.

A networking luncheon will follow to discuss any concerns and learn of possible solutions for ongoing challenges the legislation changes may bring.

 

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