Upcoming BOMI Class Offerings

Winter SMT/SMA/FMA/RPA COURSES


Air Handling, Water Treatment & Plumbing Systems – SMT

Start Date:  Wed., Jan. 24th, Seven weeks total
Test Date:  Schedule through off site testing facility
Class Time: 6:00 to 9:00pm
Location: Town Square Tower, 445 Minnesota St., Conference Center off of lobby skyway, St. Paul
Cost: $855 members, $955 non members

Through this course, you will learn about climate control for human comfort, the components of HVAC systems, and the basics of water treatment and plumbing systems. You will gain the skills and knowledge to perform common water tests, maintain air-conditioning systems, maintain water services, and inspect portable fire extinguishers.

Key topic areas:  HVAC systems • air cleaning devices • indoor air quality • water conditioning and treatment • plumbing • fire protection • systems • fire alarm systems   


Environmental Health & Safety Issues – (SMA, FMA, RPA) 

Start Date:  Mon., Jan. 22nd, Seven weeks total
Test Date:  Schedule through off site testing facility 
Class Time: 6:00 to 9:00pm 
Location:  Town Square Tower, 445 Minnesota Street, Conference Center off of lobby skyway, St. Paul
Cost: $955 members, $1,075 non members

Ensuring workplace and employee health and safety are issues at the center stage of today's property industry. As a property professional, this course will help you develop and manage proactive environmental/occupational health and safety programs, comply with regulatory standards and guidelines, and assess when to obtain technical assistance.

Key topic areas: local, state, and federal regulations • environmental site assessments • hazard communication • emergency response • asbestos and lead management • ergonomics • indoor air quality • hazardous waste • storage tanks • audits, recordkeeping, and other regulatory issues • ADA, EPA, OSHA, CERCLA, and the FULL ALPHABET SOUP of environmental health and safety 

 

SPRING SMT/SMA/FMA/RPA COURSES

Managing the Organization – (SMA RPA FMA)

Start Date:  Mon., March 26th Seven weeks total

Test Date: Schedule through off site testing facility.

Class Time: Mondays - 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Cost: $955 Members / $1,075 Non-members

Location: Town Square Tower, 445 Minnesota Street, Conf. Center off of Lobby skyway

This newly redesigned course will help you become an effective manager and leader in your organization. Your role will take on new meaning as you learn and understand the impact that you can have on your organization and on the individuals who work for you. The course will reinforce the theory and strategies with a new case study in which management practices are applied to address industry trends and issues related to enhancing the value of an asset.

Key topic areas:  managerial roles and leadership skills • organizational culture and effective group/team management • strategies for planning, controlling, decision making, and problem solving • skills for improving communication and motivating employees • lessons on how to implement change successfully •sustainable strategies for managing building operations


 

Refrigeration Systems and Accessories – SMT

Start Date:  Wed., March 28th Seven weeks total

Test Date: Schedule through off site testing facility.

Class Time: Wednesdays - 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Cost: $855 Members/ $975 Non-members

Location:  Town Square Tower, 445 Minnesota Street, Conf. Center off of Lobby skyway

Maintaining the proper comfort level in an office environment is essential for tenant satisfaction. Refrigeration equipment is a key component of an air-conditioning system that must be properly maintained and operated at maximum efficiency. This course reviews the basic refrigeration cycle and refrigeration system components, as well as how to operate and maintain reciprocating and absorption refrigeration systems. You will gain the skills and knowledge to describe the principles of refrigeration and identify the performance characteristics of refrigeration components.

Key topic areas: refrigeration cycles and principles • mechanical components of refrigeration systems • systematic troubleshooting • general maintenance procedures