Upcoming BOMI Class Offerings

WINTER SMT/SMA/FMA COURSES


SMT – Refrigeration Systems and Accessories

Maintaining the proper comfort level in an office environment is essential for tenant satisfaction. Refrigeration Systems and Accessories 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. You will also learn how to establish maintenance processes and troubleshooting techniques.

Upon successful completion of this course, learners will be able to:

  • Employ a working knowledge of refrigeration systems to describe how they can be integrated into an existing building
  • Maintain a reliable and effective refrigeration system
  • Troubleshoot refrigeration systems and accessories
  • Perform general maintenance on refrigeration systems and accessories
  • Explain the computer technology used to operate refrigeration systems

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

Start Date:  Wednesdays, January 29th – March 4th * 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Cost: $855 Members / $955 Non-members

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

SMA/FMA - Managing the Organization

Managing the Organization will prepare you to manage and lead your organization through improved communication, motivation, relationship and team building, project management, problem solving, and decision-making skills. Managers who take this course will be able to further develop their group leadership and management techniques and abilities, and analyze and improve their relationships with staff, colleagues, and owners.

Upon successful completion of this course, learners will be able to:

  • Understand and demonstrate what motivates staff and how to use techniques to influence staff behavior
  • Demonstrate the importance of communication and marketing and provide tools and techniques for the manager to accomplish
  • Provide a framework for organizing the various functions associated with facilities management and the rationale for organization configurations
  • Demonstrate the importance of problem solving and provide problem-solving tools necessary for manager to guide staff in problem-solving activities
  • Apply your learned skills and abilities to a sustainability-driven building upgrade case study

Key topic areas:  management skills and tools • leadership styles and relationships • types of organizations • team building, leadership, and motivation • planning, controlling, and decision making • problem-solving techniques • project and change management • workplace safety and documentation

Start Date:  Mondays, January 27th – March 2nd * 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Cost: $975 Members / $1,075 Non-members

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


Coming in 2020

  • Boilers, Heating Systems and Applied Mathematics (SMT) - April 2020
  • Environmental, Health & Safety Issues (SMA/FMA) - April 2020
  • Fundamentals of Facilities Management (FMA) - September 2020
  • Energy Management (SMT) - September 2020
  • Building Design & Maintenance (SMA/FMA/RPA) - January 2021
  • Electrical Systems and Illuminations (SMT) - January 2021

If you are interested in a class please contact Denise at 651.291.8888 / [email protected]