California Association of Community Managers

SPC410 Large Scale Community Mgmt.

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This two and a half day course is designed to increase your depth and breadth of knowledge when managing a large scale community. Course content focuses on governance issues; people and personnel; facility management; recreational amenity management; architectural control; green management; strategic planning; finance; and community-building. The course addresses many best practices of industry professionals and provides a CD of resource materials. Attendees will also participate in a large scale community site tour.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify the characteristics that define a community as “large scale”

  • Articulate best practices and develop action plans for:

— Ensuring effective governance through the board of directors, committees and community manager

— Designing organizational staffing structures that include onsite staff and service providers, and managing those personnel

— Managing facility operations, including property protection, landscaping and other maintenance, municipal, and information technology services

— Funding, staffing, and overseeing recreational amenities

— Implementing architectural control processes that align with the community’s aesthetic philosophy

— Developing and executing long-range, strategic plans

— Considering the elements of financial operations that are specific to large scale communities, including tax structures, budgeting and policies procedures

— Building a meaningful and lasting sense of community through communication and other techniques

  • Create a career-development action plan based on your current situation, goals and self-assessment of your skills and experience

Who Should Take This Course?

  • Management company executives who supervise large scale community managers

  • Experienced portfolio or high rise managers who want to expand their skills and career opportunities

Prerequisites:   None

Continuing Education Units (CEUs):   16

Course Length:   19.5 hours

Course Fee (includes lunch on day 2 & 3):   Member  $495     Non-Member  $715

 February 7 - 10, 2018 

 1:00 - 5:30 pm  Palm Desert

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