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Course Title
Property Management


Today's economy is creating more renters, which means an increased demand for property management professionals. Learn the rules and responsibilities of a property manager for all property types, from residential apartment buildings to office, retail and mixed-use developments. This course benefits students seeking an introduction to property management or real estate professionals looking to broaden their opportunities.


Students will be able to understand 1) the role of a property manager.  2) the economical variables that affect property management planning. 3) the various advertising methods used by property managers. 4) the various components to an application and lease. 5) the importance of effective communication with tenants. 6) routine and preventative maintenance. 7) federal and state laws associated with property management. 8) the different types of properties and the responsibilities of the property manager with each type of property. 9) the operation of a property management office.


I. Professional Property Management

II. Property Management Economics and Planning

III. Owner Relations

IV. Marketing

V. Leases

VI. Lease Negotiations

VII. Tenant Relations

VIII. Maintenance and Construction

IX. Managing the Office and Reports

X. Federal and State Laws

XI. Residential Property

XII. Specialized Housing

XIII. Office Property

XIV. Retail Property

XV. Industrial Property

XVI. Risk and Environmental Issues

XVII. Life Safety Issues



Method of Instruction



To successfully pass the class, students must pass the final exam with an 80% or above.