Courses

Courses

September-December 2020 Term

All scheduled courses will be online. No on-campus instruction.

Access to internet and an internet-enabled device is required to participate.

Courses will use Brightspace, Langara's online course management system. Some courses may also use Zoom, a free video conferencing software, to conduct live virtual class sessions.

Students should ensure they have their student account information and access to Brightspace prior to the beginning of the course.

For new students, student account information is created at time of registration with the Continuing Studies Registration Office.

For existing students, please contact the Continuing Studies Registration Office (604 323 5322) to request this information.

Courses

Learn British Columbia real estate law and professional standards of conduct. Topics include the judicial system, torts, contracts, agency, interests in land, title registration, property transactions, mortgages, stratas, residential and commercial tenancies, land use regulation, and professional responsibility. This course meets Appraisal Institute of Canada and UBC BUSI 111 requirements.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70458 12 eve We Sep 09, 2020 1830-2130 Online Manijeh Moieni $695 Online
  and 1 eve We Dec 16, 2020 1830-2130 Online    

Learn concepts and techniques for appraising real estate value. This course is designed for persons who want to work in the areas of appraisal and assessment. Topics include the appraisal profession, the appraisal process, property analysis, market and use analysis, approaches to value, value reconciliation, and report writing. This course meets Appraisal Institute of Canada and UBC BUSI 330 requirements.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70459 13 eve Th Sep 10, 2020 1830-2130 Online Ian Steward $695 Online

This course covers valuation techniques for income-producing real estate, including the income method of appraisal, tax consequences of real property ownership, and portfolio analysis methodology. A personal computer with spreadsheet software and a Hewlett Packard (HP) 10B II calculator are required. This course meets Appraisal Institute of Canada and UBC BUSI 331 requirements.Prerequisites: Prior completion of Real Estate Mathematics (UBC BUSI 121) and Real Estate Appraisal (UBC BUSI 330).

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70461 13 aft Sa Sep 12, 2020 1300-1600 Online Dennis Ragauskas $695 Online
  and 1 aft Sa Dec 19, 2020 1300-1600 Online    

Students will examine the Canadian mortgage market and apply the principles of real estate financial analysis to a variety of topics, including: residential and commercial loan underwriting, loan refinancing, and creative real estate financing methods. This course meets UBC BUSI 221 requirements.Prerequisites:Real Estate Mathematics (UBC BUSI 121)Note: Please bring your HP 10BII financial calculator to the first class.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70463 12 eve Tu Sep 08, 2020 1830-2130 Online Dennis Ragauskas $695 Online
  and 1 eve Tu Dec 08, 2020 1830-2130 Online    

This course introduces the techniques of investment and statistical analysis in a real estate context. Topics include statistical techniques, cash flow analysis, discounting, compounding, and the mathematics of real estate finance and investment analysis. There is also a brief overview of graphing and surveying. This course meets Appraisal Institute of Canada and UBC BUSI 121 requirements.Note: Bring your Hewlett Packard (HP) 10B11 financial calculator to the first class.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70464 12 mng Sa Sep 12, 2020 0900-1200 Online Dennis Ragauskas $695 Online
  and 1 mng Sa Dec 19, 2020 0900-1200 Online    

This is an introduction to the issues, concepts, and theories of micro and macroeconomics. This course provides practice in applying economic reasoning to decision-making and forecasting problems in business, industry, and government.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70636 Sep 14, 2020 Online Jeffrey Ward $657 Online
  and 13 eve Mo Sep 14, 2020 1830-2030 Online    

Develop the dispute resolution, negotiation, and mediation skills essential in todays competitive and demanding workplace. Learn how to analyze complex issues, find common ground between conflicting parties, deal with different communication styles, envision win-win outcomes, avoid litigation, and effectively resolve disputes.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70460 12 mng Sa Sep 12, 2020 0900-1200 Online Manijeh Moieni $465 Online

This course introduces the fundamentals of interpersonal and group interaction including written, verbal, and non-verbal communication. We look at options in presentation preparation and delivery techniques, awareness of tone, consideration of audience, and selection of indirect and direct message organization.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70647 12 mng Sa Sep 12, 2020 0900-1200 Online Anita Smith $418 Online
70810 12 eve Mo Sep 14, 2020 1830-2130 Online Anita Smith $418 Online
70648 12 eve Mo Sep 14, 2020 1830-2130 Online David Karkut $418 Online

Learn the principles and practices of professional residential rental and strata management. Topics include: property types, licensing and trust accounts, the Residential Tenancy Act, the Strata Property Act, management agreements, rental marketing, tenancy applications and agreements, budgets and controls, maintenance and security planning, insurance, and employee relations. This course appeals to property managers, building managers, and apartment building owners.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70455 13 mng Sa Sep 12, 2020 0900-1200 Online Leslie Haycock $695 Online

Learn the principles and practices of commercial, industrial, and retail property management. Topics include property types, law, management agreements, marketing, leases, maintenance and security, budgets and controls, insurance, assessment and taxation, special use properties (e.g. medical, industrial parks, commercial strata), personnel management, and tenant relations. Emphasis is placed on critical thinking skills to solve management and marketing challenges.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70457 13 eve Th Sep 10, 2020 1830-2130 Online Nizam Dossa $695 Online

Learn accounting concepts, tools, and methods in concise and understandable terms. Students will learn basic skills such as reading financial statements, analyzing financial reports, developing and modifying revenue and expense forecasts, and identifying and monitoring critical measures of business performance. This is finance for non-financial managers.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70564 Sep 21, 2020 Online Trevin Hannibal $452 Online

This course examines building operations from a management perspective. You will learn how buildings operate, how to develop a building maintenance plan, how to improve safety and efficiency, and how to solve maintenance problems. Topics include planning, risk management, best practices, tendering and purchasing, service contracts, capital upgrades, and project supervision.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70468 12 eve We Sep 16, 2020 1830-2130 Online David Albrice $599 Online

This is a thorough examination of building systems and equipment, as well as how to analyze and rectify problems in building systems. Topics include building structure and envelope, mechanical systems and HVAC, maintenance and inspection schedules, report research, building audits, energy efficiency, and problem-solving techniques. Course content applies to residential and commercial properties, as well as institutional facilities such as hospitals and schools.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70471 10 eve Fr Sep 18, 2020 1700-2000 Online Kenneth King $550 Online

This course will prepare students to assess single building systems and components for potential energy savings. Energy savings may be in the form of repairs, replacement of the component, or other low cost (or no-cost) system modifications. The student will be learn how to use energy measurement equipment and instruments that will help identify potential savings from single energy conservation measures or single pieces of equipment.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70482 5 eve Th Sep 10, 2020 1830-2130 Online Charles Shen $460 Online

This course will expand on the topics covered in Building Systems Energy Assessment 1 course and add significant new material on how to move an energy project forward in an organization. The students will be shown how building systems and components interact to determine potential energy savings. The operations and maintenance procedures for building systems will be analyzed for energy savings. Energy measurement equipment and instruments will be used by students to help identify potential savings from single energy conservation measures or single pieces of equipment.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70483 9 eve Th Oct 15, 2020 1830-2130 Online Charles Shen $710 Online

Learn how houses are sited, designed, and constructed in Canada, plus how factors such as design, material selection, and construction type affect their value. Discover how to identify and evaluate problems due to design, construction, or deterioration, their effect on value, and how problems should be reported.Note: This course meets Appraisal Institute of Canada and UBC BUSI 400 requirements.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70462 Sep 15, 2020 Online David Owens $695 Online

This course is a practical overview of the real estate development process. Topics include development planning and feasibility; site selection, acquisition, and due diligence; financing, insurance, and construction; project design and marketing; and holding the finished project. Emphasis is placed on feasibility analysis with particular attention to projects under $5 million.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70465 5 eve We Oct 07, 2020 1830-2130 Online Derek Porter $335 Online

This course will help participants understand how to estimate the cost of house construction with more accuracy. The format is highly intuitive and does not require participants to have a great deal of technical knowledge about construction and building methods. The divisions of the work discussed will be easily understood at a functional level. The course includes using a Quantities Measurement Template, Pricing Template, Costing Summary, and Trade Breakdown.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70476 7 eve Th Sep 10, 2020 1830-2130 Online Kenneth King $410 Online

This course is designed to simplify the complicated world of construction contracts typically used today. The standard terms and conditions used for each of the contract options are fully explained in a manner that any average home owner can easily grasp. Each partys roles are clearly explained and risks are identified. The course includes types of construction contracts, calling for bids, contract set-up, and contract management.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70477 5 eve Th Nov 05, 2020 1830-2130 Online Kenneth King $330 Online

This introductory course will prepare you to read and understand architectural drawings and visualize a completed project. Technical drawings typically utilize lines, scale, dimensions, and symbols to show the contractor, owner, and tradesmen the agreed upon parameters of a contract for buildings or additions. Reading and understanding them is a vital skill.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70478 6 aft Sa Sep 12, 2020 1300-1600 Online Peter Helmus $295 Online

Technical drawings showing electrical, plumbing, and structural components are much more complex. This intermediate course will enable the student to read and understand architectural drawings along with other technical drawings. In addition, the student will learn to visualiza the completed project. Youll learn about: site and foundations, electrical, plumbing, and heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning systems.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70479 6 aft Sa Oct 31, 2020 1300-1600 Online Peter Helmus $295 Online

Learn about building techniques and the materials used in the construction and renovation of wood frame homes in British Columbia. Construction topics include footings and foundations, framing, the envelope system, mechanical systems, and interior finishes. The course also covers basic information on permits, zoning, inspections, codes, and important documents in the construction and approval process.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70469 Sep 08, 2020 Online David Owens $255 Online

Develop the skills you need to successfully manage projects - on time and on budget. Learn how to analyze risks, define tasks, develop a project scope, build teams, and create resource plans. Conclude with a peak at Microsoft Project and discover how to effectively use this tool to administer and organize your complex projects.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70495 6 eve We Sep 16, 2020 1830-2130 Online Rodolfo Yoshii $329 Online

Turn opportunities into viable business ventures. Learn to develop your own approaches, guidelines, and skills for being an entrepreneur. Topics include business idea generation, market research, marketing and sales strategies, writing proposals, financing options, human resources, and successfully operating your business after start-up. Each student will learn how to complete a business plan as part of the course content.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70561 Sep 23, 2020 Online Trevin Hannibal $455 Online

This is a practical introduction to the application and review process for property developments in Vancouver and adjacent municipalities. The course includes a description of the provincial and municipal planning and development review framework, a step-by-step examination of the development application review process, and actual examples of successful and unsuccessful development applications.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70473 3 aft Sa Oct 31, 2020 1300-1600 Online Manijeh Moieni $195 Online

Energy efficiency is becoming a critical aspect in the construction of homes. New regulations are now in place in the BC Building Code requiring that homes be built to efficient energy use standards. Ensure you are equipped with the up-to -date knowledge of the current standards for Zone 4 and 5 (Lower Mainland). This course is suitable for contractors, builders, and homeowners. This course introduces the new Step Code concept being introduced into most municipalities.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70480 4 eve Mo Oct 19, 2020 1830-2130 Online Mohammad Fakoor $300 Online

The course will offer you a fundamental understanding of the elements of the passive house design. Become more cost effective and energy efficient with increased occupant comfort and reduced mechanical systems. This course includes course material produced by Passive House Canada following the principles of the Passive House Institute in Germany.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70481 4 eve Mo Nov 16, 2020 1700-2000 Online Cillian Collins $449 Online

This is a concise course on commercial tenancies and commercial leases in BC. Emphasis is placed on understanding and interpreting lease documents related to a variety of property types, including office and retail. The course is suitable for property managers, building managers, commercial landlords, and those who plan to rent commercial space.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70472 4 aft Sa Sep 12, 2020 1300-1600 Online Manijeh Moieni $255 Online
  and 1 aft Sa Oct 17, 2020 1300-1600 Online    

A practical introduction to the selection and management of income-producing real estate. This includes: multi-unit rental houses, apartment buildings, condominiums, and other investment properties. Students will examine sample investments on the basis of estimated net income, market value growth, deferred maintenance, routine maintenance, tenancy agreements, tenant relations, and strata versus non-strata ownership. A strong emphasis is placed on personal investment objectives.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70466 3 aft Sa Oct 17, 2020 1300-1600 Online Daniel John $189 Online

Should you buy a residential condo unit as a rental property investment? What are the biggest mistakes of condo investing? What are your rights and responsibilities as an owner and a landlord in a condo complex? What are your monthly and annual expenses? How do you estimate your return on investment? This course answers these questions and more.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
60411 2 aft Sa Jul 11, 2020 1300-1600 Daniel John $138 Main Campus (Map)
70474 2 aft Sa Nov 07, 2020 1300-1600 Online Daniel John $140 Online

Learn the basics of selecting and operating a commercial property investment. Property types include: retail, office, medical, industrial, and commercial strata. Topics include: leases and leasing agents, tenant mix, tenant relations, management, budgets, and maintaining the property to maximize value and income.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
60412 1 aft Sa Jul 25, 2020 1300-1600 Daniel John $138 Main Campus (Map)
70475 2 aft Sa Nov 21, 2020 1300-1600 Online Daniel John $140 Online

Whether youre a beginner or simply want to refresh your skills, this course is the perfect introduction to the Office Suite. Create professional looking documents with Word, functional spreadsheets with Excel, and dynamic presentations with PowerPoint. Mandatory Prerequisite: Basic computer skills or equivalent. Note: Textbook is optional and is available at the Langara Bookstore.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70493 13 eve Mo Sep 14, 2020 1830-2130 Online Shelly Nizar,
Anna Solodkova
$549 Online
70494 12 eve Fr Sep 18, 2020 1830-2130 Online Shelly Nizar,
Anna Solodkova
$549 Online

This instructor-led tutorial is for persons registered in the UBC Real Estate Trading Services (sales) Licensing Course. It covers real estate math problems including interest calculations, compounding and discounting, mortgage loan calculations, and using a financial calculator. Be better prepared to solve math problems on the Real Estate Trading Services Licensing Exam.Note: Bring your Hewlett Packard (HP) 10B11 financial calculator to the first class.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70467 Sep 05, 2020 0900-1600 Online Dennis Ragauskas $300 Online

Courses

This is an applied course for working strata managers. You will develop hands-on knowledge and skills for problem solving. You will also acquire a deeper understanding of how to handle everyday challenges pertaining to statutory compliance, annual general meetings, council meetings, mixed-use stratas, budget preparation, financial reserves, building maintenance, insurance claims, and time management. Prerequisites: A current strata management license or permission from the instructor. Note: This course will be conducted online through Zoom video conferencing during scheduled course hours. Interaction with the instructors and students through Zoom enhances learning.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70842 10 day Fr Oct 09, 2020 1000-1300 Online Leslie Haycock $499 Online

This introductory course will prepare you to read and understand the process of capital planning sufficiently to maintain an existing capital plan including for future capital expenditures. The concept of building condition assessments will be introduced, including coordinating these assessments with the existing capital plan. Compiling building component lists and valuations of each one is a vital skill that is coordinated into any capital plan.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email mrossington@langara.ca for details.

Courses

All successful construction projects require an organized structure and plan that allows the construction team leader to provide all the necessary construction management and administration. This course will cover all the stages for successful construction management. Beginning the process just prior to the tender of the work to a contractor, the construction manager/administrator will be involved with the procurement process so as to define the roles, responsibilities and risk to the most appropriate parties to the contract. For a successful construction project, the construction manager/administrator will have established a plan that will manage the project through to its inevitable successful end and occupancy by the owner and/or their end users.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70484 6 eve Mo Sep 14, 2020 1830-2130 Online Kenneth King $499 Online

Modern construction projects involve a bewildering number of technologies and building system improvements. The general understanding of which is explored in this course, Construction Technology. To start with, basic concepts that drive construction technologies are covered in the areas of energy efficiency, quality improvements and sustainable building practices. The remaining sessions will examine various areas of building technologies commonly being applied from the foundations systems all the way through to the mechanical systems that are essentially the life-support systems of any building type.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70485 8 eve Tu Sep 22, 2020 1830-2130 Online Kenneth King $799 Online

It is critical for the home builder to understand the expectations of the home owner. Service excellence, reliability, empathy, and responsiveness are essential to building a successful project. The framework of customer service requires the builder to establish expectations, transfer them into the finished project, and successfully transfer the project to the homeowner. Provision of an effective maintenance manual and an explanation of the home warranty process is also essential. This course will cover all the aspects of service excellence and the home warranty process to assure a successful project.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70486 12 mng Fr Sep 04, 2020 0900-1200 Online Maria Bonilla $799 Online

The home builder needs to understand the BC Building Code as it pertains to residential house construction. This code interacts with other codes and regulations as well as municipal regulations and bylaws. The permit process is integral to the construction process. The builder must also understand bearing capacity of different soil conditions, seismic and climate zones of BC, structural materials and methods of assembly, building envelope, and sound transmission. This course will cover all the relevant enactments.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70487 13 aft Fr Sep 04, 2020 1230-1530 Online Maria Bonilla $1349 Online
  and 7 aft Fr Jan 08, 2021 1230-1530 Online    

Legal issues in construction projects can affect the finished project in dramatic ways if they are not handled properly by competent contractors. Students completing this course will have a thorough knowledge of: the legal vocabulary and concepts that apply to the business of construction, the fundamentals of carrying on business in British Columbia, the basic law and legal principles of contracts and tort; the roles and obligations of the participants in the construction process, the standard form construction contracts, the application of construction contracts (CCDC 2) to practical construction situations, labour law and relations in the construction industry, environmental law and issues relating to construction, the law related to bidding and tendering, the law and legal principles of builder's liens, bonding and insurance in the construction industry, and dispute resolution methods in the construction industry.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70488 13 eve Th Sep 10, 2020 1830-2130 Online Manijeh Moieni $799 Online

Turn opportunities into viable business ventures. Learn to develop your own approaches, guidelines, and skills for being an entrepreneur. Topics include business idea generation, market research, marketing and sales strategies, writing proposals, financing options, human resources, and successfully operating your business after start-up. Each student will learn how to complete a business plan as part of the course content.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70561 Sep 23, 2020 Online Trevin Hannibal $455 Online

Learn accounting concepts, tools, and methods in concise and understandable terms. Students will learn basic skills such as reading financial statements, analyzing financial reports, developing and modifying revenue and expense forecasts, and identifying and monitoring critical measures of business performance. This is finance for non-financial managers.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70564 Sep 21, 2020 Online Trevin Hannibal $452 Online

Courses

This course will prepare students to assess single building systems and components for potential energy savings. Energy savings may be in the form of repairs, replacement of the component, or other low cost (or no-cost) system modifications. The student will be learn how to use energy measurement equipment and instruments that will help identify potential savings from single energy conservation measures or single pieces of equipment.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70482 5 eve Th Sep 10, 2020 1830-2130 Online Charles Shen $460 Online

This course will expand on the topics covered in Building Systems Energy Assessment 1 course and add significant new material on how to move an energy project forward in an organization. The students will be shown how building systems and components interact to determine potential energy savings. The operations and maintenance procedures for building systems will be analyzed for energy savings. Energy measurement equipment and instruments will be used by students to help identify potential savings from single energy conservation measures or single pieces of equipment.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70483 9 eve Th Oct 15, 2020 1830-2130 Online Charles Shen $710 Online

This is a thorough examination of building systems and equipment, as well as how to analyze and rectify problems in building systems. Topics include building structure and envelope, mechanical systems and HVAC, maintenance and inspection schedules, report research, building audits, energy efficiency, and problem-solving techniques. Course content applies to residential and commercial properties, as well as institutional facilities such as hospitals and schools.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70471 10 eve Fr Sep 18, 2020 1700-2000 Online Kenneth King $550 Online

This course examines building operations from a management perspective. You will learn how buildings operate, how to develop a building maintenance plan, how to improve safety and efficiency, and how to solve maintenance problems. Topics include planning, risk management, best practices, tendering and purchasing, service contracts, capital upgrades, and project supervision.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70468 12 eve We Sep 16, 2020 1830-2130 Online David Albrice $599 Online

This course introduces the fundamentals of interpersonal and group interaction including written, verbal, and non-verbal communication. We look at options in presentation preparation and delivery techniques, awareness of tone, consideration of audience, and selection of indirect and direct message organization.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70647 12 mng Sa Sep 12, 2020 0900-1200 Online Anita Smith $418 Online
70810 12 eve Mo Sep 14, 2020 1830-2130 Online Anita Smith $418 Online
70648 12 eve Mo Sep 14, 2020 1830-2130 Online David Karkut $418 Online

Courses

Learn how houses are sited, designed, and constructed in Canada, plus how factors such as design, material selection, and construction type affect their value. Discover how to identify and evaluate problems due to design, construction, or deterioration, their effect on value, and how problems should be reported.Note: This course meets Appraisal Institute of Canada and UBC BUSI 400 requirements.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70462 Sep 15, 2020 Online David Owens $695 Online

This course is a practical overview of the real estate development process. Topics include development planning and feasibility; site selection, acquisition, and due diligence; financing, insurance, and construction; project design and marketing; and holding the finished project. Emphasis is placed on feasibility analysis with particular attention to projects under $5 million.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70465 5 eve We Oct 07, 2020 1830-2130 Online Derek Porter $335 Online

Learn about building techniques and the materials used in the construction and renovation of wood frame homes in British Columbia. Construction topics include footings and foundations, framing, the envelope system, mechanical systems, and interior finishes. The course also covers basic information on permits, zoning, inspections, codes, and important documents in the construction and approval process.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70469 Sep 08, 2020 Online David Owens $255 Online

This course will help participants understand how to estimate the cost of house construction with more accuracy. The format is highly intuitive and does not require participants to have a great deal of technical knowledge about construction and building methods. The divisions of the work discussed will be easily understood at a functional level. The course includes using a Quantities Measurement Template, Pricing Template, Costing Summary, and Trade Breakdown.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70476 7 eve Th Sep 10, 2020 1830-2130 Online Kenneth King $410 Online

This course is designed to simplify the complicated world of construction contracts typically used today. The standard terms and conditions used for each of the contract options are fully explained in a manner that any average home owner can easily grasp. Each partys roles are clearly explained and risks are identified. The course includes types of construction contracts, calling for bids, contract set-up, and contract management.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70477 5 eve Th Nov 05, 2020 1830-2130 Online Kenneth King $330 Online

Turn opportunities into viable business ventures. Learn to develop your own approaches, guidelines, and skills for being an entrepreneur. Topics include business idea generation, market research, marketing and sales strategies, writing proposals, financing options, human resources, and successfully operating your business after start-up. Each student will learn how to complete a business plan as part of the course content.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70561 Sep 23, 2020 Online Trevin Hannibal $455 Online

This course introduces the fundamentals of interpersonal and group interaction including written, verbal, and non-verbal communication. We look at options in presentation preparation and delivery techniques, awareness of tone, consideration of audience, and selection of indirect and direct message organization.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70647 12 mng Sa Sep 12, 2020 0900-1200 Online Anita Smith $418 Online
70810 12 eve Mo Sep 14, 2020 1830-2130 Online Anita Smith $418 Online
70648 12 eve Mo Sep 14, 2020 1830-2130 Online David Karkut $418 Online

This introductory course will prepare you to read and understand architectural drawings and visualize a completed project. Technical drawings typically utilize lines, scale, dimensions, and symbols to show the contractor, owner, and tradesmen the agreed upon parameters of a contract for buildings or additions. Reading and understanding them is a vital skill.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70478 6 aft Sa Sep 12, 2020 1300-1600 Online Peter Helmus $295 Online

Technical drawings showing electrical, plumbing, and structural components are much more complex. This intermediate course will enable the student to read and understand architectural drawings along with other technical drawings. In addition, the student will learn to visualiza the completed project. Youll learn about: site and foundations, electrical, plumbing, and heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning systems.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70479 6 aft Sa Oct 31, 2020 1300-1600 Online Peter Helmus $295 Online

Courses

This is a thorough examination of building systems and equipment, as well as how to analyze and rectify problems in building systems. Topics include building structure and envelope, mechanical systems and HVAC, maintenance and inspection schedules, report research, building audits, energy efficiency, and problem-solving techniques. Course content applies to residential and commercial properties, as well as institutional facilities such as hospitals and schools.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70471 10 eve Fr Sep 18, 2020 1700-2000 Online Kenneth King $550 Online

This course examines building operations from a management perspective. You will learn how buildings operate, how to develop a building maintenance plan, how to improve safety and efficiency, and how to solve maintenance problems. Topics include planning, risk management, best practices, tendering and purchasing, service contracts, capital upgrades, and project supervision.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70468 12 eve We Sep 16, 2020 1830-2130 Online David Albrice $599 Online

Develop the dispute resolution, negotiation, and mediation skills essential in todays competitive and demanding workplace. Learn how to analyze complex issues, find common ground between conflicting parties, deal with different communication styles, envision win-win outcomes, avoid litigation, and effectively resolve disputes.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70460 12 mng Sa Sep 12, 2020 0900-1200 Online Manijeh Moieni $465 Online

This course introduces the fundamentals of interpersonal and group interaction including written, verbal, and non-verbal communication. We look at options in presentation preparation and delivery techniques, awareness of tone, consideration of audience, and selection of indirect and direct message organization.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70647 12 mng Sa Sep 12, 2020 0900-1200 Online Anita Smith $418 Online
70810 12 eve Mo Sep 14, 2020 1830-2130 Online Anita Smith $418 Online
70648 12 eve Mo Sep 14, 2020 1830-2130 Online David Karkut $418 Online

This is a practical course for managers and owners of apartment buildings, rental houses, and rental suites. Topics include marketing, tenant selection, tenancy applications, tenancy agreements, serving notices, rents, eviction, arbitration, dispute resolution, rules and policies for good tenant relations, and the Residential Tenancy Act.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email mrossington@langara.ca for details.

Learn about building techniques and the materials used in the construction and renovation of wood frame homes in British Columbia. Construction topics include footings and foundations, framing, the envelope system, mechanical systems, and interior finishes. The course also covers basic information on permits, zoning, inspections, codes, and important documents in the construction and approval process.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70469 Sep 08, 2020 Online David Owens $255 Online

This is a concise course on commercial tenancies and commercial leases in BC. Emphasis is placed on understanding and interpreting lease documents related to a variety of property types, including office and retail. The course is suitable for property managers, building managers, commercial landlords, and those who plan to rent commercial space.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70472 4 aft Sa Sep 12, 2020 1300-1600 Online Manijeh Moieni $255 Online
  and 1 aft Sa Oct 17, 2020 1300-1600 Online    

Develop the skills you need to successfully manage projects - on time and on budget. Learn how to analyze risks, define tasks, develop a project scope, build teams, and create resource plans. Conclude with a peak at Microsoft Project and discover how to effectively use this tool to administer and organize your complex projects.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70495 6 eve We Sep 16, 2020 1830-2130 Online Rodolfo Yoshii $329 Online

What makes people want to do well and how can you motivate them? A better understanding of employee motivation will help you to improve your personal and organizational performance. Explore how effective leadership and management practices can increase job satisfaction, boost employee morale, and lead to high performing teams. Note: Textbook materials are provided and distributed in class.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70566 Sep 26, 2020 Online Raf Jamil $345 Online

Courses

Learn the principles and practices of professional residential rental and strata management. Topics include: property types, licensing and trust accounts, the Residential Tenancy Act, the Strata Property Act, management agreements, rental marketing, tenancy applications and agreements, budgets and controls, maintenance and security planning, insurance, and employee relations. This course appeals to property managers, building managers, and apartment building owners.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70455 13 mng Sa Sep 12, 2020 0900-1200 Online Leslie Haycock $695 Online

Learn the principles and practices of commercial, industrial, and retail property management. Topics include property types, law, management agreements, marketing, leases, maintenance and security, budgets and controls, insurance, assessment and taxation, special use properties (e.g. medical, industrial parks, commercial strata), personnel management, and tenant relations. Emphasis is placed on critical thinking skills to solve management and marketing challenges.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70457 13 eve Th Sep 10, 2020 1830-2130 Online Nizam Dossa $695 Online

Develop the dispute resolution, negotiation, and mediation skills essential in todays competitive and demanding workplace. Learn how to analyze complex issues, find common ground between conflicting parties, deal with different communication styles, envision win-win outcomes, avoid litigation, and effectively resolve disputes.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70460 12 mng Sa Sep 12, 2020 0900-1200 Online Manijeh Moieni $465 Online

This course introduces the fundamentals of interpersonal and group interaction including written, verbal, and non-verbal communication. We look at options in presentation preparation and delivery techniques, awareness of tone, consideration of audience, and selection of indirect and direct message organization.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70647 12 mng Sa Sep 12, 2020 0900-1200 Online Anita Smith $418 Online
70810 12 eve Mo Sep 14, 2020 1830-2130 Online Anita Smith $418 Online
70648 12 eve Mo Sep 14, 2020 1830-2130 Online David Karkut $418 Online

Learn accounting concepts, tools, and methods in concise and understandable terms. Students will learn basic skills such as reading financial statements, analyzing financial reports, developing and modifying revenue and expense forecasts, and identifying and monitoring critical measures of business performance. This is finance for non-financial managers.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70564 Sep 21, 2020 Online Trevin Hannibal $452 Online

This course examines building operations from a management perspective. You will learn how buildings operate, how to develop a building maintenance plan, how to improve safety and efficiency, and how to solve maintenance problems. Topics include planning, risk management, best practices, tendering and purchasing, service contracts, capital upgrades, and project supervision.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70468 12 eve We Sep 16, 2020 1830-2130 Online David Albrice $599 Online

This is a thorough examination of building systems and equipment, as well as how to analyze and rectify problems in building systems. Topics include building structure and envelope, mechanical systems and HVAC, maintenance and inspection schedules, report research, building audits, energy efficiency, and problem-solving techniques. Course content applies to residential and commercial properties, as well as institutional facilities such as hospitals and schools.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70471 10 eve Fr Sep 18, 2020 1700-2000 Online Kenneth King $550 Online

Courses

Learn British Columbia real estate law and professional standards of conduct. Topics include the judicial system, torts, contracts, agency, interests in land, title registration, property transactions, mortgages, stratas, residential and commercial tenancies, land use regulation, and professional responsibility. This course meets Appraisal Institute of Canada and UBC BUSI 111 requirements.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70458 12 eve We Sep 09, 2020 1830-2130 Online Manijeh Moieni $695 Online
  and 1 eve We Dec 16, 2020 1830-2130 Online    

Learn concepts and techniques for appraising real estate value. This course is designed for persons who want to work in the areas of appraisal and assessment. Topics include the appraisal profession, the appraisal process, property analysis, market and use analysis, approaches to value, value reconciliation, and report writing. This course meets Appraisal Institute of Canada and UBC BUSI 330 requirements.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70459 13 eve Th Sep 10, 2020 1830-2130 Online Ian Steward $695 Online

This course covers valuation techniques for income-producing real estate, including the income method of appraisal, tax consequences of real property ownership, and portfolio analysis methodology. A personal computer with spreadsheet software and a Hewlett Packard (HP) 10B II calculator are required. This course meets Appraisal Institute of Canada and UBC BUSI 331 requirements.Prerequisites: Prior completion of Real Estate Mathematics (UBC BUSI 121) and Real Estate Appraisal (UBC BUSI 330).

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70461 13 aft Sa Sep 12, 2020 1300-1600 Online Dennis Ragauskas $695 Online
  and 1 aft Sa Dec 19, 2020 1300-1600 Online    

Students will examine the Canadian mortgage market and apply the principles of real estate financial analysis to a variety of topics, including: residential and commercial loan underwriting, loan refinancing, and creative real estate financing methods. This course meets UBC BUSI 221 requirements.Prerequisites:Real Estate Mathematics (UBC BUSI 121)Note: Please bring your HP 10BII financial calculator to the first class.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70463 12 eve Tu Sep 08, 2020 1830-2130 Online Dennis Ragauskas $695 Online
  and 1 eve Tu Dec 08, 2020 1830-2130 Online    

This course introduces the techniques of investment and statistical analysis in a real estate context. Topics include statistical techniques, cash flow analysis, discounting, compounding, and the mathematics of real estate finance and investment analysis. There is also a brief overview of graphing and surveying. This course meets Appraisal Institute of Canada and UBC BUSI 121 requirements.Note: Bring your Hewlett Packard (HP) 10B11 financial calculator to the first class.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70464 12 mng Sa Sep 12, 2020 0900-1200 Online Dennis Ragauskas $695 Online
  and 1 mng Sa Dec 19, 2020 0900-1200 Online    

This course provides a concise overview of construction materials and methods for commercial and residential buildings, including high-rise towers. Emphasis is placed on key terminology and the economics of construction projects. Topics include planning and design, site preparation, foundations, superstructure, envelope systems, mechanical systems, and interior finishes. There is also brief treatment of construction supervision, quality control, environmental issues, and post-construction deficiencies.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email mrossington@langara.ca for details.

This course is a practical overview of the real estate development process. Topics include development planning and feasibility; site selection, acquisition, and due diligence; financing, insurance, and construction; project design and marketing; and holding the finished project. Emphasis is placed on feasibility analysis with particular attention to projects under $5 million.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70465 5 eve We Oct 07, 2020 1830-2130 Online Derek Porter $335 Online

This is a concise course on commercial tenancies and commercial leases in BC. Emphasis is placed on understanding and interpreting lease documents related to a variety of property types, including office and retail. The course is suitable for property managers, building managers, commercial landlords, and those who plan to rent commercial space.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70472 4 aft Sa Sep 12, 2020 1300-1600 Online Manijeh Moieni $255 Online
  and 1 aft Sa Oct 17, 2020 1300-1600 Online    

A practical introduction to the selection and management of income-producing real estate. This includes: multi-unit rental houses, apartment buildings, condominiums, and other investment properties. Students will examine sample investments on the basis of estimated net income, market value growth, deferred maintenance, routine maintenance, tenancy agreements, tenant relations, and strata versus non-strata ownership. A strong emphasis is placed on personal investment objectives.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70466 3 aft Sa Oct 17, 2020 1300-1600 Online Daniel John $189 Online

Should you buy a residential condo unit as a rental property investment? What are the biggest mistakes of condo investing? What are your rights and responsibilities as an owner and a landlord in a condo complex? What are your monthly and annual expenses? How do you estimate your return on investment? This course answers these questions and more.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
60411 2 aft Sa Jul 11, 2020 1300-1600 Daniel John $138 Main Campus (Map)
70474 2 aft Sa Nov 07, 2020 1300-1600 Online Daniel John $140 Online

Learn the basics of selecting and operating a commercial property investment. Property types include: retail, office, medical, industrial, and commercial strata. Topics include: leases and leasing agents, tenant mix, tenant relations, management, budgets, and maintaining the property to maximize value and income.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
60412 1 aft Sa Jul 25, 2020 1300-1600 Daniel John $138 Main Campus (Map)
70475 2 aft Sa Nov 21, 2020 1300-1600 Online Daniel John $140 Online

Courses

Learn British Columbia real estate law and professional standards of conduct. Topics include the judicial system, torts, contracts, agency, interests in land, title registration, property transactions, mortgages, stratas, residential and commercial tenancies, land use regulation, and professional responsibility. This course meets Appraisal Institute of Canada and UBC BUSI 111 requirements.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70458 12 eve We Sep 09, 2020 1830-2130 Online Manijeh Moieni $695 Online
  and 1 eve We Dec 16, 2020 1830-2130 Online    

Learn concepts and techniques for appraising real estate value. This course is designed for persons who want to work in the areas of appraisal and assessment. Topics include the appraisal profession, the appraisal process, property analysis, market and use analysis, approaches to value, value reconciliation, and report writing. This course meets Appraisal Institute of Canada and UBC BUSI 330 requirements.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70459 13 eve Th Sep 10, 2020 1830-2130 Online Ian Steward $695 Online

Students will examine the Canadian mortgage market and apply the principles of real estate financial analysis to a variety of topics, including: residential and commercial loan underwriting, loan refinancing, and creative real estate financing methods. This course meets UBC BUSI 221 requirements.Prerequisites:Real Estate Mathematics (UBC BUSI 121)Note: Please bring your HP 10BII financial calculator to the first class.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70463 12 eve Tu Sep 08, 2020 1830-2130 Online Dennis Ragauskas $695 Online
  and 1 eve Tu Dec 08, 2020 1830-2130 Online    

This course introduces the techniques of investment and statistical analysis in a real estate context. Topics include statistical techniques, cash flow analysis, discounting, compounding, and the mathematics of real estate finance and investment analysis. There is also a brief overview of graphing and surveying. This course meets Appraisal Institute of Canada and UBC BUSI 121 requirements.Note: Bring your Hewlett Packard (HP) 10B11 financial calculator to the first class.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70464 12 mng Sa Sep 12, 2020 0900-1200 Online Dennis Ragauskas $695 Online
  and 1 mng Sa Dec 19, 2020 0900-1200 Online    

A practical introduction for anyone planning a career in residential real estate sales. Topics include listings and sales, brokerage operations, commission structures, prospecting, building a clientele, start-up costs, and a start-out plan. How to select a brokerage will also be covered.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email mrossington@langara.ca for details.

This course covers valuation techniques for income-producing real estate, including the income method of appraisal, tax consequences of real property ownership, and portfolio analysis methodology. A personal computer with spreadsheet software and a Hewlett Packard (HP) 10B II calculator are required. This course meets Appraisal Institute of Canada and UBC BUSI 331 requirements.Prerequisites: Prior completion of Real Estate Mathematics (UBC BUSI 121) and Real Estate Appraisal (UBC BUSI 330).

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70461 13 aft Sa Sep 12, 2020 1300-1600 Online Dennis Ragauskas $695 Online
  and 1 aft Sa Dec 19, 2020 1300-1600 Online    

This course provides a concise overview of construction materials and methods for commercial and residential buildings, including high-rise towers. Emphasis is placed on key terminology and the economics of construction projects. Topics include planning and design, site preparation, foundations, superstructure, envelope systems, mechanical systems, and interior finishes. There is also brief treatment of construction supervision, quality control, environmental issues, and post-construction deficiencies.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email mrossington@langara.ca for details.

Courses

Learn British Columbia real estate law and professional standards of conduct. Topics include the judicial system, torts, contracts, agency, interests in land, title registration, property transactions, mortgages, stratas, residential and commercial tenancies, land use regulation, and professional responsibility. This course meets Appraisal Institute of Canada and UBC BUSI 111 requirements.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70458 12 eve We Sep 09, 2020 1830-2130 Online Manijeh Moieni $695 Online
  and 1 eve We Dec 16, 2020 1830-2130 Online    

Learn concepts and techniques for appraising real estate value. This course is designed for persons who want to work in the areas of appraisal and assessment. Topics include the appraisal profession, the appraisal process, property analysis, market and use analysis, approaches to value, value reconciliation, and report writing. This course meets Appraisal Institute of Canada and UBC BUSI 330 requirements.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70459 13 eve Th Sep 10, 2020 1830-2130 Online Ian Steward $695 Online

This course covers valuation techniques for income-producing real estate, including the income method of appraisal, tax consequences of real property ownership, and portfolio analysis methodology. A personal computer with spreadsheet software and a Hewlett Packard (HP) 10B II calculator are required. This course meets Appraisal Institute of Canada and UBC BUSI 331 requirements.Prerequisites: Prior completion of Real Estate Mathematics (UBC BUSI 121) and Real Estate Appraisal (UBC BUSI 330).

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70461 13 aft Sa Sep 12, 2020 1300-1600 Online Dennis Ragauskas $695 Online
  and 1 aft Sa Dec 19, 2020 1300-1600 Online    

This course introduces the techniques of investment and statistical analysis in a real estate context. Topics include statistical techniques, cash flow analysis, discounting, compounding, and the mathematics of real estate finance and investment analysis. There is also a brief overview of graphing and surveying. This course meets Appraisal Institute of Canada and UBC BUSI 121 requirements.Note: Bring your Hewlett Packard (HP) 10B11 financial calculator to the first class.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70464 12 mng Sa Sep 12, 2020 0900-1200 Online Dennis Ragauskas $695 Online
  and 1 mng Sa Dec 19, 2020 0900-1200 Online    

This instructor-led tutorial is for persons registered in the UBC Real Estate Trading Services (sales) Licensing Course. It covers real estate math problems including interest calculations, compounding and discounting, mortgage loan calculations, and using a financial calculator. Be better prepared to solve math problems on the Real Estate Trading Services Licensing Exam.Note: Bring your Hewlett Packard (HP) 10B11 financial calculator to the first class.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70467 Sep 05, 2020 0900-1600 Online Dennis Ragauskas $300 Online

Learn the principles and practices of professional residential rental and strata management. Topics include: property types, licensing and trust accounts, the Residential Tenancy Act, the Strata Property Act, management agreements, rental marketing, tenancy applications and agreements, budgets and controls, maintenance and security planning, insurance, and employee relations. This course appeals to property managers, building managers, and apartment building owners.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70455 13 mng Sa Sep 12, 2020 0900-1200 Online Leslie Haycock $695 Online

Learn the principles and practices of commercial, industrial, and retail property management. Topics include property types, law, management agreements, marketing, leases, maintenance and security, budgets and controls, insurance, assessment and taxation, special use properties (e.g. medical, industrial parks, commercial strata), personnel management, and tenant relations. Emphasis is placed on critical thinking skills to solve management and marketing challenges.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70457 13 eve Th Sep 10, 2020 1830-2130 Online Nizam Dossa $695 Online

Learn how houses are sited, designed, and constructed in Canada, plus how factors such as design, material selection, and construction type affect their value. Discover how to identify and evaluate problems due to design, construction, or deterioration, their effect on value, and how problems should be reported.Note: This course meets Appraisal Institute of Canada and UBC BUSI 400 requirements.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70462 Sep 15, 2020 Online David Owens $695 Online

Explore the history of social and affordable housing in BC and examine current government policy and social housing conditions. Management topics include: financial planning and budgets; operations and purchasing; risk and insurance; and working with staff, volunteers, and tenants. This is an introductory course for anyone involved in social housing operations or development.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email mrossington@langara.ca for details.

This course is an in-depth study of contemporary social housing management issues and challenges, with a particular focus on social housing in BC. Major topics include assessing housing needs, redeveloping the housing stock, creating development partnerships, tenant support programs, community relations, and financial management. Each student will complete a major project offering analysis and recommendations on a contemporary management problem.Prerequisites: Social and Affordable Housing in BC or permission from the instructor.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70470 10 eve Tu Sep 29, 2020 1830-2130 Online Stefan Baune $475 Online

This is a thorough examination of building systems and equipment, as well as how to analyze and rectify problems in building systems. Topics include building structure and envelope, mechanical systems and HVAC, maintenance and inspection schedules, report research, building audits, energy efficiency, and problem-solving techniques. Course content applies to residential and commercial properties, as well as institutional facilities such as hospitals and schools.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70471 10 eve Fr Sep 18, 2020 1700-2000 Online Kenneth King $550 Online

Develop the dispute resolution, negotiation, and mediation skills essential in todays competitive and demanding workplace. Learn how to analyze complex issues, find common ground between conflicting parties, deal with different communication styles, envision win-win outcomes, avoid litigation, and effectively resolve disputes.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70460 12 mng Sa Sep 12, 2020 0900-1200 Online Manijeh Moieni $465 Online

This is an introduction to the issues, concepts, and theories of micro and macroeconomics. This course provides practice in applying economic reasoning to decision-making and forecasting problems in business, industry, and government.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70636 Sep 14, 2020 Online Jeffrey Ward $657 Online
  and 13 eve Mo Sep 14, 2020 1830-2030 Online    

This introductory course in financial accounting reviews the accounting cycle and the preparation of financial statements. Topics include: accounting concepts; recording transactions; adjusting accounts, preparing statements and completing the accounting cycle; accounting for merchandising activities; and inventories and special journals.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70632 Sep 09, 2020 Online Diana Leong $495 Online
  and 8 eve We Sep 09, 2020 2000-2130 Online    

Learn accounting concepts, tools, and methods in concise and understandable terms. Students will learn basic skills such as reading financial statements, analyzing financial reports, developing and modifying revenue and expense forecasts, and identifying and monitoring critical measures of business performance. This is finance for non-financial managers.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70564 Sep 21, 2020 Online Trevin Hannibal $452 Online

Courses

Explore the history of social and affordable housing in BC and examine current government policy and social housing conditions. Management topics include: financial planning and budgets; operations and purchasing; risk and insurance; and working with staff, volunteers, and tenants. This is an introductory course for anyone involved in social housing operations or development.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email mrossington@langara.ca for details.

This course is an in-depth study of contemporary social housing management issues and challenges, with a particular focus on social housing in BC. Major topics include assessing housing needs, redeveloping the housing stock, creating development partnerships, tenant support programs, community relations, and financial management. Each student will complete a major project offering analysis and recommendations on a contemporary management problem.Prerequisites: Social and Affordable Housing in BC or permission from the instructor.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70470 10 eve Tu Sep 29, 2020 1830-2130 Online Stefan Baune $475 Online

Develop the dispute resolution, negotiation, and mediation skills essential in todays competitive and demanding workplace. Learn how to analyze complex issues, find common ground between conflicting parties, deal with different communication styles, envision win-win outcomes, avoid litigation, and effectively resolve disputes.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70460 12 mng Sa Sep 12, 2020 0900-1200 Online Manijeh Moieni $465 Online

Learn accounting concepts, tools, and methods in concise and understandable terms. Students will learn basic skills such as reading financial statements, analyzing financial reports, developing and modifying revenue and expense forecasts, and identifying and monitoring critical measures of business performance. This is finance for non-financial managers.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70564 Sep 21, 2020 Online Trevin Hannibal $452 Online

This course introduces the fundamentals of interpersonal and group interaction including written, verbal, and non-verbal communication. We look at options in presentation preparation and delivery techniques, awareness of tone, consideration of audience, and selection of indirect and direct message organization.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70647 12 mng Sa Sep 12, 2020 0900-1200 Online Anita Smith $418 Online
70810 12 eve Mo Sep 14, 2020 1830-2130 Online Anita Smith $418 Online
70648 12 eve Mo Sep 14, 2020 1830-2130 Online David Karkut $418 Online