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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
70387 13 eve We Sep 18, 2019 1830-2130 Manijeh Moieni $695 Main Campus (Map)

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
70388 13 eve Th Sep 05, 2019 1830-2130 Ian Steward $695 Main Campus (Map)

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
70392 13 eve We Sep 18, 2019 1830-2130 Dennis Ragauskas $695 Main Campus (Map)
70393 13 aft Sa Sep 21, 2019 1300-1600 Dennis Ragauskas $695 Main Campus (Map)

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
70391 13 eve Tu Sep 10, 2019 1830-2130 Dennis Ragauskas $695 Main Campus (Map)

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
70400 1 day Sa Sep 14, 2019 0900-1600 Dennis Ragauskas $300 Main Campus (Map)

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
70385 13 mng Sa Sep 21, 2019 0900-1200 Dennis Ragauskas $695 Main Campus (Map)

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
70389 12 mng Sa Sep 14, 2019 0900-1200 Manijeh Moieni $456 Main Campus (Map)

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
70492 14 eve Th Sep 12, 2019 1830-2130 Jeffrey Ward $645 Main Campus (Map)

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
70503 7 day Sa Sep 07, 2019 0900-1600 Lori Collerman $410 Main Campus (Map)
70504 3 eve Mo Sep 09, 2019 1830-2130 Daniel Thomas $410 Main Campus (Map)
  and 9 eve Mo Sep 24, 2019 1830-2130    
70834 7 eve Th Sep 12, 2019 1830-2130 Anita Smith $410 Main Campus (Map)
  and 5 eve Th Nov 07, 2019 1830-2130    

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
70643 2 eve Mo Sep 16, 2019 1830-2130 Shelly Nizar,
Anna Solodkova
$549 Main Campus (Map)
  and 10 eve Mo Sep 30, 2019 1830-2130    
70644 5 eve Fr Sep 20, 2019 1830-2130 Shelly Nizar,
Charles Ojukwu,
Anna Solodkova
$549 Main Campus (Map)
  and 7 eve Fr Nov 01, 2019 1830-2130    
70645 6 day Sa Oct 26, 2019 0900-1600 Elian Gaspar de Figueiredo $549 Main Campus (Map)

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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
70402 2 day Fr Sep 13, 2019 1000-1300 Leslie Haycock $499 CS-Off Campus (Map)
  and 8 day Fr Oct 04, 2019 1000-1300    

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
70422 4 mng Sa Nov 16, 2019 0900-1200 Peter Helmus $300 Main Campus (Map)

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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
70419 4 eve Th Sep 19, 2019 1800-2130 Charles Shen $456 Main Campus (Map)

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
70420 8 eve Th Oct 17, 2019 1800-2130 Charles Shen $710 Main Campus (Map)

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
70405 12 eve Fr Sep 20, 2019 1700-2000 Kenneth King $540 Main Campus (Map)

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
70403 12 eve We Sep 11, 2019 1830-2130 David Albrice,
Tom Collingwood
$590 Main Campus (Map)

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
70503 7 day Sa Sep 07, 2019 0900-1600 Lori Collerman $410 Main Campus (Map)
70504 3 eve Mo Sep 09, 2019 1830-2130 Daniel Thomas $410 Main Campus (Map)
  and 9 eve Mo Sep 24, 2019 1830-2130    
70834 7 eve Th Sep 12, 2019 1830-2130 Anita Smith $410 Main Campus (Map)
  and 5 eve Th Nov 07, 2019 1830-2130    

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
70422 4 mng Sa Nov 16, 2019 0900-1200 Peter Helmus $300 Main Campus (Map)

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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
70833 13 eve Tu Sep 03, 2019 1830-2130 Maria Bonilla $695 Main Campus (Map)
70390 13 eve Tu Sep 17, 2019 1830-2130 David Owens $695 Main Campus (Map)

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
70411 7 eve Th Sep 12, 2019 1830-2130 Kenneth King $404 Main Campus (Map)

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
70412 5 eve Th Nov 14, 2019 1830-2130 Kenneth King $326 Main Campus (Map)

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
70398 5 eve We Sep 25, 2019 1830-2130 Derek Porter $330 Main Campus (Map)

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
70404 4 eve Tu/We Sep 03, 2019 1830-2130 David Owens $252 Main Campus (Map)

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
70578 12 eve We Sep 25, 2019 1830-2130 Bridget Field $447 Main Campus (Map)

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
70503 7 day Sa Sep 07, 2019 0900-1600 Lori Collerman $410 Main Campus (Map)
70504 3 eve Mo Sep 09, 2019 1830-2130 Daniel Thomas $410 Main Campus (Map)
  and 9 eve Mo Sep 24, 2019 1830-2130    
70834 7 eve Th Sep 12, 2019 1830-2130 Anita Smith $410 Main Campus (Map)
  and 5 eve Th Nov 07, 2019 1830-2130    

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
70415 6 aft Sa Sep 14, 2019 1300-1600 Peter Helmus $290 Main Campus (Map)

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
70416 6 aft Sa Nov 02, 2019 1300-1600 Peter Helmus $290 Main Campus (Map)

This course builds on the skills learned in PROP 1085 Estimating Construction Costs. It will give participants a solid preliminary foundation in the concepts, tools and techniques of estimating construction costs as being part of the overall project cost control. Content draws on the rationale of Canadian Institute of Chartered Surveyors and the American Association of Cost Engineers to develop useful cost estimates.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

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

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
70410 6 eve We Oct 23, 2019 1830-2130 Kenneth King $357 Main Campus (Map)

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
70417 4 eve Mo Sep 16, 2019 1830-2130 Madeline Parrott $300 Main Campus (Map)

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
70418 4 eve Mo Nov 18, 2019 1830-2130 Cillian Collins $449 Main Campus (Map)

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
70422 4 mng Sa Nov 16, 2019 0900-1200 Peter Helmus $300 Main Campus (Map)

This 3 hour class is an introduction of asbestos within the workplace. This course is designed to provide asbestos awareness to contractors, maintenance staff and managers that encounter asbestos containing materials (ACM) during typical work related duties.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70413 1 eve Mo Sep 09, 2019 1830-2130 Jereld Salazar $99 Main Campus (Map)

This 3 hour class provides an introduction to the issue of radon gas in buildings. It is designed to provide an awareness of the dangers of radon gas to homeowners, contractors, maintenance staff and managers who may encounter radon gas during typical work related duties.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

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

This course is an introduction to indoor toxic mould spores and lead containing materials within buildings. The course is designed to provide awareness of mould and lead containing materials to contractors, maintenance staff and managers. Upon completion individuals will be able to take the appropriate actions to address these issues.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

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

TV program or Reality? Learn how to separate the dreams from the real life solutions to your renovation project. Where do you start? Select the right scope of work, contractors, materials, budget; supervise the project adequately; risk management/liability issues. Course content is relevant to houses, townhouses, and apartment.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

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

Intended for renovators or builders involved in the renovation business, this course is designed to review and update participants on the process of renovating. Topics include: selecting customers/projects that fit your skill and expertise; permitting; design and planning; pricing for profit; meeting the changing code requirements for various municipalities. Course content is relevant to houses, townhouse and condos.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70431 3 eve We Oct 16, 2019 1830-2130 Robert Capar $249 Main Campus (Map)

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
70407 3 aft Sa Nov 16, 2019 1300-1600 Manijeh Moieni $192 Main Campus (Map)

Learn to protect your buildings tenants, owners, and assets. This course will teach the fundamentals of fire code requirements for system tests and measures for fire prevention. Learn how to use a fire extinguisher and how your fire systems function. In addition, you will learn how to develop a fire/emergency plan and know how to respond when a fire occurs. This course will benefit building managers, strata property owners/managers, property managers and other staff.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

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

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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
70578 12 eve We Sep 25, 2019 1830-2130 Bridget Field $447 Main Campus (Map)

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
70424 2 eve Mo Sep 23, 2019 1830-2130 Kenneth King,
Matt Rossington
$499 Main Campus (Map)
  and 4 eve Mo Oct 21, 2019 1830-2130    

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
70425 8 eve Tu Sep 10, 2019 1830-2130 Kenneth King,
Matt Rossington
$799 Main Campus (Map)

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

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

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. This course is also offered on-line; however, for the on-line offering, the quizzes, midterm exam, and final exam will be held in class.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70579 12 eve Mo Sep 16, 2019 1830-2130 Rajab Sial $444 Main Campus (Map)
  and 1 eve We Oct 30, 2019 1830-2130    

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
70430 14 eve Th Sep 12, 2019 1830-2130 Manijeh Moieni,
Matt Rossington
$799 Main Campus (Map)

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
70429 21 aft Fr Sep 06, 2019 1300-1600 Maria Bonilla,
Matt Rossington
$1349 Main Campus (Map)

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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
70405 12 eve Fr Sep 20, 2019 1700-2000 Kenneth King $540 Main Campus (Map)

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
70403 12 eve We Sep 11, 2019 1830-2130 David Albrice,
Tom Collingwood
$590 Main Campus (Map)

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
70389 12 mng Sa Sep 14, 2019 0900-1200 Manijeh Moieni $456 Main Campus (Map)

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
70503 7 day Sa Sep 07, 2019 0900-1600 Lori Collerman $410 Main Campus (Map)
70504 3 eve Mo Sep 09, 2019 1830-2130 Daniel Thomas $410 Main Campus (Map)
  and 9 eve Mo Sep 24, 2019 1830-2130    
70834 7 eve Th Sep 12, 2019 1830-2130 Anita Smith $410 Main Campus (Map)
  and 5 eve Th Nov 07, 2019 1830-2130    

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 csgeneral@langara.ca for details.

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
70406 5 aft Sa Sep 21, 2019 1300-1600 Manijeh Moieni $252 Main Campus (Map)

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
70647 6 eve We Sep 11, 2019 1830-2130 Rodolfo Yoshii $329 Main Campus (Map)

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
70587 1 wknd Sa/Su Sep 14, 2019 0900-1600 Maureen Ewing $339 Main Campus (Map)

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
70404 4 eve Tu/We Sep 03, 2019 1830-2130 David Owens $252 Main Campus (Map)

This 3 hour class is an introduction of asbestos within the workplace. This course is designed to provide asbestos awareness to contractors, maintenance staff and managers that encounter asbestos containing materials (ACM) during typical work related duties.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70413 1 eve Mo Sep 09, 2019 1830-2130 Jereld Salazar $99 Main Campus (Map)

This course is an introduction to indoor toxic mould spores and lead containing materials within buildings. The course is designed to provide awareness of mould and lead containing materials to contractors, maintenance staff and managers. Upon completion individuals will be able to take the appropriate actions to address these issues.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

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

This 3 hour class provides an introduction to the issue of radon gas in buildings. It is designed to provide an awareness of the dangers of radon gas to homeowners, contractors, maintenance staff and managers who may encounter radon gas during typical work related duties.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

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

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
70422 4 mng Sa Nov 16, 2019 0900-1200 Peter Helmus $300 Main Campus (Map)

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
70384 3 mng Sa Sep 07, 2019 0900-1200 Leslie Haycock $695 Main Campus (Map)
  and 5 mng Sa Oct 05, 2019 0900-1200    
  and 5 mng Sa Nov 16, 2019 0900-1200    

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
70386 13 eve Th Sep 12, 2019 1830-2130 Nizam Dossa $695 Main Campus (Map)

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
70389 12 mng Sa Sep 14, 2019 0900-1200 Manijeh Moieni $456 Main Campus (Map)

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. This course is also offered on-line; however, for the on-line offering, the quizzes, midterm exam, and final exam will be held in class.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70579 12 eve Mo Sep 16, 2019 1830-2130 Rajab Sial $444 Main Campus (Map)
  and 1 eve We Oct 30, 2019 1830-2130    

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
70503 7 day Sa Sep 07, 2019 0900-1600 Lori Collerman $410 Main Campus (Map)
70504 3 eve Mo Sep 09, 2019 1830-2130 Daniel Thomas $410 Main Campus (Map)
  and 9 eve Mo Sep 24, 2019 1830-2130    
70834 7 eve Th Sep 12, 2019 1830-2130 Anita Smith $410 Main Campus (Map)
  and 5 eve Th Nov 07, 2019 1830-2130    

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
70405 12 eve Fr Sep 20, 2019 1700-2000 Kenneth King $540 Main Campus (Map)

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
70403 12 eve We Sep 11, 2019 1830-2130 David Albrice,
Tom Collingwood
$590 Main Campus (Map)

This 3 hour class is an introduction of asbestos within the workplace. This course is designed to provide asbestos awareness to contractors, maintenance staff and managers that encounter asbestos containing materials (ACM) during typical work related duties.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70413 1 eve Mo Sep 09, 2019 1830-2130 Jereld Salazar $99 Main Campus (Map)

This 3 hour class provides an introduction to the issue of radon gas in buildings. It is designed to provide an awareness of the dangers of radon gas to homeowners, contractors, maintenance staff and managers who may encounter radon gas during typical work related duties.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

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

This course is an introduction to indoor toxic mould spores and lead containing materials within buildings. The course is designed to provide awareness of mould and lead containing materials to contractors, maintenance staff and managers. Upon completion individuals will be able to take the appropriate actions to address these issues.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

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

Learn to protect your buildings tenants, owners, and assets. This course will teach the fundamentals of fire code requirements for system tests and measures for fire prevention. Learn how to use a fire extinguisher and how your fire systems function. In addition, you will learn how to develop a fire/emergency plan and know how to respond when a fire occurs. This course will benefit building managers, strata property owners/managers, property managers and other staff.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

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

Intended for renovators or builders involved in the renovation business, this course is designed to review and update participants on the process of renovating. Topics include: selecting customers/projects that fit your skill and expertise; permitting; design and planning; pricing for profit; meeting the changing code requirements for various municipalities. Course content is relevant to houses, townhouse and condos.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70431 3 eve We Oct 16, 2019 1830-2130 Robert Capar $249 Main Campus (Map)

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
70422 4 mng Sa Nov 16, 2019 0900-1200 Peter Helmus $300 Main Campus (Map)

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
70406 5 aft Sa Sep 21, 2019 1300-1600 Manijeh Moieni $252 Main Campus (Map)

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
70643 2 eve Mo Sep 16, 2019 1830-2130 Shelly Nizar,
Anna Solodkova
$549 Main Campus (Map)
  and 10 eve Mo Sep 30, 2019 1830-2130    
70644 5 eve Fr Sep 20, 2019 1830-2130 Shelly Nizar,
Charles Ojukwu,
Anna Solodkova
$549 Main Campus (Map)
  and 7 eve Fr Nov 01, 2019 1830-2130    
70645 6 day Sa Oct 26, 2019 0900-1600 Elian Gaspar de Figueiredo $549 Main Campus (Map)

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
70400 1 day Sa Sep 14, 2019 0900-1600 Dennis Ragauskas $300 Main Campus (Map)

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
70392 13 eve We Sep 18, 2019 1830-2130 Dennis Ragauskas $695 Main Campus (Map)
70393 13 aft Sa Sep 21, 2019 1300-1600 Dennis Ragauskas $695 Main Campus (Map)

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
70387 13 eve We Sep 18, 2019 1830-2130 Manijeh Moieni $695 Main Campus (Map)

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
70388 13 eve Th Sep 05, 2019 1830-2130 Ian Steward $695 Main Campus (Map)

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
70385 13 mng Sa Sep 21, 2019 0900-1200 Dennis Ragauskas $695 Main Campus (Map)

TV program or Reality? Learn how to separate the dreams from the real life solutions to your renovation project. Where do you start? Select the right scope of work, contractors, materials, budget; supervise the project adequately; risk management/liability issues. Course content is relevant to houses, townhouses, and apartment.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

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

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
70647 6 eve We Sep 11, 2019 1830-2130 Rodolfo Yoshii $329 Main Campus (Map)

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
70387 13 eve We Sep 18, 2019 1830-2130 Manijeh Moieni $695 Main Campus (Map)

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
70388 13 eve Th Sep 05, 2019 1830-2130 Ian Steward $695 Main Campus (Map)

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
70391 13 eve Tu Sep 10, 2019 1830-2130 Dennis Ragauskas $695 Main Campus (Map)

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
70392 13 eve We Sep 18, 2019 1830-2130 Dennis Ragauskas $695 Main Campus (Map)
70393 13 aft Sa Sep 21, 2019 1300-1600 Dennis Ragauskas $695 Main Campus (Map)

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
70385 13 mng Sa Sep 21, 2019 0900-1200 Dennis Ragauskas $695 Main Campus (Map)

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
70384 3 mng Sa Sep 07, 2019 0900-1200 Leslie Haycock $695 Main Campus (Map)
  and 5 mng Sa Oct 05, 2019 0900-1200    
  and 5 mng Sa Nov 16, 2019 0900-1200    

Need help with your real estate course? Struggling with real estate math, appraisal or law? Join us for a customized 3 hour tutorial to help you with your problem areas. One-on-one or small group instruction. Get the extra help to succeed.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70832 5 day Su Oct 06, 2019 1000-1300 Dennis Ragauskas $1925 CS-Off Campus (Map)

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
70400 1 day Sa Sep 14, 2019 0900-1600 Dennis Ragauskas $300 Main Campus (Map)

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
70387 13 eve We Sep 18, 2019 1830-2130 Manijeh Moieni $695 Main Campus (Map)

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
70388 13 eve Th Sep 05, 2019 1830-2130 Ian Steward $695 Main Campus (Map)

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
70391 13 eve Tu Sep 10, 2019 1830-2130 Dennis Ragauskas $695 Main Campus (Map)

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
70392 13 eve We Sep 18, 2019 1830-2130 Dennis Ragauskas $695 Main Campus (Map)
70393 13 aft Sa Sep 21, 2019 1300-1600 Dennis Ragauskas $695 Main Campus (Map)

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
70385 13 mng Sa Sep 21, 2019 0900-1200 Dennis Ragauskas $695 Main Campus (Map)

There are many aspects of real estate knowledge that help an entrepreneur invest successfully. These include: listing analysis, property analysis, real estate strategies and techniques, and understanding the real estate cycle. This course will cover all these essentials as well as how to set up your business, build a team of experts, due diligence, writing offers and contracts, and the acquisition process.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email csgeneral@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
70398 5 eve We Sep 25, 2019 1830-2130 Derek Porter $330 Main Campus (Map)

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
70406 5 aft Sa Sep 21, 2019 1300-1600 Manijeh Moieni $252 Main Campus (Map)

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
70408 2 aft Sa Nov 16, 2019 1300-1600 Daniel John $138 Main Campus (Map)

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
70409 2 aft Sa Oct 19, 2019 1300-1600 Daniel John $138 Main Campus (Map)

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
70399 3 aft Sa Sep 07, 2019 1300-1600 Daniel John $186 Main Campus (Map)

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
70400 1 day Sa Sep 14, 2019 0900-1600 Dennis Ragauskas $300 Main Campus (Map)

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
70643 2 eve Mo Sep 16, 2019 1830-2130 Shelly Nizar,
Anna Solodkova
$549 Main Campus (Map)
  and 10 eve Mo Sep 30, 2019 1830-2130    
70644 5 eve Fr Sep 20, 2019 1830-2130 Shelly Nizar,
Charles Ojukwu,
Anna Solodkova
$549 Main Campus (Map)
  and 7 eve Fr Nov 01, 2019 1830-2130    
70645 6 day Sa Oct 26, 2019 0900-1600 Elian Gaspar de Figueiredo $549 Main Campus (Map)

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 csgeneral@langara.ca for details.

Need help with your real estate course? Struggling with real estate math, appraisal or law? Join us for a customized 3 hour tutorial to help you with your problem areas. One-on-one or small group instruction. Get the extra help to succeed.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70832 5 day Su Oct 06, 2019 1000-1300 Dennis Ragauskas $1925 CS-Off Campus (Map)

Courses

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
70401 1 eve We Sep 04, 2019 1830-2130 Daniel John $60 Main Campus (Map)

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
70387 13 eve We Sep 18, 2019 1830-2130 Manijeh Moieni $695 Main Campus (Map)

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
70388 13 eve Th Sep 05, 2019 1830-2130 Ian Steward $695 Main Campus (Map)

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
70391 13 eve Tu Sep 10, 2019 1830-2130 Dennis Ragauskas $695 Main Campus (Map)

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
70392 13 eve We Sep 18, 2019 1830-2130 Dennis Ragauskas $695 Main Campus (Map)
70393 13 aft Sa Sep 21, 2019 1300-1600 Dennis Ragauskas $695 Main Campus (Map)

There are many aspects of real estate knowledge that help an entrepreneur invest successfully. These include: listing analysis, property analysis, real estate strategies and techniques, and understanding the real estate cycle. This course will cover all these essentials as well as how to set up your business, build a team of experts, due diligence, writing offers and contracts, and the acquisition process.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email csgeneral@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
70385 13 mng Sa Sep 21, 2019 0900-1200 Dennis Ragauskas $695 Main Campus (Map)

Instructor-led tutorial for persons preparing for the Real Estate Licensing examination. Topics include: the real estate market, real estate organizations, property law, standards of business practice, licensing, title registration, local government law, contract law, law of agency, mortgage law, commercial and residential tenancies, and strata property. You will be better prepared for the Trading Services Licensing Exam. Note: This course is not a substitute for the UBC Licensing Course or the Langara exemption courses.Note: Financial mathematics topics are covered in a separate course. See Real Estate Math Tutorial.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

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

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
70400 1 day Sa Sep 14, 2019 0900-1600 Dennis Ragauskas $300 Main Campus (Map)

Need help with your real estate course? Struggling with real estate math, appraisal or law? Join us for a customized 3 hour tutorial to help you with your problem areas. One-on-one or small group instruction. Get the extra help to succeed.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70832 5 day Su Oct 06, 2019 1000-1300 Dennis Ragauskas $1925 CS-Off Campus (Map)

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
70643 2 eve Mo Sep 16, 2019 1830-2130 Shelly Nizar,
Anna Solodkova
$549 Main Campus (Map)
  and 10 eve Mo Sep 30, 2019 1830-2130    
70644 5 eve Fr Sep 20, 2019 1830-2130 Shelly Nizar,
Charles Ojukwu,
Anna Solodkova
$549 Main Campus (Map)
  and 7 eve Fr Nov 01, 2019 1830-2130    
70645 6 day Sa Oct 26, 2019 0900-1600 Elian Gaspar de Figueiredo $549 Main Campus (Map)

Courses

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
70388 13 eve Th Sep 05, 2019 1830-2130 Ian Steward $695 Main Campus (Map)

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
70392 13 eve We Sep 18, 2019 1830-2130 Dennis Ragauskas $695 Main Campus (Map)
70393 13 aft Sa Sep 21, 2019 1300-1600 Dennis Ragauskas $695 Main Campus (Map)

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
70385 13 mng Sa Sep 21, 2019 0900-1200 Dennis Ragauskas $695 Main Campus (Map)

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
70387 13 eve We Sep 18, 2019 1830-2130 Manijeh Moieni $695 Main Campus (Map)

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
70833 13 eve Tu Sep 03, 2019 1830-2130 Maria Bonilla $695 Main Campus (Map)
70390 13 eve Tu Sep 17, 2019 1830-2130 David Owens $695 Main Campus (Map)

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
70384 3 mng Sa Sep 07, 2019 0900-1200 Leslie Haycock $695 Main Campus (Map)
  and 5 mng Sa Oct 05, 2019 0900-1200    
  and 5 mng Sa Nov 16, 2019 0900-1200    

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
70386 13 eve Th Sep 12, 2019 1830-2130 Nizam Dossa $695 Main Campus (Map)

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 csgeneral@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.Note: Available in January 2015.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

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

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
70405 12 eve Fr Sep 20, 2019 1700-2000 Kenneth King $540 Main Campus (Map)

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
70389 12 mng Sa Sep 14, 2019 0900-1200 Manijeh Moieni $456 Main Campus (Map)

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
70492 14 eve Th Sep 12, 2019 1830-2130 Jeffrey Ward $645 Main Campus (Map)

Learn how to build an effective finance-based business case for an energy efficiency project within your organization. You will learn how to analyze energy projects for net present value, internal rate of return, and other financial parameters using Excel spreadsheets, identify energy and non-energy project benefits, calculate the financial value created by energy efficiency projects, and understand the basics of third-party financing mechanisms such as energy performance contracting. This workshop is offered in partnership with Natural Resources Canada.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
50464 1 day Fr Mar 18, 2016 0830-1630 $428 Main Campus (Map)

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. This course is also offered on-line; however, for the on-line offering, the quizzes, midterm exam, and final exam will be held in class.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70579 12 eve Mo Sep 16, 2019 1830-2130 Rajab Sial $444 Main Campus (Map)
  and 1 eve We Oct 30, 2019 1830-2130    

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
70643 2 eve Mo Sep 16, 2019 1830-2130 Shelly Nizar,
Anna Solodkova
$549 Main Campus (Map)
  and 10 eve Mo Sep 30, 2019 1830-2130    
70644 5 eve Fr Sep 20, 2019 1830-2130 Shelly Nizar,
Charles Ojukwu,
Anna Solodkova
$549 Main Campus (Map)
  and 7 eve Fr Nov 01, 2019 1830-2130    
70645 6 day Sa Oct 26, 2019 0900-1600 Elian Gaspar de Figueiredo $549 Main Campus (Map)

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.

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70400 1 day Sa Sep 14, 2019 0900-1600 Dennis Ragauskas $300 Main Campus (Map)

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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.

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This course is not offered at this time. Please email csgeneral@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.Note: Available in January 2015.

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

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.

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70389 12 mng Sa Sep 14, 2019 0900-1200 Manijeh Moieni $456 Main Campus (Map)

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. This course is also offered on-line; however, for the on-line offering, the quizzes, midterm exam, and final exam will be held in class.

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70579 12 eve Mo Sep 16, 2019 1830-2130 Rajab Sial $444 Main Campus (Map)
  and 1 eve We Oct 30, 2019 1830-2130    

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.

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