Large Scale Community Management (SPC410)

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

Attendees will also participate in a PowerPoint presentation exercise in a community they currently manage.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify the characteristics that define a community as “large scale”
  • Articulate best practices and develop action plans for:
    • Ensuring effective governance through the board of directors, committees and community manager
    • Designing organizational staffing structures that include onsite staff and service providers, and managing those personnel
    • Managing facility operations, including property protection, landscaping and other maintenance, municipal, and information technology services
    • Funding, staffing, and overseeing recreational amenities
    • Implementing architectural control processes that align with the communitys aesthetic philosophy
    •  Developing and executing long-range, strategic plans
    • Considering the elements of financial operations that are specific to large scale communities, including tax structures, budgeting and policies procedures
    • Building a meaningful and lasting sense of community through communication and other techniques
    • Create a career-development action plan based on your current situation, goals and self-assessment of your skills and experience

Who Should Take This Course?

  • Experienced CCAMs who want to earn the Large Scale Specialty Certificate
  • Management company executives who supervise large scale community managers
  • Experienced portfolio or high rise managers who want to expand their skills and career opportunities

Prerequisites:  This is an advanced-level course. Members must hold a valid CCAM or CAFM in order to satisfy the course pre-requisite. 

Continuing Education Units (CEUs):   16

Course Length:   This course is made up of six, 3 hour sessions.


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