Community Association Manager Courses Offered for Continuing Education Credits in the HR/ELE Category
Earn 2 CEU credit hours
Turnover of Condo Association and HOA Control (9628999)
What triggers turnover for Florida condo associations and HOAs? Learn what the meeting procedures are to elect an owner-controlled board once turnover is triggered. This course details the many developer obligations in preparation for turnover. Once the Board is elected, what issues stemming from the period of developer control should be scrutinized? Learn that time is not on the new Board’s side when it comes to resolving transition issues.
Keys to Selecting a Great Expert In Construction Defect Cases (9628988)
This course expands upon the 1-hour course. Associations and managers faced with turnover or major repair expenses resulting in defects in construction need guidance and protection. A great expert can be an Association’s greatest asset in assuring proper repair and recovery against developers, contractors, insurers and other potentially liable parties. Proceeding without can be costly. Learn how to work with and direct the Board on selecting an appropriate expert and managing through this phase.
Board Business Judgment Rule: Application and Limitations (9628603)
Courts will not question a board’s business judgment under most circumstances, but there are limitations. Find out what the limits are to the “business judgment rule” and what decisions of a board are going to be subject to being sanctioned no matter how well-intentioned.
Making a Record for Court: Why Associations Need to Document from Day One (9627638)
You never know when a dispute will blossom into a full-fledged legal battle. When it does, it is often challenging to recreate the record to support a winning position in court. Learn in this course basic rules of evidence and what practices are best to put in place to support a clean record If and when a dispute erupts at one of your communities.
Successful Maintenance and Repair Projects (9628747)
Learn the proper approach to major maintenance and repair projects to increase the chances of project success. Topics covered include choosing the right design professional and contractor for your job, conducting a proper investigation to assure an adequate scope of repairs, pre-startup condition documentation, essential contract terms, draw schedule leverage, clear plans and specifications, documenting the ongoing work and effective project closeout.
Earn 1 CEU credit hour
Notice of Turnover — Now What? (9629014)
You’ve received notice that the developer intends to turn over control of the association. What is supposed to occur at the turnover meeting? What documents are required to be provided to the new owner-controlled Board? What issues post-transition should the new Board be attending to?
Keys to Selecting a Great Expert In Construction Defect Cases (9628974)
Associations and managers faced with major repair expenses resulting in defects in construction need guidance and protection. It is important to understand what to repair; how to repair it; and how to protect the Association’s right to recover its costs and damages. A great expert can be an Association’s greatest asset in assuring proper repair and recovery against insurers and potentially liable parties. Learn how to work with and direct the Board on selecting an appropriate expert for the situation.
Key Rules of Evidence — Preparing for Court (9628944)
Learn key rules of evidence impacting potential community disputes. Learn how to timely and accurately document incidents. Consider practices and procedures which will help your lawyer prove their case come to trial.
Repair & Maintenance Obligations: Limits of Board Business Judgment (9628943)
How much weight does the “business judgment rule” carry in the face of mandatory maintenance and repair obligations under statute and community documents? When a repair also represents a material alteration, when is the Board authorized to act without securing a vote of the membership? Learn how Florida courts have navigated these potential areas of conflict and how to protect the association from exposure in undertaking maintenance and repair.
Key Elements in a Repair Contract (9628823)
Community associations, as owners, have substantial leverage for dictating favorable contract terms in repair contracts. Too often, however, they allow the contractors and design professionals to choose the contract form used, which forms tend not to be fully owner friendly. This course highlights the key features favorable to owners which should be negotiated into repair contracts to increase the chances that the project will be completed on time, within budget and with a minimum of flaws.