Course Descriptions

For booked course dates click here

These courses are designed to provide Board Members, Condominium Property Managers and Individuals with the necessary information, tools and resources to assist them with all aspects of the management of a Condominium Corporation.

The program is designed to incrementally build the skill levels of the participants. As a result, each level calls for the participants to complete the previous level as a pre-requisite.


Condominium Course – CM101 Directors Education

The Canadian Condominium Institute, South Alberta Chapter 101 Condominium Course is a 3.5-hour session designed to introduce and educate on board governance, board meetings and running an AGM.

Seminar Topics:

  • Role of the Board/Management
  • Directors’ Code of Ethics
  • Condominium Property Act
  • By-Laws
  • Board Confidentiality
  • Appointment and Role of Officers
  • Proxies
  • Notice of Meetings
  • Nomination and Elections
  • Minutes
  • Conflict of Interest
  • Rules of Conduct and Rules of Order

Non-members are eligible to receive a complimentary membership with payment of the course fee. An individual participant receives a complimentary full-year individual membership (valued at $75.00) and if 2 non-members from a Condominium Corporation participate in the course a complimentary full-year Condominium Corporation membership will be given. (Valued at $100.00-$260.00.)

Course Fee:

Condo Board Basics and Best Practices 
   (Online Self-paced Condominium Education) 

Our newly launched Condominium Board Basics & Best Practices online course is now available for FREE to our members. This introductory course leads you through what a condo board director needs to know. Condominium board members will better understand roles and obligations to better serve their corporation. 

If you want access to this course, click the LINK. Please note, that you will be asked to include your membership number or the name of the condo or company that your membership is associated with.


  • Learn the basics of Board Governance
  • A better understanding of Financial and Maintenance responsibilities as a Condo Owner
  • Lear about Common Legal Obligations





Course Fee:

Course Registration: LINK

Fundamental Management Principles – CM100  (unavailable)

Level One of the Condominium Management Program is an introductory course designed to provide pertinent information regarding the responsibilities and liabilities of managing a condominium. This level is addressed to Owners, new Board Members and Professionals. The CM100 covers topics such as the Board of Directors’ responsibilities in the Condominium Property Act and By-laws; Principles of Accounting and Condominium Contributions; Decision Making Processes; Communication; Basic Principles of Insurance Coverage; Basic Elements Of Maintenance and Repair. This is the only level in which styles of condominium management and conducting effective meetings are reviewed in detail. The course is approximately 8 hours in length.

Seminar Topics:

  • Basic elements of a condominium
  • Registered documents
  • Condominium Property Act
  • By-Laws
  • Risk management
  • Basic elements of insurance
  • Roles and Duties of the Board of Directors
  • Duty to maintain and repair
  • Basic elements of maintenance and repair
  • Reserve fund studies
  • administrative issues







Course Fee:

Course Registration: LINK

Practical Management Principles – CM200  (unavailable)

Level two of the Condominium Management Program takes place over two days and is an intermediate program designed for Condominium Property Managers and Board members who must control, manage and administer the Condominium Corporation and complex. It contains specifics of their roles and responsibilities in most of the day to day activities, as well as resources to assist in carrying out their duties.

Topics in the CM200 course include governance issues, amending by-laws, enforcing by-laws (up to Court action); documentation; record keeping; filing and disclosure requirements; contracts; tendering of contracts; tenants (up to eviction); collecting deposits on rental units; dealing with different behaviours of people, dealing with apathy; conflict resolution; communication; financial records; internal accounting controls; accounting systems; budgets; setting condominium contributions; special assessments; collecting condominium contributions (up to the caveat); audits, estoppel certificates; information statements; the duty to maintain and repair; troubleshooting maintenance; tendering maintenance and repairs; establishing and maintaining an adequate reserve fund; reserve fund studies; insurance policies; property insurance; liability insurance; fidelity bonding; choosing an insurance broker; insurance trustees; insurance appraisals; and premium issues.

Course Fee:

Specialty Management Issues – CM300   (unavailable)

Level three of the Condominium Management Program is held over three days and is an advanced course designed for Condominium Property Managers and Board members who oversee the self-management of a Corporation. It contains discussion about a variety of speciality or complex management issues.

Topics in the CM300 Course include new corporation governance issues; dealing with the developer; enforcing by-laws using court action; handling insurance claims; insurance deductibles and uses of insurance proceeds; investing the reserve fund; borrowing to finance major repairs or replacement; bareland condominiums; disaster planning; dealing with the media; evicting tenants; employer-employee relationships; human rights matters; and collecting condominium contributions after the caveat.

Course Fee:

Introductory Financial Management and Successful Budgeting

The Canadian Condominium Institute, South Alberta Chapter is pleased to extend this course to new condominium corporation directors and property managers and in particular corporation presidents and treasurers. This course will give them the tools necessary to understand financial management principles and successfully prepare an annual budget. The course duration is approximately 3.5 hours.


Course Outline

  1. Introductory acknowledgements, CCI introduction and objectives and course objectives
  2. Financial obligations of the Board and  the Treasurer
  3. Condominium financial statement basics
  4. The capital replacement reserve fund plan basics
  5. Successful budgeting basics
  6. Budget planning
  7. Special assessments
  8. Budget contributions
  9. ABC Condominium Corporation:  Budget Exercise

Course Fee:

© 2023 CCI South Alberta Chapter
PO BOX 38107, Calgary, AB T3K 4Y0
Tel 403 253-9082 • Email