Property Management

Certificate | Code: 1464

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About the program

Conestoga College, in partnership with The Institute of Housing Management (IHM), presents a certificate program in Property Management. Property management is an exciting field that offers rewards and challenges while managing public and private properties, resources, people, and relationships. Property Management is not just about the buildings - it is about the people inside.
In this program, you will gain the skills to develop successful business acumen to manage the bottom line, perform administrative duties and co-ordinate activities related to the rental management of investment property on behalf of property owners. You must also demonstrate effective problem-solving and interpersonal skills in providing services to diverse clients.
It is recommended that students take Property and Building Administration (course code: ADMN1320) course first.
Receipt of the certificate qualifies you to become a candidate of IHM, and is the first step toward achieving the designation AIHM (Accredited Member of the Institute of Housing Management).

Program information

All courses must be completed within 3 years of acceptance into the program.

Admission requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, OR 19 years of age or older

Admission procedures

  • Submit a completed Conestoga College Program Application Form
  • Attach proof of Admission Requirements
  • Final selection is made following an assessment of the admission requirements

Graduate opportunities

Graduates of the Property Management program are qualified to work in a number of positions for publicly and privately owned properties and involved in the day to day operations within the housing industry, such as maintenance, financial planning, staffing and resident management.

For more details on related occupations, job market information and career opportunities, see the Government of Canada website: https://www.jobbank.gc.ca/home

Program outcomes

  • Explain the basic legal principles and aspects of the law related to residential tenancies governing landlords and tenants in Ontario.
  • Apply problem-solving, time management, and effective communication skills to perform the day-to-day operations of an effective property manager.
  • Demonstrate analytical and behavioural skills related to the supervision of employees including team building, performance evaluation, discipline, personnel procedures, and recruitment.
  • Perform a variety of administrative and financial tasks including the marketing and advertising of rental units, preparation of accounting and financial statements, and budgets.
  • Develop plans to manage routine and non-routine physical building maintenance such as after-hours and weekend emergencies.

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Program contact

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Fall Registration: Opens July 5, 2021
Winter Registration: Opens November 1, 2021