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The Institute of Housing Management

Established in 1976, the Institute of Housing Management (IHM) is a professional association and educational body that promotes and enhances the knowledge and skills of property management industry personnel. Earn your Property Management Certificate through distance education or by formal instruction at Conestoga.

Gain accreditation status with IHM through your educational certification and years of practical experience in in the property management industry. You will earn Accredited Member (A.I.H.M.) designation upon receiving your accreditation.

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Courses
Course # Courses Status
ACCT1030 Introductory Financial Accounting I
Description: This course introduces accounting terminology, the accounting equation, the double-entry system of bookkeeping, the accrual basis of accounting, financial statements, and the ledgers and journals making up a basic accounting system.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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ADMN1320 Property and Building Administration
Description: This course is designed to provide insight into the functions of management in the administration of large buildings and complexes. Topics will include the Residential Tenancies Act, lease negotiation, rent geared to income, breach of contract procedures, collection procedures, insurance and liability, management information systems, building start-up and take over and marketing/advertising of rental units.
Hours: 39
Credits: 3
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LAW1590 Tenancy Law in Ontario
Description: The intent of this course is to introduce the student to the law of residential tenancies governing landlords and tenants in Ontario. The course is designed to give the student a firm understanding of the basic legal principles articulated in the legislation. It will also focus on the practice and procedures at the Landlord and Tenant Board. The student will gain practical hands-on experience ranging from filing and serving legal documents to advocacy skills
Hours: 39
Credits: 3
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MGMT1950 Creative and Critical Thinking - (Leadership Development)
Description: Thinking is any mental activity that helps formulate or solve a problem, make a decision, or fulfill a desire to understand. Today more than ever, leaders need to be creative and critical thinkers in order to deal with all aspects of organizational, strategic and societal situations or environments. You will learn how to think creatively and critically and apply those skills to both professional and personal situations. For leaders, fine-tuning your creative andcritical thinking skills will assist you in strategic planning, decision-makingandproblem solving.
Hours: 30
Credits: 2
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MGMT1990 Leading Responsibly (Leadership Development Series)
Description: Sustainability in business is often related to profitability. Organizations now need to incorporate practices that include a more holistic approach to the responsibility corporations have to their communities and the environment. Leaders need to assess the impact of the business in an ethical and globally sustainable way using measures such as Corporate Social Responsibility and triple-bottom line accounting.
Hours: 30
Credits: 2
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MGMT1995 Managing Change (Leadership Development Series)
Description: Today's leaders are often called upon to implement and support the change process. They need to be able to identify and respond to internal and external factors that will determine when and what types of change initiatives are required. Environmental scanning, identifying trends, implementing and measuring successful change are all essential to developing and managing change to the benefit of the organization. Organizational readiness and risk assessment will also be covered in the context of best practices.
Hours: 30
Credits: 2
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OLRN1715 Accounting Basics I
Description: Introduces the student to how accounting information is used by, and meets the needs of both internal and external users through effective and efficient communication as well as what accounting information is required by a business concern to reflect clearly the operating results of the enterprise over its operating life. Students will also be introduced to generally accepted accounting principles,the interpretation and preparation of financial statements and how this information is recorded in the various business records.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
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