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Certification Programs

BOMA/GLA offers courses throughout the year that are designed to allow you to take standalone classes if you are only interested in a specific topic, or they can be grouped together to work toward a certificate or designation.

To earn a certificate, students must complete three courses and pass an exam at the end of each course to show their understanding of program content. The courses may be taken in any order.

BOMA/GLA is pleased to offer the following certification programs. View the BOMA/GLA calendar for a list of upcoming courses.

Property Administrator Certificate (PAC)

This certificate concentrates on the design and operation of the office building, as well as best practices in the area of accounting and financial controls. A PAC is the best way to kickstart your education in the commercial real estate field. From featured applications to real-time scenarios, this program will provide you with the knowledge and tools you need to maximize the value, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness of your portfolio.

Courses needed:

  • Budgeting and Accounting
  • The Design, Operation, and Maintenance of Building Systems, Part I
  • The Design, Operation, and Maintenance of Building Systems, Part II

Property Management Financial Proficiency Certificate (PMFP)

Recommended for those responsible for analyzing, managing, and investing in real estate assets. Whether you are working directly for a building owner, or for a firm providing property management and financial analysis, the PMFP is the perfect certificate to achieve the knowledge and recognition necessary in this fast-paced career. From improving overall efficiency to making confident investment decisions, this program provides the knowledge you need to properly manage your assets, add value to your portfolio, and contribute to the profitability of your company.

Courses needed:

  • Asset Management
  • Budgeting and Accounting
  • Real Estate Investment and Finance

Facilities Management Certificate (FMC)

Ideal for those who manage the ongoing operation and maintenance of facilities. The FMC program provides an overview of information that is vital to running an efficient facility. Upon completion of this program, you will have a comprehensive understanding of how to manage and maintain cost-effective facilities that operate at peak performance levels.

Courses needed:

  • Fundamentals of Facilities Management
  • The Design, Operation, and Maintenance of Building Systems, Part I
  • The Design, Operation, and Maintenance of Building Systems, Part II

Certified Manager of Commercial Properties (CMCP)

The CMCP is the only early-career, competency-based certification for commercial property managers.

It is designed for professionals with 1-5 years of experience.
Typical job titles of those pursuing the CMCP include Property Manager, Assistant Property Manager, Real Estate Manager, Property Administrator, Property Assistant, General Manager and Assistant General Manager.

Downloadable PDF on CMCP to share!

Watch this video for an orientation