Webinars

 

 

Who Should Attend?
Community Association Board Members and those considering running for the board.
Managers and business partners are also welcome to attend. Managers will receive one hour of continuing education credit.

Homeowners - Free for homeowner members of the chapter; $30 for non-members.
Managers & Business Partners - $25 for members of CAI; $45 for non-members. 

Sponsors of select programs receive an allotment of complimentary registrations. For more details and to claim your registrations, please contact the chapter office at 610-783-1315, x10 or info@cai-padelval.org.

Click here for our list of On-Demand Webinars. Upcoming webinars are listed below. 


May 23 
Sweating the Small Stuff: How Getting the Little Things Right Creates a Safe Community
This webinar will focus on safety improvements communities can make through attention to detail. The webinar will cover a variety of issues faced by community associations and their managers, including maintenance, building improvements and staff hiring. The webinar will also address the role of community associations in safety and things you can do to improve it. It will also review ways to make the investment in safety not just a cost in terms of time or money, but an actual value with real returns.
Speaker: Ian Poush, OPS Security
WE REGRET TO ANNOUNCE THAT THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED. NO MAKE-UP DATE HAS BEEN SCHEDULED AT THIS TIME. 


June 20 
Property & Association Insurance: The Basics

Get up to date with Property & Liability Coverage for associations and what is available today.  This overview will touch on building coverage, property deductibles, liability insurance (including cyber liability) and workers compensation coverage.  Learn why certain coverage should always be purchased but is not always provided.
Speaker: Kevin Snakard, CIC, CRM, Lindsay Insurance Group
Register online.
 


August 8 
Get It Together - The Logistics of Project Management

Course description coming soon. 
Speaker: Mark Berman, A.I.A., P.P., C.I.D., Berman & Wright
Register online.


On Demand Webinars

The following recorded sessions are available for viewing at your convenience. Once you complete the registration process, you will have 60 days access to the webinar. On Demand Webinars are free for all homeowner members of the chapter. There is a fee for other member types and non members. Managers receive one hour of continuing education credit per webinar

Bids & Contracts: How to find the Right Professional
Writing bid specifications and choosing the right professionals for your community association is not a simple task. This presentation will provide you with the information you need to write simple, effective specifications and contracts, evaluate professionals interested in working for your association, and select the right professional for your community.  Click here to register.

Budgeting for Associations
The budgeting process is key to successful association management. This program outlines procedures which can be used for accurate budgeting and planning and tools that can be used in assisting with the process. Successful budgeting can assist associations in achieving stable assessments, help forecast future needs and plan accordingly. Click here to register.

Board Member Ethics & Conflicts of Interest   
Community association volunteer leaders have a special responsibility to the association and the owners they serve. This webinar will discuss board member fiduciary duties under statutes, association bylaws provisions and the business judgement rule. The program will also cover the topics of self-dealing and fraud and how to separate personal versus association concerns and areas of potential conflicts of interest. Click here to register.  

Creating a Board Orientation Program
It doesn't matter if you have 10 units or 10,000. Every community association regardless of size needs a board orientation program. The objective of a board orientation program is to bring new board members up to speed in a timely manner, provide an orientation prior to a new board member's first meeting, and serve as a refresher course for current board members. This webinar will review key elements of an effective board orientation program. Click here to register.

Choosing Legal Counsel & Other Professionals
Choosing an auditor, attorney, insurance provider or other professionals for your community association is not a simple task. This presentation will provide you with tools to evaluate various professionals that you need to successfully manage and govern your community as well as the information you need to understand and negotiate professional service agreementsClick here to register.

Ethics in Collections & Bankruptcy
For managers, board members and attorneys, the trial presentation of a collections case is a great deal of work. This webinar will explore ethical issues that could arise in collections and bankruptcy cases and that need to be considered for a successful trialClick here to register.

Exterior Maintenance: Assessing, Planning, Executing
Comprehensive condition assessment programs are a critical early component to an integrated approach to maintenance planning and implementation. Key tasks for these complex projects include general investigation, condition assessment, ongoing maintenance, serviceability, trouble-shooting, and leakage remediation. This webinar help you successfully plan and execute your next exterior maintenance projectClick here to register.

Fiduciary Duty: Obligations of Community Association Volunteers
Learn about the obligations of serving as a board member in your community association, including Fiduciary Duty, the Duty of Care and the Duty of Loyalty as they relate to board members in community associationsClick here to register.

Go Green to Save Green
This webinar will answer the question - is energy efficiency real - and prove how your community can achieve savings. Speakers will discuss rebate programs, the ease with which your buildings can achieve efficiency, budget reductions for utility line items, and will examine several case studies. This webinar will be of particular interest to mid and high rise buildings and large scale communities with expansive facilities and clubhousesClick here to register.

Interpreting Your Reserve Study and How to Fund It
This webinar will walk you through all you need to know about how reserve studies work, why they're so important to community associations and how to fund a reserve study without breaking the bank. Click here to register.

Pet Policies for the Community Association
Learn the ins and outs of adopting pet policies for your community associationClick here to register.

Rules of Order for Association Meetings
Community Associations are democracies in the truest sense of the word. But to prevent anarchy, rules of order for association meetings are necessary and important. This presentation will offer basic information on the processes, procedures and rules of order to successfully conduct board, annual and special meetings of your associationClick here to register.

Rules Enforcement in the Community Association
Rules are essential in community associations for the same reason that laws are important in society. Rules provide certainty and order, clarify provisions found in the governing documents, and protect commonly-owned resources and property values. But unless your rules are enforced in a uniform and effective way, they will not accomplish the above objectives. This presentation offers guidance on how to enforce rules, conduct hearings and maintain order in your communityClick here to register.

Reducing Tree Damage & Liability from Storms
Storms can be costly, particularly when they involve tree damage.  Learn how you can protect your properties from large storm damage bills, reduce your liability and keep residents safe and secure.  This is a perfect example of how an ounce of prevention can dramatically impact your operating budget and reserve funds. Click here to register.

The Role of the Association Board vs. The Role of the Manager
Who takes the meeting minutes? Who communicates with the owners on a major project? Who signs the checks? Who signs the violation notices? Community associations are governed by elected Boards and many are managed by professional management. This webinar lays out best practices for the role of both of these components which are critical to the proper governance and functioning of the community association.  Click here to register.

Understanding Bankruptcy and It's Impact on Your Community Association
Bankruptcies by homeowners can have a serious impact on the ability of a community association to manage its affairs and pay the bills. This webinar will review the types of bankruptcy and actions your community can take to protect itself when a debtor files for bankruptcy.  Click here to register.  

 


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