Seminars & Webinars
CHOA is proud to offer a comprehensive educational program across British Columbia. We deliver seminars and webinars that provide attendees with practical information and resources. Our presentations are written and delivered by knowledgeable strata professionals designed to assist strata councils, owners and other interested people with the administration and operations of a strata corporation.
To view the archived webinars and presentation slides please CLICK HERE
WEBINAR SERIES: Tuesday Lunch & Learn Live with CHOA
Time: 12;00noon to 1:00pm PST
Periodically CHOA will be bringing together industry experts to discuss the many issues affecting BC’s strata community. Written and presented to assist strata councils, strata managers, owners, contractors, service providers and industry partners these webinars will be conducted using Zoom webinar and are free to attend.
Each webinar will be announced using our eUpdate subscription service and registration will open one week prior to the scheduled date of the webinar. If you don’t already subscribe to our free eUpdate newsletter, do so today at www.choa.bc.ca/eupdate
Please check back regularly for new webinar postings
CHOA SPRING 2021 SEMINARS
Due to COVID-19 CHOA will be conducting our spring education program online, using Zoom webinar to deliver our seminar series.
These seminars have been developed to assist strata councils, property managers, owners and tenants in the general operation and management of their strata corporations.
FEE: $10 ($9.52 + $0.48 GST) per person per webinar session.
NEW THIS YEAR. We are now offering online registration and payment. Simply click the link beside the seminar you wish to register for and pay using PayPal OR credit card. You do not need a Paypal account. Once registered you will receive an automatic email confirming your registration, plus a reminder the day before and day of the webinar. If you don’t receive a confirmation directly via zoom within 24 hours of registration please notify Donna at email@example.com.
If paying by cheque please complete this registration form, indicating your seminar choices and mail with payment to: CHOA at 200‐65 Richmond St, New Westminster, BC V3L 5P5,
Duration of Webinar: Each session is approximately 1 ½ hours in length plus time for Q & A.
Note: There are three separate date options for each webinar session topic.
|Session # 1
The Annual General Meeting:
a. Creating the notice package
b. Preparing your annual budget
c. What financial reports must be included?
d. What resolutions must be included?
e. Electronic or in person? What the notice requires.
f. Managing and preparing for council elections
g. What does the report on insurance require?
h. What information is included in the minutes?
i. Understanding how decisions are made for the agenda, resolutions and notice of the meeting, and who makes the decision.
|Tues, April 6th 12:00pm PST||To register for this seminar CLICK HERE|
|Wed, April 14th, 7:00pm PST||To register for this seminar CLICK HERE|
|Tues, April 27th, 12:00pm PST||To register for this seminar CLICK HERE|
|Session # 2
Managing the Financial Operations of Your Strata Corporation:
a. The use and management of the operating fund
b. The use and management of the contingency fund
c. How special levies are managed and reported
d. Loans and financing options for major projects and insurance
e. How do we prepare our tax returns?
f. Investment options for strata corporation funds
g. Managing insurance deductible
h. Understanding how decisions are made to approve expenses and investments and who makes them
|Tues, April 13th, 12:00pm PST||To register for this seminar CLICK HERE|
|Wed, April 28th, 7:00pm PST||To register for this seminar CLICK HERE|
|Tues, May 4th, 12:00pm PST||To register for this seminar CLICK HERE|
|Session # 3
a. Properly calculating strata fees and special levies
b. Creating a monthly receivables report to segregate all expenses for collections procedures
c. Managing charge backs for:
i. Bylaw enforcement
iii. Insurance deductibles
iv. Work Orders
d. Collecting bylaw fines and user fees
e. Options for collecting unpaid fees, penalties and costs
i. Demand notice of payment
ii. Understanding the difference between charges that may result in a lien or those that require a decision from the CRT or the courts
iii. When to seek legal assistance.
f. Collection applications to the CRT and the Supreme Court
g. Understanding how decisions are made to proceed with collections
|Tues, April 20th, 12:00pm PST||To register for this seminar CLICK HERE|
|Tues, May 11th, 12:00pm PST||To register for this seminar CLICK HERE|
|Wed, May 12th, 7:00pm PST||To register for this seminar CLICK HERE|
NO REFUNDS for no‐shows or cancellations received less than 72 hours prior to event.
All requests for refunds must be in writing, by email or by fax.
CHOA reserves the right to cancel or change webinars without notice, due to unforeseen circumstances.
For anyone not familiar with Zoom you may be interested in reviewing the following Zoom links:
- Zoom Webinars: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/115004954946-Joining-and-participating-in-a-webinar-attendee-
- Zoom Meetings: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/200941109