|SLAA will be offering the Certified Apartment Portfolio Supervisor (CAPS) designate course on 5 consecutive Wednesdays – beginning July 19 from 1 – 6:00 pm in the SLAA Office. Attending all 5 days is mandatory.
Earn your Certified Apartment Portfolio Supervisor designation to enhance your leadership skills, better interpret property results and track progress toward property or portfolio objectives. Whether you are a new or experienced portfolio supervisor, enhance your knowledge and on-the-job performance.
If you are interested, meet the necessary requirements, and most importantly, your schedule permits, please call the SLAA office at 314-205-8844, no later than Monday, July 10th.
The fee is $650.00 for members, $900.00 for nonmembers.
How to Obtain and Maintain the NAAEI Certified Apartment Portfolio
Supervisor (CAPS) Designation
To obtain a CAPS designation you must: have worked as a multi-site supervisor for 24 months or be a CAM, ARM or RAM designate in good standing with 24 months of management experience; successfully complete the five courses listed below (which total 20 25 hours); and, meet all examination requirements, within 24 months of declaring your candidacy for CAPS.
To maintain a CAPS designation you must: pay annual renewal dues of $100.00; and, beginning at your second renewal, report six Continuing Education Credits (CECs) earned during the preceding year.
Legal Responsibilities and Risk Management – This course is a comprehensive survey of
employment, rental and contract law affecting the multifamily housing industry, as well as a
review of key environmental and safety regulations. This course also includes a brief section to
help students establish and execute an effective risk management program for their apartment
Financial Management – This course helps students become fluent in the financial concepts,
terminology, formulas, and ratios commonly used in the multifamily housing industry. The
emphasis is on showing students how to maximize income and manage expenses at their
Property Performance Management – This course teaches students how to ensure that their
properties are performing at or above the expectations set in the management agreement or
business plan. It introduces learners to the key operational and service measures used in the
industry and shows them how to write a clear and compelling owner's report.
Property Evaluation and Due Diligence – This course covers the various processes—
property inspections, financial and operational audits, and regional and neighborhood
analyses—property supervisors will complete to help an owner or company acquire, sell or
renovate a property.
Effective Leadership – This course shows students how to go beyond day-to-day management
and enter the world of team leadership. Topics covered include: leadership versus
management, the emotionally intelligent leader, employee engagement, feedback and coaching,