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Condominium Building and Maintenance Management

This course will provide an overview of condominium structures and good maintenance practices. Gain a working knowledge of various building systems including plumbing, heating, ventilation, electricity and security. Learn how to resolve problems and effectively communicate solutions, what to do in emergency situations and how to manage projects involving contractors.


Section Dates

Day & Time

In class
Section # 781

February 7, 2018


# 782

Course Duration: 30 hours in class plus approximately 10 hours for readings & assignments. Six sessions of 3 hours each (6:00 - 9:00 p.m.), plus 2 full-day sessions on 2 Saturdays (9 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
Location: 688 Sherbrooke Street West

Regular fee per course: $995*
OAAQ (ADMA) member fee: $846*
McGill Alumni fee: $846*

* Fees for non-credit courses apply


This course is part of the Certificate in Condominium Management program. For more information, click here

If you wish to register for an individual course without being admitted to the program, please contact us:
Phone: at 514-398-6200
Email: pdregistrations.conted [at]
Address: 688 Sherbrooke St. West, 11th floor


  • Manager’s environment: standards and stakeholders

  • Documents required for technical management of the building: creation and use

  • Building technology: fundamental aspects and materials used in the building envelope, plumbing, air and temperature treatment, energy use, interior, elevators, parking, storage, security, privacy protection, exterior elements

  • Prevention, maintenance and minor repairs: understanding and explaining the significance of preventative maintenance, planning, organizing, managing and controlling the maintenance plan and specifications for the building as a whole, reconciling co-owners' needs, optimizing resources, housekeeping and accident prevention

  • Major repairs and emergency measures

  • New techniques

  • Case studies, summary and best practices


For more information on fees, please visit the Student Accounts website.

Third Party Sponsorship

If you have an agreement with your employer whereby the company should be billed directly for your course fees, please refer to the Student Accounts Website for instructions on initiating a Third Party Sponsorship. You should submit all the required Third Party Sponsorship documents along with your registration.

Instructions: Third party billing procedure

Course Drop/Withdrawal Policy

  • Any time prior to the 1st class: Course Drop Period with Full Refund.
  • After the 1st and before the 2nd class: Course Drop Period with Refund minus $20 fee.
  • After the 2nd class: Course Withdrawal with No Refund.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there any pre-requisites for this course?
There are no pre-requisites for this course. Students are expected to have access to the Internet.

Do I need to purchase any course material?
No the cost of the material is included in the course fee.  All material will be provided during the course.

Are there any additional recommended readings?
Any additional recommended readings will be suggested by your instructor in class.

Where is my class being held?
Classes are held on the McGill Downtown Campus. Click here here for a map of the McGill campus.  The McGill School of Continuing Studies will send you a confirmation of your classroom location prior to the start of the course.

Can I take this course without being evaluated?
If you do not wish to be evaluated, you can fill out a Request for Non-Evaluation form at the Department prior to the second class. Your McGill transcript will show a grade of NE (Not evaluated). You will find the Request for Non-Evaluation form here. Note that students who request non-evaluation will not receive are not eligible neither for the certificate in condominium management nor an attestation of successful completion.

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