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BMSMA for Building Management Personnel

Event code: 77035

Property and facilities management is a growing industry in Singapore. With the ever-increasing number of residential developments in Singapore, the demand for more professionally trained property and facilities management personnel is growing in tandem. To meet the high expectations of home owners and residents, building management personnel need to be well equipped with the knowledge of the governing laws and related procedures for the management of estates. In addition, it is also important for them to acquire good interpersonal communication and people management skills to manage difficult and demanding clients in a positive way.

The course covers the essential procedures and laws related to estate management under the Building Maintenance & Strata Management Act (BMSMA). It also provides an awareness and understanding of the crucial people management skills necessary for building management personnel.


The Building Maintenance & Strata Management ACT
a) Meaning of share value
b) Roles and responsibilities
c) By-laws & house rules
d) Insurance
e) Resolutions
f) Resolving disputes
g) Two-tier management corporation scheme
h) Maintenance

Part 1: Communication Skills
a) Laws and obstacles of communication
b) Listening and questioning skills for building management personnel
c) Communicating with people from different ethnic, cultural and social background
d) Communicating in conflict solution in building estate management

Part 2: People Management Skills
a) Overcoming the barriers to communication in a hierarchical relationship - council members, subsidiary proprietors, residents, tenants
b) Conveying messages clearly or selling ideas effectively to council members
c) Recognise, identify and understand the expectations and needs of subsidiary proprietors/tenants/residents
d) Managing difficult situations, feedback and complaints effectively in a professional manner
e) Understanding the importance of adopting a positive attitude and using positive language in communicating with residents/tenants

MR CHAN KOK HONG, Managing Director, SavillsCKH Pte Ltd
Mr Chan heads SavillsCKH Pte Ltd. With his expert knowledge of the BMSMA, he is one of the foremost professionals in the management of strata titled properties. In this capacity, he has been invited to present papers in property seminars all over South East Asia. He has also been asked to discuss issues on property defects and to voice his professional opinions at seminars and conferences.

MS SHERENA MISTRI-YIANNOUKA, Founder and Country Manager, Dynargie Singapore
Ms Sherena is the founder of the first Dynargie office in Asia, a company that provides training and consulting business to meet clients’ needs. Ms. Sherena is an accredited trainer in the area of management and leadership training, interpersonal communication skills, general oral & written communication skills, presentation skills, personal effectiveness & team building. Her corporate clients include Ascendas, Keppel Land, and government bodies such as Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Education, Monetary Authority of Singapore and Housing Development Board.

Facilities / building / property / asset /estate managers / officers/executives and professionals in the FM industry. Building owners / subsidiary proprietors / tenants / residents /council members of management corporations will also find this course useful.

Certificate of Attendance (COA) will be awarded to participants who meet the attendance requirement.

PEB: Pending

20th Run: To be confirmed
Duration: 2 days
Time: 9.00am to 5.30pm
Venue: BCA Academy
Fee (Incl. of GST): S$720
Refreshments will be provided.

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