PRISM Educational Conference - Nov. 9th, 2017
PRISM: Southern Willamette Valley's Educational Conference
2017 PRISM was an amazing success! Attendees got to choose from a full day of informative educational classes with exhibitor booths full of great, local companies offering services and smart solutions to help management of rental housing.
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*please note classes are subject to change
Crazy But True: Management Lessons From a Full Moon, Jeffrey Bennett, Warren Allen
Fair Housing: Basic Fair Housing, Louise Dix, FHCO
Whether you have never had a fair housing class or just want a refresher, this session will provide the basics about fair housing. We will cover what the federal, state and local protected classes are, what the Fair Housing Act is and who it applies to and information about disability and reasonable accommodations, disparate impact and criminal background screening and resident on resident harassment.
Fair Housing: The New Five: Fair Housing Issues You didn’t know about, Louise Dix, FHCO
This session will focus on five either new or more obscure issues related to Fair Housing that you may not know about. From hoarding disorder to resident on resident harassment, we will look at five different fair housing issues that may be relevant to you as a property manager or landlord.
HR: Get Ready for a costly Lawsuit The Top five HR Mistakes, Laurie Grenya, HR Answers
In the past five years the Human Resource practice has experienced a significant increase in laws, rules and regulations. Some are new and some are changes. We will review the top five HR mistakes and how to be proactive and reduce the potential of litigation.
HR: Mentoring Millennials, Jesse Miller, Greystar
It isn’t all about gym, tan, laundry, and the Jersey Shore! Every year, the millennial cohort moves further and further into our limelight – with good reason. By 2025, this young group will comprise of more than 75 percent of our workforce! Are you prepared to effectively lead, develop, and work alongside this restless and ambitious group? Do you feel that you have the proper succession plan in place? Come prepared to fill your mind with extremely important strategies to help you better understand Millennials, identify what motivates them, and learn how to develop them into your next great leaders.
Leadership: It’s in the Pause, Jesse Miller, Greystar
This is not your traditional, run-of-the-mill leadership and motivation class! Together, we will explore strategies to drive effective leadership from the core of the individual. By the end of this presentation, you will walk away with a better understanding of our most important commodity – people – and will be able to implement these new concepts immediately. The theories of this course are completely unconventional and will make you rethink your entire approach to human behavior and motivation within the span of 50 minutes.
Leadership: Living Room Learning, Laura Jacobson, Greystar
Leasing: Everyone Can be a Geek! Tech Tips, Tools and Tricks, Laura Rosales, Templeton Property Management
Leasing: The Apartment All Stars Leasing Spectacular, Laura Rosales, Templeton Property Management
Operational: Bracing for Impact. Economic updates, Brian Rooney, Lane County
An overview of Lane County’s economy will be presented, including the labor market, GDP growth, housing market, and employment forecast.
Operational: Inventing the Perfect Proactive Manager, Laura Jacobson, Greystar
Service: Inspecting Properties for Risk Management, Zach Howell, Bear C.S
Service: Understanding Project Bidding & Estimate, Zach Howell, Bear C.S
Neighbor on Neighbor Disputes, Leah Sykes, Greenspoon Marder
Disagreements between residents can be common, and on-site staff are typically pulled into the issue to mediate and deescalate. However, when disagreements rise to harassment, intimidation or menacing behavior – especially concerning Fair Housing protected classes, the property manager must act.