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About IMA/IPTI e-Learning

The Institute of Municipal Assessors, in partnership with the International Property Tax Institute, is pleased to offer an e-Learning platform, designed to provide a cost effective and content-rich online learning opportunity for continued education in the field of property appraisal and taxation. CPD credits available.

 To Register for one of the following webinars please visit www.ipti.org/e-learning/

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Course Descriptions


Valuation of Office Buildings for Mass Appraisal

IMA CPD Credits: 5 hours
Price: $140 plus HST

  • This course is designed to provide an introduction to office building valuation for assessment purposes, using the direct capitalization method. This course will provide a practical valuation guide for office building valuation specific to collecting data, analyzing the information, developing valuation parameters, completing the valuation process, estimating market value, and ensuring quality of assessment values.


Essential Statistics for Mass Appraisal

IMA CPD Credits: 6 hours
Price: $145 plus HST

  • This course is focused on teaching the essential statistics for professionals in the field of property valuation. It introduces the concepts of descriptive and inferential statistics using examples from the assessment field, to teach statistics without the use of software. The course concentrates on the theory and concepts of statistics relevant to mass appraisal in a series of six online lessons.

Mass Appraisal and Single Property Appraisal of Residential Properties

IMA CPD Credits: 5 hours
Price: $140 plus HST

  • This course is focused on the fundamental concepts and applications of mass appraisal processes relative
    to the valuation of residential properties. In a series of online lessons, this course will focus on the differences between mass appraisal and single property appraisal concepts, highest and best use, data collection, fundamental market analysis, measuring mass appraisal performance, the appeal process, and the use of technology. Valuation model building and calibration of models will be discussed, in addition to a model testing the quality control process.

Property Tax Policy

IMA CPD Credits: 4 hours
Price: $130 plus HST

  • This course is designed to cover property tax policy principles and issues from an international perspective.
    It provides a relevant conceptual framework containing essential elements of tax policy considerations and options, and presents internationally grounded guidelines for making policy choices regarding the role property tax can play in financing local governments. This includes tax base, tax liability, tax rates, tax relief, and tax politics. Also included are selected issues relative to property tax administration.


Mass Appraisal 102: Valuation of Multi-Residential Property for Mass Appraisal

IMA CPD Credits: 5 hours
Price: $140 plus HST

  • This course provides an introduction to multi-residential property valuation for assessment purposes as well as a practical valuation guide for multi-residential properties.  It focuses on data collection, analysis of the information, developing valuation parameters, the valuation process, estimating market value and ensuring quality of assessment values.


Principles and Concepts of Municipal Taxation

IMA CPD Credits: 4 hours
Price: $130 plus HST

  • The course will provide assessors, municipal representatives and taxpayers with an understanding of the basic principles and concepts of municipal assessment and taxation, with specific references to Ontario legislation and regulations.

Benefits

  • Reduces training and travel costs by offering on-demand courses available wherever, whenever, over a dedicated timeframe
  • Easily accessible using a web-browser; no additional software required
  • Flexibility to allow studying around work commitments
  • Provides continuing education benefits through credit hours specific to each course
  • Offers a broad course selection which creates the perfect learning environment for first time education in the field of property appraisal and taxation or
    for those wishing to refresh and improve their current knowledge of specific subject areas
  • Content developed by experienced professionals
  • Exposure to new concepts and valuation techniques
  • Increased confidence and knowledge

Features

  • Each course divided into a series of easily digestible lessons
  • Course content is supplemented with rich graphics, practical examples and visual aids where appropriate
  • Each lesson features an online quiz to confirm the knowledge gained
  • Individualized approach; students control the amount of time spent on any particular topic allowing additional time to digest more complex topics

 

 

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