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Illumeo is a separately maintained website that is for professional development of finance, accounting, HR, sales and marketing professionals.  Although the Illumeo website is not targeted at corporate real estate professionals, the courses I offer there are.  Additionally, they qualify for continuing education credit that is required to maintain certain professional licenses, for example, Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and Certified Management Accountant (CMA).  The full list of professional licenses is listed on the homepage for each course.

Overview of Lease Accounting Changes to FAS 13, IAS 16 and IAS 17

To Access This Course: Purchase this course $24 OR Subscribe to get access to this and 942 other courses with unlimited CPE $199 This course is a general overview of the lease accounting changes to Financial Accounting Standard (FAS) 13 and International Accounting Standards (IAS) 16 & 17. It describes the upcoming changes and how you will record a real estate lease on your financial statements. It explains how the changes affect the Balance Sheet, Income Statement, and Cash Flow Statement. Finally, this course offers tips on how you can minimize the impact of the new rules.

5 Tips for The Best Deal on Your Company’s Next Lease

This is a crash course on how to negotiate an office lease. I offer 5 key tips that will help you structure a lease that is aligned with your business goals. It is not designed for real estate experts. The course includes descriptions of key lease concepts and is done from the perspective of the tenant (the lessee - you).

Critical Commercial Real Estate Lease Terms, Associated Risks and Costs

Knowing how to evaluate and negotiate commercial real estate leases is crucial to minimizing legal and financial exposure. As a finance professional, it is important to be able to understand terms and identify all costs associated with a lease.

How to Dispose of Leased Office Space

This course teaches how to dispose of excess office space, either through a sublease, an assignment, or a lease termination.

A Guide to Leasing Office Space

This course teaches you the process of leasing office space, from conception to lease execution. I offer insight into the risks and challenges in this type of project and teach you my step-by-step process that will allow you to perform like an expert.