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Designation Overviews & Resources

A NAHB Designation says a lot about you. Professional designations offer excellent opportunities to improve your skills, advance your career, and be recognized for your commitment to professional growth.

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Designation Overviews & Resources

  • Certified Aging-In-Place Specialist (CAPS)  (5 items)
    The CAPS designation program teaches the technical, business management, and customer service skills essential to competing in the aging-in-place market.
  • Certified Graduate Associate (CGA)  (5 items)
    Learn about the home building business from the best source possible: builders and remodelers with years of field experience.
  • Certified Graduate Builder (CGB)  (5 items)
    CGB is an exclusive professional designation designed to emphasize business and project management skills.
  • Certified Graduate Remodeler (CGR)   (5 items)
    Certified Graduate Remodeler (CGR) is an exclusive professional designation designed to emphasize business management skills as the key to a professional remodeling operation.
  • Certified Green Professional (CGP)  (5 items)
    The Certified Green Professional™ Designation teaches builders, remodelers and other industry professionals techniques for incorporating green building principles into homes—without driving up the cost of construction.
  • Certified New Home Marketing Professional (CMP)  (5 items)
    CMP is the mid-level designation for IRM students who have completed the marketing intensive IRM courses I through IV. Ask a CMP Expert.
  • Certified New Home Sales Professional (CSP)  (5 items)
    The CSP designation was designed for specialists in new home sales to enhance their professional image, increase their marketability in the home building industry, and sell more homes!
    Ask a CSP Expert.
  • Graduate Master Builder (GMB)  (4 items)
    Graduate Master Builder (GMB) courses are more advanced with in-depth instruction geared for experienced building professionals.