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NAHB offers dozens of educational courses and seminars especially tailored for your needs as a building professional. These programs focus on practical training for newcomers and veterans alike, with lots of ideas and strategies you can use every day to improve your business and advance your career.

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Boost production efficiency and customer satisfaction in this one-day course by learning how to integrate green-building tasks and certification (NGBS, LEED, etc.) into a streamlined project management process. Combining Project Management Institute (PMI) concepts with the “whole-house” approach to …
10/20/2020
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Build your housing industry expertise by learning about the residential construction process from the ground up! Those in housing and construction-related fields, like vendors, suppliers, brokers, retailers, builder/remodeler company staff, REALTORs® and others will learn what it takes to build or …
10/20/2020
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Are you ready to join the elite ranks of the nation’s top building industry professionals? The Certified Graduate Builder (CGB) designation is your sign to clients and colleagues that you are a member of this respected group of professionals. The Builder Assessment Review (BAR) is your first step …
10/20/2020
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The financial score card, or measurement of an owner’s or a company’s success, is based on managing your finances effectively. This course provides you with the basics of financial planning, budgeting, construction business accounting, job cost systems, and financing options that will enable you to …
10/20/2020
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Learn the management skills that give industry leaders the edge. This on demand course will give you a solid foundation for managing small- to medium- size building/remodeling and service companies. This course explains critical elements from planning to evaluating progress and presents practical …
10/20/2020
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Protect your business against legal problems with well-written contracts. Many construction or remodeling companies are too small to hire full-time legal staff so it's important to understand basic contract law. This course provides a step-by-step explanation of how contracts sustain positive …
10/20/2020
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In this Certified Sales Professional (CSP) module, you will tap in to the psychology of the customer, learning their decision-making processes, personality types and communication styles. You will gain a comprehensive understanding of the skill sets a new-home sales professional must possess, …
10/20/2020
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In this Certified Sales Professional (CSP) module, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of new home construction and learn how to use this knowledge as a sales tool. This module covers basic construction terms, construction features that benefit the home buyer, steps of the builder’s …
10/20/2020
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In this Certified Sales Professional (CSP) module, you will learn the advanced techniques used by real estate veterans for greeting, closing and overcoming objections. This module covers the phases of the sales process, ways to successfully demonstrate features and how to use the home’s area and …
10/20/2020
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Identify opportunities to build and diversify your business. This course examines more than twenty-five different opportunities within the construction industry that are ideal for expansion. Explore the different approaches and options diversification allows including commercial building, …
10/20/2020
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Improve your understanding of financial reports and learn how to use analytical tools that increase profit potential and add important data to decision making. This course for building professionals explores many tools that will allow you to take your company’s financial temperature and other vital …
10/20/2020
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This on-demand course is designed to help building industry professionals more thoroughly understand the entire building process and to better present the benefits of the builder’s construction to potential buyers, while working as a unified team with the construction side of the operation. The …
10/20/2020
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The HCCP designation, through the National Association of Home Builders, demonstrates your high level of knowledge, experience and education in the LIHTC industry. By taking and passing the exam, you are eligible to complete the experience profile and application to receive the designation. The …
10/20/2020
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This offering is ONLY for those who have taken and did not pass the HCCP exam. The HCCP designation, through the National Association of Home Builders, demonstrates your high level of knowledge, experience and education in the LIHTC industry. By taking and passing the exam, you are eligible to …
10/20/2020
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The days of “build it or remodel it and they will buy” are a thing of the past. Today customers are both demanding and selective and, thanks to the world of technology, they are very well educated. So how do you stand out from the crowd and make your brand relevant? This course will give you an …
10/20/2020
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Special instructor Training for NAHB Train the Trainer program--open by invitation only.Continuing Education Hours: 0.0Continuing Education Credits: CAPS, CGA, CGB, CGR, GMB, CSP, Master CSP, CMP, MIRMIf you’d like to see this course offered locally, contact your home builders association.
10/20/2020
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Developing a successful new home community depends on solid market research and planning from start to finish. This classroom course (Part 2) applies the research and analysis concepts from the online course (Part 1) through hands-on training using your completed exercises (required) from the …
10/20/2020
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Developing a successful new home community depends on solid market research and planning from start to finish. In this two-part course you’ll learn the foundation of new home research and analysis and then learn how to apply it through experiential in-person activities. Part 1 (online) must be …
10/20/2020
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After completing research and analysis which has helped you to identify the best location and product for your target market, you must determine the best approach to communicating to a mass of potential buyers. By incorporating both time-tested strategies and cutting-edge marketing tactics …
10/20/2020
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