Live Online Courses

Offered in webinar format over three consecutive weeks, Tuesdays or Thursdays 1-3 p.m. ET,  or over two consecutive weeks 1-4p.m. ET, these courses are an easy way to earn continuing education credits from NAHB or other organizations, including some state business licensing agencies, or use them to complete a NAHB professional designation.

  • Includes Credits Includes Multiple Live Events. The next is on 03/01/2022 at 1:00 PM (EST)

    This course is designed to help companies think strategically about social media and how it fits into the “big picture.” A well-designed marketing program must start with a strong foundation comprised of the company website, brand and content. After the foundation is in place, tactics like social media can be incorporated to drive traffic to the website. This course will help participants to craft a marketing plan that includes social media as a key component. The course takes place over three consecutive Tuesdays, 1-3 p.m. ET. Registration is open until 3 p.m. ET (12 p.m. PT) on Monday, February 28.

  • Includes Credits Includes Multiple Live Events. The next is on 03/03/2022 at 1:00 PM (EST)

    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 customer and supplier relations, provide for resolution of disputes and minimize the risk of litigation. You will learn about mandatory and optional provisions, warranties and arbitration procedures. Special emphasis is given to troubleshooting contracts for detrimental positions. The course takes place on Thursdays, March 3, 10, 17. 1:00p.m.-3:00p.m. ET. Registration is open until 3 p.m. ET (12 p.m. PT) on Wednesday, March 2.

  • Includes Credits Includes Multiple Live Events. The next is on 03/22/2022 at 1:00 PM (EDT)

    This reimagined course provides a clear overview of risk management practices in a home building business. The comprehensive course covers risk management topics like contractual risk transfer, financing risk, construction loss exposures, , and solutions for controlling risk through insurance coverage. Registration is open until 3 p.m. ET on Monday, March 21.  Registration is open until 3 p.m. ET (12 p.m. PT) on Monday, March 21.

  • Includes Credits Includes Multiple Live Events. The next is on 03/24/2022 at 1:00 PM (EDT)

    Identify opportunities to build and diversify your business. This course examines more than 25 different opportunities within the construction industry that are ideal for expansion. Explore the different approaches and options diversification allows, including commercial building, remodeling, special use structures and institutional projects. You'll analyze the factors that affect success in diversification and learn the due diligence steps to take when preparing to diversify. The course takes place on Tuesdays, March 24, 31 1-4 p.m. ET. Registration is open until 3 p.m. ET (12 p.m. PT) on Monday, March 23.

  • Includes Credits Includes Multiple Live Events. The next is on 04/05/2022 at 1:00 PM (EDT)

    Today’s customers are demanding, selective and very well-educated. So how do you stand out from the crowd and make your brand relevant? This course will give you an overview of the many types of marketing and sales tools available today to help you build your unique brand and a positive reputation so you can engage potential customers, clients and referral partners. The course takes place over three consecutive Tuesdays, 1-3 p.m. ET. Registration is open until 3 p.m. ET (12 p.m. PT) on Monday, April 4.

  • Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 05/03/2022 at 1:00 PM (EDT)

    Becoming a land developer is not for the meek. But successful land development can substantially increase revenue and profit for smaller builders. This course will introduce participants to the land acquisition and development process and explore the crucial first steps to becoming a successful developer. You will develop strategies for finding land development opportunities for small projects (2 – 50 lots) and discuss which business structure is best for your business. Presented in a three-hour live online format, participants will get a balanced perspective on what it takes to develop land and, more importantly, learn approaches to limit risk and maximize profits. The level of content in this course is for the novice learner. The course takes place on May 3, 1-4 p.m. ET. Registration is open until 3 p.m. ET (12 p.m. PT) on Monday, May 2.

  • Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 05/05/2022 at 1:00 PM (EDT)

    Take the next step to becoming a small volume land developer by exploring actual site planning and preliminary platting. In this course, you will learn about the typical approval and final platting process through a governing authority. We will also discuss construction of improvements and getting the property ready to sell or develop. Presented in a three-hour live online format, the level of content in this course is for individuals new to the land development process. The course takes place on Thursday, May 5, 1-4 p.m. ET. Registration is open until 3 p.m. ET (12 p.m. PT) on Wednesday, May 4.

  • Includes Credits Includes Multiple Live Events. The next is on 05/12/2022 at 1:00 PM (EDT)

    Develop the skills you need for successful project management by learning how to get a project built on time and on budget. By applying the concepts and strategies in this course, you will increase your professional value, thus adding value to your company and to the customer. The course takes place over three consecutive Thursdays, 1-3 p.m. ET. Registration is open until 3 p.m. ET (12 p.m. PT) on Wednesday May 11.

  • Includes Credits Includes Multiple Live Events. The next is on 05/12/2022 at 1:00 PM (EDT)

    The financial scorecard, or measurement of an owner or a company’s success, is a reflection of proper financial management and accounting. 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 effectively track, analyze and communicate costs of goods, overhead and individual job costs. Topics include accounting terminology, a chart of accounts, types of records and reports to be maintained and loan products that can provide financing alternatives. The course takes place over two consecutive Tuesdays, 1:00-3:00p.m. ET. Registration is open until 3 p.m. ET (12 p.m. PT) on Monday, May 9.

  • Includes Credits Includes Multiple Live Events. The next is on 06/09/2022 at 1:00 PM (EDT)

    Are you ready to sharpen your sales presentation and place yourself in the top percentile of new homes sales professionals?  We often find ourselves doing the same thing based on habits or what “seems” to be working, but for those that want more, this course will allow you to sharpen or reshape your sales skills and tactics.   The course takes place over two consecutive Tuesdays 1:00-4:00p.m. ET. Registration is open until 3 p.m. ET (12 p.m. PT) on Wednesday, June 8.