Below is a list of currently available on demand courses. Select the course to see more information and to register. The courses can be used for your professional development, continuing education and to earn an NAHB Designation.
Advanced High Performance Building: Project ManagementIncludes Credits
Boost production efficiency and customer satisfaction by learning how to integrate high performance practices and certifications (National Green Building Standard, LEED, etc.) into a streamlined project management process. Combining Project Management Institute concepts with the whole‐house approach to building, this course identifies important systems, documents and communication strategies. It is highly recommended that the High Performance for Building Professionals course be taken prior to this, or that an attendee has a basic understanding of green certification programs and how they work. This course can be taken in its entirety or you may choose to take one to four different modules focused on a specific high performance topic. Please note: If you experience any issues with Adobe Flash when accessing the on-demand course or module, please try the Mozilla Firefox Web browser.
Principles of Residential Marketing: Research and Analysis OnlineIncludes Credits
Developing a successful new home community depends on solid market research and planning from start to finish. In this two-part online course, you'll learn the foundation of new home research and analysis and then learn how to apply it through experiential in-person activities. This self-guided course will help you begin to build the skills necessary to get your single- and multifamily homes to market and continually monitor their success, whether you are a builder, developer, land planner, designer or real estate professional. Please note: If you experience any issues with Adobe Flash when accessing the on-demand course or module, please try the Mozilla Firefox Web browser.
Principles of Residential Marketing: Strategy & Implementation OnlineIncludes Credits
By incorporating both time-tested strategies and cutting-edge marketing tactics throughout the new home development process from building to marketing to selling, you will be able to inspire your buyers to feel like they couldn't possibly live anywhere else. Please note: If you experience any issues with Adobe Flash when accessing the on-demand course or module, please try the Mozilla Firefox Web browser.
Certified New Home Sales Professional (CSP) OnlineIncludes Credits
Master the craft of successful selling. This professional-level course is designed for specialists in new home sales. You will gain a broad understanding of the home building business, discuss consumer psychology and learn the advanced techniques used by real estate veterans for greeting, closing and overcoming objections. Includes CSP I: The Art and Science of Selling, CSP II: Understanding New Home Construction, and CSP III: Selling Skills for New Home Sales Professionals. Please note: If you experience any issues with Adobe Flash when accessing the on-demand course or module, please try the Mozilla Firefox Web browser.
House Construction as a Selling ToolIncludes Credits
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 primary audience for this course is sales staff and real estate agents representing builders as well as small builders, custom builders and remodelers. It is also intended for the professional who is new to the construction industry, those who want to expand their knowledge base, and anyone who fields homebuyer questions about the building process.
Basics of Building OnlineIncludes Credits
The online Basics of Building course builds your housing industry expertise by learning about the residential construction process from the ground up! Those in home building and construction-related fields, like vendors, suppliers, brokers, retailers, builder/remodeler company staff, REALTORs and others will learn what it takes to build or remodel a home. Please note: If you experience any issues with Adobe Flash when accessing the on-demand course or module, please try the Mozilla Firefox Web browser.
Business Management for Building Professionals (Online)Includes Credits
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-sized building/remodeling and service companies. Learn critical elements, from planning to evaluating progress, and receive practical tips and tools for managing a business successfully. You’ll get a solid grasp of business best practices and practical tools of value whether you are a new or experienced business owner.
High Performance Building for Building ProfessionalsIncludes Credits
Implementing cost-effective green building into your construction practices requires a whole-house approach to building science. In this course, you will learn how to apply green building practices in the construction of a new home, remodel, site development or multifamily project. With a focus on flexibility, a sound knowledge base and cost-effective solutions, the course provides the tools for a successful green project, and includes a review of the newly revised ICC/ASHRAE 700-2015 National Green Building Standard™. This course can be taken in its entirety or you may choose to take one to ten different modules focused on a specific high performance topic.