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Upcoming Live Learning Opportunities

CRB designees receives special pricing for any CRB Elective Course!

  • Includes a Live Web Event on 12/20/2022 at 3:00 PM (CST)

    In this complimentary webinar for CRB and SRS designees, presenter Adorna O'Carroll will review the business lessons learned throughout the pandemic and how those lessons will position us for today and the future.

    The pandemic has been a mixed bag of challenges as well as opportunities. "Business as usual" is now "business unusual," while brokers and agents continue to piece together what "normal" should look like when it comes to how they do business and where the market stands today. In this complimentary webinar for CRB and SRS designees, presenter Adorna O. Carroll will review the business lessons learned and how those lessons will position us for today and the future.

    Adorna O. Carroll

    DSA ABR/M, AHWD, CRB, C-RETS, E-PRO, GRI, RENE, SFR, SRS

    Dynamic Directions, Inc.

    Adorna currently owns and runs 3 real estate related business and has had a personal team for over 25 years. Her team has an extensive client base and continues to receive repeat referral business from past clients, family, friends and business contacts.

    As the President of Dynamic Directions, Inc., an educational and sales training consulting firm that has a extensive faculty of consultants and trainers. Adorna trains Realtors® all over North America in Buyer and Seller Representation, Strategic and Business Planning and Association Leadership Training. She has authored numerous designation and certification courses for the CRB - Certified Real Estate Brokerage Managers, CRETS- Certified Real Estate Teams Certification, the SRS - Seller Representative Specialist and the RENE – Real Estate Negotiation Expert, programs that have elevated the skills and career opportunities for real estate professionals.

    In 1997 she completed her term as the State President for the CT Realtors, was the 2001 Region 1 VP, an NAR Liaison in 2002, 2003, and 2007, RPAC Trustee in 2004, the 2005 NAR VP & Liaison to Committees, NAR’s Chief Political Fundraiser in 2006, a member of the RPAC Hall of Fame, the REBAC Hall of Fame, the 2016 President of the REBI – Real Estate Business Institute (formerly CRB) and is the 79th recipient of NAR’s Distinguished Service Award.

    Adorna has a BA Degree in Philosophy and has been awarded five Who’s Who awards beginning with “Who’s Who of American Women”, “Finance and Industry”, “Emerging Leaders”, “Who’s Who in the East” and “Who’s Who in America.

    Based on her business background and extensive experience, Adorna is considered to be a strong voice and committed participant for business boards wanting a real estate, business or adult career and professional development perspective.

  • Includes Credits Includes Multiple Live Events. The next is on 02/01/2023 at 1:00 PM (CST)

    CRB Education Elective Course | Today’s managers must deal with a myriad of leadership challenges, such as recruiting, managing turnover, training, and mentoring; in addition to running a successful and profitable business. To succeed, you must develop and implement a leadership strategy that addresses these challenges and has the flexibility to adapt to different personalities and different situations.

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    REGISTRATION: 

    $145 CRB Designees / $259 all others


    Delivered in a live, virtual format over two days as follows:

    Wednesday, February 1 & Thursday, February 2, 2023
    11:00 am - 2:30 pm each day (Pacific)
    12:00 pm - 3:30 pm each day (Mountain)
    1:00 pm - 4:30 pm each day (Central)
    2:00 pm - 5:30 pm each day (Eastern)


    Today’s managers must deal with a myriad of leadership challenges, such as recruiting, managing turnover, training, and mentoring; in addition to running a successful and profitable business. To succeed, you must develop and implement a leadership strategy that addresses these challenges and has the flexibility to adapt to different personalities and different situations.

    Topics covered:

    • How to develop effective sales associates aligned with the company’s culture.
    • How to adjust your leadership style based on the individual and the situation.
    • Performance strategies to ensure agents will reach their full potential.
    • The ideal candidate for a sales agent.
    • Retention strategy as part of the sales development process.
    • Individuals motivating factors.
    • Situational Leadership.
    • Identify the critical elements of a learning program.
    • Implement a learning program.
    • Skill development needs of your agents.
    • Skills necessary to coach, mentor and hold people accountable.


    Jody O'Brien

    AHWD, CRB, GRI, RENE, SRS

    Jody OBrien is a veteran of the real estate industry. With thirty years of experience, Jody has seen it all from sales to the corporate board room. She has been involved in the association world since she started her career. Beginning as a volunteer, a leader, an educator, and a curriculum developer. There has been a substantial amount of industry change in her career.

    Jody has been working with owners, managers, and team leaders since 1997. Her programs are often described as “most tangible, applicable and useful.” Her attendees walk away with simple tools that are “Inspiring to be a stronger advocate.” The best testimonial of her programs is “Go, no matter what.”
     
    Jody has received numerous recognitions and awards over the years. She is most proud of receiving the Massachusetts Educator of the Year, twice. She is an in-demand instructor of the CRB (Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager) designation. She has been a presenter at National Association of REALTORS® annual convention, TriplePlay and many state association conventions, as well as many Franchise systems. Jody brings to her audiences her joy and passion for the industry with a hefty dose of humor earning her rave reviews.
     
    Jody helps companies, teams, leadership, and individuals transform industry disruption into dynamic innovation. Click here to learn more about Jody.

    1. This is a virtual classroom.  Appropriate classroom behavior is expected.
    2. Please keep your audio on mute until you are called on to speak.  This will help limit background noise.
    3. If you would like to use the "chat" feature, remember it is public, and a record of the chat is kept and archived.
    4. Your video must remain ON at all times for monitoring purposes.  Any student who does not remain on camera for the entire course will NOT receive credit for attendance.  There are no exceptions to this policy.
    5. You must arrive on time for all sessions and breaks and you are expected to stay until the end.  Arriving late and/or leaving early will result in no course credit.  There are no exceptions to this policy.  We are able to track all login and logout times of every attendee.
    6. Avoid distractions such as your phone, keyboard, other devices, etc.
    7. Use meeting cues such as "raising hand" virtually.
    8. If you need to step away for a few minutes, send a private chat to the instructor or course monitor to let them know.
    9. Video and audio recording is not permitted.

    The instructor and/or monitor reserves the right to remove you from the session if you do not adhere to the policies for this virtual offering.  

    If you are removed, you will not be readmitted.

    CE CREDIT

    There is no CE available for this virtual/live course.


    CRB CREDIT

    You must be in attendance the entire time to receive credit. If you log in late, leave early, or are NOT on camera, no credit will be awarded, and no partial credit is granted for this Course.  There are no exceptions.  Click here for more information on the CRB certification and requirements.


    CANCELLATION / REFUNDS

    A refund, less a $50 processing fee, will be extended if cancellation notice is received by close of business on the Friday before the course. No refunds will be issued after that date.

    • Register
      • Non-member - $259
      • CRB Candidate - $259
      • CRB Designee - $145
      • CRB & SRS Candidate - $259
      • CRB & SRS Designee - $145
      • SRS Candidate - $259
      • SRS Designee - $259
      • C-RETS/RENE Certified - $259
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microEd related to the CRB designation

The new microEd courses are a skill-based approach to learning that delivers information in small, highly focused chunks so that you can find quick answers to specific problems.  Click here to see the full list.

  • Need a break from stress? Relieve tension with healthy coping techniques.

    • Register
      • Non-member - $24.95
      • CRB Candidate - $14.95
      • CRB Designee - Free!
      • CRB & SRS Candidate - $14.95
      • CRB & SRS Designee - Free!
      • SRS Candidate - $14.95
      • SRS Designee - Free!
      • C-RETS/RENE Certified - $14.95
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  • Being an effective problem-solver is a useful skill in any line of work. Whether it’s a small issue or a complex dilemma, understanding how to solve problems efficiently and effectively gives you an advantage in work and life. But how do you become a great problem-solver?

    • Register
      • Non-member - $24.95
      • CRB Candidate - $14.95
      • CRB Designee - Free!
      • CRB & SRS Candidate - $14.95
      • CRB & SRS Designee - Free!
      • SRS Candidate - $14.95
      • SRS Designee - Free!
      • C-RETS/RENE Certified - $14.95
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Online / Self Study Courses

CRB designees receives special pricing for any CRB Elective Course!

  • Contains 6 Component(s), Includes Credits

    CRB Education Elective Course | The strategic planning of your company’s exit strategy is fundamental to the future of any real estate company. Even if you are just beginning your journey in business, it is important to have a clear focus of your end result, and share a clear vision to help to navigate through challenging times along the way.

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    REGISTRATION: $295.00 / $145.00 for CRB Designees


    CRB CREDIT: An 80% score on the course exam is required for credit towards the CRB designation.  Click here for more information on the designation and requirements.

    CE CREDIT: There is no continuing education (CE) available for this online course offering.


    Strategic planning of your company’s exit strategy is fundamental to the future of any real estate company. The plan must be relevant and address both internal and external changes and challenges. Even if you are just beginning your journey in business, it is important to have an exit strategy. It will not only help you keep a clear focus of your end result, but also share a clear vision with your staff and help to navigate through challenging times along the way.

    Topics covered:

    • Developing a successful exit strategy for your business.
    • Determining value in your business based on contributing internal and external factors.
    • Important vocabulary and terms associated with creating exit strategies.
    • Exit strategies from the perspective of both the buyer and seller.
    • Evaluation of your business in preparing your exit strategy.



    This course is presented in the following modules:

    • Module 1: Preparation
    • Module 2: Reality Check - The Six Essential Questions
    • Module 3: Determining Value
    • Module 4: The How
    • Module 5: Case Study

    EXPIRATION:

    You will have access to this course for on this site 365 days from the date of purchase.  After one year, the course will expire and no extensions will be given.  If you do not complete the course and pass the exam during this timeframe, you will need to repurchase the course at full price and re-start.


    CANCELLATIONS / REFUNDS: 

    All online / self-study course registrations are non-refundable and non-transferable.

    Please review the following requirements and be sure your system and networks are up to date. 

    General Recommendations: 

    • Your browser must support HTML-5. To test and detect your browser version, go to html5test.com
    • Use a PC or MAC with a current, updated Browser.
    • Disable popup blockers in your web browser settings
    • Wifi is not recommended. WiFi signal strength can vary causing bandwidth to increase or decrease.  A wired connection gives a consistent signal and consistent bandwidth providing a better experience. 
    • There is audio (sound) with this course. Be sure your computer is equipped with speakers and they are not muted.

    System Requirements for the Best Experience:

    • 2 GHz Dual Core CPU Processor or faster 
    • 4 GB RAM (Greater than 4 GB is a benefit)
    • Windows 10 or later
    • Mac OS X 10.14 or later
    • iOS 12 or later
    • Wired Internet connection

    Browser Requirements:

    • Chrome, Firefox and Edge are continuously updated by their publishers.  For the best experience, use the most current version.
    • Current versions of Chrome 
    • Current versions of Firefox 
    • Current versions of Edge
    • Safari 14 or later


    • Register
      • Non-member - $295
      • CRB Candidate - $295
      • CRB Designee - $145
      • CRB & SRS Candidate - $295
      • CRB & SRS Designee - $145
      • SRS Candidate - $295
      • SRS Designee - $295
      • C-RETS/RENE Certified - $295
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  • Contains 6 Component(s), Includes Credits

    CRB Education Elective Course | This course helps you bridge generational gaps, building awareness leading to better hires, happier employees, stronger teams, and a healthier office / company. It will help you understand what makes each generation unique, and how each adds its own perspective and value to the workplace.

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    REGISTRATION: $295.00 / $145.00 for CRB Designees


    CRB CREDIT: An 80% score on the course exam is required for credit towards the CRB designation.  Click here for more information on the designation and requirements.

    CE CREDIT: There is no continuing education (CE) available for this online course offering.


    This course helps you bridge generational gaps, building awareness leading to better hires, happier employees, stronger teams, and a healthier office / company. It will help you understand what makes each generation unique, and how each adds its own perspective and value to the workplace.

    Topics covered:

    • Distinct differences between the generations and identify the similarities that they have in common.
    • Unique work styles and values.
    • Benefits of generational diversity and assess your business opportunities to reposition.
    • Decrease negative judgments and generational stereotyping.
    • Specific benefits that resonate with each generation when recruiting.
    • Generational differences when motivating, managing and recognition.
    • Cross-generational management and how to head off conflict between generations.
    • Favored communication styles and effective learning styles for each generation.
    • Positive attributes that each generation brings to the work environment.
    • How to mediate disputes and disagreement when the generations have conflict.


    This course is presented in the following modules:

    • Module 1: Understanding the Generations
    • Module 2: Managing the Generations
    • Module 3: Generations in the Workplace
    • Module 4: Reinventing Your Business Culture for Multi-Generations
    • Module 5: Generational Recruiting Strategies
    • Module 6: Onboarding & Training the Generations
    • Module 7: Coaching, Managing & Feedback
    • Module 8: When Generations Collide

    EXPIRATION:

    You will have access to this course for on this site 365 days from the date of purchase.  After one year, the course will expire and no extensions will be given.  If you do not complete the course and pass the exam during this timeframe, you will need to repurchase the course at full price and re-start.


    CANCELLATIONS / REFUNDS: 

    All online / self-study course registrations are non-refundable and non-transferable.

    Please review the following requirements and be sure your system and networks are up to date. 

    General Recommendations: 

    • Your browser must support HTML-5. To test and detect your browser version, go to html5test.com
    • Use a PC or MAC with a current, updated Browser.
    • Disable popup blockers in your web browser settings
    • Wifi is not recommended. WiFi signal strength can vary causing bandwidth to increase or decrease.  A wired connection gives a consistent signal and consistent bandwidth providing a better experience. 
    • There is audio (sound) with this course. Be sure your computer is equipped with speakers and they are not muted.

    System Requirements for the Best Experience:

    • 2 GHz Dual Core CPU Processor or faster 
    • 4 GB RAM (Greater than 4 GB is a benefit)
    • Windows 10 or later
    • Mac OS X 10.14 or later
    • iOS 12 or later
    • Wired Internet connection

    Browser Requirements:

    • Chrome, Firefox and Edge are continuously updated by their publishers.  For the best experience, use the most current version.
    • Current versions of Chrome 
    • Current versions of Firefox 
    • Current versions of Edge
    • Safari 14 or later


    • Register
      • Non-member - $295
      • CRB Candidate - $295
      • CRB Designee - $145
      • CRB & SRS Candidate - $295
      • CRB & SRS Designee - $145
      • SRS Candidate - $295
      • SRS Designee - $295
      • C-RETS/RENE Certified - $295
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