Our industry and the larger economy are in transition. The market is more competitive and homeowners are more cautious.
Needs and desires are shifting as baby boomers age and downsize, and the number of single or non-related households grows.
To thrive in this market, builders must be able to adapt quickly to changing social and economic realities.
Key questions include:
- How do we identify which trends are most likely to impact us?
- How do we gain new skills to take advantage of this rapidly shifting market?
- How do we assure clients that we have the knowledge and skills they need?
- How do we strengthen our brand to differentiate ourselves from the competition?
The answer to all these questions is advanced education!
NPBA, in partnership with the Building Industry Association of Washington (BIAW) and National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB), is proud to offer comprehensive training programs and advanced certification to builders, remodelers and other industry professionals. These programs feature focused curricula and accomplished instructors to provide the specialized knowledge and professional credentials you need to thrive in a changing market.
You can expand your career and your market niche through earning advanced professional certifications from NAHB. Whether you need to understand housing tax credits, green building and remodeling, or assisted living and aging in place, NAHB has the courses you need. You can also earn advanced designations from NAHB’s University of Housing, including:
Certified Graduate Associate (CGA)
Certified Graduate Builder (CGB)
Certified Graduate Remodeler (CGR)
Certified Aging In Place Specialist (CAPS)
Certified New Home Sales Professional (CSP)
Master Certified New Home Sales Professional (MCSP)
Certified New Home Marketing Professional (CMP)
Member, Institute of Residential Marketing (MIRM)
Housing Credit Certified Professional (HCCP)
Certified Leasing Professional (CLP)
Registered in Apartment Management (RAM)
Residential Construction Superintendent (RCS)
NAHB advanced education is a challenging and rewarding process tailored to meet the needs of busy professionals. The skills, perspectives and professional credibility they offer can help you expand your career and take your business to the next level.
To learn more about professional development courses and certifications, or to register for classes send us an EMAIL or give us a call at 360 452-8160.