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All SD REALTORS® Education courses will be virtual unless otherwise noticed.  Please visit for up-to-date information and guidance

In today’s competitive business environment, it often takes more than just motivation and initiative to succeed. SD REALTORS® provides quality education that raises the standards of professionalism and knowledge.

Date/time Course Location Registration
July 27, 2022 | 9:00 am - 12:00pm CT/8:00 - 11:00 am MT Cannabis & Real Estate in South Dakota 101 This engaging focus on Zoning, South Dakota Ordinances, South Dakota Depart. of Health rules, title, property finance and more. 3 Required CE hours approved. Zoom Virtual Classroom Register
August 24, 2022 | 8:30 am -5:00 pm GRI 501 Business Planning CRB course - Building a Business Plan that Gets Results Strategic business planning and implementation are fundamental to the success of any real estate company. The plan must be relevant and address both internal and external changes and challenges. In addition, it must be guided by the company’s values, vision, and mission and executed so that every staff and/or team member is positioned to optimize their contribution. This course provides you with a process for developing a strategic business plan, guidelines for implementing that plan and methods for how to apply the plan to real world situations. Developing a mission statement. Determining your values and creating a vision statement. External dynamics and internal change within your business. Action-oriented objectives and assign responsibility and accountability. The effects and impact of both marketplace and company changes on planning. Develop, implement and manage the business plan. Zoom Virtual Meetings Register
September 12-14, 2022 REALTOR Convention of the Dakotas "Celebrating Our Past, Inspiring Our Future" Your registration includes education and networking sessions where you can easily engage and connect with like-minded participants for all things relevant to your business. Full registration includes all convention activities except: Golf Tournament, Spirit Sampling, & Dakotas RRC education session. Ramkota Hotel & Convention Center | Bismarck ND Register
September 22, 2022 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm CT/8:00 -11:00 am MT PUTTING REALTOR® SAFETY FIRST: SAFETY STRATEGIES FOR THE MODERN REALTOR® As part of SD REALTORS Safety Day. This course is to instill safety awareness and habits as second nature so that real estate professionals—as well as their clients and customers—know how to avert or respond to dangerous situations and avoid harm as they practice their profession.
October 5, 2022 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm CT/8:00 am - 3:00 pm MT GRI 503- Agency Agency :  What is Agency?  What are my fiduciary duties?  How is agency created?  What are some of the roadblocks to a successful transaction?  How do I fire a Client? Zoom Virtual Meeting Register
October 24, 2022 | 9am-4pm Professional Standards Training Duties to Clients and Customers Duties to the Public Duties to REALTORS® Ramkota Hotel & Conference Center Register
October 25, 2022 | 9am - 4 pm Professional Development Conference Leadership Excellence What does it take to become a highly effective leader? This engaging and interactive course focuses on proven leadership principles and practices: leading through adversity and conflict, empowering teams and understanding and working effectively with different personalities from a leadership perspective. Drifters Bar & Grill Conference Center Register
November 7-10, 2022 | 9am-4pm Fall Caravan COMING SOON Sioux Falls, Watertown, Aberdeen and Rapid City
November 17, 2022 | 9am-4pm CT/8am-3pm MT GRI 502 - Contracts What you don’t know about a contract could hurt you. This course will help you identify state contract laws regarding the essential elements of a contract and give you guidance and tactical skills for writing and presenting a variety of real estate agreements, such as sales contract, deposits, and title insurance. It will define each party’s right and obligations in a contractual agreement and the time frames of the contracts recognize each expectations and obligations. It will give students hands-on experience with the basics of sales contracts along with the best ways to serve and protect their clients. Competency: 1. Business Skills • Create a purchase agreement. • Demonstrate how to present offers to clients. • Describe possible sequences of events and requirements (acceptance, rejection and counter offers) which may follow the making of an offer. • Define the time frame of the contracts, recognize each parties’ expectations and obligations, and determine appropriate timetables 2. Avoiding Setbacks, fines and lawsuits • Identify State contract laws regarding the essential elements of a contract. • Explore the intricacies of preparing contracts, analyze common pitfalls and oversights, and determine ways to avoid them • Define each party’s rights and obligations in a contractual agreement Register