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All SD REALTORS® Education courses will be virtual unless otherwise noticed.  Please visit https://www.sdrealtor.org/covid-19/ 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.

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August 26, 2021 | 8:00am - 5:00pm CT / 7:00am-4:00pm MT At Home with Diversity The At Home With Diversity® course is part of a comprehensive cultural diversity outreach program that will help real estate companies diversify their workplaces and improve the industry's ability to serve culturally diverse consumers. NAR and HUD undertook a joint effort in 1998 to certify real estate professionals who are trained regarding cultural diversity and outreach and have made a commitment to a set of diversity principles. The training, built on the letter and spirit of the Fair Housing Act, provides participants with tools to build diversity outreach into their business plans to best serve a dynamic and growing market. This course is available to all professionals involved in the real estate transaction. At Home With Diversity® is an educational experience designed to present a picture of the changing face of the real estate industry. More importantly, the class teaches REALTORS® how to work effectively with and within a rapidly changing multicultural market. 6 Continuing Education hours pending.  This course counts toward GRI 510 - Inclusion with Diversity, elective credits toward your ABR designation, RSPS Certification, CIPS Designation,  8 Elective credits towards CRS Designation, and credits towards NAR's PMN Designation. Virtual Zoom Conference Meeting Register Online
September 15-17, 2021 REALTOR Convention of the Dakotas Elevate your Expertise Your convention experience includes learning and networking sessions where you can easily engage and connect with like-minded participants about issues that are relevant to your goals, ask questions, and share real solutions with your peers. Ramkota Hotel & Conference Center | Pierre, SD Register Online
October 6, 2021 | 8am - 5pm CT / 7am-4pm MT The Business of Your Business: Formula, Financials, Function and Freedom This course will teach you how to think about the business of your business and make it more profitable and you more successful. You'll learn strategies for systemizing your business, as well as fundamentals for improving your bottom-line and achieving your financial goals. Learn the how's and why's of staffing, how to develop an actionable business plan and why your role should be that of a CEO working on the business versus an employee working in it. Zoom Virtual Conference Meeting Register Online
October 26, 2021 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Professional Development Conference Leigh Brown will share with you why staying fresh, keeping focused and moving forward should be any professional REALTOR®’s goal in the New Year or whenever you need a reset. For the times they are a-changin’. We’ve got to do more than keep up; we’ve got to get ahead of the curve in this new reality. "Top 10 Tips You Can Implement Now!" is for anyone that's looking to boost their productivity, whether they're REALTORS®, mortgage lenders, car salesman, insurance people… It does not matter. If you are out there interacting with the general public. I've got tips to help you have an organized plan for lead generation, incubation, conversion, closing, and post-closing to create a more positive client experience. You will leave with a plan that will lead you to happier, more loyal clients. Instructor: Leigh Brown Ramkota Hotel & Conference Center | Pierre Register Online
October 27, 2021 | 10 am Quarterly Business Meetings
November 1-4, 2021 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Fall Caravan Information and Registration Coming Soon Sioux Falls, Watertown, Aberdeen and Rapid City
NEW DATE December 8, 2021 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm CT/ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm MT RRC - Technology and Plans for Success This 1-Day course examines the changing role of real estate agents in the rapidly-evolving technology age and provides guidance on the technologies needed to effectively work with today’s connected consumers. You will leave the class with templates, strategies, and tools to identify, evaluate, and select appropriate technologies to enhance your communication, productivity, and efficiency, while keeping your clients’ data safe. You will learn how to: * Select the appropriate equipment, software, and technology platforms needed to streamline your operations and meet the expectations of today’s tech savvy consumer * Leverage customer relationship management (CRM) software to grow your network, communicate proactively with clients, and maximize efficiencies in your business * Design and optimize your website to improve your professionalism to the consumer and provide data to help them understand your services * Develop effective email marketing initiatives to improve client communications and provide value to your client. Credits for GRI 508 - Technology, RRC Designation and 7 Elective CE Hours approved Virtual Zoom Conference Meeting Register Online