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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
Tuesday, February 2, 2011 Committee Meetings Education Committee - 3:00-4:00 pm CT/ 2:00-3:00 pm MT Membership Services Committee - 4:45 - 5:45 pm CT/ 3:45 -4:45 pm MT Government Affairs Committee - 6:30 - 7:30 pm CT/ 5:30 - 6:30 pm MT Ramkota Hotel & Conference Center - Amphitheatre 1
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 | 9:30 am CT / 8:30 am MT Board of Directors Meetings Ramkota Hotel & Conference Center Gallery BC
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 Legislative Appreciation Event Soup & Sandwich meal service will be prepared by and served by the Ramkota Hotel staff. Ramkota Hotel & Conference Center - Gallery ABC
Wednesday, February 17, 2021 | 9am-4pm CT/8am-3pm MT GRI 507 - Risk Awareness Risk is an inherent aspect of real estate, yet the managing of risk is quite often overlooked. Anti-trust, misrepresentation, RESPA, ADA and Fair Housing can be stumbling blocks that with the proper knowledge can be stepping stones to better business and avoids lawsuits. This course will expose ways real estate agents could end up in a lawsuit, and most importantly, how to avoid one. 6 Required Continuing Education credits Instructor: Diane Disbrow Virtual Zoom Conference Meeting Register online
April 14, 2021 | 8:30am - 4:00pm CT / 7:30am - 3:00pm MT ABR - Buyers by Generations At any given time, today’s real estate professionals may be working with four generations of real estate buyers: Millennials, Generation X, the Baby Boomers, and Matures. This one-day course examines the home buying characteristics of these generations and evaluates their expectations (of agents and of the transaction) as well as communication preferences. As a turnkey resource, participants receive generation-specific marketing tools, networking tips, scripts, and counseling strategies to help formalize agency relationships. 8 Elective Hours for CE in South Dakota pending - Credits toward GRI 508- Technology Virtual Zoom Conference Meeting Register Online
June 23, 2021 | 8:00 am CT - 5:00 pm CT 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 Virtual Zoom Conference Meeting Register Online
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