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8Legal & Risk66386Safety Matters - Safe Business = Smart BusinessDeveloped in partnership with NAR’s REALTOR® Safety program, this three-hour course is an essential primer on how real estate professionals can limit risk to preserve safety—their safety, their clients’ safety—and for positive business outcomes. Students will learn how to assess risk in their current practice and create safety systems, scripts, and tools for listing appointments, showing property, and conducting open houses. Students will also learn how to protect personal and electronic information online, in the cloud, and on social networks. As a practical resource, this course offers easy-to-remember strategies for real estate professionals when facing potentially dangerous situations.
Marsha Thompson
mirist@bellsouth.net
678-525-7770
15License Law70299License Law in Plain EnglishTHIS COURSE SATISFIES THE GREC REAL ESTATE LICENSE LAW EDUCATION REQUIREMENT. Armed with knowledge about the law, students in this class can practice real estate ethically and protect themselves from citations and fines. From unfair trade practices to advertising, this course provides a review all all nine areas of the License Law per the GREC requirement. (This course provides both Real Estate Licensee CE credit and Real Estate Instructor CE credit.)
Marsha Thompson
mirist@bellsouth.net
678-525-7770
17Safety66386Safety Matters - Safe Business = Smart BusinessDeveloped in partnership with NAR’s REALTOR® Safety program, this three-hour course is an essential primer on how real estate professionals can limit risk to preserve safety—their safety, their clients’ safety—and for positive business outcomes. Students will learn how to assess risk in their current practice and create safety systems, scripts, and tools for listing appointments, showing property, and conducting open houses. Students will also learn how to protect personal and electronic information online, in the cloud, and on social networks. As a practical resource, this course offers easy-to-remember strategies for real estate professionals when facing potentially dangerous situations.
Marsha Thompson
mirist@bellsouth.net
678-525-7770
17Safety67740Tighten It Up! Protect Your Clients, Your Data, and Your LifeComputers, mobile phones, and social media websites are the most popular communication tools used by real estate agents and their clients. However, if used without the proper safeguards in place, they can put an agent and the consumers they serve in a vulnerable position. This class will benefit the consumer because it will teach agents how to secure their client’s personal information and overall privacy and safety. Students will learn about the danger that is lurking when they use social media to announce an open house or when they take a photo of their clients in front of the new house and upload it to a social media website. This could impact the consumers as well as the agent. In short, this class will raise the overall awareness of the threats to privacy in the digital age in which we live when using the Internet, computers, smartphones, and free Wi-Fi networks to conduct real estate business.
Marsha Thompson
mirist@bellsouth.net
678-525-7770
10Skill, Business & Professional Development715385 Star Customer Service: The Ultimate AdvantageWhen buying a home, stellar Customer Service is crucial to the overall experience for the consumer. This class will teach Real Estate professionals how to deliver “Five Star” customer service that involves giving them prompt response times, education, and smooth problem solving in a high-tech world. Even more so when you consider the fact that there are an alarming number of home sellers who are attempting to do it themselves. However, consumers are willing to engage an Agent for value - ease of sale and overall stellar customer service. This class will provide guidelines and best practices for providing five-star customer service to the consumer before, during, and after a transaction. Students will not only capture a client for the first transaction, but for life. In the meantime, delight their client and snag loads of referrals for the future. (Co-written by Marsha Thompson and Juanita McDowell.)
Marsha Thompson
mirist@bellsouth.net
678-525-7770
10Skill, Business & Professional Development66386Safety Matters - Safe Business = Smart BusinessDeveloped in partnership with NAR’s REALTOR® Safety program, this three-hour course is an essential primer on how real estate professionals can limit risk to preserve safety—their safety, their clients’ safety—and for positive business outcomes. Students will learn how to assess risk in their current practice and create safety systems, scripts, and tools for listing appointments, showing property, and conducting open houses. Students will also learn how to protect personal and electronic information online, in the cloud, and on social networks. As a practical resource, this course offers easy-to-remember strategies for real estate professionals when facing potentially dangerous situations.
Marsha Thompson
mirist@bellsouth.net
678-525-7770
10Skill, Business & Professional Development71539The Balancing Act: Taking Care of Real Estate, Clients, and YouSuccessful Real Estate agents know that success demands that they have the right balance in their day to day work with their clients, peers, and themselves. Agents must also have the mindset for the market, and more importantly, for their clients. In order for an agent to truly serve the consumers that contact them, they need to be organized, they need to respond promptly - all of this requires that they have the proper systems in place in order to operate efficiently and serve the public efficiently. This class will give agents the necessary tips and tools to accomplish overall balance in their business life so they are not overwhelmed. With the latest apps, tools, and business strategies, this class will help them provide all-around excellent service to the public. (Co-written with Juanita McDowell.)
Marsha Thompson
mirist@bellsouth.net
678-525-7770
11Technology59745Presentations Make Your Points PowerfulMake strong, more professional presentations! This class will explore computer software presentation programs that will allow you to prepare professional presentations to better represent your clients. Learn basic features and important shortcuts associated with PowerPoint 2007. At the conclusion of this class, you will be able to design colorful presentations for a listing or FSBO, a potential buyer, a home ownership workshop or any other presentation opportunity in your real estate business. You will also develop a thorough understanding of slide designs, transitions and animations and how to properly import media such as video, photos and clipart into your presentation.
Marsha Thompson
mirist@bellsouth.net
678-525-7770
11Technology67740Tighten It Up! Protect Your Clients, Your Data, and Your LifeComputers, mobile phones, and social media websites are the most popular communication tools used by real estate agents and their clients. However, if used without the proper safeguards in place, they can put an agent and the consumers they serve in a vulnerable position. This class will benefit the consumer because it will teach agents how to secure their client’s personal information and overall privacy and safety. Students will learn about the danger that is lurking when they use social media to announce an open house or when they take a photo of their clients in front of the new house and upload it to a social media website. This could impact the consumers as well as the agent. In short, this class will raise the overall awareness of the threats to privacy in the digital age in which we live when using the Internet, computers, smartphones, and free Wi-Fi networks to conduct real estate business.
Marsha Thompson
mirist@bellsouth.net
678-525-7770