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The BIA of Central Ohio has collected a wealth of knowledge from local and national experts. Our continuing education programs deliver that expertise to your business. Don't see what you're interested in? Contact Bernadine Pesika, (614) 891-0575.
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The BIA of Central Ohio offers and supports a range of professional education, training and designations/certifications that are sponsored by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).
Below is a list of designations available to BIA members in central Ohio. For more detailed information, please visit the Designation Information page on NAHB's website.
If the BIA of Central Ohio is not offering the class you need to obtain your designation, you may be able to take the course in another city or state. Visit the Designations Events and Courses page of NAHB's website for a list of classes offered around the country.
The Advanced Registered in Apartment Management (RAM) program provides a higher credential in the field of apartment management for the levels of asset managers, property supervisors and management company owners.
CAASH provides the essential knowledge, tools and skills from conducting initial research to design considerations and features to servicing the customer.
The CAPS designation program teaches the technical, business management and customer service skills essential to competing in the aging-in-place market.
Learn about the home building business from the best source possible: builders and remodelers with years of field experience.
CGB is an exclusive professional designation designed to emphasize business and project management skills.
CGR is an exclusive professional designation designed to emphasize business management skills as the key to a professional remodeling operation.
The CGP designation teaches builders, remodelers and other industry professionals techniques for incorporating green building principles into homes without driving up the cost of construction.
The CLP curriculum includes an overview of multifamily leasing and sales skills.
CMP is the mid-level designation for Institute of Residential Marketing (IRM) students who have completed the marketing intensive IRM courses I through IV.
The CSP designation was designed for specialists in new home sales to enhance their professional image, increase their marketability in the home building industry and sell more homes.
GMB courses are more advanced with in-depth instruction geared for experienced building professionals.
The GMR program includes advanced and updated courses geared toward experienced remodeling professionals.
HCCP is a specialized designation for developers, property managers, asset managers and others working in the affordable housing industry.
This designation acknowledges the continued educational achievements of graduates of the Certified Sales Professional (CSP) program.
The MIRM designation is the top-level achievement for professionals in new home marketing.
RAM is a comprehensive educational and designation program offered to property management professionals.
The RCS designation series of courses is geared toward the field of superintendents and can benefit current site personnel wishing to excel in this position.