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19 Mar 2021

Appraisal Examiner

When completing an inventory service for residential and commercial clients, many home inventory professionals are asked if they know the value of items, or if they can refer a professional appraiser. This course presents the many benefits of becoming an appraisal examiner, along with your responsibilities as an examiner. Also included is how to market this service directly to the client and to a variety of professionals who could become referral sources for a continued revenue stream.

Successful completion of this foundation course for the Certified Appraisal Examiner certification awards you with 3 CEUs.

19 Mar 2021

Insurance Knowledge for the Inventory Professional

This course provides basic knowledge about the insurance industry, enabling you to have an educated insurance discussion with your clients as an inventory specialist - not as an insurance agent. You will learn insurance vocabulary plus insurance concepts to help you understand the claims process, as well as where policies state the need for an inventory when one files a claim.

You will earn 3 CEUs upon successful completion of this course.

19 Mar 2021

Giving Effective Presentations

This course will introduce you to a variety of tips and techniques to help you give a clear, well-structured delivery. It is essential to know exactly what you want to say and the order in which you want to say it. Think "outline." Clarity of ideas, good organization, and engaging your audience will help result in a lively, logical, and compelling message delivered confidently and professionally.

You will earn 3 CEUs upon successful completion of this course.

19 Mar 2021

Loss Inventory

This course will provide pertinent information regarding the challenges you might face when conducting a loss inventory, such as standing water, no power or lights, contaminants, and personal safety issues. Additionally, you will gain the knowledge regarding how to market loss inventory services, the importance of developing business affiliations, and options regarding how to price this extremely important service.

You will earn 3 CEUs upon successful completion of this course.

19 Mar 2021

Structure Inventory

This course introduces and provides guidelines and suggestions on how to create and market structure inventory services. There are times when one needs to have documentation of a commercial or residential building and its fixtures. These reports detail the condition of the building interior and exterior, as well as additional buildings on the property, along with other structures such as walls, fences, etc. This is called a Structure Inventory.

You will earn 3 CEUs upon successful completion of this course.

19 Mar 2021

Marketing and Sales

This course discusses the difference between marketing and sales. You will learn how to develop a marketing plan that can help you generate new business or more business. How to develop strategies for pricing, sales, and service, based on your ideal customer, is discussed in detail. You’ll also learn how to develop and nurture a referral network to help start and grow your business.

You will earn 3 CEUs upon successful completion of this course.

19 Mar 2021

Residential Contents Inventory

This course shares the variety of processes and procedures successful inventory professionals use for their home inventory services. In addition to disaster preparedness, the many reasons for a personal property inventory are covered. Best practices and the Code of Ethics are also discusses, as they are essential to achieve success.

You will earn 3 CEUs upon successful completion of this course.

19 Mar 2021

Business Contents Inventory

This course will introduce you to the various processes and procedures implemented by successful inventory professionals. By learning the many options, you will be able to develop a thorough and professional business inventory service. Descriptions of, and the many needs for, business asset inventories are presented as well.

You will earn 3 CEUs upon successfully completing this course.

19 Mar 2021

Code of Ethics

A strong Code of Ethics is the foundation that establishes the standard for all inventory professionals to conduct business. These standard business practices help to ensure a reputable and respected industry. Members of the National Inventory Certification Association agree to adhere to the standards set forth for the betterment of each individual professional and the inventory industry as a whole.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will earn 1 CEU.

19 Mar 2021

Time Management

This course introduces techniques and technology to help set priorities, reduce the time required to complete tasks, eliminate your personal time robbers, and much more. It’s called Time Management. But it’s not really managing time; it’s managing the activities that take up your time.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will earn 2 CEUs.