The rental housing industry is growing and always changing! Competition is fierce and professionals face more challenges than ever before! Professional Credentials from the National Apartment Association Education Institute (NAAEI) provide you with the tools to excel in our competitive industry! Each course and program has been carefully crafted and tailored to meet the ever-changing needs of today's rental housing professionals.
The Certified Apartment Supplier course runs along side the CAM Program and is designed as an opportunity for suppliers to hear the everyday challenges faced by the apartment manager customer. The CAS program develops the Apartment Supplier's knowledge of residential property management, apartment community cash flow and budgeting, and risk management. The course is ideal for new salespeople as well as veterans of the industry. Programs may be taken as stand-alone seminars or in full to earn the industry designation. CAS Required Coursework:
Management of Residential Issues
CAS candidates must have:
complete the Supplier Success course
worked in the apartment industry for at least 12 months in a supplier role
successfully complete the four required courses (which total 26 hours)
meet all examination requirements within 24 months of declaring candidacy for CAS.
The Supplier Success course is designed to offer an overview of the apartment industry and recommends ways that suppliers can maximize partnerships with apartment owners, apartment management companies and apartment association members. It has been written by successful apartment industry suppliers with years of professional experience.
You'll learn about:
Understand how economic conditions have impacted the apartment industry
Define various types of multifamily housing
Describe measures of apartment community success
Understand the impact of pricing and lease management on a property’s financial performance
Examine local building and zoning considerations
Recognize measurements of a property’s success
Understand the inner structure of the apartment associations
Communicate using industry terms and acronyms
Identify financial decisionmakers
Review property and company organizational charts
Review timing, resources, and daily operations of an onsite community
Recognize business resources to maximize selling opportunities
Learn methods for positioning products/services based on the goals of an apartment community
Begin relationship building opportunities with other classroom participants