The 40-hour Advanced Concepts & Case Studies course implements a blended learning approach, which includes a pre-class, two-hour online session combined with 35 hours of traditional classroom education and wraps up with a three-hour exam on the sixth morning. Please note Designated Members and Candidates for Designation will receive the discounted AI Price for Advanced Education courses: Advanced Income Capitalization, Advanced Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use, Advanced Concepts and Case Studies, and Quantitative Analysis. All others will receive the Full Price.For more information on how to become a Candidate for Designation, click here.
Please review the FAQs for important information regarding registration and cancellation deadlines; mandatory diagnostic test; online session; course equivalencies.
Participants must sign a waiver at the beginning of the course stating that they have the prerequisites. If they do not, they will not hold the Appraisal Institute responsible and will not expect to receive special attention during the course.
Requests for cancellation must be received in writing at the Chapter Office. The Chapter reserves the right to cancel, limit, or reschedule the course and to change faculty assignments and facility location at any time; therefore, prospective students should confirm their registration prior to making any non-refundable airline reservations. The Appraisal Institute, North Texas Chapter is not responsible for students’ non-refundable airline reservations or other travel costs.
COURSE MATERIAL POLICY:
Course material will be shipped directly to the student within four (4) weeks of registration. If this material has been shipped and you request a registration cancellation, you will automatically be charged a $25.00 fee and you may keep the material. Once the fee is charged, your refund will be processed. Material returns are no longer accepted.
The Appraisal Institute enforces attendance requirements mandated by state licensing and certification regulatory agencies. The Appraisal Institute issues certificates for state certification/licensing or state continuing education credit that verify successful completion and attendance of 100% with your grade notification letter for courses, or at the conclusion of seminars. Attendance at course orientation is mandatory. One hundred percent (100%) attendance is required for all Appraisal Institute education programs. This follows Appraiser Qualifications Board minimum criteria requirements.
If you are disabled and/or have special needs, a prompt reply is required to allow sufficient time to arrange for reasonable accommodations. If notification is not requested in advance, we cannot guarantee the availability of accommodation on site. For additional information, please call the Chapter office at 972-233-2244.
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REQUIRED DIAGNOSTIC TEST:
To successfully complete Advanced Education courses, it is important that students have basic spreadsheet skills. Before enrolling in Advanced Education courses, students are required to pass a Diagnostic Test in which they demonstrate their skill level in creating and working with Excel spreadsheets. The Test is free and can be taken at any time on your computer. After successfully passing the Test, you will be allowed to register for any of the Advanced Education courses. Please see "Prerequisites" above for the link to the Diagnostic Test. We recommend that students take and submit the Test no later than September 10, 2013 to allow enough time for the Test to be graded by the "pass" confirmation deadline of September 17, 2013.
September 3, 2013
Mandatory two-hour online session begins.
September 10, 2013
Last day to register for and submit the Diagnostic Test.
September 16, 2013
Last day to cancel registration with a $50 cancellation fee; $75 cancellation fee if materials have been shipped.
September 17, 2013
Last day to receive a "pass" confirmation on Diagnostic Test.
Last day to register for the course.
Last day to cancel registration with a $150 cancellation fee.
September 24, 2013
Last day to complete the mandatory online session.
Last day to cancel registration with no refund.
Registration – October 1 (8:00 to 8:30 am)
Lecture – October 1 (8:30 am to 4:30 pm)
Lecture – October 2 (8:30 am to 4:30 pm)
Lecture – October 3 (8:30 am to 4:30 pm)
Lecture – October 4 (8:30 am to 4:30 pm)
Lecture – October 5 (8:30 am to 4:30 pm)
Exam – October 6 (8:30 am to 11:30 am)
CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS:
Appraisal Institute – 37 hours; 3 exam
Texas Continuing Education (ACE) – 38 hours
Course materials. Tuition does not include textbooks or equipment.
Students that do not wish to have their name, address, phone number and email address published to other students in the class must notify the Chapter five (5) days prior to the beginning of the course.
EXAMINATION GRADING POLICY - 15 Business Days:
The Appraisal Institute's National office will email examination results and certificates of attendance to the students within 15 business days from the date the examinations are received at the National Appraisal Institute office.
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Transportation is available via Supershuttle to and from Dallas Love Field Airport ($25 each way) and DFW International Airport ($25 each way). SuperShuttle fares are subject to change, so verify pricing at www.supershuttle.com.