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The courses below make up the Analytics for Valuation Professional Development Program. Note. There are 2 programs that were discontinued that can be used to fulfill course requirements for this program. See questions that follow below.
- Quantitative Analysis
- Advanced Spreadsheet Modeling for Valuation Applications
- Application and Interpretation for Simple Linear Regression
Yes, the content is the same with two exceptions. The course does not include pivot table content and it has an exam. If you took the seminar, you may challenge the Advanced Spreadsheet Modeling for Valuation Applications exam. If you are a designated member and you pass the exam, and you successfully complete the other two courses in the professional development program, you’ll be placed on the Analytics for Valuation Registry.
No. If you successfully completed the seminar Practical Regression Using Excel, you may challenge the Application & Interpretation of Simple Linear Regression exam. If you pass the exam, and you successfully complete the other two courses in the professional development program, you will be placed on the Analytics for Valuation Registry.
For the most part, yes. When it was determined that revisions were needed for Practical Regression Using Excel, a team of experts decided rather than tweak content, the course in the professional development program should provide more focus on the interpretation of the results in the analysis. The course is divided into three parts: descriptive statistics, simple linear regression, and simple linear regression applications.
Anyone may take the courses in the Analytics for Valuation program. Only AI Designated members, however, will be placed on the Registry.
The Analytics for Valuation Professional Development Program’s Registry is located on AI's website. It lists the names of Designated members who have successfully completed (attended and passed the exam) the courses in the Program. Placement on the Registry shows potential clients and employers that these Designated members have obtained knowledge on this specialized topic.
No. You must attend the courses and pass the exams. (However, see above for exceptions.)
Yes. Contact us! Include your name and state in the subject line of your e-mail. Staff will review your files and process the appropriate paperwork.
Only one of the courses in this professional development program is approved by the AQB to take as a QE Elective: Quantitative Analysis. The other two courses are not.
Yes. The courses in this program are approved for state CE. Please check with your state to check on how many hours. (state appraisal regulatory agencies)
Yes. Designated Members, Candidates for Designation, and Practicing Affiliates will receive the following points:
- Quantitative Analysis: 375 (attend and pass exam); 325 points (pass exam only); 275 (attend only)
- Advanced Spreadsheet Modeling for Valuation Applications: 200 points (attend and pass exam); 145 points (attend only)
- Application & Interpretation for Simple Linear Regression: 200 points (attend and pass exam); 145 points (attend only)
From time to time, AI’s Education Committee will assess if additional courses need to be added. If one or more courses are added to the program, you will be notified in advance. When the course or courses become available, an asterisk will be placed by your name on the Registry to reflect that while you have taken and passed the first courses in the program, you haven’t taken the courses recently added to the program. Once you have taken and passed the additional required course(s), the asterisk will be removed.
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