State & National Education

NC Builder Institute

The one constant in the home building industry is changing.  New products, changing technology, and evolving legal and building code laws are just a few of the industry’s elements that require constant vigilance and training. To assist home builders and other industry professionals to stay on the cutting edge, the North Carolina Home Builders Association developed the North Carolina Builder Institute (NCBI).  The NCBI serves as the educational arm of the association and oversees all of its educational programs.  The Institute brings together the industry’s leading experts to create a dynamic and exciting learning environment.

Education is defined as the imparting of knowledge, positive judgment and well-developed wisdom.  By attending the NCBI you will not only gain valuable information to further your business, but you will also have the opportunity to meet and network with other industry professionals experiencing the same challenges in today’s marketplace.

The NCBI is here to provide you with the tools you will need to stay ahead of your competition.  With flexible course hours, up-to-date materials and cutting edge technology, we are here to help you succeed in your business.

The three major objectives of NCBI are:

1.  Enhance technical and professional knowledge in the areas of new technology, business strategies, marketing techniques, effective management and changing consumer demands.

2.  Provide recognition for those who strive for continued growth and development in the home building industry.

3.  Provide continuing education and professional development programs that are both accessible and affordable to members.

Choose from more than 50 courses in the nine different tracts to build an educational experience to meet your needs.

NAHB Education

NAHB Education provides collaborative, dynamic professional development opportunities. We meet you where you are — no matter what your career stage, or the time you are able to commit; whether you need a basic framework or a complete course load. As a result, you’ll develop a network of resources to build your knowledge and help you draw a blueprint for success.

Whether you’re just looking to increase your knowledge of a particular topic or want to obtain one of NAHB’s 13 professional designations, these courses, whether face-to-face or online, go in-depth on topics relevant to all areas of business operations.  Face-to-face courses are offered at these licensed sites.

If you’re looking to take your career to the next level, consider one of NAHB’s 13 professional designations in building, remodeling, green building, sales and marketing, and low-income housing tax credit. They’re designed to boost your skillset and as a means to differentiate yourself to customers and employers.

Get a jam-packed hour of expert discussion on industry issues, trends and best practices in our five webinar series: Economics and Research, Policy and Finance, Design and Technology, Sales and Marketing and Business Improvement. Webinars are a great way to get quick, insightful information from a variety of perspectives no matter where you are.