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UGotClass: Give Your Career a Boost with Professional Development Courses

Carbon Builders has  partnered with UGotClass to offer on-line learning.  Online courses that allow you to enhance your workplace skills quickly

These programs, offered through CBA by LERN, are great for members and HBA staff! Courses last for one month, and you can participate on your own time.

Early Spring 2020 UGotClass Course Schedule  – Classes Begin Feb. 2020
Bookkeeping Certificate
Understanding Debits and Credits
General Ledger and Month End Procedures
Closing Procedures and Financial Statements
Certificate in Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers
Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers
Cash is King
Financial Analysis and Planning for Non-Financial Managers
Certificate in Data Analysis
Introduction to Data Analysis
Intermediate Data Analysis
Advanced Data Analysis
Certificate in Sales
Strategic Selling with Social Media
Getting Started in Sales
Power Selling
Cyber Security for Managers 
Entrepreneurship Certificate
Entrepreneur Boot Camp
The Business Plan
Entrepreneurial Marketing
Productivity Certificate
New 21st Century Strategies for Productivity & Time Management
Productivity eTools
Managing Productivity
The Basics of Bookkeeping
Business Communication
Certificate in Basic Game Design
Introduction to Game Design
Intermediate Video Game Design
Certificate in Business Writing
Business Writing
Effective Copywriting
Writing News and Press Releases
Certificate in Customer Service
Keys to Customer Service
Extraordinary Customer Service
Certificate in Presentation Media
Photoshop for Presentations
Graphic Design for Visual Presentations
Spanish for Medical Professionals
Human Resources
Applying Lean Sigma Practices to HR Functions
Key Essentials for Conducting Workplace Investigations
Strategic Project Management Skills for Human Resource Professionals
Your Workplace, Your Employees & The Law
Certificate in Leadership Development (For Gen Y)
Leadership Principles
Developing Your Leadership Skills
Developing Your Professional Career
Beyond Raising Awareness: Strategy and Evaluation of Advocacy Efforts
Certificate in Non-Profit Administration
Revenue Generation for Non-Profits
Program Evaluation for Nonprofit Professionals
Certificate in Project Management
Introduction to Project Management
Project Management Processes
Project Management Knowledge Areas
Lean Six Sigma
Management Certificate
Management Boot Camp
Collaborative Management
Managing Generations in the Workplace
Managing Social Change Certificate
Change Management Skills
Change in the Workplace
Creating Community & Social Change
Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate
Introduction to Six Sigma Green Belt
Intermediate Six Sigma Green Belt
Advanced Six Sigma Green Belt
Supervisory & Leadership Certificate
Workplace Conflict Solutions Certificate
Conflict Management
Dealing with Difficult People in the Workplace
Stress Management in the Workplace
New Media Marketing
Digital Marketing Certificate
Improving Email Promotions
Boosting Your Website Traffic
Online Advertising
Personal Development
For Parents of Boys
Social Media for Business
Instagram for Business
Managing Social Media Platforms Certificate
Facebook for Business
LinkedIn for Business
Social Media for Business Certificate
Introduction to Social Media
Marketing Using Social Media
Integrating Social Media in Your Organization
Technology Skills
Certificate in Mastering Excel
Mastering Microsoft Excel
Intermediate Excel
Advanced Excel
Certificate in Web Design
Introduction to Web Design
Intermediate Web Design
Advanced Web Design
Coding Certificate
Introduction to Coding
HTML Fundamentals
CSS Fundamentals
Graphic Design Software Essentials Certificate
Adobe Illustrator Essentials
Adobe Photoshop Essentials
Adobe InDesign Essentials
Mastering Computer Skills for the Workplace 
Programming for Non-Programmers Certificate
How Programming Works
Basic Programming Concepts
Communicating with Programmers
WordPress Certificate

UGotClass courses start on the first Monday of the month, from February through November with most courses being offered four times a year. Each course runs for one month and takes an average of 16 hours to complete. There is usually a weekly self-quiz and a suggestion that you participate once per week in the online discussion

Convenient. Fun. Easy. Relevant.

Now it is easier than ever to expand your knowledge. .

  • Participate anytime day or evening, from any computer.
  • Most courses are offered 4 times a year.
  • Classes start the first Monday of the month.

Don’t Hesitate – Check out Upcoming Courses

NAHB Webinars & Live Online Designation Courses


Our NAHB webinars schedule is always growing. Check back often for new sessions and visit our webinar replays to catch up on sessions you missed.

Online Courses
Now is the time to start planning for your professional development opportunities in 2020. Offered in webinar format over three consecutive Tuesdays, 1-3 p.m. ET, these courses are an easy way to earn continuing education credits from NAHB and other organizations, or complete your designation. Register for your favorites!
  • Business Accounting and Job Costing (February 11, 18 & 25)
  • Construction Contracts and Law (March 10, 17 & 24)
  • Estimating and Scheduling for Profitable Business Operations (April 7, 14 & 21)
  • Project Management (May 5, 12, & 19)
  • Social Media Marketing for Your Business (June 9, 16 & 23)
  • The New Home Sales Professional (September 15, 22 & 29)
  • Understanding Today’s New Home Buyer (November 3, 10 & 17)

When you register for a live webinar, you have access to the webinar replayfor 12 months from the date of purchase. All replays are available approximately 7-10 business days after the live event.

Cancellation and Refund Policy: Registration is open until 3 p.m. ET (12 p.m. PT) on the day before the live webinar. To receive a refund, cancellations must also be submitted by 3 p.m. ET (12 p.m. PT) the day before the live webinar. After that date, no refunds will be issued. Cancellation requests must be submitted to Sheila Coble.

A Warmth of Knowledge: Industry Courses, Books and More
IBS Pre-Show Courses
NAHB’s 16 Pre-Show Courses, held before the International Builders’ Show® (IBS) in Las Vegas, are one- or two-day sessions that dig deep into business, sales, green and more, and come with a free expo pass! Existing NAHB Designees may earn continuing education credits. Be sure to grab your spot today for one of these dynamic sessions!
  • Universal Design Essentials (NEW)—learn how to produce marketable projects that support the changing needs of clients over their lifetime.
  • Principles of Residential Marketing: Research and Analysis—deepen your understanding of the key aspects of adaptability, evaluations, level of control and flexibility to achieve successful development projects.
  • Principles of Residential Marketing: Strategy and Implementation—understand the role of marketing and sales and take the research and develop an effective marketing strategy that uses the best channels to reach your desired audience.
  • Advanced High Performance Building: Project Management—boost production efficiency and customer satisfaction by learning how to integrate high performance practices and certifications (National Green Building Standard, LEED, etc.) into a streamlined project management process.
  • Financial Management—learn how to work with annual operating plans and budgets, financial reports and ratios and revenue forecasts that control profitability and identify adjustments.