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Courses by Learning Area

Below are the course descriptions for the Winter Virtual Training Institute

AFFORDABLE HOUSING DEVELOPMENT

Basic Feasibility Questions for Affordable Housing (AH001wt)
What Makes Lease-Purchase Programs Succeed of Fail? (AH003wt)
Shared Equity: Intro to Stewardship (AH004wt)
The Language of Lending and Borrowing (AH005wt)
Supportive Housing as an Affordable Housing Strategy (AH006wt)
Using the American Rescue Plan funds to Develop Housing (AH007wt)
From NIMBY to YIMBY (AH009wt) NEW
Shared Equity: More than One Way to Own a Home (AH010wt) NEW
Real Estate Finance Nuts and Bolts (AH121wk)
How to Maintain Compliance in LIHTC (AH211wk)

MULTIFAMILY ASSET MANAGEMENT

Other People’s Money: Calculating Mortgage Debt for Multifamily Properties (AM002wt)
Deferred Maintenance and Capitalization (AM003wt) NEW
 

COMMUNITY AND NEIGHBORHOOD REVITALIZATION

The Essential Tools of Successful Neighborhood Revitalization: Measuring Results (NR005wt)
Engaging Stakeholders in Revitalization Planning: Effective Participatory Techniques (NR007wt)
Comprehensive Community Development: Why it Matters (NR009wt) NEW
Revitalizing Communities through Clean Energy and Climate Resilience (NR010wt) NEW

COMMUNITY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Position Your Programs for Success: Connecting Program Design to Community Economic Impact (ED210vc)


COMMUNITY BUILDING AND ENGAGEMENT

Breaking with Isolation: The Power of Neighbors (CB001wt)
Strong Coalitions: Building on Common Interests (CB002wt)
The Role of Women in Transforming Communities (CB003wt)
Police-Community Partnerships: Building Relationships of Mutual Accountability (CB007wt)
Understanding Public Policy: Influencing Policy Making (CB008wt)
Understanding Public Policy: Rules and Regulations for Nonprofits (CB009wt)
Mobilizing Youth for Community Building (CB122wk)
The Building Leaders, Building Communities Experience: Facilitator Training (CB277vc)

 

FINANCIAL CAPABILITY, HOMEOWNERSHIP COUNSELING AND EDUCATION

Foreclosure Tune-up (HO001wt)
Counseling Solutions for Vulnerable Populations and Homelessness in Times of Crisis (HO030wt) UPDATED
An Introduction to CounselorMax for New End (HO035wt)
Helping Clients Understand New Manufactured Homes (HO037wt)
Government Loan Basics for Housing Counselors (HO038wt)
Using and Equity Lens in Financial Coaching Approaches (HO041wt)
Owner Occupied Rental Property & Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (HO042wt)
Trauma Informed and Equity Focused Approaches to Service Delivery (HO043wt)
Navigating Credit Concerns Amidst an Eviction/Foreclosure (HO045wt)
How to Talk to Your Clients About…Medical Debt (HO046wt) NEW
How to Talk to Your Clients About…Saving for College (HO047wt) NEW
How to Talk to Your Clients About…Asset Protection (HO048wt) NEW
How to Talk to Your Clients About…Purchasing a Vehicle (HO049wt) NEW
Foreclosure: Changes, trends, and updates to help consumers (HO051wt) NEW
Foreclosure Basics for Homeownership Counselors (HO109vc)
Introduction to Housing Counseling (HO110vc)
Delivering Effective Financial Capability Programs (HO209vc)
Design, Deliver and Market Your Financial Capability Program Virtually (HO214vc) NEW
Homebuyer Education Methods: Training the Trainer (HO229vc)
Homeownership Counseling Certification: Principles, Practices and Techniques, Part I (HO250vc)
Rental Housing Counseling Certification: Part 1 (HO274vc)
Financial Coaching:  Helping Clients Reach their Goals (HO310vc)
Foreclosure Intervention and Default Counseling Certification, Part I (HO345rqvc)

HUD CERTIFICATION SERIES

Housing Affordability: Building Competency in Housing Counseling (HO002wt) UPDATED
Fair Housing: Building Competency in Housing Counseling (HO003wt) UPDATED
Financial Management: Building Competency in Housing Counseling (HO004wt) UPDATED
Tenancy: Building Competency in Housing Counseling (HO005wt) UPDATED
Avoiding Foreclosure: Building Competency in Housing Counseling (HO006wt) UPDATED
Homeownership: Building Competency in Housing Counseling (HO007wt) UPDATED
Foreclosure Tune-up (HO001wt)
Time’s Running Out! Tips, Tools and Techniques for Taking the HUD Exam (HO028wt) UPDATED

NATIVE AMERICAN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Financial Education and Coaching in Native Communities (NA001wt)
 

NONPROFIT MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP

Keys to Developing a Social Media Strategy for Your Organization (ML001wt)
Equal Access: LGBTQ+ Inclusion in Housing & Community Development Programs (ML016wt)
Gaining a Competitive Edge with Reporting & Analytics (ML017wt)
Unpacking and Addressing Privilege in the Workplace (ML018wt)
Creating a Good Experience with Your Brand Online and Beyond (ML019wt)
Top Staff Retention Strategies in The Great Resignation (ML020wt) NEW
ABCs of Managing Projects and Collaborators (ML145vc)
Laying the Foundation for Fundraising (ML170vc) NEW
Leadership Development in Communities of Color (ML245vc)

RURAL COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Building Rural Leaders of Color in Housing & Community Development (RD001wt) NEW
 

SMALL BUSINESS AND SINGLE-FAMILY LENDING

VC- COURSES DESIGNATED WITH VC ARE FACULTY-LED COURSES.

They provide:

- In-depth education—the closest thing to a NeighborWorks Training Institute course in an online format
- Sessions spread over 3-4 weeks, mostly at your convenience
- The ability to interact with your peers and expert faculty to explore your organization’s unique situation and challenges
- A variety of online tools to enhance your learning and facilitate your coursework

WT - COURSES DESIGNATED WITH WT ARE WEBINAR TRAINING COURSES.

They provide:

- 90 minutes of fast-paced, intensive instruction
- Ability to ask questions of expert faculty
- Learning checks
- Downloadable resources
- 1.5 hours of continuing education credit

WK - COURSES DESIGNATED WITH WK ARE ONE-WEEK WORKSHOPS.

They provide:

- Course material presented across one week
- Self-paced online assignments-approximately six hours of course-related reading and assignments
- Use of peer discussion forums to keep you connected to peers and faculty