For years, Monopoly has been Americans’ preferred method of learning about finance, real estate, and the cultural strain between dogs and thimbles. Go directly to school with this Groupon.
Choose from Three Options
- $149 for a three-hour executive entrepreneurial workshop (a $300 value)<p>
NYREI offers three entrepreneurial workshops: How to Become an Investor takes place on Monday, June 11, at 6 p.m. and focuses on balancing budgets and calculating ROI. Asset Protection runs on Tuesday, June 12, at 6 p.m. and explains methods for legally shielding assets from creditors’ claims. Building Your Business/Marketing Your Brand takes place Wednesday, June 13, at 6 p.m. and teaches students to master the use of Facebook, LinkedIn, WordPress, and Twitter as marketing tools. Each course is scheduled once a month.<p>
- $189 for a 75-hour premium-package real-estate-sales licensing course (a $445 value) Choose from classes at NYREI’s branch locations in Manhattan, Queens, and Long Island.<p>
Among other benefits, the premium package includes two online practice exams, tutoring sessions, and lifetime job-placement assistance. Classes must be started in July or August and are held seven days a week. Students may reach the 75-hour mark by attending sessions at their chosen branch at any time; the teachers ask only that they arrive at least 30 minutes before class starts. See the schedule.
- $369 for three one-on-one consulting sessions with career coach Stephen Gilpin (a $750 value).<p>
Formerly of the Trump Entrepreneur Initiative, Stephen Gilpin offers brand-building advice in any field of business. Gilpin’s expertise has provided a leg up on the fast track for self-starting entrepreneurs, executives climbing the ranks, and freelancers looking to expand their client base. In the course of three one-on-one meetings, success-seekers create a plan of action through step-by-step assignments and exercises and gain the wisdom to set attainable long-term goals.<p>
New York Real Estate Institute
Since the company’s inception in 1987, more than 100,000 students have earned certification or bolstered their earning power at NYREI. Graduates including Donald Jr., Ivanka, and Eric Trump have made their way through the flexible schedule of courses for aspiring Realtors, small-business owners, and freelancers of all stripes. Besides licensing courses for real-estate brokers and salespeople, the school offers more than 50 programs. The sessions include investor training, workshops on LEED accreditation, and one-on-one tutoring. Those stuck at home, in the office, or waiting at a glacier crossing can still take steps to further their careers with a large selection of online classes.