NAA CES (Certified Estate Specialist) Designation Class is January 16th, 17th, and 18th.
This will also be held at the Geneva Ramada Inn Lakefront
41 Lakefront Dr., Geneva, NY 14456
CES Designation will be taught by “Chris”, J. Chris Pracht, CAI, AARE, CES. CES Instructor Bio
What is CES?
The CES designation is to provide auctioneers with custom education in conducting estate auctions along with the professional and legal training to assist their clients with all their estate liquidation needs.
All first-time designation course attendees must complete the online prerequisite course before attending. The Final Exam must be completed at 100%, which allows an unlimited number of attempts. All those who have previously attended a designation course or earned an NAA designation are not required to complete the Final Exam.
Certified Estate Specialist (CES)
The National Auctioneers Association created the Certified Estate Specialist (CES) professional designation to provide auctioneers with custom education and advanced training in conducting estate auctions. Auctioneers are called upon by families and attorneys to aid in the auctioning of an estate. The CES program provides auctioneers with the professional and legal training to assist their clients with all their estate liquidation needs.
To attain the CES designation, students must complete 21 hours of classroom training including training in the following topic areas:
- Legal and financial aspects of liquidating an estate
- Working with estate professionals (trustees, tax attorneys, financial planners, etc.)
- Marketing to estate planning professionals
- Roles and responsibilities of the auctioneer
- Understanding the relationships of parties involved in the estate
- Marketing your auction firm to grow your estate auction business
Auctioneers must complete 24 hours of continuing education every three years and pay an annual designation fee to maintain their CES designation.
Rates good through December 15, 2014
Ramada Geneva Lakefront
Discount code: NYSAA