1. Education Survey

Cantera Consultants & Advisors, a NMREC approved education sponsor, is revamping its education curriculum and we wanted to solicit feedback from you, our customer, as to the ideal continuing education program.
The first respondent, and one random respondent will be awarded an iPod shuffle by 12/25/2009.

* 1. How do you select what classes to take? (Choose all that apply)

* 2. Do you consider yourself a student solely for CE hours, knowledge or a bit of both? Express as a percentage of the total.

* 3. How far in advance of your license expiration do you look for contininuing education courses?

* 4. In what time frame do you prefer to take classes?

* 5. How much value do you assign to the following elements of the class experience - Networking with other brokers:

* 6. How much value do you assign to the following elements of the class experience - Being able to complete the course online:

* 7. How much value do you assign to the following elements of the class experience - a free lunch included with the course:

* 8. How much value do you assign to the following elements of the class experience - having an internationally award winning instructor teach the course:

* 9. How much thought is given to the instructor when selecting a class to take?

* 10. For you, what brings the most value to the class experience?

* 11. When you have completed the course, how do you measure that it was a success?

* 12. What skill or area of knowledge would you most like to acquire this year?

* 13. What skill do you think your clients would most want you to have?

* 14. What is the best professional education course that you have ever taken?

* 15. What is the ideal bulk of hours for the duration of a single class?

* 16. How much interest would you have in taking a course about:
(1 = a great deal, 3 = some interest, 5 = not much interest)

  1 2 3 4 5
Understanding NM's Property tax system
How to move a % of your brokerage income to consulting income (from contigency based to fee based)
Understanding Excel
Perfecting your presentations
The dissection of a deal - peeling away debt, equity and other sources to get deals done
Confessions of a Commercial Real Estate Consultant
Paperless Office
Applying demographic analysis in real estate
Effective use of social networking in marketing
What were our founding fathers thinking? The tie between Democracy and real estate, or where politics intersects with real estate
Effective skills of a commercial real estate broker
On empty? Developing and implementing a comprehensive marketing plan by product type
Implementation of CCIM Tools
Advanced 1 or 2 day versions of the current CCIM Courses

* 17. Is there a course you wish someone would write? If so, what would it cover?

* 18. Rate how applicable the NMREC Mandatory Course is to your business:

* 19. If all elements of the class were perfect, including the perfect location, content that was new and pertinent, and an ideal instructor, how much would you be willing to pay per hour for the class?

* 20. Is there any question we did not ask that we should have?

* 21. Please include your name and contact information so that we may send you your prize if you win (only fully completed surveys will be included in the drawing):