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October 2017

 
+ Jewel Box Kitchens: Living Large in Small Spaces
Starts: Thursday, October 26, 2017 12:00 AM
Member Price: $99.00
Non-Member Price: $119.00

REGISTRATION CLOSES 2 HOURS PRIOR TO THE START OF THE WEBINAR

Jewel Box Kitchens: Living Large in Small Spaces

Tiny design is big business! Whether a true “tiny home” rolling down the highway, a compact condo, petite cabin, or Not-So-Big house, your potential customers are choosing smaller spaces with more amenities. 

From down-sizing Boomers to up-and-coming Millennials, the “tiny” market is growing exponentially. At the same time, their very popularity means that potential buyers have very high expectations for space efficiency, quality of materials, and customization.  Learn how to reach this growing market, make efficient use of even the smallest spaces, and see beautiful, inspirational examples of the best microdesign in the country.

At the end of this session, you will be able to:

  • Improve marketing and sales strategies that appeal to this demographic and beyond.
  • Explore the different categories of small kitchens and learn about best practices for each area.
  • Identify potential pitfalls in tiny design and learn how to avoid them.

Date: Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Start Time:  12:00-2:00pm ET; 11:00-1:00pm CT; 10:00-12:00pm MT; 9:00-11:00am PT

Presenter: Moorea Hoffman - Kitcheneering

NKBA CEUs: .2

NKBA Education Hours:  2




Starts:
10/26/2017 12:00:00 AM
Course Code:DI1201/REG
Learning Path:Design & Inspiration
Learning Type:Event
Event Delivery Type:Virtual Instructor-Led Training
Learning Level:Introductory
Member Price: $99.00
Non-Member Price: $119.00

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+ Living in Place Bathrooms –The How To for Universal Design
Starts: Monday, October 30, 2017 12:00 PM
FREE

REGISTRATION CLOSES 2 HOURS PRIOR TO THE START OF THE WEBINAR

Living in Place Bathroom Designs – The How To for Universal Design & Aging in Place

Remember universal design and aging in place?  Why did they never catch on?  Join the co-founders of the Living In Place movement as they explain how to accentuate positive aspects of home design and eliminate negative terms.

Join this affirmative approach to make all bathrooms accessible, comfortable and safe.  Learn how to build a business that creates interprofessional teams to help you recommend and integrate the best designs and products for all of your clients, regardless of their age or condition.

At the end of this session, you will be able to:

  • Describe past efforts and differentiate between different Living In Place approaches for bathrooms.
  • Integrate Living In Place principles into bathroom designs.
  • Develop a new business approach to include Living In Place considerations for bathroom designs.

Date: Monday, October 30, 2017

 

Start Time:  12:00-1:00pm ET; 11:00-12:00pm CT; 10:00-11:00am MT; 9:00-10:00am PT

 

Presenters: Louie Delaware, MBA, BSME, CLIPP, CAPS, ACPC

& Erik Listou, CLIPP, CAPS, CAASH, CGR, CGP, CR, LDST

 

 

NKBA CEUs: .1

 

NKBA Education Hours:  0




Starts:
10/30/2017 12:00:00 PM
Course Code:DI1204/REG
Learning Path:Design & Inspiration
Learning Type:Event
Event Delivery Type:Virtual Instructor-Led Training
Learning Level:Introductory
Member Price: $0.00
Non-Member Price: $0.00

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+ CKBD Exam Preparation - Bath Course
Starts: Tuesday, October 31, 2017 01:00 PM
Member Price: $399.00
Non-Member Price: $449.00

CKBD Exam Preparation – Bath Course

REGISTRATION CLOSES 2 HOURS PRIOR TO THE START OF THE COURSE

If you are a CKD and looking to become CKBD certified this course will help you on your way!

This course prepares the learner for the CKBD examination for Baths by reviewing exam guidelines and completing practice design activities. Participants will focus on creating a design solution that incorporates the NKBA Bath Design Survey and Specification Forms, NKBA Bath Planning Guidelines, and Graphic and Presentation Standards.

 

This course meets for six sessions. During the course, participants will be required to meet several times for live virtual instruction and complete a series of homework assignments to review and discuss with the instructor.

At the end of this course, learners will be able to:

  • Identify design challenges based on real-life case studies.
  • Apply problem solving techniques to a unique design solution based on detailed client specifications.
  • Draw a complete set of design documents that includes code requirements and the NKBA’s safety guidelines.
  • Complete the NKBA Specifications Form and identify potential issues within the client’s home.

Dates/Times:

October 31 & November 1, 3, 6, 8 & 10, 2017

1:00 – 2:30pm EDT

Start Time: 1:00pm EDT; 12:00pm CDT; 11:00am MDT; 10:00am PDT

Instructor: Judith A. Neary, CMKBD

NKBA CEUs: 1.5

NKBA Education Hours: 15

Requirements & Materials:

  •  Passed the CKD exam
  • Professional Resource Library – Complete 9 Volume Set
  • Professional Headset with Microphone (suggested headset model Microsoft LifeChat LX-3000 available online)

 Note: All participants must have the tools available to email completed assignments to the instructor. This includes scanning full size (11 x 17) hand-drafted assignments, if applicable. For the best audio and graphics, it is highly recommended that the participant uses a landline connection instead of wireless.

Attendance Requirement: Attendees must participate in a minimum 80% of the sessions in order to receive CEUs (Continuing Education Units) and NKBA Education Hours.  Attendees must also complete and submit homework assignments equaling six hours of NKBA education. The viewing of recorded sessions does not count towards this requirement.

Prerequisites:

  • Intermediate Drafting Skills
  • Mastery of NKBA Kitchen Planning Guidelines (including Access Standards and Code References)

 

 

 




Starts:
10/31/2017 1:00:00 PM
Course Code:BM233/REG
Learning Path:Design & Inspiration
Learning Type:Event
Event Delivery Type:Virtual Instructor-Led Training
Learning Level:Intermediate
Member Price: $399.00
Non-Member Price: $449.00

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November 2017

 
+ Design Unplugged–Creativity and Collaboration from Anywhere!
Starts: Thursday, November 02, 2017 12:00 PM
FREE

REGISTRATION CLOSES 2 HOURS PRIOR TO THE START OF THE WEBINAR

Design Unplugged – Creativity and Collaboration from Anywhere!

This session will help you design efficiently and effectively from virtually anywhere!  Together, we will look at the design process and highlight areas that you can improve by expanding your technology tool-set.  Most of the tools we will focus on are cloud-based and available to everyone. 

At the end of this session, you will be able to:

  • Describe and understand fundamental concepts behind virtual collaboration.
  • Learn how to engage clients in methods that they can relate to within the design environment.
  • Develop and learn to share design concepts anytime, anywhere.

Date: Thursday, November 2, 2017

 

Start Time:  12:00-1:00pm ET; 11:00-12:00pm CT; 10:00-11:00am MT; 9:00-10:00am PT

 

Presenter: Vanessa DeKoekkoek

 

NKBA CEUs: .1

 

NKBA Education Hours:  0




Starts:
11/2/2017 12:00:00 PM
Course Code:DI1205/REG
Learning Path:Design & Inspiration
Learning Type:Event
Event Delivery Type:Virtual Instructor-Led Training
Learning Level:Introductory
Member Price: $0.00
Non-Member Price: $0.00

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+ Presentation Standards I
Starts: Tuesday, November 07, 2017 01:00 PM
Member Price: $179.00
Non-Member Price: $219.00

REGISTRATION CLOSES 2 HOURS PRIOR TO THE START OF THE COURSE

Presentation Standards I

This course describes the most common project documents used in the kitchen and bath industry today, tells participants how to prepare them, offers suggestions on presenting designs, and covers the NKBA’s Graphics and Presentation Standards to guide drawing practice.

Project documents, plans, and drawings form the basis of communication within the kitchen and bath profession, and throughout the building industry as well. They detail the designer’s vision of a project and are used to communicate a variety of details to everyone involved in a job.

At the end of this course, learners will be able to:

  • Discuss the purpose of the NKBA Graphics and Presentation Standards
  • List the steps to accurately measure a design space
  • Apply hand drafting techniques to floor plans, mechanical plans, and construction plans
  • Use common kitchen and bathroom project documents to complete floor plans, mechanical plans, and construction plans

Dates: Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, November 7, 9 & 10, 2017

 

Start Time:  1:00-3:00pm ET; 12:00-2:00pm CT; 11:00-1:00pm MT; 10:00am-12:00pm PT

 

Instructor: David Newton, CMKBD

 

NKBA CEUs: .6

 

NKBA Education Hours:  6

 

Attendance Requirement: Attendees must participate in a minimum 80% of the sessions in order to receive CEUs (Continuing Education Units) and NKBA Education Hours. The viewing of recorded sessions does not count towards this requirement.

 

Required Materials: Kitchen & Bath Design Presentation (2nd Edition)

 

Suggested PRL Readings:

  • Session 1: Chapters 1 – 3
  • Session 2: Chapters 4 – 6
  • Session 3: Chapters 7 - 9
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    Starts:
    11/7/2017 1:00:00 PM
    Course Code:DI1206/REG
    Learning Path:Design & Inspiration
    Learning Type:Event
    Event Delivery Type:Virtual Instructor-Led Training
    Learning Level:Introductory
    Member Price: $179.00
    Non-Member Price: $219.00

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    + From Measurement to Conception: Understanding Documentation
    Starts: Monday, November 13, 2017 12:00 PM
    FREE

    REGISTRATION CLOSES 2 HOURS PRIOR TO THE START OF THE WEBINAR

    From Measurement to Conception: Understanding Documentation

    When clients work with builders and remodelers, designers may be the missing member of the team.  As a Kitchen and Bath designer, YOU are a key component of a client's team.   Do you know the difference between a Kitchen salesperson and a Kitchen designer?  Which one are you?

    This program will explore the importance of presentation standards and how the appropriate documents help you build an effective communication plan.  We will discuss the value of being an NKBA certified designer, how a professional set of documents will enhance your portfolio and how stellar communications will set you apart from your competitors.  We’ll also explore the correct measuring process to use when evaluating your project and determine the essentials that should be in your measuring “tool kit” for every project.

    At the end of this session, you will be able to:

    • Identify the role of a designer and who the design documents will impact for any project.
    • Explain the purpose and importance of NKBA Kitchen and Bath Presentation Standards.
    • List all the design documents to include and how they affect the outcome of a project.
    • Design a communication plan and recognize the value of an appropriate project evaluation.

    Date: Monday, November 13, 2017

     

    Start Time:  12:00-1:00pm ET; 11:00-12:00pm CT; 10:00-11:00am MT; 9:00-10:00am PT

     

    Presenter: Peter Albanese, CKBD – Creative Kitchen and Bath

     

    NKBA CEUs: .1

     

    NKBA Education Hours:  0




    Starts:
    11/13/2017 12:00:00 PM
    Course Code:DI1207/REG
    Learning Path:Design & Inspiration
    Learning Type:Event
    Event Delivery Type:Virtual Instructor-Led Training
    Learning Level:Introductory
    Member Price: $0.00
    Non-Member Price: $0.00

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