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SIOR's Next Level Series




SIOR's Next Level Series (formerly SIOR's Broker Bootcamp Series) has curated content and courses designed to help commercial real estate professionals take their knowledge and careers to the next level.

Attending the Next Level Series will not only enhance your skills but also allow you to fulfill the education requirements for the SIOR designation. Courses are taught by the industry's finest and most seasoned practitioners.

Get credit for your participation!

SIOR's Next Level Series: Core Components of Commercial Brokerage courses are approved for continuing education (CE) credits in many states. Please check back for the most up-to-date listing of approvals.

Education Requirement

All SIOR Applicants must complete the education requirement as part of the overall admissions requirement. The class offered at the SIOR Course Core Components of Commercial Brokerage fulfill this requirement.

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Mandatory Classes


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    Construction & Development 

    Delve into site development, electrical systems, mechanical systems, contract terminology, and construction scheduling. This course module is designed for participants with a basic understanding of construction. Explore the creation of a building from the ground up as well as gain an understanding of the US Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy Efficient Design (LEED) program through case studies.

    Ethics & Professional Standards 

    Meet the SIOR ethics education requirement while learning more about SIOR’s ethics, mediation, and arbitration practices. This class provides a broad understanding of the generalities in real estate ethics and professional standards as well as completes NAR’s REALTOR Quadrennial Ethics Training Requirement.

    This course is being offered virtually for Q1. You'll receive course access within 24-48 hours when you register for the Q1 Bootcamp.

    Instructors: William Burgess, SIOR, and David Bercu, SIOR

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    Understanding the Lease Agreement 

    Gain valuable insight into lease agreements by reviewing commercial lease clauses and their corresponding legal and business implications from the perspectives of a commercial real estate broker and a commercial real estate attorney. This course module focuses specifically on parties in a transaction, the lease negotiation process, lease types and clauses, and tenant and landlord rights.

    Instructors: C. Robert Percival, II, SIOR, David Bercu, SIORand James A. Hochman, Esq.

Elective Classes

  • Advanced Sales Skills 

    The material will take the professional from the historical concept of selling to learning Socratic selling. The broker will learn to “think outside the box” in terms of differentiating his/herself from the competition and develop long-term revenue producing relationships.

    Instructors:  Robert J. Nahigian, SIOR

  • Building Your CRE Business 

    Quality marketing is far more than an attractive brochure and a mass mailing. It begins with a vision. Once you ask yourself several critical questions you can begin to focus your marketing efforts to achieve greater productivity and results and ensure recognition in your market. This course will provide you with the skills you need to create an executable personal business plan, a value-add report, and a quality marketing proposal.

    Instructors: Paul Kluck, SIOR

  • Introduction to Real Estate Investment & Finance 

    Empower yourself by mastering the complexities of the financial aspects of real estate transactions. Learn how to read and interpret financial statements, decipher loan terminology and money rates, understand investor behaviors, and perform a variety of financial calculations that will enable you to better serve your clients.

    You'll receive the course within 24-48 hours of purchase.

    Instructors: Paul B. Kluck, SIOR

  • Negotiation Skills 

    Never hear “no” again! This course offers three phases of the negotiation process that can assist a broker with a commercial lease negotiation. Attend this seminar to refresh your knowledge of negotiation fundamentals and learn new tips and tricks to supplement your negotiation prowess.

    Instructors: Chad Boddez, SIOR, and Robert J. Nahigian, SIOR