Leadership Academy

The Leadership Academy identifies, inspires, and mentors emerging leaders from the local and state level for the National Association of REALTORS®.

We are now accepting applications for the 2020 Class. Deadline date is March 1, 2019.

2020 NAR Leadership Academy

REALTOR® University is excited to present NAR's 2020 Leadership Academy. The 2020 schedule includes eight sessions containing both interactive online and in-person experiences. Sessions will be self-paced and extend over a three-week period. Estimated time per session is three hours or approximately one hour per week (excluding in-person meetings). In addition, special guests will host live online "office hours" to enhance session topics and answer questions. Attendance and participation for the "office hours'" is optional, but recommended. Participants will have also have exclusive access to a library of 600+ micro-videos featuring over 40 national recognized leaders in the industry.

Connect With Us

If you have questions about the Leadership Academy, please contact us at 312-329-8548 or jperez@realtors.org. You can also connect with NAR's Leadership Academy on Facebook.

Throughout the program, Leadership Academy participants will have the opportunity to develop, enhance, and hone their leadership skills and competencies. The new format will allow future leaders to experience multiple facets of leadership and define their leadership style along the way. Leadership Academy participants will also learn the history, structure, and inner-workings of NAR leadership.

It is a privilege and an honor to present NAR's 2020 Leadership Academy. We look forward to your application.

2019 Leadership Academy

About the 2019 Format

The Leadership Academy is an eight-session training and development program designed to foster and develop future NAR Leaders. Training sessions are structured around NAR national meetings.

Congratulations to the new 2019 NAR Leadership Academy class!


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