Your association can become an official course sponsor by licensing the Discovering Commercial Real Estate course. Educate your entire membership about the relationship between commercial and residential real estate while generating non-dues revenue. This is an ideal introductory course for those who are newly licensed and/or residential agents who want to learn more about commercial real estate. 

Become a Course Sponsor

  1. Sign the proper license agreement below and send to along with your payment. If you are uncertain of which license is correct for your organization please email
  2. Locate an Approved Instructor
  3. Schedule the course by sending a Course Offering Notification Form (PDF: 94 KB) to 

Once scheduled, instructions and materials will be sent via e-mail to the course provider.

Course Delivery

The sponsor is required to provide a room with adequate visibility for presentations along with an LCD projector, screen, lavaliere microphone (depending on room size/instructor) and speaker lectern in front of room. The meeting facility should be one that is conducive to learning and meets guidelines for safety and accessibility. Course material is provided and includes instructor and a student manuals, along with PowerPoint presentations, delivered in PowerPoint format. Tabletop tent cards for the students are highly recommended to help instructors facilitate classroom participation.


The licensing organization is responsible for its own marketing costs. NAR provides a promotional kit that includes sample brochures that can be customized for your classes. NAR marketing staff will also promote local courses through email and online at

For questions, please contact