CAI Business Partners are indispensable to the community associations they support with their guidance, products and services. CAI education helps these businesses and professionals differentiate themselves in the competitive community association marketplace.
Business Partner Essentials is a two-part, online course to help CAI-member product and service providers better understand CAI, community associations and the industry at large. Individuals who pass the course and maintain CAI membership earn the CAI Educated Business Partner distinction, gaining special recognition among thousands of companies and professionals who support common-interest communities—accountants, attorneys, bankers, insurance professionals, landscapers, painters, reserve specialists, software providers and many others.
Online webinar with exam. Printable materials and a certificate of completion.
Approximately three hours, with additional reading materials available.
CAI Business Partner members: $99 | Nonmembers: $199
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Business Partner Credentials
We encourage individuals who earn the Educated Business Partner distinction to promote the achievement with a news release, on their corporate websites or in any way that gives the company an edge in the competitive community association marketplace. You are free to use the following quote—verbatim—to augment any publicity you decide to do.
“We congratulate CAI members who take the time and effort to complete the CAI Educated Business Partner online course,” said CAI Chief Executive Officer Thomas M. Skiba, CAE. “This achievement demonstrates a personal and corporate commitment to industry-specific education. It also reflects a desire to understand not just their own business clients, but also the nature and challenges of community associations in general. CAI applauds this accomplishment.”