The CSP International™ Business Training Academy is the leading real estate home staging education provider in the world. Below is a sneak peak at the many attributes which contribute to the CSP International™ Academy's quality and success.
It is the recognizable DIFFERENCES which keep the CSP® home staging certification course #1 in staging training. In February 2012 Christine Rae was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award from RESA for her contributions, trendsetter, professionalism and excellence in growing the industry
CSP International™ is very proud of the experience and wealth of knowledge all the trainers bring to the classroom. Many of them are award winners also. Delegates in the 3 day CSP® Home Staging Program can be assured the CSP International™ Trainers who are chosen to deliver the program are successful staging business owners and recognized within the industry as “the best of the best”.
Graduates of the CSP® program have a wealth of marketing and home staging resources at their fingertips inside the CSP® Business Resource Center as well as Marketing Resources which are second to none! These resources include: complimentary 5 page website with a “ready to go” blog account, marketing webinars, portfolio presentation kits, educational DVDs for clients, staging statistics tool, the exclusive CSP International™ MAP™ for Business Success , Room Ready Handbook™ for consultations, the exclusive Staging Magazine the list of differentiators goes on...
The home staging industry is infinite and shifting on a daily basis. The most successful stagers are the ones who recognize and adapt to the changes in the marketplace. Along with the 3 day CSP® Staging Program, CSP International™ Business Academy offers continuing education designed to give home staging consultants a marketing edge, along with in–depth knowledge on a variety of niche markets. Some of these courses include: Color certification, EcoStaging Professional, Zoomer Staging Specialist, Marketing Staging Specialist, Diversity Sales Specialist and the list continues to grow.
Programs are delivered either in class, via home study or online webinars.
Another one of the outstanding differences of the CSP International™ Academy training are the many after class support programs and opportunities available only to CSP® Members. These programs include: the CSP® Mentorship Program (with job board and apprenticeship opportunities in participating areas), CSP® Marketing Advantage Program, the Pay It Forward Charity of Choice program, Aeroplan Miles Rewards Program; plus inside the business centre members have access to Peer Support Forum and Weblog community.
CSP International™ has established relationships with national organizations, home staging suppliers and décor retailers; creating exclusive programs for savings reserved only for active CSP® members. Some of these programs include preferred rates on wall art, lighting solutions, finance options, rental furniture, home accents & décor accessories, paint supplies, business insurance solutions, floor planning software, storage options, legal services, furniture covers, faux food, moving services, and more!
CSP International™ Business Training Academy believes in excellence and jealously guards its reputation. CSP® has an A+ rating with BBB an exemplary record with, Real Estate Staging Association (RESA), Staging Excellence Alliance (SEA) Association, and maintains a philosophy of continual improvement.
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Christine Rae, President of CSP International Business Training Academy, a Home Staging Training company, explains that home staging and home decorating are two distinct concepts.
Orlando, FL – February 15, 2013 – Christine Rae, President of CSP International Business Training Academy, a Home Staging Training and Real Estate Strategy company, recently published a blog on her website (http://www.stagingtraining.com) discussing home staging. The blog, …
Christine Rae, President of CSP International Business Training Academy, a Home Staging Training company, discusses trends in the real estate industry.
Orlando, FL – January 16, 2013 – Christine Rae, President of CSP International Business Training Academy, a Home Staging Training and Real Estate Strategy company, recently published an article on her website (http://www.stagingtraining.com) discussing the real estate market. The article, titled “Home …
I HAVE RECOMMENDED THIS COURSE IN THE PAST. THIS WAS A REFRESHER AND IT WAS A VERY POSITIVE EXPERIENCE FOR ME. IT WAS GREAT TO SEE NEW PEOPLE STARTING THE JOURNEY AND IT WAS EXCELLENT TO REVISIT THE MATERIAL (YOU RETAIN THE MATERIAL MUCH EASIER WHEN YOU GO THROUGH IT THE SECOND …
Several weeks ago I had the pleasure of being a trainee in CSP’s intensive three-day staging training workshop with Nairn Friemann in New York City…
I had heard great things about the organization by alumni as well as have had great discussions and assistance from Liz and Linda. They have always been there to answer any and all my questions, they are polite and super efficient…
I am an alumni of Certified Staging Professional. I would like to express my thanks to Nairn Friemann (CSP® Instructor), and CSPI™ Business Training Academy taught at Purchase College, NY for the opportunity of partaking in their three day home staging course last year.
This year, I enrolled in the course again as a refresher, and …