About the REALTOR® Leadership Program
The REALTOR® Leadership Program (RLP) is designed to produce quality REALTOR® leaders equipped with the skills and knowledge necessary to lead local and state associations.
The program focuses on key leadership skills and association management, including:
- strategic planning
- risk management
- building relationships with volunteers
- conflict resolution
- association structure
RLP is is open to all REALTORS®.
What does the program consist of?
The program consists of:
- An optional-but-encouraged online course, Leadership 100
- Two 3-hour, interactive, live-presentation courses: Leadership 200 and Leadership 300.
An e-workshop format is available for Leadership 200 and Leadership 300. Learn more.
Upon completion of the RLP course, participants receive a certificate of completion from the host association.
How can I participate in RLP?
Leadership 100 is offered online.
What sets RLP apart from other leadership programs?
RLP prepares REALTORS® for association volunteerism. State and local association leadership programs teach REALTORS® the skills that will help them succeed as association and community leaders.
The RLP and state and local association leadership programs may be considered stepping stones to NAR’s Leadership Academy, which grooms state and local leaders for potential leadership roles at NAR.
The REALTORS® Excelling in Association Leadership (REAL) Course, an online course available at no cost through REALTOR® University, covers many of the same topics that are covered in the RLP. However, the REAL Course is self-paced, while the RLP is an interactive learning experience.