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ONLINE: GRI 106: Ethics and Professional Standards – 4 CE

june, 2021

15jun9:00 am1:00 pmONLINE: GRI 106: Ethics and Professional Standards - 4 CE9:00 am - 1:00 pm ONLINE ZOOM CLASS

Event Details

IMPORTANT: Registration is a two step process. By the day before class, you will be emailed a Zoom link to confirm registration, as well as class materials and guidelines

DESCRIPTION: Both Ethics and Orientation are REQUIRED courses for all new REALTOR® members!

The National Association of REALTORS® established the Code of Ethics to assure the public, other REALTORS® and your customers/clients that their Real Estate needs would be handled professionally and to allow recourse when they are not. At the end of this class, you will have a complete understanding of all 17 Articles of the Code of Ethics and recognize how the Code is enforced through the Professional Standards process.

This class also receives credit towards the GRI Designation!  Earn your GRI Designation by completing 60 hours of GRI courses. Learn more at

The Code of Ethics is a measure of professionalism in real estate. It does not describe the lowest common denominator of permissible performance, which many licensing laws do; the Code describes the optimum performance the public has the right to expect and imposes an obligation not only to adhere to high standards of ethical conduct, but also for REALTOR® members to become and remain informed, knowledgeable and competent. The ethical considerations relating to the new role of transaction broker, and for buyer agents, have mandated changes in the NAR Code of Ethics. Since 1995, the National Association of REALTORS® has continued to revise and expand the Code of Ethics. Every REALTOR® is required to complete minimum Ethics training every three years as mandated by NAR.

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Identify at least two aspirational concepts in the Preamble to the Code of Ethics, describe the concept of general business ethics and identify how the Code of Ethics compares and contrasts with the concept of general business ethics.
  • Describe the concepts of at least two of the following Articles of the Code of Ethics: Articles 1, 2, 3, 9, 11, 12, 16 and 17.
  • Given interactive learning methods such as case studies, quizzes, role play, group discussion of fact scenarios, identify possible violations of the Code of Ethics, specifically related to at least one of the two Articles selected in Objective #2.
  • Briefly describe the professional standards enforcement process of the board or association

Jack O’Connor started his real estate career in 1979 and became a top producer in a 700 sales agent firm. He has participated in over 2300 transactions and has sold in excess of $380 million in sales volume. Jack is the Broker Owner for The Denver 100, LLC, an innovative real estate services company in the Denver Metro area. Jack has been recognized as “Manager of the Year” by a large Denver firm and was awarded the “Executive of the Year” for innovative leadership techniques, in addition to being nominated as Ernst and Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year. He has spoken nationally and internationally on management and sales topics.


All Others: $50

CE Credits: 4 – You MUST have video capability and have it on during the entire class to get CE Credit!

Refreshments Provided By SMDRA Affiliate Business Partner:
Desiree Banka with New Home National Title


(Tuesday) 9:00 am - 1:00 pm



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