​​​​​​​​SEMS™ is a core component of Building for the Future, which was nominated as a "National Best Practice" by HUD for cities to use with RAD. This initiative won NAHRO's 2017 "Award of Excellence".

     BUILDING BLOCKS

for Economic Inclusion Success

Tues. February 27, 2018  2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

​​​​If you're looking for training in an easy-to-learn format that's flexible and convenient, Building for the Future "RAD Best  Practice" online training is for you. This professional development self-study program is delivered as an on-demand web-based course with an instructor available to answer questions. You will be engaged with the same powerful lessons and workbook activities taught in our full-day seminar.  Six lessons combined with hands-on exercises ensure you understand the implications, requirements and opportunities associated with RAD. Throughout the training, you will deepen your knowledge of the principles of sustainability, while developing inclusion strategies to help small and diverse businesses scale up and build capacity during RAD conversions. 

Registration is open 24/7 for the online learning, with an instructor available by email to answer questions.If you prefer a full-day seminar with professional trainers, check back often for seminars scheduled in select cities throughout 2018.

​​​​​​​​​COST: $299.00 

(Training consists of a one-day seminar with follow-up online classes and course assignments. Full-day seminars will be held in various cities throughout 2018. Check back often for schedules.)

   RAD Best Practice Professional Training 

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Building For The Future "Best Practices"

ATTENTION HOUSING PROFESSIONALS, SECTION 3 MANAGERS, COMMUNITY DEVELOPERS, CONSULTANTS AND ENTREPRENEURS

Our Building for the Future “Best Practices” seminars are making waves!  Join us for an unforgettable learning experience aboard special Carnival Cruise Line sailings. Seminar consists of three 60-minute classes on sea days; and one 60-minute virtual tour of the ship's incredible sustainability at sea program. 


The "Building for the Future with RAD" track is for professionals charged with making inclusion and sustainability happen as you engage with HUD's massive rehab of public housing that requires Section 3 compliance and green building certification. You will also learn how your organization can prepare for disaster recovery with immediate response and long-term solutions. Training includes drafting an inclusion plan to create your own individual RAD Sustainability & Inclusion program.

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The "SEMS Entrepreneurial Development" track provides a pathway to success for Section 3, small and diverse business owners. Not only will you learn how to engage with HUD's $26 Billion construction project known as Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD), but also discover who gets $7.4 Billion in disaster recovery funds and how dollars are being spent. Training includes preparation to join the National Section 3 Disaster Recovery Ready Team and connect with purchasing agents in public and private sectors for contracts.


COST: $279 includes training on sea days plus access to online training when cruise is over. Cost of cruise is separate.

SEMINAR REGISTRATION RESERVES A SEAT.

COMING SOON!

Disaster Recovery Specialist 

COST: $249.00 TO LEARN ONLINE   
(Includes downloadable companion workbook plus six online lessons and final exam. Access for period of 90 days from date enrollment and activation of user's training account .  A BFTF "RAD Best Practices " Certificate is awarded upon successful completion of all assignments and passing the final exam with a score of 70 or better.)  

Our course  instructor, Robert Bell, has over 20 years experience helping disadvantaged citizens and diverse businesses to proper. Over the years, he has created several award-winning economic inclusion initiatives for various organizations. His dynamic program for Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing, Building for the Future, was named a "National Best Practice" by HUD and won the 2017 NAHRO "Award of Excellence".


​​Join Mr. Bell as he presents his proprietary Building Blocks for Economic Inclusion model in a web-based two-hour class. This comprehensive new paradigm lays the foundation to rethink inclusion and diversity from a holistic perspective.  The course consists of eight (8) interrelated "Building Blocks" that enable an entire organization or municipality to support an economic inclusion initiative.  Each Building Block looks at inclusion from multiple angles to address cultural challenges, while presenting strategies to expand opportunities and job creation that work.


You will be engaged with  practical exercises, state-of-the-art Building Block tools and a workbook you can return to time and time again, to stay on track. 

DON'T MISS THIS DYNAMIC TRAINING!

TUES. FEBRUARY 27, 2018  2:00 - 4:00 pm  EST

COST: $199.00 (includes workbook)

Our unique Disaster Recovery certificate training is for organizations that want to rebuild in a way that helps the community to sustain itself over time. As a Disaster Recovery Specialist, you will be prepared for the unexpected with immediate response and flexible long-term solutions.  You will learn how to access and deploy a local "Disaster Recovery Ready Team" consisting of high-performing Section 3, small and diverse firms that are trained to respond safely, responsibly and effectively.

BUILDING FOR THE FUTURE

 © 2017  ACF Enterprises, LLC  All Rights Reserved.  SEMS™ is a registered trade name of ACF Enterprises, LLC.

The Building for the Future with RAD initiative is presented in partnership with the Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority

Sustainability at Sea Seminars

on

Carnival Cruise Lines

Hosted by Ramos Group, LLC​
Training Provided by ACF Enterprises, LLC

​​​​​Award-winning professional development training presented in partnership with the Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority. This certificate program is designed specifically for Section 3 Managers, Housing Professionals, Community Developers and Business Consultants  to become a"RAD Best Practice Professional".​​

AVAILABLE NOW AS A SELF-STUDY ONLINE COURSE! 

Contact Us: info@buildingforthefuture.net

​​​​​2018 Summit Schedule - Book Early!

Space for each track is limited and is based on first registered. SEMINAR REGISTRATION RESERVES A SEAT, but does not include cruise which is booked separate.


April 7 - April 14, 2018            Leaving Miami, FL

Carnival Vista                           7 Nights

Ports: Aruba, Grand Turk, Curacao and La Romana

Starting at $744 for interior, $1,004 for ocean view and $1,324 balcony. (Plus taxes and fees)

50%Deposit if booked by December 2, 2017.


July 7 - July 12, 2018                Leaving New Orleans

Carnival Triumph                    5 Nights

Ports: Cozumel and Yucatan (Progreso)

Starting at $534 for interior, $500 for ocean view and

$729 for balcony. (Plus taxes and fees)


Oct. 27 - Nov. 1, 2018              Leaving Jacksonville, FL

Carnival Elation                       5 Nights

Ports: Nassau, Bahamas and Half Moon Cay

Starting at $264 for interior, $344 for ocean view, $584 for balcony, and $774 for suite. (Plus taxes and fees)


Mar. 4 - Mar. 9, 2019                Leaving Mobile, AL

Carnival Fantasy                      5 Nights

Ports: Cozumel and Yucatan (Progreso)

Starting at $319 for interior, $369 for ocean view, balcony N/A and $674 for suite. (Plus taxes and fees)

YOU MUST COMPLETE  SEMINAR REGISTRATION BEFORE BOOKING YOUR CRUISE. 

Register today and then reserve your cabin!

Adrienne Tate, Carnival Cruise Specialist

Unique Destinations, LLC

251-255-6596