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  • Contains 7 Component(s)

    Escrow Accounting Procedures teaches a model system of managerial practices designed to minimize risk in handling escrow funds. Members: $150 / Non-Members: $225

    • Escrow Agent Responsibilities 
    • Escrow Accounting Defined
    • Managerial Practices for Funds
    • Escrow Control to Manage Risk
    • Self-study course with video modules and corresponding course quiz
    • BONUS Resource Guide
    • Most students complete the course within two hours - Access expires one year from the date of enrollment

    Escrow Accounting Procedures Course Modules:

    • Escrow Agent: Define fiduciary and how it applies to escrow holders; understand the benefits of handling escrow transactions; and become familiar with basic stewardship issues surrounding escrow transactions.
    • Escrow Accounting: Identify the basic elements of internal control; learn steps to limit risks from fraud, forgery, and unauthorized or improper wire transfers; and understand and appreciate the need for sound escrow accounting procedures.
    • Good Managerial Practices: Learn the basic elements of general control procedures, including handling incoming and outgoing funds and wire transfers; become familiar with essential records and documents; understand the need for reconciling accounts and see examples of two-way and three-way reconciliations; and identify key duties to be segregated among staff.
    • Specific Escrow Control Procedures: Learn procedures for controlling receipts, disbursements and escrow investment accounts; understand the need for legal assistance when dealing with constructions disbursements; and become familiar with escheat - what to look for and what is required.

    Certificate of Completion

    • Upon successful completion of the course, a student will be able to download a certificate of course completion. 

    Members: $150 / Non-Members: $225

  • Contains 12 Component(s)

    Ethics in the Title Industry is designed to address title-related ethical issues. Members: $150 / Non-Members: $225

    Ethics in the Title Industry 

    • Unethical behavior can negatively impact your career and your Company‚Äôs productivity, growth, reputation and even employee retention. 
    • Self-study course with chapters and corresponding course quiz. Most students complete the course within two hours - Access expires one year from the date of enrollment

    Objectives:

    • Discover the different authorities who regulate and enforce ethical behavior
    • Learn tips to avoid pressure and temptation
    • Recognize common fraud schemes
    • Learn how the ALTA Best Practices enforce ethical behavior
    • Practice establishing a personal and company code of ethics

    Certificate of Completion

    • Upon successful completion of the course, a student will be able to download a certificate of course completion. 

    Continuing Education Credit

    CE Requirements Approved States

    Members: $150 / Non-Members: $225

  • Contains 6 Component(s)

    Designed as part of employee onboarding training. These short videos will help new employees quickly understand the landscape of the industry. Members: FREE / Non-Members: $75

    This training is intended for new employees to the industry to familiarize them with industry terminology and concepts. The training is offered in three video modules:

    • The What of Title Insurance
    • The Who of Title Insurance
    • The How of Title Insurance

    This training tool is free to ALTA Members. Non-Members: $75

  • Contains 45 Component(s)

    Title 101 offers instruction on basic principles of the land title insurance industry including Searching, Abstracting, Land Descriptions, Underwriting, Policy Forms, Closing and Escrow, Industry Regulations, and more. Members: $199 / Non-Members: $299

    Title 101 - Intro to Title

    • Basic title industry principles from A to Z
    • Great for onboarding new employees 
    • For those newer to title industry
    • Self-study course with chapters and corresponding quizzes
    • Most students complete the course within two or three months - Access expires one year from the date of enrollment

    Title 101 Objectives:

    • Introduce the student to the basic principles of the land title industry
    • Acquaint students with the title industry's unique terminology
    • Develop a solid foundation of title insurance knowledge 

    Certificate of Completion

    • Upon successful completion of the course, a student will be able to download a certificate of course completion. 

    Continuing Education Credit

    CE Requirements Approved States

    Members: $199 / Non-Members: $299

  • Contains 31 Component(s)

    Title 201 offers advanced instruction on Easements, Water Rights, Reinsurance, and more. Members: $199 / Non-Members: $299

    Title 201 - Intermediate Title Concepts

    • In-depth learning for the title professional
    • Level up from Title 101
    • Expand your industry knowledge
    • Self-study course with chapters and corresponding quizzes
    • Most students complete the course within two or three months - Access expires one year from the date of enrollment

    Title 201 Objectives:

    • Broaden and deepen the knowledge gained in Title 101
    • Provide an in-depth understanding of real estate principles as they relate to title insurance underwriting and closing transactions
    • Enhance growth opportunities for title insurance professionals

    Certificate of Completion

    • Upon successful completion of the course, a student will be able to download a certificate of course completion. 

    Continuing Education Credit

    CE Requirements Approved States

    Members: $199 / Non-Members: $299

  • Contains 14 Component(s)

    The course is a 3-part series that will introduce learners to the fundamentals of surveying and equip them with the knowledge and skills needed to perform their job more efficiently to reduce errors and the likelihood of adverse action against a title. Members: $150 / Non-Members: $225

    The course is a 3-part series that will introduce learners to the fundamentals of surveying and equip them with the knowledge and skills needed to perform their job more efficiently to reduce errors and the likelihood of adverse action against a title.  Part 1 introduces learners to the 2021 minimum standard detail requirements.  Part 2 builds upon the foundational teachings of Part 1 and introduces learners to Table A, which covers the optional survey responsibilities and specifications.  Part 3 addresses advanced survey matters and teaches students the issues of properly formatting a legal description.  

    Learning Objectives:

    •  Gain an understanding of when the ALTA/NSPS Survey Standard should be used.
    •  Review the 19 specific items in Table A.
    •  Review optional survey responsibilities and specifications.
    •  Focus on the specific requirements of the ALTA/NSPS Standards: 2021 Minimum Standard Detail Requirements to remain in compliance.
    •  Understand legal description issues and when new legal descriptions are required.
    •  Recognize the difference between a title description and legal description.
    •  Identify the importance and examples of Survey Exceptions

    Certificate of Completion

    Upon successful completion of the course, a student will be able to download a certificate of course completion. 

    Continuing Education Credit 

    CE Requirements Approved States

    Members: $150 / Non-Members: $225

  • Contains 22 Component(s)

    This course is meant to equip the student with the concepts involved in commercial transactions, which tend to be more complex than residential transactions, while expanding the knowledge base of those currently working in the commercial space. Members: $249 / Non-Members: $349

    Understanding Commercial Transactions

    • Overview of commercial transactions in the title industry
    • Designed to assist employees to transition from residential to commercial
    • A comprehensive resource for those already working in the commercial arena
    • An extensive understanding and use of ALTA Policy Forms and endorsements
    • Self-study course with chapters and corresponding quizzes
    • Most students complete the course within two or three months - Access expires one year from the date of enrollment

    Objectives:

    • Prepare the student with the fundamental processes of commercial transactions
    • Expand the knowledge base of those handling these complex transactions
    • Develop core critical skills for navigating the commercial side of the business

    Certificate of Completion

    • Upon successful completion of the course, a student will be able to download a certificate of course completion. 

    Continuing Education Credit

    CE Requirements Approved States

    Members: $249 / Non-Members: $349