International Society of Appraisers Announces Fall Education Schedule Eight courses are scheduled for October and November including Appraisal of Fine Arts, Core Course in Appraisal Studies, Requalification Course, Advanced Report Writing, Oriental Rugs, Appraisal of An
Richard Casagrande, ISA CAPP
Cathy A. Peters, ISA CAPP
Emphasizes the primary categories of fine art frequently encountered by appraisers and dealers: paintings, sculpture, works on paper, frames, photography, animation art, Russian icons and Spanish Colonial art. Major areas of focus: art history, looking at art works properly, identifying and researching fine art works, properly describing art works, correctly employing specific vocabulary, and art conservation. A field trip to local museums, such as The Art Institute of Chicago, provides students with close exposure to the property categories being studied. (Covered by course fee)
Pre-course reading and a written assignment are required for this course. Exam given morning of last day.
This course is 6 Days: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; release on the last day at 12:00 p.m. Breakfast and lunch are included for the duration of the course with the exception of lunch on the final day.
45 ISA Professional Development Credits
CORE COURSE IN APPRAISAL STUDIES - October 8-14, 2012
Leon Castner, PhD, ISA CAPP
Joyce Newman, ISA CAPP
This is the “original” complete appraisal methodology course for personal property appraising. Its thorough scope includes appraisal objectives, intended uses, market identification and analysis, research methods and skills, ethics and professional conduct, and a detailed presentation of report formats and checklists. This course sets the standards that others imitate. The encyclopedic manual is in two sections and includes a resource directory of over 200 pages, including computer research sites, useful forms for your appraisal practice, and abridged law cases worthy of mention. The on-site class is presented in a user friendly manner with many group activities that reinforce written and visual information. Students learn the techniques of networking and are able to apply their new skills and knowledge in writing complete appraisal reports that are both ISA and USPAP compliant. Minimal computer skills are required and laptop use in the classroom is encouraged.
Pre - course work is required for the onsite course so early registration is encouraged. Online registration closes two weeks prior to the course.
The Core Course is 7 days, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Exam is given the last day with release by12:00 p.m.
Course materials need to be purchased and must be brought to the class.
52 ISA Professional Development Credits
REQUALIFICATION COURSE - September 28-29 (Toronto, Ontario) and October 26-27, 2012
Leon Castner, PhD, ISA CAPP
Kathryn Minard, ISA CAPP (Toronto, Ontario)
A review and update of ISA’s Appraisal Standards covering significant recent changes including those in the ISA Core Course Manual, the IRS, and the insurance industry. The class is a requirement for re-qualification and provides current guidelines, checklists, and forms helpful for every member. This will ensure that you are developing and writing appraisals to the current standards. Our text is the current edition of the ISA Core Course Manual and much class time is spent in discussion and group