MSB Announces Its Full Second Quarter 2010 Training Schedule Including a
First-Of-Its-Kind Green Training Offering


    


    
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<p><span class="xn-location">MILWAUKEE</span>, <span class="xn-chron">April 28</span> /CNW/ -- MSB, the leading worldwide provider of building cost data and estimating technology, is proud to announce the release of its second quarter 2010 training schedule that includes the addition of a new, first-of-its-kind class on green valuation. This combines with product training options for MSB's IntegriClaim(TM) Basic, IntegriClaim(TM) EyeQ® Edition Basic, RCX - Repair Cost Express, RCT Express(TM) for Main Street and Mobile Manufactured Homes, RCT Express(TM) for High Value Homes, and BVS Express(TM) for commercial and agricultural valuations.</p>
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<p>Seasoned professional instructors with extensive experience in the subject matter being delivered provide the training. MSB Training & Education instructors have a combined 78 years of educational training experience. "High quality training on key topics and MSB's products helps our clients have a more productive workforce, aids in speeding valuations and claims outcomes and helps our customers' bottom lines," says Paul Leiske, VP-Customer Support for MSB.</p>
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<p>To sign up for any of the below courses, please email an MSB representative at <a href="mailto:classes@msbinfo.com">classes@msbinfo.com</a> or phone an MSB representative at (888) 370-8324. Please sign up now to receive volume discounts for the courses described below.</p>
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<p>For the exact times and locations for the below courses, see <a href="http://msbinfo.com/Support/Training/US">http://msbinfo.com/Support/Training/US</a>.</p>
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    Green

    
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<p>The first-of-its-kind green valuation training will be available for valuation professionals to define what green is and what its implications are. The two day, in-depth green training will allow appraisers to earn 14 hours of CEU credits and to earn the National Green Valuation Specialist (GVS) designation.</p>
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<p>The training will cover site and design, energy, water, minerals, indoor environment quality, maintenance & operations, green and energy efficient mortgages, the greening of the MLS, green appraisal standards, marketing & branding green, and tips for greening your business. MSB has partnered with PorterWorks to provide this training. The training will be provided through in-person sessions in MSB's facility in Tyler, Texas, on <span class="xn-chron">May 12</span> and <span class="xn-chron">May 13</span>. Attendees will be able to receive the following two MSB whitepapers on green:</p>
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    1. Green Building Trends Challenge Appraisers, Realtors, and Insurers
    2. The Greening of the Building Market


    Claims

    
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<p>The IntegriClaim® training series will give you a quick start to writing claims with IntegriClaim®. MSB's claims estimating software, IntegriClaim® is based on the Windows© operating system and contains four estimating modules: Residential, Commercial, Mobile Home, and Casualty. Within these modules are data entry screens, digital photography features, importable/exportable database features, and virtual reality estimating menus. IntegriClaim® may also be used to send an editable claim, including digital photography, over the internet.</p>
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<p>16 hours of class time is included and classes will take place in MSB's New <span class="xn-location">Berlin</span>, Wisconsin, and Tyler, Texas, locations as well as through instructor-led sessions over the web.</p>
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<p>The EyeQ® t training will help you start writing estimates quickly with EyeQ®. IntegriClaim(TM) EyeQ® Edition is a knowledge-based system that enables property claims staff with varying degrees of experience to generate estimates that are consistent with those of the best claims professionals in the industry. EyeQ® features several core modules with optional interfaces that are fully scalable and customizable to meet your needs, including adaptable workflows, item assemblies, and a business rule engine.</p>
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<p>4 hours of class time is included and classes will take place in MSB's New <span class="xn-location">Berlin</span>, Wisconsin, and Tyler, Texas, locations.</p>
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<p>The Repair Cost Express (RCX) training will help start you on your way to producing repair cost reports with RCX. RCX enables real estate agents, asset managers, property preservationists and others in the mortgage servicing industry to produce repair estimates based on the same, continuously updated, nationwide costs used by national insurance carriers and claims specialists.</p>
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<p>1 hour of class time is included and will take place through instructor-led sessions on the web.</p>
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    Underwriting

    
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<p>The RCT Express(TM) Main Street/MMH course covers the basic valuation process for both main street and mobile manufactured homes within the RCT Express(TM) system, including administration/user information, technical support, creating a new valuation, and finding existing valuations.</p>
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<p>4 hours of class time is included and will take place through instructor-led sessions on the web.</p>
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<p>The RCT Express(TM) High Value course covers the basic valuation process for homes over <span class="xn-money">$650,000</span> or over <span class="xn-money">$900,000</span> for pre-1930 homes, including administration/user information, technical support, creating a new valuation, and finding existing valuations.</p>
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<p>4 hours of class time is included and will take place through instructor-led sessions on the web.</p>
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<p>The BVS course will allow the user to enter in commercial and agricultural valuations within the BVS Express(TM) system. The class covers the entry of information used to create both commercial and agricultural valuations. This includes the initial creation of the building, designating what occupies the building through the creation of sections, and verifying and modifying the materials used in reconstructing the building.</p>
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<p>4 hours of class time is included and will take place through instructor-led sessions on the web.</p>
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    About MSB
    
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<p>MSB, also known as Marshall & Swift/Boeckh, is the leading supplier of local building cost information, residential and commercial property valuation technology, analytics and services for the property sector in the <span class="xn-location">United States</span> and <span class="xn-location">Canada</span>. MSB has five offices throughout the U.S. and <span class="xn-location">Canada</span>. For information, please visit MSB on the web at <a href="http://www.msbinfo.com">www.msbinfo.com</a>.</p>
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For further information: For further information: Todd Eyler, Vice President - Marketing of Marshall & Swift/Boeckh, 1-800-809-0016, ext. 3687, todd.eyler@msbinfo.com Web Site: http://www.msbinfo.com

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