2013 Elective Course Credit Option
Active participation in the 2013 National Land Conference has been approved to count as an elective course credit towards
the Accredited Land Consultant (ALC) designation. This option is for Candidates working towards their ALC designation.
The Land Conference
- Offers diverse information that allows the participants to listen to presenters and leave with relevant takeaways to be the “best in
the business.” It offers one and a half days of sessions on the most compelling issues facing the land professional today.
- Provides a venue for the attendees to network and participate in knowledge-sharing opportunities with top-notch land
professionals. The event builds camaraderie.
- Has exhibits showcasing products and services designed to help the land professional raise the level of his/her business
Requirements: Those desiring to attend the conference as a course requirement would be required to:
- Check off on the conference registration form that the conference is being taken as a course elective.*
*This option has a $50 administrative fee.
- Attend all educational sessions of the conference and sign attendance rosters for each session. (Staff will create and implement
- Develop a paper that covers one of the topics from the conference adding additional information from life experiences, research,
and/or interviews with subject matter experts.
- Submit the paper to the Director of Education and Policy for review within sixty days after the final day of the conference. If needed,
the paper would be reviewed by a subject matter expert chosen by the Director of Education and Policy. If the paper needs some
revision, the author would have three chances to make the modifications and improvements.
- Sign a release allowing RLI to distribute or sell the papers via various deliveries.
Deliverable Requirements and Format
Include paper title, author name, company name, and date.
Introduction / Summary
Provide a summary at the beginning of the paper defining the main point of the deliverable.
Body of Paper
Provide readers with general background information of a particular issue. Note: If problem is addressed, explain the background
and the problem. Do not pose problems for which a solution cannot be provided.
Give facts, details, evidence, and reasons. Quote and cite credible sources such as the conference speaker, instructors, articles
and books written by credible authors. Make sure that you do not digress from the main subject.
State the key points covered and what was proven in the paper. If a problem was addressed with substantive background
information, state the solution based on the facts, research, and experiences covered in the body of the paper.
Put the works cited at the end of your white paper. Do not forget to put the information of hyperlinked sources for the reader who
prints out your white paper.
Visuals and examples deepen the reader's understanding. Authors may include charts, tables, diagrams, graphs, and other
visual aids. In addition, case studies deepen knowledge.
Length: The final deliverable must be 1000 words or more.
Certificates of Completion
A certificate of completion noting sixteen contact hours will be sent to all who successfully complete all requirements.
Note: RLI does not issue continuing education units. Questions regarding continuing education units should be directed to
the organization issuing the credits i.e. state and local boards.
If you have questions, please contact us at 800-441-5263 or firstname.lastname@example.org.