PARSIPPANY, N.J. (March 29, 2013) – Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC was recently named among the top 10 companies for ongoing excellence in learning and development in the 2013 LearningElite by Chief Learning Officer magazine. Coldwell Banker®, which also received an Editor’s Choice Award for “Business Performance Results,” was the only real estate company named to the list -- joining other leading companies such as General Mills, UPS, IBM, AT&T and McDonald’s Corp.
“We are honored to be recognized among some of the greatest companies in the world for our performance benchmarks and training platforms,” said Budge Huskey, president and CEO of Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. “It has always been a priority to provide our network with the latest, most innovative tools and resources they need for success.”
In its third year, LearningElite is the only peer-based benchmarking initiative that recognizes excellence using key learning and development performance indicators, including learning strategy, learning execution, learning impact, business performance results and leadership commitment. The ranking was developed under the guidance of a group of chief learning officers and senior learning and development practitioners to recognize organizations that employ exemplary workforce development strategies.
Coldwell Banker University® is an innovative platform, which highlight levels of performance and course content using cloud-based content, facilitation of informal learning, video streaming and mobile learning for managers and sales associates. These training platforms also provide a standardized, cross-industry benchmarked measurement system for evaluating results, expanded course offerings and company best practices.
“We consistently aim for value in each component of our learning platform to help ensure a progressive growth of our real estate professionals,” said David Birnbaum, vice president, learning, Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. “These training programs help us to better measure and analyze performance indicators and overall effectiveness of growth, recruitment and productivity.”
For its fourth consecutive year, Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC also appeared in the annual Training Top 125 by Training magazine, the training industry’s premier publication, for its Coldwell Banker University® training platform, and ranked No. 3 among organizations from all industries. At the same time, David Rubenstein, senior director of learning for Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC, was named as an Emerging Training Leader by Training Magazine, and will be honored at the Top-125 conference in 2014.
Since 1906, the Coldwell Banker® organization has been a premier provider of full-service residential and commercial real estate. Coldwell Banker is the oldest national real estate brand in the United States and today has a network of approximately 83,000 sales agents working in approximately 3,100 offices in 50 countries and territories. The Coldwell Banker brand is known for creating innovative consumer services as recently seen by being the first national real estate brand to create an iPad application and the first to fully harness the power of video in real estate listings, news and information through its Coldwell Banker On LocationSM YouTube channel. The Coldwell Banker system is a leader in specialty markets such as resort, new homes and luxury properties through its Coldwell Banker Previews International® marketing program. Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC fully supports the principles of the Fair Housing Act and the Equal Opportunity Act. Each office is independently owned and operated.
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