Baird & Warner Launches Custom Online Learning Platform
Leading Real Estate Brokerage Provides Advanced Training to Broker Associates
Chicago, Ill. – June 18, 2015 – Baird & Warner today announced the launch of its proprietary virtual learning center, the B&W Online Institute. The new system contains more than 200 sales and video courses taught by Baird & Warner managing brokers and national industry experts for broker associates at every level in their career.
“Our advanced training program has always been regarded as the benchmark, and given us a competitive advantage in the marketplace. The B&W Online Institute builds on this foundation to empower our broker associates to take their business to the next level,” said Laura Ellis, president of residential sales and executive vice president of Baird & Warner, Chicagoland's largest, locally owned independent residential real estate services company. “From negotiation skills and social media to ways to utilize the latest technology tools, our new virtual learning center was designed to help our broker associates stay at the forefront of the industry.”
Baird & Warner’s in-house team partnered with Leading Real Estate Companies of the WorldⓇ (LeadingRE) to create this online education platform. Broker associates can access programs on sales, marketing, technology and relocation, and follow self-guided curriculums to completion. New content will be added each month, and each course is 15 minutes or less.
Baird & Warner and LeadingRE certifications are granted to users who successfully complete a comprehensive series of courses, and include LeadingRE Sales Specialist (LSS), LeadingRE Service Expert (LSE) and LeadingRE Certified Leader (LCL).
About Baird & Warner Real Estate, Inc.
Established in 1855, Baird & Warner is Chicagoland's largest, locally owned independent residential real estate services company. The Baird & Warner brand has been synonymous with experience, innovation and integrity for more than 150 years. Steve Baird, the firm’s fifth-generation owner, has been consistently recognized among the industry’s most influential leaders. Baird & Warner was named the No. 1 best place to work in Chicagoland by the Chicago Tribune in 2014, the brokerage’s third consecutive Top Workplace award. With more than 1,800 broker associates in 25 offices and comprehensive mortgage financing and title insurance services, Baird & Warner consistently ranks among the nation’s top real estate firms. Learn more at www.BairdWarner.com.