SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LeaseHawk, known for increasing the effectiveness of your staff and your business with innovative education, employee performance analysis and marketing solutions, has launched its enhanced apartment industry online education platform, Wings Learning Management System (Wings).
In partnership with the National Apartment Association Education Institute (NAAEI), the educational arm of the NAA and the leading national provider of education and career development programs for the apartment industry, Wings enables successful professional development and continuing education. Wings' robust catalog of course titles includes Safety and Injury Prevention, Legal Compliance, Microsoft Office, Sales and Marketing and Professional Development. Most of the course work will be available in Spanish and, in some instances, will be applicable for NAAEI continuing education credits. "Removing the compliance management obstacle and promoting employee performance and career development for apartment industry team members are the primary objectives of the Wings Learning Management System," notes Tracy Powers, LeaseHawk CIO.
"The NAA Education Institute is excited to partner with LeaseHawk to offer a state-of-the-art education platform for NAAEI designates and NAA members," says Maureen Lambe, CAE, NAAEI Executive Vice President. "For the first time, NAAEI designates and NAA members will have the ability to track designation status, register for online learning, webinars and instructor-led courses and manage their career paths. Now, every NAA-affiliated association across the country will be able to offer their members online learning solutions."
Wings will provide property managers, leasing consultants, maintenance technicians and others access to cutting-edge industry learning solutions anytime and anywhere via an engaging and easy-to-use online platform. Wings will give managers the ability to track productivity, monitor significant boosts in closing ratios and ultimately reduce employee turnover.
"Having well-educated multifamily professionals ensures better operational decision-making and performance, which ultimately leads to quality rental housing," says Douglas S. Culkin, CAE, NAA President and CEO. "NAAEI's professional designations are the industry standard, and this partnership with LeaseHawk will afford more apartment professionals the chance to better understand apartment management, as well as further their careers."
"Wings is a tool that is clearly needed in the industry as it will change the way communities learn and communicate," says LeaseHawk CEO Mike Mueller. "It will provide defined expectations that help guide industry professionals in ways that enhance their career goals, while increasing employee retention – historically a huge issue in the industry."
LeaseHawk provides key strategic solutions to enhance a community's ability to track marketing efforts, increase lead conversion rates and improve employee performance. Powering these solutions is a communication platform that utilizes more than 180,000 numbers, tracking more than 11 million calls, of which over 5 million are listened to and scored each year for apartment communities across the country. Led by, Mike Mueller, LeaseHawk operates from Scottsdale, Ariz.
About NAA and NAAEI
The National Apartment Association (NAA) is America's leading advocate for quality rental housing. NAA's mission is to serve the interests of multifamily housing owners, managers, developers and suppliers and maintain a high level of professionalism in the multifamily housing industry to better serve the rental housing needs of the public. NAA is a federation of over 170 state and local affiliates, comprised of more than 60,000 multifamily housing companies representing over 6.7 million apartment homes throughout the United States and Canada. Members in good standing of any affiliated association are automatically considered members of NAA and entitled to NAA benefits.
The National Apartment Association Education Institute (NAAEI) is the education arm of the National Apartment Association. The mission of the NAAEI is to provide broad-based education, training and recruitment programs that attract, nurture and retain quality professionals and develop tomorrow's apartment industry leaders.
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