PARSIPPANY, N.J. (July 5, 2011) — Century 21 Real Estate LLC, the franchisor of the world’s largest residential real estate sales organization, today announced it has been accepted into the American Society for Training & Development (ASTD) Forum, a consortium of public and private organizations joined together in a collaborative lab environment as a learning community to share and compare practices in order to improve the learning function’s impact on business results.
CENTURY 21® Real Estate is the first real estate organization to be accepted into this elite learning group whose members consist of a select group of leading multinational companies including American Express®, The Boeing Company, and Wells Fargo.
“We are thrilled to be the first real estate brand to join this exclusive group of thought leaders,” said Dr. Christina Murphy, senior director, learning & development for Century 21 Real Estate LLC. “Our acceptance into the ASTD Forum exemplifies our commitment to being a leader in learning and performance improvement. We look forward to networking and sharing best practices with this influential group of like-minded companies.”
As a member of the ASTD Forum, CENTURY 21 Real Estate will have the opportunity to engage in learning labs, collaborate on special projects, and share research findings with member companies. Membership in this group is highly selective.
“The ASTD Forum drives value for participating organizations through the sharing of best practices and the unique collaborative and confidential nature of the research and learning that takes place among member companies. It also benefits the learning profession because these member organizations establish benchmarks and best practices that all of us can learn from,” said Tony Bingham, President and CEO of ASTD. “We are happy to have CENTURY 21 Real Estate join the ASTD Forum.”