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Weichert continues online real estate courses

Brokerage co. extends contract with Learn.com

Weichert, Realtors said today that the brokerage company would continue providing online training to its sales associates through an extended contract with Learn.com. Weichert currently offers about 30 real-estate specific courses online, and more than 160 technology courses – including Microsoft Office and ACT! -- to help sales associates in company-owned and franchise offices improve their skills and make optimal use of their time. Weichert also provides additional online resources for sales office managers. Weichert's e-learning courses are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through an internal Web site, and they supplement classroom training at Weichert's Morris Plains, N.J., headquarters campus and regional training facilities, the company said. New associates attend an intensive three-week training session to help them start their real estate careers, where they learn Weichert methods that smooth the way to building business. In addition, the company's mentor program...