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At Village Green, our associates are our best assets. We take training seriously and have the best and the brightest associates in the multi-housing industry. Extensive and specialized training is offered through the University of Village Green (UVG), our in-house continuing education program with classes geared toward our associates’ position and career goals. Village Green’s desire is that associates will continue to develop their professional skills and apply that knowledge to the fullest extent in the workplace.
New Hire Orientation
NHO is Village Green’s intense five-day customized orientation program for all newly hired associates. NHO provides the foundation for an associate to be successful at their job and career path. Associates learn the company’s history, standards and the leaderships’ expectations and gain the knowledge to begin their career at Village Green.
Village Green’s highest management training program prepares selected Village Green associates for future leadership career opportunities. These associates receive extensive leadership training in financial analysis, strategic marketing, human resources and a wide range of other essential management curriculum. All executive management associates meet on a regular basis in multiple forums with key Village Green executives who act as mentors and group instructors. As associates progress through the Executive Management Program, they are provided additional opportunities on key leadership assignments, which provides practical application to academic learning.
Village Green’s Manager-In-Training Program provides selected college graduates who seek management careers in real estate the opportunity to join Village Green. Managers-In-Training generally advance to a Property Manager after six months in a concentrated property management program. These associates receive hands-on practical leadership training in operations, marketing, financial analysis, human resources and other core curriculum. Managers-In-Training are mentored closely by key Village Green executives and also attend a variety of business forums. Graduates are eligible to advance to the Village Green Leadership Programs.
The Leasing Manager-In-Training Program provides career opportunities to selected associates seeking a management career in real estate. Leasing Managers-In-Training are Leasing Associates who are fast tracked to Certified Leasing Specialists and eventually into the role of Leasing Managers. The Leasing Manager-In-Training is a six-month program under which associates receive hands-on practical leadership training in marketing, operations, financial analysis, human resources and other core curriculum. Leasing Managers-In-Training are mentored closely by key Village Green executives and attend a variety of business forums. Graduates are eligible to advance to an Assistant Regional Leasing & Marketing Director.
This is one of Village Green’s promotion-from-within programs for leading Service Technicians. Service Managers-In-Training display a strong commitment to customer service, quality and leadership performance. These associates enhance the Facilities and Service Training Department by providing technical service to residents. Service Managers-In-Training are mentors and trainers to other Village Green Service associates at their communities. Assistance with training programs such as electrical, plumbing, HVAC and preventative maintenance are a part of this program. Service Managers-In-Training have the opportunity to advance by obtaining the necessary requirements to become eligible for a Service Manager position and then an Urban/Suburban Facilities Director.