NWFA University earns Lenny Award

Home News NWFA University earns Lenny Award

NWFAUSt. Louis, Mo.—The National Wood Flooring Association’s (NWFA) online learning platform, NWFA University (NWFAU), received its third Litmos Lenny Award for Best Not-for-Profit Training Program in 2020.

According to the group, Litmos, the education platform for NWFAU, offers an industry-leading Learning Management System (LMS) that unifies virtual, classroom, mobile and social learning in a secure, intuitive platform. The Litmos Lenny Awards honor innovative and inspiring Litmos use cases across any industry or company size.

“NWFAU is a valuable tool for providing educational opportunities for our members to help them achieve their personal and professional goals,” said Stephanie Owen, NWFA vice president of education. “With so many of our members seeking learning opportunities from the comfort of their own homes, we’ve seen a tremendous uptick of interest in our learning platform.”

NWFAU offers more than 200 courses and has more than 10,000 individual users. More than 85,000 courses have been completed since its 2016 launch, at a rate of about 45 courses per day. Those numbers have increased during the COVID-19 pandemic to more than 100 courses per day completed. This rise is in part due to a 40% increase in new registered viewers since March 2020.

NWFAU is comprised of individual learning courses lasting 15-20 minutes with an online testing component. Completing a series of courses leads to earning digital badges, which NWFA members can use on websites and social media platforms to verify a learned skill.

Must Read

Richard French named Mannington Commercial president

Calhoun, Ga.—Mannington Commercial has named Richard French its new president, effective today. He replaces Tom Pendley, who was promoted to chief operating officer of...

Sika hosts installation training event

Davenport, Fla.—Sika, a global supplier of specialty industrial chemicals, welcomed 23 installers from all over the state to its facility here for a two-day...

Why I will never own an electric vehicle

So there is a faction of the population who believe that by 2035 all combustion-engine vehicles should go the way of the dinosaur, replaced...

Tax deductions available for home-based businesses

By Roman Basi—Working from home has become much more common within the last couple of years—primarily as a result of the pandemic. Those who...

FloorCon 2022: Broadlume seeks to fuel a retail revolution

Tucson, Ariz.—Achieving success in retail today is not about maintaining the status quo or accepting mediocrity—it’s really about disrupting the consumer experience. That was...

Flooring dealers: We’re prepared for challenges

Flooring dealers have been in this situation before—a slowing economy, perhaps even a minor recession for a quarter or two, but nothing they can’t...
Some text some message..
X