Automotive Parts Manager Master Course​ – Remote Classes (GSPMRC22)

Only available to government-sponsored students.

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Description

Automotive Parts Manager Master Course​ – Remote Classes

CA$1,249.95

Location: Virtual Campus

Course Start Dates:

  • Spring Sold Out
  • Summer July 2, 2022
  • Fall October 14, 2022
  • Winter February 4, 2023

Course Duration: 4 weeks

Total Course Hours: Study Time 10 hrs / In-class 8 hrs

Classroom Attendance Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. EST (twice weekly see course schedule for further details)

Classroom Video Software: Zoom

Max. Students Per Classroom: 12

Instructors Per Class: 2

Resume & Career Placement Assistance: Yes *

Note: This course includes six synchronous online sessions with the instructors at a scheduled day and time and self-directed activities that students complete before the next in-class session while adhering to specified due dates.

*Canadian residents only.

Only Available For Government-Sponsored Students

 

Course Summary

The Automotive Parts Manager Master Course explains everything you need to know to quickly start your automotive parts industry career.

The parts manager program explains how to have just the right balance of inventory on-hand to fill daily orders and prevent lost sales is an essential technique every manager needs to know. The Automotive Parts Manager Course teaches managers how to work smarter by expanding their knowledge on inventory controls and implementing daily corrective measuring techniques.

Parts managers will understand how to sustain healthier parts levels and learn several tricks to reduce obsolescence rates. Understand the best time to phase-in and phase-out parts. Dive deep into the day’s inventory supply rate and parts fill rate, with easy-to-follow instructions on setting up proper criteria in the DMS and more.

Your path to becoming a successful parts manager includes learning how to mentor your staff. A personal road map to improve your counter staff’s soft skills, refine their customer service etiquette, and increase their sales closing rates. Master techniques used by successful parts managers to accelerate your career in the automotive industry today.

Included in the course are the following downloadable resources:

  • Easy to follow automotive parts manager workflow guide
  • Annual parts sales & expense forecasting spreadsheet
  • 8 downloadable guides and KPI calculation spreadsheets

What Will I Learn?

Lessons contain the same topics as the Automotive Parts Manager Master Course designed to fast-track government-sponsored students with remote classroom lessons.

  • Step-by-step guide on inventory control & parts forecasting
  • Maximize parts inventory turns & reduce obsolescence
  • Controlling & troubleshooting obsolescence
  • Comprehensive financial metrics & profitability lessons
  • How to apply matrix, velocity, & gross profit margin correctly
  • Easy to follow automotive parts manager workflow cheat sheet
  • Annual parts sales & expense forecasting spreadsheet
  • Measure monthly parts performance spreadsheet
  • KPI formulas to measure monthly performance

Experience Level Requirement

  • This course is for anyone who understands the automotive industry and wants to get into a manager’s position but is unsure where to start.
  • If you are comfortable in the automotive industry and have a minimum of one to two years of automotive service or parts experience.
  • Current service managers looking to understand the department better and wish to grow their knowledge.
  • Everything in this course is made as simple as possible and described as someone having basic knowledge of the topics.

Who Can Take This Course?

  • Parts Advisors
  • Service Advisors
  • Automotive Technicians
  • Shop Supervisors

Instructors meet with students in virtual group classroom sessions twice a week to ensure all students gain an accurate and deep understanding of the course and test their knowledge.

Curriculum

Course Content

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LESSON 1: AUTOMOTIVE PARTS MANAGER COURSE INTRODUCTION
LESSON 2: UNDERSTANDING AUTOMOTIVE PARTS INVENTORY CONTROLS
LESSON 3: EXPLORING EFFECTIVE PARTS INVENTORY MANAGEMENT CALCULATIONS AND METHODS
LESSON 4: AUTOMOTIVE PARTS FINANCIAL STATEMENT - INCOME STRATEGIES
LESSON 5: AUTOMOTIVE PARTS FINANCIAL STATEMENT – EXPENSE ACCOUNTS
LESSON 6: ANNUAL PARTS DEPARTMENT FORECASTING - 3 DIFFERENT WAYS
LESSON 7: EFFECTIVE PARTS DEPARTMENT MARKETING STRATEGIES
LESSON 8: AUTOMOTIVE PARTS FACILITY MANAGEMENT ESSENTIALS
LESSON 9: PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT AND BUILDING LEADERSHIP SKILLS
LESSON 10: NURTURING PARTS ADVISOR SOFT SKILLS TO IMPROVE CUSTOMER RETENTION AND GROSS SALES
LESSON 11: EFFECTIVE CONSULTATIVE SELLING TECHNIQUES YOUR PARTS ADVISORS NEED TO START USING TODAY
LESSON 12: TACKLING EVERYDAY AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY CHALLENGES AND EMOTIONAL SUPPORT
LESSON 13: AUTOMOTIVE PARTS PHYSICAL INVENTORY WORKFLOW GUIDE
LESSON 14: BONUS WORKFLOW GUIDES - THE PARTS MANAGER STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES (SOP)

Spring 2022

Sold Out

Summer 2022

Course Opens July 2, 2022 Automotive Parts Manager Master Course​ Time Required
Lesson 1 Parts Manager Intro 5 min
Lesson 2 Automotive Parts Inventory Controls 30 min
Lesson 3 Effective Parts Inventory Management 1 hr 30 min
July 5, 2022 6:30 pm EST Zoom Classroom – Lesson Recap 1 hr 30 min
Lesson 4 Parts Financial Statement – Income Strategies 1 hr 20 min
Lesson 5 Parts Financial Statement – Expense Accounts 1 hr
July 8, 2022 6:30 pm EST Zoom Classroom – Lesson Recap 1 hr 30 min
Lesson 6 Annual Parts Department Forecasting – 3 Ways 1 hr
Lesson 7 Effective Marketing Strategies 40 min
Lesson 8 Parts Facility Management 30 min
July 12, 2022 6:30 pm EST Zoom Classroom – Lesson Recap 1 hr 30 min
Lesson 9 Personal Development & Leadership Skills 40 min
Lesson 10 Teaching Staff Customer Service Soft Skills 1 hr
Lesson 11 Teaching Staff Consultative Selling Techniques 40 min
Lesson 12 Tackling Automotive Industry Challenges 40 min
July 15, 2022 6:30 pm EST Zoom Classroom – Lesson Recap 1 hr 30 min
Lesson 13 Parts Physical Inventory 40 min
Lesson 14 Parts Managers SOP Cheat Sheet 10 min
July 19, 2022 6:30 pm EST Zoom Classroom – Lesson Recap 2 hr
Total Course Completion Time: 18 Hours

Fall 2022

Course Opens October 14, 2022 Automotive Parts Manager Master Course​ Time Required
Lesson 1 Parts Manager Intro 5 min
Lesson 2 Automotive Parts Inventory Controls 30 min
Lesson 3 Effective Parts Inventory Management 1 hr 30 min
October 17, 2022 6:30 pm EST Zoom Classroom – Lesson Recap 1 hr 30 min
Lesson 4 Parts Financial Statement – Income Strategies 1 hr 20 min
Lesson 5 Parts Financial Statement – Expense Accounts 1 hr
October 20, 2022 6:30 pm EST Zoom Classroom – Lesson Recap 1 hr 30 min
Lesson 6 Annual Parts Department Forecasting – 3 Ways 1 hr
Lesson 7 Effective Marketing Strategies 40 min
Lesson 8 Parts Facility Management 30 min
October 24, 2022 6:30 pm EST Zoom Classroom – Lesson Recap 1 hr 30 min
Lesson 9 Personal Development & Leadership Skills 40 min
Lesson 10 Teaching Staff Customer Service Soft Skills 1 hr
Lesson 11 Teaching Staff Consultative Selling Techniques 40 min
Lesson 12 Tackling Automotive Industry Challenges 40 min
October 27, 2022 6:30 pm EST Zoom Classroom – Lesson Recap 1 hr 30 min
Lesson 13 Parts Physical Inventory 40 min
Lesson 14 Parts Managers SOP Cheat Sheet 10 min
October 31, 2022 6:30 pm EST Zoom Classroom – Lesson Recap 2 hr
Total Course Completion Time: 18 Hours

Winter 2022

Course Opens February 4, 2023 Automotive Parts Manager Master Course​ Time Required
Lesson 1 Parts Manager Intro 5 min
Lesson 2 Automotive Parts Inventory Controls 30 min
Lesson 3 Effective Parts Inventory Management 1 hr 30 min
February 7, 2023 6:30 pm EST Zoom Classroom – Lesson Recap 1 hr 30 min
Lesson 4 Parts Financial Statement – Income Strategies 1 hr 20 min
Lesson 5 Parts Financial Statement – Expense Accounts 1 hr
February 10, 2023 6:30 pm EST Zoom Classroom – Lesson Recap 1 hr 30 min
Lesson 6 Annual Parts Department Forecasting – 3 Ways 1 hr
Lesson 7 Effective Marketing Strategies 40 min
Lesson 8 Parts Facility Management 30 min
February 14, 2023 6:30 pm EST Zoom Classroom – Lesson Recap 1 hr 30 min
Lesson 9 Personal Development & Leadership Skills 40 min
Lesson 10 Teaching Staff Customer Service Soft Skills 1 hr
Lesson 11 Teaching Staff Consultative Selling Techniques 40 min
Lesson 12 Tackling Automotive Industry Challenges 40 min
February 17, 2023 6:30 pm EST Zoom Classroom – Lesson Recap 1 hr 30 min
Lesson 13 Parts Physical Inventory 40 min
Lesson 14 Parts Managers SOP Cheat Sheet 10 min
February 21, 2023 6:30 pm EST Zoom Classroom – Lesson Recap 2 hr
Total Course Completion Time: 18 Hours

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