ORLAND PARK, IL Participants in the seven education sessions at HDAW’09 can now receive up to 1.2 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) to be applied toward a heavy duty aftermarket certification available through the University of the Aftermarket.
An operating unit of Northwood University, the University of the Aftermarket provides business, management and leadership education to professionals in the motor vehicle aftermarket through online, custom, conference and partnership educational opportunities. It is planned for HDAW to offer more future programs with CEU credits.
The seven HDAW’09 education programs that will count for credit are:
Heavy Duty Aftermarket Forum by MacKay & Co.
Profit Planning Analysis
Understanding the Customer’s Value
Essential Elements of Your Business Plan
Transforming for Technology
How to Deposit, Transfer and Draw From Each Employee’s ATM
Service Distributor Workshop, Improving Your Operation and Profitability
"Certification by the University of the Aftermarket of elements of the HDAW’09 education program speaks to opportunity for the distributors in our industry to develop and improve the skills and knowledge of their employees to improve performance and productivity,” said Todd Kindem, HDAW’09 education committee co-chair and director of sales and marketing at ArvinMeritor CVS. “I encourage distributors to make the education program of HDAW’09 an important event for their employees to attend.”
HDAW‘09 will be held at the Rosen Centre Hotel and the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., Monday, Feb. 16 -Thursday, Feb. 19, 2009.