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Networking In China: Inaugural Leadership 3.0 Program Provides Unique Opportunities

This past June, 20 aftermarket executives from all over the globe gathered in Shanghai for a full week of executive leadership education and an inside look at China’s burgeoning automotive aftermarket industry. The group was the first graduating class of Leadership 3.0 – an international extension of The University of the Aftermarket’s popular Leadership 2.0 executive management program.

Is China’s Automotive Aftermarket Today’s New Gold Rush

When trying to describe the state of the automotive aftermarket today in the “Far East,” it is not unrealistic to compare it to the “Wild, Wild West” during the Gold Rush. The automotive aftermarket in China in 2017 is still wildly undeveloped, but holds immense opportunity for anyone with a pioneering spirit and an entrepreneurial mindset.

Scratching The Surface Of The Chinese Aftermarket At Leadership 3.0 Shanghai

Surely, you’ve heard the old adage, “The older I get, the more I realize how little I know.” Swap out the concept of age for that of an increasingly globalized automotive aftermarket and you will understand how I, and the 19 other aftermarket professionals who participated in Leadership 3.0 earlier this month in Shanghai now feel: The deeper I get into the international automotive aftermarket, the more I am aware of how little I know.

Leadership 3.0: The Global Aftermarket Concludes In Shanghai

During the week, the class made field trips to key parts of the Chinese aftermarket supply chain, including visits to “4-S” and independent repair facilities.

Leadership 3.0: The Global Aftermarket Begins In Shanghai

Participants in the continuing education program are learning important global leadership skills, as well as taking a deep dive into the complexities and nuances of the Chinese aftermarket.