MIDLAND, Mich. — What is it about our aftermarket world that makes it so susceptible to change? There are many answers to this question, but there is only one way to deal effectively with these inevitable changes – preparation.
Preparation is gained through education, which leads to informed and confident decision-making within your organization. This education is offered through Northwood University’s University of the Aftermarket. Your participation in the University demonstrates you have an interest in education. As a graduate with an AAP (Automotive Aftermarket Professional) or MAAP (Master Automotive Aftermarket Professional) designation, you will be prepared to meet the fast-paced challenges and changes in today’s and tomorrow’s aftermarket.
Now, you have the opportunity to be part of the graduating class Sunday, October 31, 2004 at University Forum (held at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas during Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week). You may be very close to earning your AAP or MAAP designation to join the ranks of the aftermarket honored, educated, and admired. To learn how close you are or how many CEU’s you have earned, please e-mail Susan Woodcock at the University of the Aftermarket office [email protected] or call 1-800-551-2882 for an update.
Furthermore, to make it even easier and more convenient for you to get your AAP/MAAP, you can complete up to 3.0 CEU’s by participating in Northwood University’s, University of the Aftermarket online program. There are 20 internet-based courses available. You can go on-line and complete courses in sales, marketing, human resource management and aftermarket overview to help you get closer to attaining your AAP/MAAP. You can view them online at: http://www.ontimetraining.com/associations/index.asp?assoc_key=145
There are many ways you can complete your AAP/MAAP designation requirements between now and graduation on October 31st, or to get started working towards those designations. Make it a personal goal to join the ranks of the aftermarket prepared, honored, educated and admired.
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