ALFRED, N.Y. Alfred State
College and the automotive trades department are now offering individual
courses in parts management. These courses are designed to help individuals
obtain an understanding of management, inventory control and basic computer
The need for parts managers and
employees to understand the fundamental principles of store management
continues to grow and expand. The programs in auto parts management along with
a corporate training program meet the challenges in today’s aftermarket,
according to the college. Students
who have already taken the program agree that these courses have helped them in
obtaining these necessary skills, according to Alfred State.
Within these management courses,
subject matter such as inventory demand and replenishment, understanding safety
stock and parts life cycle keep our program graduates at the forefront of the discipline.
Also included are the importance of understanding the management position; identifying
financial reports associated with management position; and understanding
leadership roles and styles. Two graduates of the program include recent
recipients of Counterman’s Counter Professional of the Year award.
Registration is now opened and
those who are interested can register at www.alfredstated.edu
or contact Gerald Ives, assistant professor at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.