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Registration Now Open For University Of The Aftermarket Online Distance Learning Courses

Web-based format enables industry professionals to conveniently continue progress toward AAP, MAAP designations, according to the university.



MIDLAND, Mich. – Registration is now open for the University of the Aftermarket’s lineup of 20 new online Distance Learning courses for the spring semester.

Each eight-week course is offered in a flexible, Web-based environment that enables busy aftermarket professionals to continue their progress toward an AAP (Automotive Aftermarket Professional) or MAAP (Master Automotive Aftermarket Professional) designation. Courses start either Jan. 13 or March 17. Registration closes Jan. 6, 2014. Each course is $600. Check the University of the Aftermarket’s course calendar ( for specific course dates.

These semester-long courses are led by Northwood University faculty and cover a wide range of business, management and leadership topics of interest to aftermarket professionals. Successful completion of the course awards 3.0 CEUs.


Although University of the Aftermarket students are not required to take exams, they must participate in the class. In order to receive CEU credit, participants must complete all readings and materially participate in all online discussions (log-in and participate in online discussions at least three or four times per week). Additionally, participants must complete all assignments. Grades are assessed as pass/non pass (“C” or better is considered a pass).

Courses now available for registration are:

ADV 1100—Principles of Advertising
AM 2560—Strategic Sales and Marketing
AM 2640—Dealership Variable Operations
AM 2650—Dealership Fixed Operations
AMM 4120—Current Issues in Global Aftermarket
ECN 2210—Principles of Microeconomics
ECN 2220—Principles of Macroeconomics
ENG 4010—Communication & Interpersonal Relations
ETR 3010—New Venture Finance
FIN 3010—Financial Management
MGT 2300—Principles of Management
MGT 3500—Operations Management
MGT 4030—International Management
MGT 4250—Organizational Behavior
MGT 4800—Strategic Planning
MIS 3300—Project Management
MKT 2010—Principles of Selling
MKT 2080—Principles of Marketing
MKT 3050—Consumer Behavior
MKT 3100—International Marketing


For detailed course descriptions and to register for a course, visit the “Course Calendar” page or call 1-800-551-2882.


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