MIDLAND, Mich. The University of the Aftermarket will present its annual “Aftermarket 101” program at Federal-Mogul headquarters in Southfield, Mich., June 10-11, 2014. The program is specifically created for new employees in the automotive or heavy-duty aftermarket and will provide a better understanding of the industry, its structure and trends.
This annual program is offered in partnership with the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association. Typical attendees have less than one year in the industry and represent a diverse range of job functions and companies. During the day-and-a-half program, participants will be exposed to key information about the aftermarket, its history, scope, market channels, customers and trends.
Specific subjects include:
Industry Basics, Channels and Terminology
History of the Aftermarket
Current State of the Aftermarket
The Global Aftermarket
Distribution: Structure and Trends
Service Dealer Challenges and Opportunities
Macro Trends: The Big Picture
Field Trip to Visit a Traditional WD and Store
Registration is $650 for both days and includes lunch and all materials. To register, visit www.universityoftheaftermarket.com, click “Course Calendar” and then choose the June 10-11 “Aftermarket 101” program, or call 800-551-2881.
Special rates apply for companies sending more than three employees. Additionally, for those requiring travel to the event, special hotel rates have been negotiated near Federal-Mogul. Contact the University of the Aftermarket for more details.
Participants will receive 1.2 credits toward completion of their Automotive Aftermarket Professional (AAP) or Master Automotive Aftermarket Professional (MAAP) designations.