NTDA DEALER EDUCATION
It goes without saying that to succeed in today’s fast-paced business environment, you need the right knowledge. Education is the secret to staying on top of the trends and ahead of your competition. The NTDA helps you do just that with Webinars and Seminars on topics like, Developing a Social Networking Strategy, Fraud Prevention; Federal Excise Tax, Regulatory Changes, Healthcare Changes, and more.
The NTDA’s Annual Convention is another opportunity that focuses on the industry’s most pressing issues. And, at costs considerably less than you would find elsewhere, NTDA’s educational efforts ensure that you will have the understanding to make the smartest business choices.
Below is a lineup of training that will be offered in 2013. Fees apply for Workshops. Check back for additional details.
May 9-10, 2013 - Sales Manager Workshop - Indianapolis, IN
The NTDA’s Sales Manager Workshop is designed for top level dealership and sales departmental leaders to understand key concepts in measuring and improving operations performance and financial results. It will provide participants the ability to effectively interpret data from financial reports, analyze operational information, and make sound business decisions impacting performance drivers to improve the financial results of their sales department. This intensive course enables an upper level manager to get their hands around all departments of the dealership. Download registration form.
Sept, 9-10, 2013 - Excellence in Parts Department Operations - Location TBA
The NTDA’s Excellence in Parts Department Operations Seminar is designed for top level dealership and departmental leaders to understand key concepts for increasing economic profit performance in the parts and service departments. You will have the ability to effectively interpret data from financial reports, analyze operational information, and make sound business decisions impacting profit drivers to improve profit of their parts and service departments. This intensive course enables an upper level manager to get their hands around a single department in just two days.
Nov. 4-5, 2013 - Excellence in Service Department Operations - Location TBA
The NTDA Excellence in Service Department Operations Workshop will teach you how to calculate gross profit return on sales, and operating profit return on gross and sales and compare to profiles to determine if the service department is retaining proper percentages. This workshop explains why Work in Progress increases and decreases, and why it is important for the (WIP) balance at month end to agree with the balance in the open Repair Order (RO) report. Learn how to calculate hours produced in the shop per day and recognize the impact on technician efficiency, shop productivity, and technician proficiency. Identify the three types of work produced in the shop and determine how this work mix directly affects the hours produced per RO. Gain a better understanding of your role as the Service Advisor. Recognize how to Maximize Economic Service Profit (MESP®). Develop action plans in the form of a balanced scorecard(s) to realize service department performance improvement opportunities.
The NTDA will offer the following free Webinars in 2013:
May 23, 3013 - New Health Care Laws and Their Impact on Your Dealership
The NTDA will host a Webinar led by CliftonLarsonAllen LLP on Thursday, March 28 at 2:00 p.m. CST to discuss the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (commonly called Obamacare) and its impact on your dealership as specific provisions take effect in 2013, 2014 and beyond. There is no cost to participate in the Webinar. To register, contact NTDA Executive Director Gwen Brown toll-free at 1-800-800-4552, direct dial (810) 229-5960, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Each of the following Webinars about Understanding Federal Excise Tax will touch on various aspects of the FET Tax and how it is applied to trailer dealers.
- June 20, 2013 - 2:00 pm CST - Understanding Federal Excise Tax
- July 18, 2013 - 2:00 pm CST - Understanding Federal Excise Tax
- Aug. 22, 2013 - 2:00 pm CST - Understanding Federal Excise Tax
- Sept. 19, 2013 - 2:00 pm CST - Understanding Federal Excise Tax