NADA Show | New – NADA Professional Series

Professional Series

NADA Workshops pro series

This year, NADA Show education programming will feature a special preview of NADA’s newest dealership management training program, the NADA Professional Series. Attendees will see first-hand why dealership managers are looking to this program to supercharge their careers. These special workshop sessions will demonstrate how NADA educates the next level of dealership department managers and equips them with the tools they need to advance both their careers and their respective dealerships in the ever-changing automotive industry.

NADA Academy Instructor Georgia Munson will provide an in-depth look at this program, where dealership managers will learn to improve departmental profitability and gain the confidence to secure leadership roles in the departments they choose. Each of the four sessions featured at NADA Show 2019 will focus on managing inventories within each department:

question_answer NADA Professional Series: Office Managers

Protecting Your Dealership’s Biggest Assets

Excel with proven forecasting and inventory management tools. Learn how to forecast daily, monthly and annually for variable and fixed operations; NADA guidelines for variable and parts inventory management and how to calculate them; how to analyze your current days’ supply of inventories; and how to identify current frozen capital in all inventories.

Thursday, January 24, 2019, 1:00pm-2:00pm
Friday, January 25, 2019, 10:30am-11:30am

group NADA Professional Series: Sales Managers

Managing Millions in Vehicle Inventory

Expertly manage millions of dollars in inventory as interest rates continue to rise. Learn NADA guidelines for new and pre-owned Inventory stocking levels; how to calculate your current days’ supply; how to Identify frozen capital, your monthly interest cost in excess inventory and your daily burden cost; and a quick and simple way to determine the proper mix of inventory based on your current sales.

Saturday, January 26, 2019, 10:30am-11:30am

build NADA Professional Series: Service Managers

Maximizing Your Daily Disappearing Inventory

Maximize the only disappearing inventory in a dealership, time! Learn how to determine if you need more technicians or simply need to maximize the work you are getting from your current team; what differentiates efficient, productive and proficient technicians; and how to calculate how many techs you don’t need to hire by maximizing technician proficiency.

Thursday, January 24, 2019, 2:30pm-3:30pm

directions_car NADA Professional Series: Parts Managers

Stopping Parts Obsolescence Before It Starts

Stop the growth of obsolete parts in your business. Learn where your obsolete parts are coming from; best practices and processes to keep your obsolete parts below 5 percent of total inventory; and how to determine frozen capital in excess parts inventory.

Saturday, January 26, 2019, 9:00am-10:00am

NADA Academy instructor Georgia Munson brings a wealth of experience to NADA, most recently with Berkshire Hathaway’s XTRA Lease company. For nine years as regional vice president, she was able to improve ROI to make it the most profitable region for XTRA Lease. Prior to XTRA Lease, she was with the Faulkner-Ciocca Auto Group in Philadelphia for five years as a general manager and president. Georgia began her automotive career at Ford Motor Co., spending eight years in several field offices and positions.

Learn more about the full NADA Show education programming for 2019. 

Register for NADA Show 2019 today.