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AED University is an educational service of The AED Foundation, an affiliate of the Associated Equipment Distributors. The curriculum includes industry-specific training in management, parts, service, sales, rental and customer service and technical and safety compliance training is also available through our online educational partners.
New Online Technical Assessments for Dealer Technicians »» CLICK HERE
The AED Foundation is pleased to announce the new Online Dealer Technician Technical Assessments are now available. Requested by AED members and affiliates to meet hiring and workforce development needs, the assessments can be used to evaluate equipment technical knowledge for either pre-hire job applicants or currently employed technicians. More>>
Webinar: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) ...to Pay or Play? »» CLICK HERE
What Health Care Reform Requires
June 12, 2013; 2 p.m. CDT
Bobette Puckett and Ryan Holst, Alper Services, LLC
Moderated by Garry Bartecki
What Does Obamacare Mean to You?
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) represents a greater challenge for your dealership than simple compliance with new health-insurance regulations. New taxes, fees and directives mean that your businesses need to gear up to address the new law. You must look beyond the human resources departments and consider the impact it will have on your bottom line.
Don’t be caught in the dark. Make sure that you understand what your dealership needs in place for the healthcare reform. Start by attending this 60 minute webinar presented by Alper Services.
Webinar: Delivering Superior Customer Service By Christine Corelli »» CLICK HERE
Aligning Your Dealership for Results Through Teamwork
Your ability to deliver superior customer service requires teamwork – where every single person in your company is dedicated to the common goal of developing a reputation for superior service and works as a highly effective team in finding ways to continuously improve the level of service they provide. Don't miss this unique opportunity to learn how to align your dealer organization for results.
Webinar: Delivering Superior Customer Service
June 11, 2013; 10-11:30 a.m. CDT
Presented by Christine Corelli
Online training - A Complete Package of Web-based Financial Professional Education for Managers: »» CLICK HERE
Financial Management 101: Introduction to Business Finance for Non-Financial Managers
Financial Management 102: Introduction to Ratio Analysis for Non-Financial Managers
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As a manager you have goals and expectations for yourself and for your team – and your executive team has goals and expectations for you. Understanding the path of the dollar through your dealership will help you to connect these goals and expectations to the financial status of your dealership. The ability to speak the language of business accounting and finance coupled with the ability to read, interpret, and analyze financial statements and ratios will enable you to effectively manage operations, set goals, and measure results within your dealership, your branch, and your department.
Financial Management 101 is an introductory Web-based course developed to teach non-financial managers basic business accounting and financial practices. Managers learn how the balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow statement work together to provide insight into the financial health and stability of the distributorship.
Financial Management 102 is a tool to help managers better understand the financial status of their dealerhsip. This Web-based course will teach non-financial managers how to calculate, interpret, and analyze the financial ratios most commonly used in the equipment distribution industry.