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  • AMI Accepting Applications for $1,000 BodyShop Business Magazine Scholarship Application Deadline is June 30, 2017

    Monday 19 June 2017

    North Richland Hills, Texas, June 19, 2017 — The Automotive Management Institute (AMi) is accepting applications for the annual $1,000 BodyShop Business Magazine Scholarship. AMi in conjunction with Babcox Media, established the scholarship, which is awarded to an Automotive Service Association (ASA) Collision Division member who strives to be, or is presently working, in a management capacity. The scholarship will be applied toward the recipient’s expenses to attend the 2017 NACE Automechanika in Chicago, July 26-29. The industry event offers an educational lineup of AMi seminars, technical training courses and industry sessions, an exposition and the opportunity to network with other automotive service professionals. To be eligible for the award, the following requirements must be met: applicants must work in the collision repair industry; must demonstrate an interest in self-improvement through management education; must own or work for a business that is an ASA member in good standing; and, if the applicant is not the business owner, must be recommended by the business owner. AMi Trustees and their employees, and the Babcox Scholarship Selection Committee and their employees are not eligible to apply. To request a scholarship application, call AMi at (817) 514-2929, or email tslaton@amionline.org. Applications must be received by AMi on or before June 30, 2017. The scholarship recipient will be notified by AMi on or before July 7, 2017. Th... read more

  • AMI Accepting Applications for the $1,000 Tom B. Babcox Memorial Scholarship Application Deadline is June 30, 2017

    Monday 19 June 2017

    North Richland Hills, Texas, June 19, 2017 — The Automotive Management Institute (AMi) is accepting applications for the annual $1,000 Tom B. Babcox Memorial Scholarship. AMi in conjunction with Babcox Media, established the scholarship, which is awarded to an Automotive Service Association (ASA) Mechanical Division member who strives to be, or is presently working, in a management capacity. The scholarship will be applied toward the recipient’s expenses to attend the 2017 NACE Automechanika in Chicago, July 26-29. The industry event offers an educational lineup of AMi seminars, technical training courses and industry sessions, an exposition and the opportunity to network with other automotive service professionals. To be eligible for the award, the following requirements must be met: applicants must work in the mechanical repair industry; must demonstrate an interest in self-improvement through management education; must own or work for a business that is an ASA member in good standing; and, if the applicant is not the business owner, must be recommended by the business owner. AMi Trustees and their employees, and the Babcox Scholarship Selection Committee and their employees, are not eligible to apply. To request a scholarship application, call AMi at (817) 514-2929, or email tslaton@amionline.org. Applications must be received by AMi on or before June 30, 2017. The scholarship recipient will be notified by AMi on or before July 7, 2017. The... read more

  • AMi Offers Discount Program to Industry Associations

    Thursday 15 June 2017

    North Richland Hills, Texas, June 15, 2017 — The Automotive Management Institute (AMi), the industry’s leading nonprofit provider and collaborator of administrative and management education for automotive collision and mechanical service repair segments, announces a new Association Discount Program. The new program provides members of participating industry repair associations a 20% discount on AMi’s suite of online courses. To participate in the program, associations must meet annual donation and promotional requirements. The program is designed to raise the awareness of what AMi has to offer repair businesses, as well as reduce the cost to train management and administrative staff. “We know the value training customer-facing administrative and management staff has on a repair operation and want to increase the industry’s awareness of it,” stated AMi president, Jeff Peevy, “In many cases administrative staff training is overlooked and yet it has a substantial impact on customer satisfaction and gained operational efficiencies.” More information on the program is available at http://www.amionline.org/Files/Documents/AMi%20Association%20Discount%20Program%202017%20final.pdf or by contacting Jeff Peevy at 224-704-3840. AMi was established in 1989 to answer the demand for continuing education and indu... read more