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  • Industry Training Provider Directory Continues Growth

    Tuesday 01 November 2016

    Industry Training Provider Directory Continues Growth  Industry Embraces AMi Learning Support Tools North Richland Hills, Texas, October 27, 2016 - The Automotive Management Institute (AMi), the industry's leading nonprofit provider and collaborator of front office and management education for automotive collision and mechanical service repair professionals, reported its industry-wide Training Provider Directory has been embraced by the industry.  Since the June 20th launch of the "Next Generation of AMi", the searchable directory has experienced tremendous support and activity from those searching for training resources and training providers ensuring their programs' industry exposure. The Training Provider Directory provides a searchable database of management and technical training for both collision repair and mechanical service repair segments.  The directory currently has over 120 training providers participating and AMi is encouraging others to join.  Training Providers and Instructors are encouraged to participate by completing the "Training Provider Form" at  www.amionline.org. "The Training Provider Directory is one example of AMi acting upon its Core Belief that, Knowledge equals competitiveness and learning is the only source of a sustainable competitive advantage," said AMi President Jeff Peevy. "We want to do all we can to facilitate and maximize learning wit... read more

  • Automotive Management Institute Recognizes 2016 Industry Partners

    Thursday 08 September 2016

    NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, TEXAS, August 30, 2016 — The Automotive Management Institute (AMi), the industry’s leading provider of management education for automotive collision and mechanical service repair professionals, held its annual “Celebration of Excellence” awards ceremony Aug. 12 at the Sheraton Park Hotel in Anaheim, Calif.     The Institute created three new awards to express its appreciation for its industry partner’s support over the past year. Two individuals and one organization were selected to receive the new awards in recognition for their support of the Automotive Management Institute’s “Next Generation” initiative:  •    The AMi Collision Training Provider of the Year - Mike Anderson, AMAM, CollisionAdvice, was recognized as the top collision repair segment training professional to embrace the “Next Generation of AMi”, vision and core belief.   •    The AMi Mechanical Training Provider of the Year - Jeremy O’Neal, AMAM, AdvisorFix, was recognized as the top service repair segment training professional to embrace the “Next Generation of AMi”, vision and core belief.   •    The AMi Industry Partner of the Year - the award was presented to Kukui and accepted by Todd Westerlund, CEO, in recognition for its efforts in building the new AMI website, which supports its new learning manage... read more

  • Automotive Management Institute Honors Class of 2016

    Thursday 08 September 2016

    NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, TEXAS, August 30, 2016 — The Automotive Management Institute (AMi), the industry’s leading provider of management education for automotive service and collision repair professionals, held its annual graduation ceremony Aug. 12 at the Sheraton Park Hotel in Anaheim, Calif.     The ceremony honored the 22nd class of Accredited Automotive Managers (AAMs). The graduating class of 2016 includes 23 automotive service and collision repair professionals who earned the Institute's prestigious AAM designation by successfully completing AMi courses and accumulating a minimum of 120 credits.          This year’s event also recognized 59 members of its first graduating class of Accredited Master Automotive Manager (AMAM) designation by successfully completing AMi courses and accumulating a minimum of 180 credits.          The Automotive Management Institute collaborates with training providers across the industry aligning training courses into comprehensive educational curricula, that when completed, results in professional designations and certificates. The education represented by these programs have proven to make positive impacts on business KPI scores and overall profitability.   AMI courses concentrate on seven core areas of business management education: financial management, sales & marketing, operational management, HR and personnel development, I... read more