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Five-Day Intensive F&I School

7/10/2017 - 7/14/2017

The Woodlands, TX

 American Financial & Automotive Services Inc.’s F&I University (FIU) provides industry-leading F&I curriculum and online continuing education for today’s business manager. Through the award-winning FIU development program, industry experts offer career-building techniques rather than “job training.” Also, FIU has partnered with Automotive Compliance Education (ACE) to include ACE certification with their F&I curriculum. FIU is the only F&I school to offer this certification in an instructor-led format. Aligning compliance certification and F&I training creates an even stronger program for F&I professionals to take their career to the next level.

 REGISTER TODAY at www.AFASinc.com!

Training Calendar

UDS Training: F&I Certification School

7/17/2017 - 7/21/2017

This five-day certification session covers: 

  1. Introduction to F&I: This module provides a solid foundation for beginning a career in F&I.
  2. Administration and Management: This module addresses all the aspects of becoming a solid administrator and manager.
  3. Product Overview: This module will cover the common features of each F&I product.
  4. Ethics and Compliance: This module covers all the state and federal rules and regulations governing the F&I processes. The workshop concludes with a final exam, with individuals earning a passing score receiving a certificate.
  5. AutoMenu Presentation Styles and Techniques: Get a streamlined approach to the F&I menu presentation, as well as the techniques designed to improve product sales.
  6. Gaining Commitment: This module is designed to provide attendees with a consistent process for uncovering and handling objections.
  7. Control Through Finance: This module is designed to provide participants with the essential ingredients for maximizing the control of each deal.
  8. Lender Relations: This module is designed to provide attendees with an understanding of how to build better lender relations.
  9. Keys to Leasing: This module will explain the fairly simple logic and common terminology behind a lease. It will also uncover the F&I profit potential often overlook on such transaction.
  10. Setting the Stage for Success: Participants will leave with a fresh look at all of the preliminary aspects of being an effective and efficient business manager.

To register, call (727) 507-8200

Training Calendar

Five-Day Intensive F&I School

8/7/2017 - 8/11/2017

The Woodlands, TX

 American Financial & Automotive Services Inc.’s F&I University (FIU) provides industry-leading F&I curriculum and online continuing education for today’s business manager. Through the award-winning FIU development program, industry experts offer career-building techniques rather than “job training.” Also, FIU has partnered with Automotive Compliance Education (ACE) to include ACE certification with their F&I curriculum. FIU is the only F&I school to offer this certification in an instructor-led format. Aligning compliance certification and F&I training creates an even stronger program for F&I professionals to take their career to the next level.

 REGISTER TODAY at www.AFASinc.com!

Training Calendar

Five-Day Intensive F&I School

9/11/2017 - 9/15/2017

The Woodlands, TX

 American Financial & Automotive Services Inc.’s F&I University (FIU) provides industry-leading F&I curriculum and online continuing education for today’s business manager. Through the award-winning FIU development program, industry experts offer career-building techniques rather than “job training.” Also, FIU has partnered with Automotive Compliance Education (ACE) to include ACE certification with their F&I curriculum. FIU is the only F&I school to offer this certification in an instructor-led format. Aligning compliance certification and F&I training creates an even stronger program for F&I professionals to take their career to the next level.

 REGISTER TODAY at www.AFASinc.com!

Training Calendar

Five-Day Intensive F&I School

10/9/2017 - 10/13/2017

The Woodlands, TX

American Financial & Automotive Services Inc.’s F&I University (FIU) provides industry-leading F&I curriculum and online continuing education for today’s business manager. Through the award-winning FIU development program, industry experts offer career-building techniques rather than “job training.” Also, FIU has partnered with Automotive Compliance Education (ACE) to include ACE certification with their F&I curriculum. FIU is the only F&I school to offer this certification in an instructor-led format. Aligning compliance certification and F&I training creates an even stronger program for F&I professionals to take their career to the next level.

REGISTER TODAY at www.AFASinc.com!

Training Calendar

Five-Day Intensive F&I School

11/6/2017 - 11/10/2017

The Woodlands, TX

 American Financial & Automotive Services Inc.’s F&I University (FIU) provides industry-leading F&I curriculum and online continuing education for today’s business manager. Through the award-winning FIU development program, industry experts offer career-building techniques rather than “job training.” Also, FIU has partnered with Automotive Compliance Education (ACE) to include ACE certification with their F&I curriculum. FIU is the only F&I school to offer this certification in an instructor-led format. Aligning compliance certification and F&I training creates an even stronger program for F&I professionals to take their career to the next level.

 REGISTER TODAY at www.AFASinc.com!

Blog

So Here's the Deal

Ronald J. Reahard
Combating CUs

By Ronald J. Reahard
Top trainer tells an F&I pro from San Antonio to stop fighting credit unions and join them. He also reveals three reasons most CU members should choose dealership financing.

Trading Rate for Product

By Ronald J. Reahard
A reader wonders if a scenario exists where trading rate for product doesn’t cross that invisible legal line. The magazine’s resident F&I pro weighs in.

(Video) Discussing the Risk-Based Pricing Rule

By Ronald J. Reahard

(Video) Timing F&I

By Ronald J. Reahard

Done Deal

Gregory Arroyo
Don’t Tune Out

By Gregory Arroyo
The editor takes you inside a conference that had digital retailing makers wooing auto finance execs.

Generationally Speaking

By Gregory Arroyo
What was supposed to be a listen-and-learn assignment turns into fodder for the editor’s monthly page, and he thinks you’ll understand why.

Credit Crisis or Market Rationalization?

By Gregory Arroyo

How to Lose a Customer

By Gregory Arroyo

Mad Marv

Marv Eleazer
There’s No ‘I’ in Team

By Marv Eleazer
His Madness shares a story of how good, old-fashioned customer care will always trump some algorithm or digital retailing tool.

What’s the Rush?

By Marv Eleazer
When you’re having fun, the hours go by like minutes. His Madness shares advice for improving the car-buying experience.

Debating the Chargeback

By Marv Eleazer

Simple Is as Simple Does

By Marv Eleazer

On the Point

Jim Ziegler
Sales Rock Stars Still Exist

By Jim Ziegler
Da Man says $40,000-a-month sales rock stars still exist. He says you’ll find them on YouTube and Facebook Live.

The New Stooges

By Jim Ziegler
The Alpha Dawg predicts that the latest round of technology disrupters will deliver more missed opportunities than closed deals.

Is Your Quick Lube Driving Away Business?

By Jim Ziegler

Who Shot the Dealer?

By Jim Ziegler