Wednesday, April 18, 2007

June Management Course Details

CTI Season Line-up
Region #: CAN-61026-5
Location: St. Clair College, Room 320
Course # Course Name and Description Hours Dates
BMC-601 Maximizing Your Labor Opportunity 8 6/20/07 & 6/21/07
CARQUEST welcomes you to a Business Management class designed to
give you the critical skills necessary to develop a comprehensive business plan that
will maximize the profit opportunities for you, your employees, and your company. As
part of our FOCUSED Business Solutions program, "Maximizing Your Labor
Opportunity" is the first critical step to success.

Labor is the single largest source of revenue in your service center and the one
least understood and often mismanaged. In this workshop you will learn to measure:

!" Understanding what you sell
!" Calculating your labor opportunity
!" The Nature of time
!" Measuring time
!" Proficiency
!" Productivity
!" Efficiency
!" Realizing full labor potential
!" Impact of not selling all your time
!" Gross profit / sales demand
!" Labor rate calculations
!" Service Consultant labor skills
!" Service Consultant labor tools
!" Time keeping systems
!" Plan for improvement
!" Implementation / Action plan

Instructor: Horizon Management Instructor Albain Bennett ( not the tech instructor Lary Gouge )

Right To Repair - article of interest

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Tuesday, April 10, 2007

AC Course Wed April 18 & Thur April 19th

Reminder for all - of the change from the original outline -- the Air Conditioning course ADDED to this spot Wed April 18 and Thur April 19th ( and the GM DuraMax course moved to May 30th &31st )

Lary Gouge has an 'soft spot' for Air Conditioning and has a wealth of tips and tricks that will benefit even the most experienced of tech's.

OF SPECIAL NOTE -- there will be an extra 20 spots for this two day course made available at $150 for the two day event. Tickets are limited and Randy Thomson will be the 'ticketmaster' .... if you know of someone who would like to attend contact Randy at 519-948-4107 or fax to 519-948-3232 or e-mail to

There will NOT be any extra tickets available for the GM Dura-Max course - but there will be tickets available for the Shop Management Course in June 20th and 21st. Ticket info will be posted later as the June course approaches -- you can reserve a early spot if contact Randy. That extra ticket will be $150 for the two day event as well.