Universal Technical Institute (UTI) announced a multi-year transformation plan aiming to generate approximately $30 million of incremental operating income in fiscal 2020.
Steve Trapp will present “Selling and Marketing in an Increasingly Competitive Marketplace,” while Patrice Marcil will present “Managing Collision Centers: Technical Training Needs of Today and Tomorrow.”
The workshop allows general, collision and big truck shop owners to gain knowledge on troubleshooting business operations, target issues that result in inadequate sales, and gain free time for themselves and family.
3M Automotive Aftermarket Division Joins Collision Repair Education Foundation in Hosting Career Fair
The Cars, Careers and Celebrities event held in the plaza at 3M headquarters featured more than a dozen collision repair companies that had an opportunity to meet hundreds of students who are studying collision repair in high school or technical colleges.
The educational materials equip teachers and counselors with information on today’s advanced automotive career paths that will appeal to a wide range of students.
“Navigating the Waters with an Eye on the Horizon: Implications for the Automotive Aftermarket” will cover whether new car sales have hit a plateau, the outlook for autonomous vehicles and more.
Two popular courses are specifically designed to teach advanced composite automotive structural repair for technicians, as well as multiple courses in design and analysis of composite structures, bonded joints and repairs for engineers.
Bodyshop Management Essentials will provide a plan for collision repairers to succeed in the constantly changing collision repair industry.
Classes will include “Insurance Ethics? There’s No Such Thing” and “Auto Repair & the Law.”
I-CAR and ASE have been working for more than a year and a half in close collaboration on a set of high-impact joint initiatives for the benefit of technicians, students, schools and the industry.
The collision repair center sends its technical team to workshops and courses around the country sponsored by I-CAR, Assured Performance Network, Mercedes-Benz, and other private trade schools for the industry.
The industry is seeking more vehicle and technology specific collision repair information in order to keep up to date on the increased usage of new materials on vehicles as well as the nuances of the 100-plus new or re-designed vehicles introduced each year.