Bob Greenwood, AMAM (Accredited Master Automotive Manager) is President and C.E.O. of Automotive Aftermarket E-Learning Centre Ltd. (AAEC).
It is a company focused on providing Business Management Resources and Development for the Independent Sector of the aftermarket industry. It’s content and technology is recognized as part of the curriculum of the Fixed Operations Diploma and the Aftermarket Degree courses taken at the Automotive Business School of Canada at Georgian College located in Barrie Ontario Canada. This school is the leader and only college in Canada that offers an automotive business education. AAEC is also recognized by the Automotive Management Institute (AMI), located in North Richland Hills, Texas USA, allowing 80 credits for successful completion of the AAEC E-Learning portion of the site towards the 120 credits required to obtain the reputable Accredited Automotive Manager (AAM) designation. Bob’s previous episodes areHERE.
Key Talking Points:
You need a CEO mindset
You need to move to the next level of the new aftermarket
You need to view your business from the 10,000-foot level
It takes time to learn this new role/position
You must ‘RE’ your business
Re-New the business model
Re-Learn the business
Re-Tool the business
Re-Certify your standards
Re-Professionalize the business
The mindset of Change. Five bridges the CEO needs to cross
Ability to manage change
The structure that supports the execution
Right people in the right place
Alignment of owner priority. Walk the talk
Shop wide coordination and cooperation. Team. Respect every position
Any size shop needs to find their desire of where they would like to be
These CEO disciplines work for any size business
Thanks to Bob Greenwood for his contribution to the aftermarket’s premier podcast.
Link to the ‘BOOKS‘ page highlighting all books discussed in the podcast library HERE. Leaders are readers.
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