Kansas City Business Development Center

2604 NE Industrial Dr. Door 220
North Kansas City, MO 64117

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MVP Advanced Estimating

09/25/2018 - 09/26/2018   (Embassy Suites - St. Charles, MO)

As a first critical step in the repair process, estimating is a key area of focus when looking for process improvement. This course focuses on how the estimating process impacts cycle time, customer satisfaction and shop profitability.

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MVP Advanced Estimating

09/25/2018 - 09/26/2018   (Embassy Suites - St. Charles, MO)

As a first critical step in the repair process, estimating is a key area of focus when looking for process improvement. This course focuses on how the estimating process impacts cycle time, customer satisfaction and shop profitability.

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PPG Certification - Envirobase HP

09/25/2018 - 09/26/2018   (Auto Refinish Solutions - Spencer, IA - Spencer, IA)

Envirobase High Performance Waterborne Certification (2 day) As a core program of PPG Certification training, this program trains refinish technicians in personal safety, paint chemical and waterborne fundamentals, and repair procedures using PPG’s Envirobase High Performance Waterborne Basecoat Refinish System.

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MVP Financial Fundamentals for Collision Success

09/26/2018   (Holiday Inn Jordan Creek - West Des Moines, IA)


MVP Business of Parts Management

09/27/2018   (Embassy Suites - St. Charles, MO)

Collision parts sales represent 40% or more of a typical collision center’s sales volume and are critical to achieving delivery and cycle time goals. Given this contribution to the repair process and profitability, parts must be managed with structure, organization, and critical timing included in solid business processes. This seminar will focus on the key processes of ordering, receiving, storage, delivery, and returns for collision center parts. Additionally, this course identifies the key business management practices as well as lean principles for value stream management, work standardization, and ongoing improvement. 5S Workplace Organization for collision parts will be covered to introduce best practices and improvement techniques to ensure good handling of parts inventory.


PPG Recertification - Envirobase HP

09/27/2018   (Auto Refinish Solutions - Spencer, IA - Spencer, IA)

Envirobase High Performance Waterborne Re-certification (1 day) This course will update technicians on any new products and techniques in the Evirobase High Performance Waterborne Refinish System. Completion will move a technician up to the next level of PPG Certified Technician status.


PPG Recertification - Envirobase HP

10/05/2018   (Kansas City BDC - North Kansas City, MO)

Envirobase High Performance Waterborne Re-certification (1 day) This course will update technicians on any new products and techniques in the Evirobase High Performance Waterborne Refinish System. Completion will move a technician up to the next level of PPG Certified Technician status.


Delfleet Evolution Certification

10/16/2018 - 10/17/2018   (Kansas City BDC - North Kansas City, MO)

The course will familiarize students with PPG’s Commercial Fleet products and systems. The class explains the products and how they can be productive in commercial fleet environments.

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Delfleet Evolution Certification

10/16/2018 - 10/17/2018   (Kansas City BDC - North Kansas City, MO)

The course will familiarize students with PPG’s Commercial Fleet products and systems. The class explains the products and how they can be productive in commercial fleet environments.

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Delfleet Essential

10/18/2018   (Kansas City BDC - North Kansas City, MO)

This course familiarizes students with PPG’s Delfleet Essential coatings products and technologies. The class explains not only the products but also how their use can be profitable and productive in customer environments.

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Delfleet Essential

10/18/2018   (Kansas City BDC - North Kansas City, MO)

This course familiarizes students with PPG’s Delfleet Essential coatings products and technologies. The class explains not only the products but also how their use can be profitable and productive in customer environments.

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PPG Certification - Envirobase HP

10/23/2018 - 10/24/2018   (Kansas City BDC - North Kansas City, MO)

Envirobase High Performance Waterborne Certification (2 day) As a core program of PPG Certification training, this program trains refinish technicians in personal safety, paint chemical and waterborne fundamentals, and repair procedures using PPG’s Envirobase High Performance Waterborne Basecoat Refinish System.

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Nexa Certification - Aquabase Plus

10/25/2018 - 10/26/2018   (Kansas City BDC - North Kansas City, MO)

Aquabase Plus Waterborne Certification (2 day) As a core program of PPG Certification training, this program trains refinish technicians in personal safety, paint chemical and waterborne fundamentals, and repair procedures using PPG’s Aquabase Plus Waterborne Basecoat Refinish System.

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PPG Color - Envirobase HP

10/30/2018 - 10/31/2018   (Kansas City BDC - North Kansas City, MO)

This two day program is designed for the collision center technician who currently uses PPG products in their refinish operations. This course covers the theory of color and its practical application in matching and tinting EHP refinish waterborne colors. The Envirobase High Performance waterborne color system and its associated color tools are described in depth. Hands-on exercises are designed to provide product and color tool exposure to the technician.


Eye for Colour - Aquabase Plus

11/01/2018 - 11/02/2018   (Kansas City BDC - North Kansas City, MO)

This 2 day program is designed for the collision center technician who currently uses Nexa products in their refinish operations. This course covers the theory of color and its practical application in matching and tinting Aquabase Plus refinish waterborne colors. The Aqubase Plus waterborne color system and its associated color tools are described in depth. Hands-on exercises are designed to provide product and color tool exposure to the technician.


PPG Certification - Deltron

11/06/2018 - 11/07/2018   (Kansas City BDC - North Kansas City, MO)

As a core program of PPG Certification training, this program trains refinish technicians in personal safety, paint chemical fundamentals and repair procedures.

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PPG Recertification - Deltron

11/08/2018   (Kansas City BDC - North Kansas City, MO)

This course will update technicians on any new products and techniques in the Deltron Refinish System product line. Completion will move a technician up to the next level of PPG Certified Technician status.

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Refinish Preparation Specialist

11/13/2018 - 11/14/2018   (Kansas City BDC - North Kansas City, MO)

To train entry-level technicians to assist automotive and fleet body and refinish technicians. To develop the skills of entry-level technicians in the areas of substrate cleaning, sanding, masking, bumper cover and plastic parts preparation and keeping a clean shop. To certify the technician in EPA 6H Area Source Rule requirements.

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PPG Color - Deltron

11/27/2018 - 11/28/2018   (Kansas City BDC - North Kansas City, MO)

This course covers the theory of color and its practical application in tinting refinish colors. Provides training on various blending techniques.


PPG Color - Deltron

11/29/2018 - 11/30/2018   (Kansas City BDC - North Kansas City, MO)

This course covers the theory of color and its practical application in tinting refinish colors. Provides training on various blending techniques.


MVP Business of Parts Management

12/11/2018   (Kansas City BDC - North Kansas City, MO)

Collision parts sales represent 40% or more of a typical collision center’s sales volume and are critical to achieving delivery and cycle time goals. Given this contribution to the repair process and profitability, parts must be managed with structure, organization, and critical timing included in solid business processes. This seminar will focus on the key processes of ordering, receiving, storage, delivery, and returns for collision center parts. Additionally, this course identifies the key business management practices as well as lean principles for value stream management, work standardization, and ongoing improvement. 5S Workplace Organization for collision parts will be covered to introduce best practices and improvement techniques to ensure good handling of parts inventory.


MVP Business of Parts Management

12/12/2018   (Kansas City BDC - North Kansas City, MO)

Collision parts sales represent 40% or more of a typical collision center’s sales volume and are critical to achieving delivery and cycle time goals. Given this contribution to the repair process and profitability, parts must be managed with structure, organization, and critical timing included in solid business processes. This seminar will focus on the key processes of ordering, receiving, storage, delivery, and returns for collision center parts. Additionally, this course identifies the key business management practices as well as lean principles for value stream management, work standardization, and ongoing improvement. 5S Workplace Organization for collision parts will be covered to introduce best practices and improvement techniques to ensure good handling of parts inventory.