MVP Business of Parts Management

10/24/2017   (Embassy Suites - Lubbock, TX)

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 Paint Shop Throughput

10/24/2017   (Senator Inn & Spa - Augusta, ME)

Quick Changeover is a critical component of Lean Manufacturing and is a foundation for gaining critical capacity to meet customer demand and grow operations. This seminar will focus on applying quick changeover techniques and principles to the refinish area within collision repair, more specifically, to optimize booth cycles for any shop faced with the need to gain capacity and throughput when being held back by the current cycle time of their booths.

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MVP Business of Parts Management

10/24/2017   (Embassy Suites - Crabtree - Raleigh, NC)

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 Fundamentals of Estimating

10/24/2017   (Columbus BDC - Columbus, OH)

This class focuses on the basic estimating practices required for entry level estimators. Participants, seeking to improve understanding and skills related to damage analysis, will actively engage in applying the principles taught in the class through writing actual damage reports

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MVP Advanced Estimating

10/25/2017 - 10/26/2017   (Columbus BDC - Columbus, OH)

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

10/25/2017 - 10/26/2017   (Columbus BDC - Columbus, OH)

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

10/31/2017 - 11/01/2017   (Minneapolis BDC - Edina, MN)

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

10/31/2017 - 11/01/2017   (Minneapolis BDC - Edina, MN)

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 Green Belt

11/06/2017 - 11/09/2017   (Hilton Garden Inn Columbia/Harbison - Columbia, SC)

Green Belt Training is an innovative four-day training program directed at process improvement based upon the practical application of Lean Six Sigma tailored for collision repair.

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MVP Advanced Estimating

11/07/2017 - 11/08/2017   (Orlando BDC - Kissimmee, FL)

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

11/07/2017 - 11/08/2017   (Orlando BDC - Kissimmee, FL)

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 Elevating the Customer Experience

11/08/2017 - 11/09/2017   (Baltimore BDC - Glen Burnie, MD)

Elevating the Customer Experience provides a practical approach to customer satisfaction that will knock the socks off your customers, as well as your competition. Discover how creating “Memorable Experiences” can provide a true competitive advantage by making extraordinary customer service the centerpiece of your marketing strategy.

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MVP Paint Shop Performance

11/08/2017   (Holiday Inn - Akron, OH)


MVP Fundamentals of Estimating

11/09/2017   (Houston BDC - Houston, TX)

This class focuses on the basic estimating practices required for entry level estimators. Participants, seeking to improve understanding and skills related to damage analysis, will actively engage in applying the principles taught in the class through writing actual damage reports

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MVP Advanced Estimating

11/14/2017 - 11/15/2017   (Courtyard Marriott - Kingston, NY)

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

11/14/2017 - 11/15/2017   (Courtyard Marriott - Kingston, NY)

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 Green Belt

11/28/2017 - 11/30/2017   (Grand Times Hotel - Drummondville - Drummondville, QC)

Green Belt Training is an innovative four-day training program directed at process improvement based upon the practical application of Lean Six Sigma tailored for collision repair.

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MVP Green Belt

12/04/2017 - 12/07/2017   (Town Place Suites - Wareham - Wareham, MA)

Green Belt Training is an innovative four-day training program directed at process improvement based upon the practical application of Lean Six Sigma tailored for collision repair.

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MVP Business of Parts Management

12/05/2017   (DoubleTree Inn - Edmonton - Hilton West - Edmonton, AB)

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 in the 21st Century

12/07/2017 - 12/08/2017   (Houston BDC - Houston, TX)

This course takes a hard look at the state of the industry and provides owners/managers with full array of proven tools, information and advice on how to position their collision repair business for success. Get the tools and training needed to maintain a competitive advantage in the 21st century.

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MVP Business in the 21st Century

12/07/2017 - 12/08/2017   (Houston BDC - Houston, TX)

This course takes a hard look at the state of the industry and provides owners/managers with full array of proven tools, information and advice on how to position their collision repair business for success. Get the tools and training needed to maintain a competitive advantage in the 21st century.

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MVP Business of Parts Management

12/07/2017   (TBD Calgary - Calgary, AB)

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.