The Fastest Path to management in Automotive Retail, although not a sure thing, is to be the son or daughter of the Dealer…or marry the son or daughter of the Dealer. Assuming YOU are not born into the business; what is your path to becoming a career manager? What management opportunities are available for me?
How does someone in Automotive Sales break into a position to accelerate their career into a management position, or even ownership?
New Car Sales Manager, Lease Manager, F&I Manager, F&I Director, Pre-Owned Sales Manager, BDC/Internet Director, General Sales Manager, General Manager, or to become an Operating Partner or Dealer Principal/Owner? Ziegler talks about the preparation, Qualification and Management Mindset you need to achieve these levels.
In other words, Nothing wrong with being a Sales Professional for Your Entire Career... BUT ... If you aspire to become a Sales Manager, F&I Manager, General Sales Manager, or a Dealer Principal; What are the steps you need to take to prepare? What do you Need to learn? What Experience do YOU need? What skills do you have to have? What education is required? How do you position yourself to become a manager and advance to the next step? How do you know if you are qualified?
In General, to become a Career Manager or GM, or Dealer, How do you do that? NOW, we need people to sign up for this valuable contribution and rare information.