The Most Powerful Shop Management Course

Fly With The Eagles

Unlock the Secret to Running a Successful and Innovative Auto Repair Shop.

Operating and growing a successful automotive repair shop today is more challenging than ever.

The commitment, knowledge, organization and expertise needed to run a successful automotive repair shop has never been as demanding as now. From extensive knowledge of financials, cost controls, recruiting and managing employees, and developing a marketing and advertising plan, it’s not hard to get overwhelmed. It can feel like you are being pulled in five directions at once.

Elite’s AMI-Accredited Fly with the Eagles is a course designed to help you set solid foundations in all facets of operating and growing a successful auto repair shop. This course also covers succession and continuity planning and exit strategies. Fly with the Eagles is specifically designed to improve the skill level and core competencies of shop owners and shop managers.

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Exclusively designed for you, automotive shop owners and shop managers!

Fly with the Eagles is a 3-day course, with each day devoted to a new topic. Our next course is June 20th-22nd in Denver, CO!

After attending this comprehensive course for shop owners and managers, you will be able to…

  • Improve your skills in leadership, time management, and goal setting
  • Fully understand your shop’s financials and key performance indicators
  • Find and hire superstar service advisors and technicians
  • Turn your existing employees into self-motivated superstars
  • Fill your bays with the right kind of customers through new marketing strategies
  • Understand succession and continuity planning, and exit strategies
  • Utilize your step-by-step Action Plan to ensure your ongoing success


Day 1

Business and Personal Development: Leadership, Time Management, and Goal Setting

  • Understand why leadership skills are the foundation of your company
  • Master your time management skills
  • Learn effective goal setting
  • Review your basic leadership skills
  • How to create a workplace environment that attracts superstar candidates
  • Utilize the compensation and incentive secrets used by the most successful shops in America
  • Understand what the top advisors and techs are looking for in an employer
  • Interview candidates like a pro
  • Find and hire great technicians, service advisors, and managers

Day 2

Understand your Financial Statements and Cost Controls. Turn your Employees into Superstars

  • Read financial statements like a pro
  • Learn the Key Performance Indicators needed for your success
  • Set achievable targets for your auto repair business
  • Utilize cost control secrets that will do wonders for your net income
  • Utilize proven methods for building morale and increasing productivity
  • Appropriately monitor and measure the productivity of your employees
  • Lead successful employee meetings
  • Conduct employee reviews like a pro

Day 3

Marketing Auto Service, Leadership Review, and Next Steps

  • Identify your perfect customer and fill up your service bays with the right customers
  • Avoid the fatal marketing mistakes that most shop owners make
  • Utilize the secrets of successful print advertising, web-based marketing, and word-of-mouth programs that will blow your competition away
  • Understand succession and continuity planning, and exit strategies
  • Become an effective and successful leader
  • Learn your next steps to take your company to the next level

About the Course

This course is presented by Joe Marconi and Kevin Vaught, former automotive shop owners with decades of knowledge and experience in operating successful automotive companies. Joe and Kevin will share secrets and strategies used by America’s most successful automotive repair shops.

The real magic at every Fly with the Eagles is the networking and relationships created with your peers. You will not only walk away reenergized and ready to apply what you’ve learned, but you will also have a network of like-minded industry peers that will be valuable resources in your personal and business life.

Lastly and most importantly, Fly with the Eagles will give you, shop owners and shop managers, the tools and motivation to help your company succeed. However, Elite’s goal is not only to improve your business, and we also strive to help you in your personal life. Our overall objective is to give you the tools to create a balance between business and home, enriching your life along with enriching your company.


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