Canadian Dealer Academy

Canadian Dealer Academy

The Canadian Dealer Academy graduate certificate builds on your existing experience. Explore how individual departments operate and how broader concepts affect the dealership overall. The program was created to help working professionals stay competitive in a demanding Canadian marketplace.

  • balance your schedule with part-time blended learning
  • content specifically designed for the Canadian market
  • use the information from your own dealership to see real-world implementation
  • learn from subject experts in the industry
  • earn an Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Courses

  • AUDM1000 – Dealership Management
  • AUDM1001 – Dealership Financial Management
  • AUDM1002 – Customer Experience
  • AUDM1003 – Parts/Accessories Management
  • AUDM1004 – Service Management
  • AUDM1005 – New and Used Sales Management
  • AUDM1006 – Growth and Opportunity Capstone
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What you need to know

  • admissions: you must have a postsecondary diploma or degree or equivalent experience in the automotive industry to be eligible for the program
  • cost: $1,869.84 per course (based on September 2019 prices)
  • length: seven seven-week courses, 36 hours per course
  • delivery: flexible in-class and online delivery
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FOR THE DRIVEN

Created by the industry for the industry. Home to the only programs of their kind in Canada, the Automotive Business School of Canada at Georgian College is where you’ll get the skills and experience you need to succeed. Delivering business education and training for the automotive industry in Canada.

Contact

For more information, please contact:

705.722.1591

1.888.331.5343

AUDM@georgiancollege.ca

Quick links

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Upcoming intakes

Start date Location Schedule Application package
January 2021 Barrie, ON Coming soon Download
March 2021 Halifax, NS Coming soon Download
TBD Edmonton, AB
TBD Vancouver, BC
TBD Montreal, QC (French)

Alumni

There have been over 200 graduates of the Canadian Dealer Academy since its inception in 2015.

Check out our alumni profiles, connect with them on LinkedIn, and hear in their words what they found most valuable about the program.

Canadian Dealer Academy alumni

Faculty

Robert Arena - Financial Management
Robert Arena - Financial Management
Mark Cunha - Financial Management
Mark Cunha - Financial Management
Finn Engsig - Parts/Accessories Management
Finn Engsig - Parts/Accessories Management
Sue Finneron - Dealership Management
Sue Finneron - Dealership Management
Randy Katzman - Financial Management
Randy Katzman - Financial Management
Shawn Lacroix
Shawn Lacroix - Dealership Management and New/Used Sales Management
Bryan Lamontagne
Bryan Lamontagne - Customer Experience and Service Management
Ray Levo
Ray Levo - Service Management and Parts/Accessories Management
Gord Linton - Dealership Management and New/Used Management
Gord Linton - Dealership Management and New/Used Management
Andrea Morris
Andrea Morris - New/Used Management
Ata Nourozifar
Ata Nourozifar - Service Management and Parts/Accessories Management
Tim Reuss - Dealership Management
Tim Reuss - Dealership Management
Chuck Seguin
Chuck Seguin - Growth and Opportunity Capstone
Jeremy Wyant
Jeremy Wyant - Customer Experience
Hannu Ylanko
Hannu Ylanko - Dealership Management
mike haslam
Mike Haslam - Service Management and Parts/Accessories Management

Staff

Jason Dale
Jason Dale - Executive Director

Email Jason
705.728.1968, ext. 1269

Sebrina Westbrooke
Sebrina Westbrooke - Program Manager

Email Sebrina
705.728.1968, ext. 1438

Sarah Lockhart
Sarah Lockhart - Academic Support Clerk

Email Sarah
705.728.1968, ext. 1829

Arlene Manning
Arlene Manning - Academic Assistant

Email Arlene
705.728.1968, ext. 1795

Barb Watts
Barb Watts - Onsite Administrator

Faculty Insights video series

Episode 1 – Operating in a crisis with Chuck Seguin

Episode 2 – Managing finance & operations with Mark Cunha

Episode 3 – Leading in a crisis with Sue Finneron

Episode 4 – Fixed operations success with Jason Dale

Episode 5 – Recovering from a crisis with Chuck Seguin

Episode 6 – The future of auto retail with Chuck Seguin