Sonic’s Need Sonic Automotive is one of the largest automotive retailers in the United States, operating more than 100 dealerships in 14 states and 25 major metropolitan markets. One of Sonic’s critical goals in 2014 was retention of their service and parts (Fixed Operations) leaders. Service and parts managers are tasked with running the daily […]
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Also tagged ABR success story, Application Lab, automotive industry, Fixed Operations, ILT, leadership academy, leadership training, Sonic Automotive, success story, VILT, virtual instructor-led training, webinars
As a custom training organization, many of the solutions ABR designs for clients are blended, in which eLearning, simulations, coaching, or other learning tools are complemented by an instructor-led training (ILT) component. When we create ILT solutions, we take great pride in developing innovative, application-based, and relevant sessions. But this means NOTHING if the facilitator […]
When I first started to train, I thought that it was my job—in fact, my duty—to impart my knowledge and wisdom to the participants in every class I taught. After all, I was the trainer. I was the person standing in front of the classroom with the facilitator’s guide. I was chosen by my company […]
What’s new with ABR? Take a peek at what’s going on in our world as we work to deliver relevant, world-class solutions for our clients. ABR believes in transferring knowledge through interactive, application-focused training: the delivery of content, the participation in activities, and the participation in discussion. BUT our passion lies in allowing our partners…our participants…to […]
It’s fascinating to me that many instructors/facilitators I’ve observed and mentored over the years were so serious about their delivery. Now, I don’t mean to say that training isn’t a serious business. Learning content, determining the best way to phrase ideas, and deciding on the most effective questions to ask is quite serious. What I […]
Our Client’s Need Accelerated Business Results (ABR) has a long-standing client that offers data, video, and voice services to businesses of all sizes; cell tower backhaul services to wireless carriers; and enterprise-class, cloud-enabled hosting, managed applications, and services. In 2012, this company’s corporate marketing team was preparing to launch a certification program for its business […]
What’s new with ABR? Take a peek at what’s going on in our world as we work to deliver relevant, world-class solutions for our clients. One of my favorite courses to facilitate is Salesforce.com for business-to-business sales teams. The initial perception a sales professional has of Salesforce.com is that it’s just a tool to enter […]
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Cincinnati, Ohio (April 24, 2012) – Accelerated Business Results (ABR), a full-service, award-winning training and social media firm, has been named as a finalist in the Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business Excellence Awards for 2012. ABR was placed in the category of Emerging Business of the Year along with five other local companies. “Accelerated […]
What are some factors I need to consider for my business when I am deciding between e-learning training and in-person, instructor-led training?
How ABR quickly and successfully created and delivered a comprehensive sales training program for employees at Car-Part that provided them with a systematic and robust consultative sales process.