Take Control of Your Future with Self-Study

Why participate in our online self-study programs?

  • Flexibility – Unlike other programs, online self-study courses can be completed on your own time and at your own pace. Register for a single course or a certified manager program package. 
  • Cost-effective – Self-study program packages include all required courses and the final certification test. This allows the Foundation to keep prices competitive while you can avoid paying for travel.
  • Retention – Investing in your employees’ education is a proven way to increase retention and job satisfaction.
  • Content – Program content is tailored to meet the unique needs of managers across the dealership and includes targeted instruction for parts, service, rental, sales, and branch managers.
  • Productivity – Operational courses teach managers how they can increase efficiencies in processes, which leads to increased production and better overall financial performance. 
  • Certification – Participants can earn the distinction of being an AEDF Certified Manager, as well as recognition among industry peers.

What can participants earn in our certified manager programs?

The AED Foundation’s comprehensive management certification programs offer a blended curriculum of leadership and operational coursework to give managers the tools they need to succeed.

Each program offers managers the opportunity to complete learning requirements via online, self-paced courses. Certification provides managers with a national credential recognized by the equipment distribution industry.

Certified Manager Programs are offered in:

  • Parts 
  • Service 
  • Sales 
  • Branch 
  • Rental

Looking to start your own self-study initiative? Head over to for more information or contact Liz McCabe at


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