Automotive Management & Leadership Accreditation

Management and Leadership Accreditation

GMD has focused on successfully developing managers and leaders in the retail automotive sector since 2001. As an Approved Centre by the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) for Management and Leadership accreditations, we can offer IMI Quality Assured Programmes and accreditation to enable your business to demonstrate your management competency levels. But what benefits…

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GMD People Launch New Survey at Automotive Management Live


Following on from last year’s extensive research, which highlighted a demand for support to fill the significant gap in knowledge among the managers interviewed, around change and change management, we are launching the next part of our research study, which will be delving deeper into the need and requirements for change in the automotive industry.

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GMD People and the Auto Industry Excellence Awards 2018

We are extremely pleased and proud of the fact that TWO of our customers have been nominated in the Training & Development Excellence Award category, for programmes we deliver for them.  The winner will be announced at the upcoming awards night on 22 March. The award has been set up to commend the business that…

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Electric Vehicle Blog Two of Five – The Pickup!

The Electric Vehicle Shop and Handover – So, a Sunday lunchtime (not morning as I suggested) with an unshaven look to go through the paperwork and have the vehicle handed over which was a very easy no sell experience. As the purpose of the shop is to promote the concept of using electric and currently…

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Electric Vehicle (EV) Introduction Blog February 2018

Electric Vehicle Blog

Electric Vehicle (EV) introduction blog – Here is our first blog to show and share our experience of  a week using a Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV from the EV shop in Central Milton Keynes .  The shop was set up for a five year period, to promote and grow the use of electric vehicles in and around…

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Are You Caught in a Catch-22 Situation with Training

“Busy managers can struggle to spare the time needed to boost their efficiency” so wrote Tim Rose in Automotive Management – December 2017 …………I.T.  is still the most-used channel to deliver training for managers as it is less likely to pull the manager and front line staff away from the shop floor. The second most…

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