Education


No one knows the industry like TIADA. We offer various seminars throughout the year meant to keep you up to date on the latest compliance issues, regulatory changes and best practices. The association’s professional development program is called the TIADA Dealer Academy, and our current offerings can be found below. You may also view the Education Schedule to see our complete list of offerings by date and location and the Education Sponsorship Media Kit for Sponsorship Details.

How to Become An Independent Auto Dealer

This is the online course is for all you future dealers as well as anyone looking for a comprehensive overview of the basics, including a ton of resources.

BHPH Compliance: A Comprehensive Workshop

This revitalized seminar from TIADA General Counsel Michael W. Dunagan is the final answer in BHPH compliance. Mike speaks dealers and has over 40 years of experience representing BHPH dealers. 

Better BHPH Financials: How to Get Organized for Growth

CPA heavyweight David Keller of CliftonLarsonAllen provides the weapons to get your BHPH house in order.

What Every Dealer Ought to Know About Management

Want to get the best out of your team members? This management and coaching workshop from Jay Rose will demonstrate exactly how to create an action plan for developing employee skills.   

Collect the Cash, Not the Car

Collect the Cash, Not the Car is designed to help you and your collection teams maximize your collection opportunities.

Social Media Marketing for Independent Dealers

Dealers will learn about the latest technology that allows dealers to identify the specific audience they want to reach - location, credit score, age, etc. - and to market directly to those prospective customers on Facebook. irectly with subprime buyers in their newsfeed.  

Sales Essentials for Retail/Special Finance Dealers

Attendees will receive training on everything from setting dealership sales goals to getting prospective customers onto their lot to closing the deal. This is the most relevant sales training for independent dealers focusing on today's car buyer.   

An Introduction to Transferring Titles

This online course is a one hour, deep dive into the title transfer process.