Admittedly, other F&I online course websites (who may occasionally call themselves ‘schools’) get this question asked all the time from potential F&I students. The answer is obvious.
Simply put, Automotive Dealership Institute is the most respected, trusted, and the only licensed and independent F&I school in the USA, with over 32 years hands-on training experience, teaching students the necessary skills to become a successful automotive finance and insurance manager, internet sales manager, desk/sales manager, or dealer representative.
What makes Automotive Dealership Institute the most respected and trusted in industry?
The most in-depth knowledge and hands-on practical experience and classroom simulation that makes students so valuable to dealerships that has resulted in our job placement assistance program (audited) perform over 90% job placement rate within 90 days of graduation across all 50 states.
This is unmatched, and unbeatable by any other online course study method, which most often lack in-depth training with industry experts and leading F&I instructors in the USA.
Among many industry experts at the Automotive Dealership Institute (ADI), two of the most respected industry experts include: Arzu Algan, Dean of Education, and Cheryl Piantedosi, President of the Institute.
Dean Algan is responsible for developing and structuring the ADI’s course curriculums. She holds instructor and associate director certificates from the BPPVE, who had previously served as director of education at two F&I schools.
She is a highly experienced F&I director who was responsible for lender relations, contracting and cash management at a large automobile dealership.
Dean Algan studied at Northwood University, majoring in Automotive Marketing and Management.
She serves on the board of teaching faculty for the Banking Academy – Education Centre for Practicing Professionals.
Ms. Piantedosi has 30+ years of experience in the automotive field as General Manager, General Sales Manager, Sales Manager and Finance Manager. She is responsible for instructing ADI’s Automotive Finance Management program. Her unique experience in Saturn of Scottsdale for 9 years – first as a Sales Manager, then as a General Manager has given her incredible insight into F&I trade. Ms. Piantedosi’s other prior experiences include; Beaudry Motor Company, General Manager of Saturn of Tucson, Sales /Finance Manager of Mitsubishi Division and Fleet Sales Manager of Automotive Division.
Along with other experts at the Institute, these two F&I training innovators have made incredible contributions to course training, including full line of F&I products, adherence to complex laws and regulations compliance, product merchandising, branded F&I products, and F&I product reinsurance.
Optimizing the Auto Dealer F&I department is the most effective and reliable method to increase dealership revenue and overall profitability. Post-COVID era is wreaking havoc with decreasing profit margins and semiconductor or other supplies shortages. Smart dealerships utilize an aggressive focus on F&I product sales to combat shrinking profits.
Failing to optimize your F&I processes through hiring the best trained F&I Managers will translate in lower profits and lost competitive advantage. That is precisely why highly trained F&I Managers who receive the best-in-class training from Automotive Dealership Institute have a 90% job placement success upon graduation.
With training at The Automotive Dealership Institute, you’ll get the best possible training to prepare you for a lucrative career in automotive finance.
If you are considering becoming an F&I Manager and work for a car dealership, Auto Dealer Institute can help. We provide Auto F&I Manager Training courses and we are the only licensed, independent F&I Training center in US. or over 32 years. Our Automotive Finance and Insurance Management training program has been teaching students the necessary skills to become a successful automotive finance and insurance manager, internet sales manager, desk/sales manager, or dealer representative.