As we go though 2007 and beyond, invest in your current and future fleet managers and supervisors. Give them opportunities not only to stay up to date on technical issues, but also to advance their skills in managing people and finances. Your organization will benefit with improved management and employees who feel valued by the organization. The relatively small investment in training will reap rewards on the bottom line.
Benjamin J. Jordan is a Program Director at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, Department of Engineering Professional Development, where he develops and delivers continuing education courses for working professionals. The University of Wisconsin – Madison Department of Engineering Professional Development offers continuing education courses for fleet professionals. The next scheduled course is February 20-21, 2007 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Additional information is available online at http://epdweb.engr.wisc.edu//webJ000.