JOLIET, Ill., March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Spiro Gousios of Bill Jacobs Chevrolet of Joliet, IL recently graduated from the NCM Institute's prestigious General Management Executive Program (GMEP). After completing six 2 ½ day courses at the NCM Training Facilities in Kansas City, Gousios became part of an elite group of automotive dealership managers to complete the program.
The GMEP is administered by the NCM Institute Center for Automotive Retail Excellence and designed to prepare automotive dealership executives for long-term success in the industry. During the 11 month span of courses, Gousios rigorously studied automotive dealership financial and operational best practices while continuing to thrive as manager of Bill Jacobs Chevrolet.
"Completing the GMEP was as challenging and demanding as it was rewarding and beneficial," Gousios said. "I'm confident the skills and knowledge I acquired will help me build upon the success and reputation we've established at Bill Jacobs Chevrolet."
Focusing on building executive leadership skills and preparing individuals for the day-to-day and long-term demands of the automotive retail industry, the NCM intends to have GMEP graduates prepared to successfully manage and make the best decisions for their dealerships.
In addition to offering its customers best-in-class vehicles the like the 2013 Chevy Sonic near Chicago, IL and 2013 Chevy Malibu, Bill Jacobs Chevrolet continues to improve its service and organizational integrity by supporting continued education for its leaders. The dealership is excited to have the new 2014 Chevy Silverado in Chicago in stock this summer too.
"Without a doubt, the country's most successful dealerships are those who invest in the professional development of their people, equipping them with the skills and tools they need to perform to their highest potential," NCM president and CEO Paul A Faletti Jr. said.
To find more information about Bill Jacobs Chevrolet visit http://www.billjacobsjoliet.com. The dealership is a proud supporter of the Joliet community and their employees. The Women of Bill Jacobs' is a big initiative this year and the respect for employees is incredible at the dealership.
For information about the General Management Executive Program or the NCM Institute, visit www.ncm20.com/GMEP.
SOURCE Bill Jacobs Joliet