Kia sellers spend money on workers with management improvement programme

Kia sellers spend money on workers with management improvement programme


Kia UK has been working a management improvement programme designed to provide Kia dealership workers specialist management and improvement abilities.

With round 12 individuals in every programme – run in affiliation with Primeast – the scheme has proved ‘massively profitable’ all through the community, Kia mentioned, typically with two programs working concurrently annually.

Simon Hetherington, industrial director at Kia UK, mentioned: The dedication that candidates have proven via such a tough interval – not only for dealerships, however for everybody – has actually highlighted their power and flexibility, in addition to the continued funding that our seller companions make of their workers.

“The end result for the people and the community can solely improve our clients’ experiences after they go to a Kia showroom.”

The coaching permits sellers to achieve insights into greatest management follow, the producer mentioned.

The programme consists of ten workshops that cowl sensible administration and management methods masking all key areas of the retail enterprise.

The programme presents hands-on expertise and the chance to be taught administration and management abilities, which may be taken again to the dealership and put into follow, Kia mentioned. 

As a result of coronavirus pandemic, the course has been run on-line, whereas beforehand it concerned face-to-face studying.

Matt Delaney, gross sales supervisor at Ringways Kia Doncaster, mentioned: “I am thrilled to have been awarded my Institute of Management and Administration Growth Award.

“The course was onerous work and managing the change to it being on-line and on Zoom was difficult which made us all change the best way we might usually work.

“It has made us take into consideration how we work differently nevertheless it has been extraordinarily rewarding, and I am unable to wait to deliver all that I’ve learnt to the showroom.”

The course has been run for the previous eight years.

Kia lately revealed particulars of new electrified Niro mannequin vary, which options hybrid, plug-in hybrid (PHEV) and absolutely electrical drivetrain choices.


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December 2022