Elements of Industrial Distribution Course Educates New Hires on Fundamentals: Two Sample Lessons Now Available
Chicago, IL — Available in print and online, Elements of Industrial Distribution covers the basics of industrial distribution in easy-to-understand language, providing novice employees with the knowledge they need to succeed in their positions. Written by industrial distributors and manufacturers, the course is organized into four modules, with each module featuring 15-20 quick, single topic lessons. Modules cover the basics of industrial distribution: ID Fundamental Organizational Overview, Operations Overview, Customer Service and Sales, Marketing and Profitability. Each module includes industry terms and definitions and concludes with a test so participants can see how well they have retained the knowledge.
Interested in seeing what the course is all about? Two sample lessons from this popular online course—“What is Distribution?” and “Sales-Driven Business”—are available at www.industrialcareerspathway.org/ElementsIntro.
Industrial Careers Pathway® (ICP) is a multifaceted North American workforce initiative supported by an alliance of ASA, ISA Education Foundation, NAHAD and the PTDA Foundation. Addressing the need for a skilled industrial distribution, manufacturing sales and customer service workforce for today and tomorrow, ICP links students and job seekers through partnerships with local educators and employers. For more information, visit www.industrialcareerspathway.org .