Fleet 101 Series

Fleet 101 Webinar Series


Are you new to fleet and looking for an intro to fleet? Are there members of your team who have recently been introduced to fleet management? Now, with NAFA’s Fleet 101 webinar series, you and your team can get a broad overview of the varied disciplines that comprise today’s fleet management profession! This series will help you, as a new fleet manager, understand the basics of fleet and lay the foundation for more detailed fleet management education.

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  • Get up to speed quickly with an overview of the fundamental areas of fleet management.
  • Access the education online — whether by computer, smartphone, or tablet — so you can learn at your own pace, at your convenience!
  • Focus on one specific fleet management discipline at a time, with a one-hour webinar viewing.
  • Learn from experienced fleet management professionals and have the option to email your questions for further information!
  • Train your junior team members with Fleet 101 webinars as they expand in their fleet roles!

Who Should “Enroll” In Fleet 101?

An incredible investment, this webinar series will provide the fleet management newcomer a broad foundation of the fleet management disciplines. The Fleet 101 series is ideal for:

  • New Fleet Managers who want a basic overview of what their new career will entail.
  • Junior team members who want to have an overview of a specific fleet discipline.
  • Related fleet industry professionals looking for a synopsis of just one discipline before seeking out more detailed education.

Available Webinars

1. Fleet 101 - Introduction

This introductory webinar to the Fleet 101 series provides a broad overview of NAFA’s disciplines of fleet management, education resources, and the 11 essentials of fleet management. Presented by Bryan Flansburg, CAFM® and Katherine Vigneau, CAFM®

2. Fleet 101 Webinar Series Bundle - all 8 webinars

This eight-webinar set begins with a one-hour introductory webinar that will provide you with an overview of the entire Fleet 101 curriculum. Then, each additional 60-minute, recorded webinar will speak to one particular discipline that is essential to fleet management.

3. Fleet 101 - Asset Management

The Asset Management module focuses on how fleet vehicles are priced, selected, utilized, and remarketed. You will learn:

  • How to read a dealer invoice.
  • How to categorize vehicle expenses.
  • How to leverage your organization’s purchasing power through strategic sourcing.
  • The importance of selecting the right vehicle and the proper timing for the replacement of those vehicles.
  • How to select an appropriate remarketing strategy.

Presented by John Dmochowsky, CAFM® and Mike Wilson, CAFM®

4. Fleet 101 - Business Management

The Business Management session illustrates how to write comprehensive fleet policies. It will also explore the potential issues that can come with developing these policies and procedures. You will learn:

  • The basic factors in writing a Request for Proposal (RFP).
  • How to write a fleet policy and what should be included
  • Various aspects of civil, criminal, contract, and tort law that pertain to fleet.

Presented by Mike Camnetar, CAFM® and Katherine Vigneau, CAFM®

5. Fleet 101 - Financial Management

Are you having trouble deciding which method of acquiring vehicles for your fleet is the most economical? The Financial Management module will cover:

  • The lease vs. purchase vs. reimburse decision.
  • The Lifecycle Cost Analysis model that should drive fleet decisions.
  • How to use different techniques to select the best vehicle to meet the needs of your fleet.

Presented by Mike Camnetar, CAFM® and Katherine Vigneau, CAFM®

6. Fleet 101 - Information Management

If you are not sure what to do with all of the data and important information related to your fleet, the Information Management module can help you figure out where to begin. You will learn:

  • The basics of a Fleet Information Management System (FIMS) database application.
  • Strategies for collecting and presenting data in a meaningful format.
  • How to correlate and find trends in your data.
  • The role that telematics can play in your fleet.

Presented by Michael Bisogno, CAFM®

7. Fleet 101 - Maintenance Management

Maintaining your fleet is important because it not only impacts efficiency, but also aspects like finance and safety. The Maintenance Management module will:

  • Examine the effects that scheduled and unscheduled maintenance can have on your fleet.
  • Help fleet managers identify adequate staffing levels.
  • Show you how to seize advantageous outsourcing opportunities.

Presented by Ray Brisby, CAFM®

8. Fleet 101 - Risk Management

Fleet managers deal with an enormous amount of liability and risk in their profession. The Risk Management webinar will:

  • Explore the four strategies that can be used to deal with risks – avoidance, retention, reduction, and transference
  • Demonstrate how to use the risk management process
  • Discuss crash management and driver training

Presented by Matthew Betz and Katherine Vigneau, CAFM®

9. Fleet 101 - Vehicle Fuel Management

Fuel management is an important aspect of a fleet manager’s duties. The Vehicle Fuel Management webinar will:

  • Look at octane and cetane ratings.
  • Examine the pros and cons of in-house and outsourced fueling systems.
  • Look at hybrid vehicles and fuel cell vehicles.
  • Examine alternative fuels like ethanol, natural gas, and biodiesel.

Presented by Ray Brisby, CAFM® and Patti Earley, CAFM®