The Future of Parking
The Future of Parking



Executive Training Program Overview

Get an in-depth look at how operations, data and client care translate into bottom line profitability and success. An NPA member exclusive, this program provides you with secrets for success in parking management and prepares you to successfully lead your team.

Program Fee:

Add the NPA Executive Education Program to your convention registration. The course fee is $499.

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Only NPA members can register for the NPA Executive Education Program. If you are not yet an NPA member, you can apply for membership and register at the same time. See 2018 NPA Convention Registration Page for full pricing details.

Get Certified: Attendance at the Executive Education Program provides 12 continuing education (CE) hour towards the CPP designation. Learn more.

The NPA Executive Education Program Faculty*:

  • Shelley Row, MBA, P.E.
  • Tony DiPaolo, Senior Vice President, LAZ Parking
  • Thomas Hartley, Assistant Vice President, Florida International University
  • Tim Maginn, T2 Systems
  • Frank Ching, CPP, LA County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
  • Vicki Pero, CPP, Principal, Marlyn Group, LLC  

* Faculty subject to change

Schedule at a Glance

Day 1 - Monday, October 22

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. LEADERSHIP 

Developing the Management Mindset—How to Motivate & Manage Effectively

10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

Successful Operations Management Techniques that Lead to Advancement

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Understanding Parking as a Business

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch and Learn

Roundtable lunch with industry experts.

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. FACILITY TOUR

Tour parking operations at Caesars Palace and Paris Casino

4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. WRAP-UP DAY ONE

Day 2 - Tuesday, October 23 

NPA Annual Convention and Exposition Experience 

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Opening Keynote and Breakfast

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Negotiation Skills in an RFP Environment

11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. FINANCE

Accounting & Auditing practices

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch

1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. PARKING IN PRACTICE

Case-study Practicum

4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Presentation of Certificates and Course Close