What is the NAW Management Academy?

The NAW Management Academy is 10-week digital first program that will help provide skills, knowledge, and resources to help your team master:

  • Organizational Leadership: Your vision, goals, and strategic planning.
  • People Management: Hiring, systems, & styles of management. 
  • Financial Mastery: Reading & improving your financial statements.

NAW Management Academy is targeted at both new and experienced business leaders, to help you understand the ins and outs of financials and how they affect your bottom line, focus on empowering your entire team, help you serve your right customers, and improve your hiring process, and so much more – all designed to be applied in real-time to see the impact take hold immediately.

Built for the busy professional, and keeping in mind that you are working full-time, the program is completely virtual and optimized for the modern learner. It’s no secret that eLearning is the most efficient way to learn, providing an easy anywhere, anytime accessible learning experience. In addition to our wholesale distribution industry experts, you will have the opportunity to join leaders from across the country as this program will help you network and learn with your peers.

An interactive, virtual, peer-based learning program.

Interactive Self-Paced Online Learning

Asynchronous eLearning allows you to work at your own pace, around your schedule, with an interactive eLearning portal accessible on both web & mobile. Along with the digital learning, engage with the physical workbook which can be printed out as your physical companion to guide your time in the program.

Live Interactive Conversations

Beyond the online learning, join bi-weekly live facilitations with our experts to discuss the learning and work in breakout rooms to implement & gain feedback from your peers. Share your thoughts and ideas in the community forum to increase connection and get help implementing the learning.

Professional Networking

Connect with both the current and future leaders of industry to learn & share together in a peer-to-peer learning experience, building your support system!

Who is this program for?

NAW Management Academy is best for those already in a management role and has resources for those new to management as well as seasoned leaders within their organization. 

By the end of this course, you will have the skills, knowledge, and resources you need to be more successful so let the world know it! Upon completion of the program, you will receive NAW Management Academy Certificate of Completion from NAW as a digital badge for LinkedIn & professional credentials.

Who else will be participating?

NAW Management Academy is a social learning experience, where the self-paced eLearning is just the start. You will have the opportunity to network, learn from, and share with your peer wholesale distribution industry leaders from across the country.

What’s Included:

With over 20 hours of video, a private learning community, and an arsenal of templates, resources, and knowledge, it’s one of the most comprehensive programs for the wholesale distribution industry leaders in the market.

When you join, you’ll receive lifetime access to:

  • 6+ hours of live facilitated expert coaching 350+ learning modules within the self-paced online learning
  • A cohort of your fellow business leaders to connect & network
  • Continued access for a full year after the 10-weeks
  • Downloadable companion worksheets & materials 20 interactive tools to implement the learning
  • Knowledge checks to build competency
  • A printable learner handbook to organize it all
  • Lifetime access to the eLearning portal and resources
  • and a LinkedIn badge and certificate to share with the world.

Meet Some of Instructors:

J. D. Ewing
Founder, Chairman & CEO of COE Distributing
Jeremy Wall
Lead Facilitator


Early Bird Member

$1,495 before July 15

(Promo code FallEarly2024)




Registration is now open for the Fall 2024 session, but spots are limited and sells out quickly.

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