MDM Program

Master of Distribution Management Program

A Different Kind of Leadership Training

MDM goes beyond most leadership training by putting what you have learned into practice. This competency based program teaches how to execute a project thoughtfully and strategically, ensuring RESULTS.

MDM Benefits Everyone

MDM is more than just an individual effort. Enrollees receive support from ASA, industry veterans who designed MDM, the Graduate Review Committee, their sponsoring company as well as their chosen mentor. See what else the MDM program has to offer:

Employees: Position yourself and your company for success

MDM sharpens your leadership and management skills and teaches you how to make a difference at your company. Work through the curriculum while planning your company-backed Capstone Project and earn distinction at work.

Employers: Build your leadership bench

Better trained employees help you run a more profitable business. Green-light your employee’s hands-on Capstone Project to enhance your company. Your ROI is quality employees who know how to transform your business.

Mentors: Leave a legacy

Your proven leadership and dedication is invaluable. Help elevate a future leader by sharing your knowledge and experience. We will help you create the best mentorship relationship possible.


Jeff Albin

“As a Master Distributor of Industrial PVF products, ASA provides tremendous tools for continual training and industry insights for our team. The ability to then discuss, share ideas and network throughout the membership base on a regular basis, only furthers our team’s engagement and knowledge of the industry.”
Jeff Albin
MSI Products

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