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Below is a brief description of just some of our training programs. If you have an interest in attending a program, see the link for our current training schedule or contact one of our Strategic Business Advisors to schedule a customized training for your company.

Download the latest version of the 2017/2018 Training Season Schedule here.

 

Lean Champion Certification

Participants gain hands-on training and one-on-one assignments that pertain to your manufacturing business. This program includes 4 sessions, presented once a week for 4 weeks focusing on the following topics: Principles of Lean, Value Stream Mapping, 5S & Key Performance Indicators, and Setup Reduction/Kaizen/Kanban. Principles of Lean and Value Stream Mapping can also be scheduled as a separate training.

 

Calibration & Using Measuring Equipment Workshop

Through this workshop companies will save dollars by having internal resources trained in proper gauging and measuring techniques. Participants learn handling and storage of measuring devices, types of gauges, measurement traceability, and special topics as requested.

 

ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor Training

During this 3-day training, participants learn how to conduct an internal audit, write the audit report, and take corrective action. Participants also learn foundational ISO 9001:2015 quality management system requirements, the auditing process, audit instruments and the documentation process.

 

Root Cause Analysis

This training program reviews the process of root cause analysis, a disciplined approach to problem solving. The program is ideal for quality and process engineers, technicians, supervisors, team leaders, and process operators, or others who seek to improve their ability to solve recurring problems.

 

Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Management training consists of five modules. Modules can be attended individually, or a certification in product and inventory management (CPIM) can be achieved by attending all five. Topics include 1) Basics of Supply Chain Management; 2) Master Planning of Resources; 3) Detailed Scheduling and Planning; 4) Execution and Control of Operations; and 5) Strategic Management of Resources. These programs provide you with the ability to understand and evaluate production and inventory activities within your company’s operations.

 

Advanced OSHA Compliance

Become educated on how to prepare your facility to successfully complete a regulatory inspection.  Employers incur millions of dollars in losses each year from employee injuries.  Learn how to tabulate injury impact to the bottom line, and establish an effective risk management program.

 

Arc Flash Safety

Fulfill your employee training/retraining requirements and gain a better understanding of OSHA workplace regulations that are based on NFPA 70E.This training will cover:   approach boundaries; employee responsibilities; relationship between electrical hazards and possible injury; establishing an electrically safe work condition; arc flash hazard assessments; personal protective equipment (PPE); safety-related maintenance requirements; and design considerations for efficient compliance.

 

IATF 16949:2016 Internal Auditor Training

By using a combination of lecture, discussion and auditing case studies, participants will develop skills for identifying non-conformance and promoting continuous improvement within their service or manufacturing organizations. Upon completion of this course, participants will have the ability to more effectively:

  • Utilize a working knowledge of the IATF 6949 Quality Management System in performing internal audits
  • Understand the registration process
  • Interpret the requirements of the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System
  • Discuss the basic principles of quality management