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June 2019

ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor

June 17, 9:00 am - June 18, 5:00 pm
Headquarters, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia,SC29210United States
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$600
ISO 9001 2015 Internal Auditor

ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor Training Agenda Day One ISO 9001:2015 requirements for internal audit process ISO 9001:2015 requirements for internal auditors Roles of lead auditors and team members Characteristics of lead auditors and auditors Types of audits System Process Product The Audit Process Prepare for audit Collect information and working papers Create a checklist Create audit map Develop audit strategy Develop an audit plan Create and publish agenda Opening Meeting Collect Objective Evidence Asking questions Using a checklist Summary Meetings…

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Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)

June 19, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Headquarters, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia,SC29210United States
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$300
Total Productive Maintenance

TPM (Total Productive Maintenance) focuses on getting managers, maintenance, and equipment operators working together to prevent equipment problems and prolong the life of equipment. The following will be discussed: Define relationship between TPM and lean What is TPM? TPM Goals Explore required philosophy/ culture change Getting Started with TPM Charters & Teams 5S as a foundation Current Condition Analysis Learn and apply the 8 pillars of TPM Planned Maintenance Autonomous Maintenance Early Equipment Management Focused Improvement OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness)…

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QMS Lead Auditor Training with emphasis on IATF 16949:2016

June 24, 8:00 am - June 27, 5:00 pm
Headquarters, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia,SC29210United States
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$1,850

Attendees successfully completing the examinations provided in conjunction with this course receive a Certificate of Attainment for these Exemplar Global knowledge competency units: QM – Quality Management Systems including Automotive AU – Auditing Management Systems TL – Leading Management Systems Audit Teams The Certificate of Attainment provides evidence of knowledge competency defined by Exemplar Global for certification as a Quality Management Systems Lead Auditor. A prior review of the IATF 16949:2016 standard and internal audit experience is suggested for this course. This course…

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Fundamentals of Inventory Management

June 24, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Headquarters, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia,SC29210United States
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$300

Small to Medium Size companies are often doing the best they can with managing and reordering materials and products with the information they have. Many times that information is either out of date or the parameters are set using “Rule of Thumb." The results can be harmful to the operation in the form of numerous stock-outs and excess inventory at the same time. This course is meant to help the attendee understand and use a more scientific, yet simple way…

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Front Line Leadership

June 25, 9:00 am - June 26, 4:00 pm
Business Learning Center, 250 Executive Center Drive, Suite 200
Greenville,SC29615United States
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$600

Today’s modern organization requires managers to have essential skills that allow them to develop their team, communicate efficiently and effectively, and lead and manage improvement efforts. Unfortunately, most front line supervisors have been great “doers” which placed them in their management role. They often manage reactively rather than proactively. Our Front Line Leadership program is designed for individuals who are the daily decision makers and require the ability to: Challenge and motivate their team, execute more through great project/time management,…

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Kanban Workshop

June 25, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Headquarters, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia,SC29210United States
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$300

During this workshop, classroom training will give participants the background and understanding of the Kanban philosophy, approach, and implementation steps. There are some basic fundamentals of Kanban and its implementation. We need to trust those fundamentals, use them as our guide and not try to “overthink” and complicate the design and implementation of our Kanban system. Simplicity is actually “OK” sometimes. We will discuss the fundamentals and include in this discussion some of the common pitfalls to watch for in…

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The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team: Personal Development Workshop

June 25, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Business Learning Center, 250 Executive Center Drive, Suite 200
Greenville,SC29615United States
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$250

Today’s organizations are working beyond a single team. Advances in technology are disrupting the market, globalization is forcing a new approach of working, and the teams of the future have never seen this level of diversity. Organizations need to equip their employees to create cohesive teams quickly to enable results. Join SCMEP and, licensed and certified 5 Behaviors instructor and coach, Jim Fadell for this new and exciting half-day Personal Development workshop. This workshop will help individuals better understand, internalize,…

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Introduction to MFG 4.0

June 26, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Headquarters, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia,SC29210United States
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$15

Please join SCMEP and representatives from three Upstate South Carolina firms leading the way in providing MFG 4.0 solutions to manufacturers. This exciting event will feature separate sessions on the application of Augmented Reality (AR) technologies, Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies, and the use of software to create motivational and productive work environments. Lunch will be provided. Session 1: Uses and Benefits of Smart Glasses and Augmented Reality Solutions on the Shop Floor – Stijn Van de Velde, Gemba Systems Inc.…

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July 2019

Leadership for Women – 12 Bi-Weekly Mondays

July 15, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Headquarters, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia,SC29210United States
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$3,215

12 Mondays Bi-Weekly (7/15, 7/29, 8/12, 8/26, 9/9, 9/23, 10/7, 10/21, 11/4, 11/18, 12/2, 12/16) All individuals within an organization take on significance as they represent the organization to the outside world and as they interact within the organization. Their personal motivation and self-image are key to how they perform, respond, and lead. There is no better time to focus on women and the remarkable strides they have made in the last century and continue to make. The 21st century does…

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Principle to Practice – Certificate in Safety Leadership – 5 Wednesdays Monthly

July 17, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Headquarters, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia,SC29210United States
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$932

Join us in Columbia on one Wednesday of each month, July through November, for this impactful series. Safety leaders are sometimes promoted, but often are drafted, into the position from within and are on their own to find the training they need. In addition, they are typically given responsibility for safety without authority. Thus, they are also responsible for gaining employee buy-in and trying to change the culture with little support. This Certificate in Safety Leadership course is designed for Safety…

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PMP Certification Examination Training / Advance Project Management Course

July 22, 8:00 am - August 30, 4:30 pm
Business Learning Center, 250 Executive Center Drive, Suite 200
Greenville,SC29615United States
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$1,955
PMP Certification Examination Training Advance Project Management Course

NOTE: Required Online Intro & Prework starts July 22 and must be completed prior to classroom training starting on August 26. Must register by July 19. Prework begins: July 22 Classroom training: August 26-30 This is a comprehensive project management course that exceeds the PMI educational prerequisites for taking the CAPM and PMP exam. Prior to attending the five day formal course, approximately twenty-four hours of web-based training must be completed by each candidate. This web-based training provides the foundation for the intense…

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ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor Training

July 22, 9:00 am - July 23, 5:00 pm
Business Learning Center, 250 Executive Center Drive, Suite 200
Greenville,SC29615United States
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$600
ISO 9001 2015 Internal Auditor

ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor Training Agenda Day One ISO 9001:2015 requirements for internal audit process ISO 9001:2015 requirements for internal auditors Roles of lead auditors and team members Characteristics of lead auditors and auditors Types of audits System Process Product The Audit Process Prepare for audit Collect information and working papers Create a checklist Create audit map Develop audit strategy Develop an audit plan Create and publish agenda Opening Meeting Collect Objective Evidence Asking questions Using a checklist Summary Meetings…

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Leader Standard Work

July 25, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Business Learning Center, 250 Executive Center Drive, Suite 200
Greenville,SC29615United States
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$300

Through implementing Lean, we have changed the way our workers are doing things – but we haven’t changed how our managers do things. As a result, we are struggling with sustaining our Lean gains. This class will help you move from working on your Lean production system to working on your Lean management system. We’ll discuss the key components of Leader Standard Work and review examples of each: -Visual tools -Process focus vs results focus -Gemba walks -Kata -LSW Structure When you…

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Effective Leadership Development – 11 Bi-Weekly Mondays

July 29, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Business Learning Center, 250 Executive Center Drive, Suite 200
Greenville,SC29615United States
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$2,730

11 Bi-Weekly Mondays (7/29, 8/12, 8/26, 9/9, 9/23, 10/7, 10/21, 11/4, 11/18, 12/2, 12/16) Managers and supervisors often lack the leadership and supervisory skills necessary to successfully fulfill their positions. They want to perform well, but are not always given the tools they need to motivate people to a higher level of productivity; get more done through time management; delegate and give direction; exercise authority effectively; handle and prevent problems with people and develop the potential of their team. LMI’s Effective…

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Effective Leadership Development – 11 Bi-Weekly Tuesdays

July 30, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lowcountry Graduate Center, 3800 Paramount Drive
North Charleston,SC29405United States
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$2,730

11 Bi-Weekly Tuesdays (7/30, 8/13, 8/27, 9/10, 9/24, 10/8, 10/22, 11/5, 11/19, 12/3, 12/17) Managers and supervisors often lack the leadership and supervisory skills necessary to successfully fulfill their positions. They want to perform well, but are not always given the tools they need to motivate people to a higher level of productivity; get more done through time management; delegate and give direction; exercise authority effectively; handle and prevent problems with people and develop the potential of their team. LMI’s Effective…

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August 2019

ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor Training

August 1, 9:00 am - August 2, 5:00 pm
Lowcountry Graduate Center, 3800 Paramount Drive
North Charleston,SC29405United States
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$600
ISO 9001 2015 Internal Auditor

ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor Training Agenda Day One ISO 9001:2015 requirements for internal audit process ISO 9001:2015 requirements for internal auditors Roles of lead auditors and team members Characteristics of lead auditors and auditors Types of audits System Process Product The Audit Process Prepare for audit Collect information and working papers Create a checklist Create audit map Develop audit strategy Develop an audit plan Create and publish agenda Opening Meeting Collect Objective Evidence Asking questions Using a checklist Summary Meetings…

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Core Tools – 3 Day

August 5, 9:00 am - August 7, 4:00 pm
Headquarters, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia,SC29210United States
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$900

APQP (Advanced Product Quality Planning) deliverables are discussed in conjunction with the PPAP (Part Approval Process) requirements. Course content discusses at high level the core tools requirements as later course content deep dives into the Core Tools: FMEA (Failure Mode Effects Analysis), Control Plans, Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA), and the documents required for PPAP. All content is based on the AIAG (Automotive Industry Action Group) standards and meet the TS16949 requirements. P-FMEA Overview Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis (PFMEA) is a structured…

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Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Course – 10 Day Course

August 5, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Business Learning Center, 250 Executive Center Drive, Suite 200
Greenville,SC29615United States
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$3,000
Lean Sigma Six Green Belt Course

August 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 19, 20, 21, 26, 27 *Please note, a laptop or electronic device with Microsoft Excel is required. Course information will be provided on a flash drive with work to be completed in Minitab and Excel. Do not activate the Minitab free trial prior to the course as this will allow you to use Minitab throughout the training. Lean Six Sigma (LSS) is a process improvement method that focuses on reducing errors and increasing customer…

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Lunch & Learn – Introduction to Project Management

August 6, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Headquarters, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia,SC29210United States
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$10

Successful project management is vital to our organizations today and directly affects the bottom-line profit. Eighty-five percent (85%) of all projects are not successful, they are either delivered late, over budget, or the deliverable does not fully meet the intended scope. The purpose of this lunch & learn is to discuss the importance of project management in today’s competitive market and to provide foundational tools that will enable participants to more effectively manage their projects. The take-away from this session…

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Principle to Practice – Certificate in Safety Leadership – 5 Wednesdays Monthly

August 7, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Unnamed Venue Rock Hill,SCUnited States + Google Map
$932

Join us in Rock Hill on the first Wednesday of each month, August through December, for this impactful series. Safety leaders are sometimes promoted, but often are drafted, into the position from within and are on their own to find the training they need. In addition, they are typically given responsibility for safety without authority. Thus, they are also responsible for gaining employee buy-in and trying to change the culture with little support. This Certificate in Safety Leadership course is designed…

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QMS Lead Auditor Training with emphasis on IATF 16949:2016

August 12, 8:00 am - August 15, 5:00 pm
Lowcountry Graduate Center, 3800 Paramount Drive
North Charleston,SC29405United States
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$1,850

Attendees successfully completing the examinations provided in conjunction with this course receive a Certificate of Attainment for these Exemplar Global knowledge competency units: QM – Quality Management Systems including Automotive AU – Auditing Management Systems TL – Leading Management Systems Audit Teams The Certificate of Attainment provides evidence of knowledge competency defined by Exemplar Global for certification as a Quality Management Systems Lead Auditor. A prior review of the IATF 16949:2016 standard and internal audit experience is suggested for this course. This course…

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Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)

August 14, 8:00 am - August 16, 4:00 pm
Business Learning Center, 250 Executive Center Drive, Suite 200
Greenville,SC29615United States
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$1,200

GD&T is a tool that effectively communicates the design intent for manufacturing and inspection. It is governed by the technical standard ASME Y14.5M-2009. The course introduces participants to the GD&T methodology. The course provides a working knowledge of the correct interpretation and application of each symbol, general rules, the datum system, and 'bonus' tolerance and highlighting some of the changes in the updated Y14.5 standard. The material is reinforced with some practical exercises. Learning Objectives Explain the benefits of geometric…

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Effective Personal Productivity – 8 Week Course, Bi-weekly

August 14, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Headquarters, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia,SC29210United States
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$1,845

8 Bi-weekly Wednesdays (8/14, 8/28, 9/11, 9/25, 10/9, 10/23, 11/6, 11/20) Are you looking for a better work/life balance? Do you have more work tasks than can be easily managed? Do meetings, emails, and interruptions make it difficult to plan and execute your higher payoff work? In a world with hundreds of task management options, how do you find the “one” that works for you instead of overwhelming you with work? Productivity is crucial to success and a basic part of human…

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ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 Certified Lead Auditor Training

August 19, 8:00 am - August 22, 5:30 pm
Business Learning Center, 250 Executive Center Drive, Suite 200
Greenville,SC29615United States
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$2,150

Attendees successfully completing the examinations provided in conjunction with this course receive a Certificate of Attainment for these Exemplar Global knowledge competency units: QM - Quality Management Systems  EM - Environmental Management Systems AU - Auditing Management Systems TL - Team Leader The Certificate of Attainment provides evidence of knowledge competency defined by Exemplar Global for certification as a Quality Management Systems Lead Auditor. A prior review of the ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 standards and internal audit experience is suggested for this course. This course…

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PMP Certification Examination Training / Advance Project Management Course

August 19, 8:00 am - October 4, 4:30 pm
Business Learning Center, 250 Executive Center Drive, Suite 200
Greenville,SC29615United States
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$1,955
PMP Certification Examination Training Advance Project Management Course

NOTE: Required Online Intro & Prework starts August 19 and must be completed prior to classroom training starting on September 30. Must register by August 16. Prework begins: August 19 Classroom training: September 30 - October 4 This is a comprehensive project management course that exceeds the PMI educational prerequisites for taking the CAPM and PMP exam. Prior to attending the five day formal course, approximately twenty-four hours of web-based training must be completed by each candidate. This web-based training provides the foundation…

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A3 Problem Solving

August 22, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Business Learning Center, 250 Executive Center Drive, Suite 200
Greenville,SC29615United States
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$300
A3 Problem Solving

A3 derives its name from the paper size (11×17) that is used to create the A3 storyboard. Developed by Toyota, A3s are used for problem solving, project reports, and proposing policy changes, each complete with a storyline detailing the analysis and thought process behind it. In this class, we will focus specifically on the A3 problem solving, which is ideally suited for capturing all steps in the problem solving process and making the process and results easy to communicate to…

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Value Stream Mapping

August 23, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Business Learning Center, 250 Executive Center Drive, Suite 200
Greenville,SC29615United States
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$300
Value Stream Mapping

Value Stream Mapping is a lean manufacturing tool used to create a material and information flow map of a product or processes.  This tool allows companies to map the flow of products from receipt of raw materials through all manufacturing processes to shipping.  The value stream map identifies and quantifies the waste reduction opportunities that exist for a particular product or product family. Benefits of Value Stream Mapping Draw both material and information flows of the current value stream Allow…

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Management Systems Lead Auditor Training – ISO 14001:2015 & ISO 45001:2018

August 26, 8:00 am - August 29, 5:30 pm
Lowcountry Graduate Center, 3800 Paramount Drive
North Charleston,SC29405United States
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$2,150

Attendees successfully completing the examinations provided in conjunction with this course receive a Certificate of Attainment for these Exemplar Global knowledge competency units: EM – Environmental Management Systems AU – Auditing Management Systems TL – Leading Management Systems Audit Teams OH – Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems The Certificate of Attainment provides evidence of knowledge competency defined by Exemplar Global for certification as a Environmental Management Systems Lead Auditor. A prior review of the ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018…

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September 2019

VDA 6.3 – 3ª edition 2016 | Internal Process Auditor Qualification

September 9, 8:00 am - September 10, 5:00 pm
Lowcountry Graduate Center, 3800 Paramount Drive
North Charleston,SC29405United States
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$1,995

4-Day Course: September 9, 10, 16, 17 Objective Utilizing the process approach and the respective customer specific requirements, this training delivers the basis to qualify VDA 6.3 process auditors. The delivery of the basis of process auditing includes the general requirements, methods, principles, evaluation schemes, and risk analysis rational.  Furthermore, the VDA 6.3 questionnaire is explained according to the elements attributed to the process so that, through the process audit, the trained auditor can identify the respective and potential risks…

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PMP Certification Examination Training / Advance Project Management Course

September 9, 8:00 am - October 18, 4:30 pm
Business Learning Center, 250 Executive Center Drive, Suite 200
Greenville,SC29615United States
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$1,955
PMP Certification Examination Training Advance Project Management Course

NOTE: Required Online Intro & Prework starts September 9 and must be completed prior to classroom event starting on October 14. Must register by September 6. Prework begins: September 9 Classroom training: October 14-18 This is a comprehensive project management course that exceeds the PMI educational prerequisites for taking the CAPM and PMP exam. Prior to attending the five day formal course, approximately twenty-four hours of web-based training must be completed by each candidate. This web-based training provides the foundation for the intense…

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