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January 2019

QMS Lead Auditor Training with emphasis on IATF 16949:2016

January 22, 8:00 am - January 25, 5:00 pm
Business Learning Center, 37 Villa Road, Suite 500
Greenville, SC 29615 United 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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Leadership for Women – 12 Bi-Weekly Thursdays

January 24, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on January 21, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on January 21, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on January 21, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on January 21, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on January 21, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on January 21, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on January 21, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on January 21, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on January 21, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on January 21, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on January 21, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on January 21, 2019 at 10:00am

Headquarters, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United States
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$3,215

12 Thursdays Bi-Weekly (1/24, 2/7, 2/21, 3/7, 3/21, 4/4, 4/18, 5/2, 5/16, 5/30, 6/13, 6/27 - Graduation 10am - 12pm) 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…

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Lean Six Sigma Green Belt – 2 Week Course

January 28, 9:00 am - February 1, 5:00 pm
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One event on February 25, 2019 at 9:00am

Headquarters, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United States
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$3,000
Lean Sigma Six Green Belt Course

Week 1: 1/28 - 2/1 Week 2: 2/25 - 3/1 Monday - Thursday 9am-5pm; Friday 9am-4pm *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…

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Lean Six Sigma Green/Black Belt Combo – 4 Week Course

January 28, 9:00 am - February 1, 5:00 pm
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One event on February 25, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on March 18, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on April 15, 2019 at 9:00am

Headquarters, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United States
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$8,000
Lean Sigma Six Green Black Belt Combo Course

Four Week Event - Project Required Week 1: 1/28 - 2/1 Week 2: 2/25 - 3/1 Week 3: 3/18 - 3/22 Week 4: 4/15 - 4/19 Monday – Thursday 9am-5pm; Friday 9am-4pm *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.…

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Effective Leadership Development – 10 Bi-Weekly Wednesdays

January 30, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on January 21, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on January 21, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on January 21, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on January 21, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on January 21, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on January 21, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on January 21, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on January 21, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on January 21, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on January 21, 2019 at 10:00am

York County Regional Chamber of Commerce, 116 E Main Street
Rock Hill, 29730 United States
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$2,730

10 Bi-Weekly Wednesdays (1/30, 2/13, 2/27, 3/13, 3/27, 4/10, 4/24, 5/8, 5/22, 6/5) 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 Leadership…

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8D Problem Solving

January 31, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Business Learning Center, 37 Villa Road, Suite 500
Greenville, SC 29615 United States
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$300
8D Problem Solving

8D is a commonly used abbreviation for the 8 Disciplines – a particular approach to problem solving. It has become a standard problem solving methodology preferred in the automotive supply chain since its initial development by engineers at Ford Motor Company. 8D is a thorough, structured problem solving process that uses a team-based approach. Objectives: -Understand how problem solving fits into a continuous improvement strategic initiative -Understand the importance of systematic problem solving -Learn a process for problem solving (8D…

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February 2019

Front Line Leadership

February 4, 9:00 am - February 5, 4:00 pm
Headquarters, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United 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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Core Tools – 3 Day

February 4, 9:00 am - February 6, 4:00 pm
Headquarters, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United 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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Value Stream Mapping

February 5, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Business Learning Center, 37 Villa Road, Suite 500
Greenville, SC 29615 United 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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Principle to Practice – Certificate in Safety Leadership – 5 Wednesdays Monthly

February 6, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Unnamed Venue Rock Hill, SC United States + Google Map
$932

Join us in Rock Hill on the first Wednesday of each month, February through June, 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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Lunch & Learn – The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team

February 12, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Lowcountry Graduate Center, 3800 Paramount Drive
North Charleston, SC 29405 United States
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Free

There are many reasons teams fail. There's one proven way to help them succeed. The New York Times best-selling author of The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, Patrick Lencioni and the acclaimed Everything DiSC model come together in a breakthrough team development program proven to deliver business results. Based on the hit fable, The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team takes self-awareness to the next level - across workplace teams. You'll walk away with: 1. An overview of The Five…

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Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)

February 13, 9:00 am - February 15, 5:00 pm
Headquarters, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United 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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ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor

February 14, 9:00 am - February 15, 5:00 pm
Lowcountry Graduate Center, 3800 Paramount Drive
North Charleston, SC 29405 United 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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Lunch & Learn – Engaging the Untapped Workforce

February 14, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Business Learning Center, 37 Villa Road, Suite 500
Greenville, SC 29615 United States
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Free

According to the 2010 US Census, 56 million Americans have a disability, 1 in 4 South Carolinians have a disability, and 1 in 10 Americans have a significant disability. South Carolina is one of six states selected by the Administration for Community Living (ACL) to receive funding in order to increase employment outcomes for youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities statewide. Employment First emphasizes competitive, integrated employment as the preferred option for individuals with disabilities. The South Carolina Disability Employment…

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Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt

February 18, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lowcountry Graduate Center, 3800 Paramount Drive
North Charleston, SC 29405 United States
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$300
Lean Sigma Six Yellow Belt

Course Agenda: Introduction and Lean Sigma Yellow Belt Course Overview Lean & Six Sigma History DMAIC Philosophy for both Lean & Lean Sigma Lean Overview & Simulation The Project Charter – Driving Activities Voice of the Customer – Why Is It Important? Introduction to Basic Statistics & Variation Purpose of the Analyze Phase & the basic tools employed Purpose of the Improve Phase & Kaizen Events Why controls are important and the types of controls 5S & Visual Controls Work…

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World Class Maintenance

February 19, 8:00 am - February 21, 4:00 pm
Business Learning Center, 37 Villa Road, Suite 500
Greenville, SC 29615 United States
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$1,495

SCMEP is partnering with the Marshall Institute to bring you World Class Maintenance! For over 35 years, Marshall Institute has provided world-class maintenance and asset management consulting and training services, led by experienced, knowledgeable consultants and training professionals that produce tangible, measurable, bottom line results. Overview: Recent competitive trends have been pushing manufacturing executives to reconsider the impact and importance of increasing equipment availability and utilization, increasing maintenance productivity and resource utilization, and increasing quality and responsiveness of maintenance services in achieving…

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ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor Training

February 21, 9:00 am - February 22, 5:00 pm
Business Learning Center, 37 Villa Road, Suite 500
Greenville, SC 29615 United 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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Kanban Workshop

February 25, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Headquarters, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United 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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Toyota Kata

February 26, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Business Learning Center, 37 Villa Road, Suite 500
Greenville, SC 29615 United States
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$300
Toyota Kata

WHAT IS TOYOTA KATA? Toyota addresses the concept of management support through a series of behaviors that is now known as the Toyota Kata, meaning routine or practice. Kata is a way of changing behavior and establishing a habit of continuous improvement. Traditionally goals are set but there is never a path or process to achieve and sustain the goals. Kata examines the target condition, the current condition, and through steady experiment and practice, establishes new conditions. The new condition…

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Lunch & Learn – Engaging the Untapped Workforce

February 28, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Headquarters, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United States
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Free

According to the 2010 US Census, 56 million Americans have a disability, 1 in 4 South Carolinians have a disability, and 1 in 10 Americans have a significant disability. South Carolina is one of six states selected by the Administration for Community Living (ACL) to receive funding in order to increase employment outcomes for youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities statewide. Employment First emphasizes competitive, integrated employment as the preferred option for individuals with disabilities. The South Carolina Disability Employment…

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March 2019

ISO 45001:2018 Overview

March 4, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lowcountry Graduate Center, 3800 Paramount Drive
North Charleston, SC 29405 United States
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$300

This 1 day course is designed to train organization management, and safety managers in understanding the requirements of ISO 45001 in order to implement a health & safety management system. The course is suitable for personnel wishing to develop an OH&S management system for the first time, or for personnel who are responsible to transition their management systems from OHSAS 18001. The course will be updated as the requirements of these standards change. These course notes have been developed in…

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Next Level Leadership: Mastering You in the Everyday

March 7, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lowcountry Graduate Center, 3800 Paramount Drive
North Charleston, SC 29405 United States
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$450

In this one-day course the focus will be on your leadership and identifying the keys you need to go to the next level. Self-awareness is the first step we will address by making sure you have a true picture of where your leadership is at today.  In doing so, we will then be able to better set your goals to reach your next level of leadership.  During the day we will unpack various skills, attitudes, and techniques that sum of…

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

March 11, 8:00 am - March 14, 5:30 pm
Business Learning Center, 37 Villa Road, Suite 500
Greenville, SC 29615 United 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 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 is delivered by SCMEP in partnership with Pillar…

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Front Line Leadership

March 11, 9:00 am - March 12, 4:00 pm
Lowcountry Graduate Center, 3800 Paramount Drive
North Charleston, SC 29405 United 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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AS 9100 Internal Auditor

March 11, 9:00 am - March 13, 4:00 pm
Headquarters, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United States
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$900

This course is designed to enhance your understanding of process auditing techniques. Using interactive workshops, simulated audits, tutorials, and exercises, you will develop practical audit skills, improve evaluation and communication skills, refine reporting skills, and sharpen your ability to implement corrective action programs. This course is designed to train internal auditors in the principles and practices of the auditing of quality management systems for conformance with recognized national and international standards in the aerospace industry. The course will aim to…

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ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor Training

March 11, 9:00 am - March 12, 5:00 pm
Headquarters, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United 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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Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Course – 2 Week Course

March 11, 9:00 am - March 15, 5:00 pm
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One event on April 8, 2019 at 9:00am

Business Learning Center, 37 Villa Road, Suite 500
Greenville, SC 29615 United States
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$3,000
Lean Sigma Six Green Belt Course

Week 1: 3/11 - 3/15 Week 2: 4/8 - 4/12 *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 satisfaction in…

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Lean Six Sigma Green/Black Belt Combo – 4 Week Course

March 11, 9:00 am - March 15, 5:00 pm
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One event on April 8, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on April 29, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on May 20, 2019 at 9:00am

Business Learning Center, 37 Villa Road, Suite 500
Greenville, SC 29615 United States
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$8,000
Lean Sigma Six Green Black Belt Combo Course

Four Week Event - Project Required Week 1: 3/11 - 3/15 Week 2: 4/8 - 4/12 Week 3: 4/29 - 5/3 Week 4: 5/20 - 5/24 Monday - Thursday 9am-5pm; Friday 9am-4pm *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.…

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Women in Industry Leadership Workshop

March 14, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Headquarters, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United States
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$350

Although women hold almost 52 percent of all professional-level jobs, American women lag substantially when it comes to their representation in leadership positions: They are only 14.6 percent of executive officers, 8.1 percent of top earners, and 4.6 percent of Fortune 500 CEOs (The Women’s Leadership Gap, 2015 update). SCMEP’s Women in Industry Leadership workshop is a one-day workshop aimed at the professional woman who is interested in growing her leadership skills to the next level. Course Outline: Social Styles…

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Value Stream Mapping

March 15, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Headquarters, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United 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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