SCMEP offers a wide selection of training and courses. Funds may be available to cover a portion of the cost.
Additionally, most courses and training sessions can be delivered at your facility.
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Please note, refunds will only be issued if a cancellation notice is received at least 24-hours in advance of the course.


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April 2018
$600

Front Line Leadership

April 23, 9:00 am - April 24, 4:00 pm
Lowcountry Graduate Center,
3800 Paramount Drive
North Charleston, SC 29405 United States
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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…

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$1,850

IATF 16949:2016 Lead Internal Auditor

April 24, 9:00 am - April 27, 5:00 pm
Lowcountry Graduate Center,
3800 Paramount Drive
North Charleston, SC 29405 United States
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This course options is available for transitioning IATF 16949:2016 Lead Internal Auditors or Internal Auditor team members who strive to conduct audits on their own and/or lead a group of internal auditors to conduct first or second-party audits as a Lead Auditor. This course is designed to increase your understanding of ISO 19011:2011 as well as the automotive process approach. Participants would be internal auditors in the automotive supply chain that intend on auditing by themselves and/or leading an internal…

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$300

Training Within Industry

April 25, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Headquarters,
250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United States
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Training Within Industry

Developed during WWII, TWI was used to train replacements when an industrial workforce left to fight in the war. It provided rapid and consistent training and is recognized as one of the factors in boosting industrial production. TWI consists of fundamental tools that provide immediate results in reducing training time, improving processes, and building cooperation. While immediate results are crucial, the real power in TWI is the long-term benefit of creating a culture with respect, solid communication, and…

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$300

Toyota Kata

April 27, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Headquarters,
250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United States
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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…

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$900

Core Tools

April 30, 9:00 am - May 2, 4:00 pm
Lowcountry Graduate Center,
3800 Paramount Drive
North Charleston, SC 29405 United States
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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, and the documents required for PPAP. All content is based on the AIAG (Automotive Industry Action Group) standards and meet the IATF TS16949 requirements. P-FMEA Overview Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis (PFMEA) is a structured analytical…

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May 2018
$350

Women in Industry Leadership Workshop

May 3, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Headquarters,
250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United States
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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:…

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$2,150

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

May 7, 8:00 am - May 10, 4:00 pm
Lowcountry Graduate Center,
3800 Paramount Drive
North Charleston, SC 29405 United States
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Please note: This course does include a prework assignment. Familiarization of the Standards prior to class is expected. This unique training option allows you to take 4 full days of classes and achieve certificates stating that you have successfully completed the Exemplar Global Certified Quality & Environmental Management System Lead Auditor Courses (Pillar Management Associates is the certified course provider). The course is a comprehensive training in lead auditor techniques, methodology, practices and skills. It was designed and…

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Free

The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team: Lunch & Learn

May 8, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Headquarters,
250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United States
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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…

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$600

Front Line Leadership

May 9, 9:00 am - May 10, 4:00 pm
Business Learning Center,
37 Villa Road, Suite 500
Greenville, SC 29615 United States
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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…

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$300

C-Suite Series: Increasing the Value of Your Company

May 10, 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Business Learning Center,
37 Villa Road, Suite 500
Greenville, SC 29615 United States
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SCMEP and Broad Insights are pleased to announce the Spring 2018 C-Suite Series; a program of interactive half-day events/workshops for CEOs, COOs, top executives and owners of small to mid-size manufacturers. Typically we review key content, and then work together as a group applying the content to each person’s specific situation. You walk out with a customized plan of specific action steps for your company, and you’ll develop some new relationships with other company leaders. Each C-Suite Series…

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$1,995

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

May 14, 8:00 am - May 17, 5:00 pm
Lowcountry Graduate Center,
3800 Paramount Drive
North Charleston, SC 29405 United States
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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 throughout the supply chain. Public…

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$4,000

TWI Job Instruction (JI) Train-The-Trainer Program

May 14, 8:30 am - May 18, 5:00 pm
Business Learning Center,
37 Villa Road, Suite 500
Greenville, SC 29615 United States
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Training Within Industry

Training Within Industry has a long history of success in union and non-union environments in a wide variety of industries. SCMEP’s Certified Job Instruction (JI) Trainer Program is a one-week, 40-hour Train-the-Trainer (TTT) program. Students successfully completing this workshop will become a SCMEP Certified TWI Trainer for Job Instruction and will be able to confidently and skillfully deliver the 10-hour Job Instruction program at their company. Facilitated by a highly experienced, engaging, and committed Certified Master Trainer using…

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$300

Introduction to 5S with Simulation

May 17, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Headquarters,
250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United States
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The 5s seminar is a one-day, 6-hour, hands-on training that offers the participant the opportunity to experience how the 5s system reduces waste in areas of a simulated production facility. Participants learn the concepts of the 5s system and then apply them to transform a cluttered, disorganized production area into a clean, organized, and orderly workplace. This workshop is specially designed for groups of 4 to 8 people. The Lean Tool of 5s is a system of tools designed…

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June 2018
$2,150

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

June 4, 8:00 am - June 7, 5:30 pm
Business Learning Center,
37 Villa Road, Suite 500
Greenville, SC 29615 United States
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Management Systems Lead Auditor Training ISO 45001:2018 & ISO 14001:2015 TPECS Modules: OH, AU, TL & EM Day 1 OH 8:00 am – 9:00 am Introduction - Course Objectives & Overview (Sect. A) 45001 Management Systems – Fundamentals (Sect. B) Terms & Definitions (Sect. C) Eval “Terms & Definitions” Introduction to OHSAS 18001 Concepts (Sect. D) OH 1:00 pm – 5:30 pm ISO 45001 - The Requirements (Sect. E) 45001 Hazards & Risk (Sect. F) History of ISO…

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$600

Design & Deploy Kanban

June 7, 9:00 am - June 8, 4:00 pm
Headquarters,
250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United States
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Design & Deploy Kanban introduces attendees to the essential concepts of kanban, an inventory management tool that is one of the primary elements of the Toyota Production System (commonly called Lean.) This class is appropriate for participants with little or no experience with kanban and also for those who understand kanban but want to improve how it works or expand its application. Attendees will learn about kanban triggers (break a bin or empty a bin), required data (lead…

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$1,850

ISO 9001:2015 Certified Lead Auditor Training

June 11, 8:00 am - June 13, 4:00 pm
Headquarters,
250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United States
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Quality Management Systems ISO 9001:2015 Overview: Highlights of the session include: Quality management systems as required by ISO 9001:2015 The process approach and the alignment of business strategies to operational performance indicators How to address and understand various methods for risk-based thinking Business leadership requirements ISO 9001 requirements and interpretation QMS historical perspective and regulations Understanding documentation requirements QMS audit programs (planning, scheduling, documenting, & reporting) Evaluating system effectiveness Evaluation of conformance and performance indicators of management systems…

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$2,150

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

June 11, 8:00 am - June 14, 4:00 pm
Headquarters,
250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United States
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Please note: This course does include a prework assignment. Familiarization of the Standards prior to class is expected. This unique training option allows you to take 4 full days of classes and achieve certificates stating that you have successfully completed the Exemplar Global Certified Quality & Environmental Management System Lead Auditor Courses (Pillar Management Associates is the certified course provider). The course is a comprehensive training in lead auditor techniques, methodology, practices and skills. It was designed and…

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$1,850

ISO 14001:2015 Certified Lead Auditor Training

June 12, 8:00 am - June 14, 4:00 pm
Headquarters,
250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United States
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Environmental Management Systems ISO 14001:2015 Overview: Highlights of the session include: Understanding Environmental Management Systems and the concepts of aspect and impact identification and management The Historical and Regulatory Perspectives of Environmental Management (conformance vs. compliance) How to address and understand various methods of risk-based thinking EMS Audit Programs (planning, scheduling, documenting, & reporting) Evaluating Environmental Management System Effectiveness Understanding documentation requirements Evaluation of conformance and performance indicators of management systems Audit Reporting Lead Auditor responsibilities, methods, and techniques…

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$300

Toyota Kata

June 13, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Lowcountry Graduate Center,
3800 Paramount Drive
North Charleston, SC 29405 United States
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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…

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$300

C-Suite Series: Family Business Dynamics

June 14, 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Business Learning Center,
37 Villa Road, Suite 500
Greenville, SC 29615 United States
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SCMEP and Broad Insights are pleased to announce the Spring 2018 C-Suite Series; a program of interactive half-day events/workshops for CEOs, COOs, top executives and owners of small to mid-size manufacturers. Typically we review key content, and then work together as a group applying the content to each person’s specific situation. You walk out with a customized plan of specific action steps for your company, and you’ll develop some new relationships with other company leaders. Each C-Suite Series…

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$600

Front Line Leadership

June 18, 9:00 am - June 19, 4:00 pm
Headquarters,
250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United States
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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…

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$300

Introduction to Lean Principles with Simulation

June 21, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Lowcountry Graduate Center,
3800 Paramount Drive
North Charleston, SC 29405 United States
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The Lean Principles seminar is a one-day, 6-hour, hands-on training class that teaches the principles of lean manufacturing through interactive participant involvement. This workshop uses a specially developed kit for lean training of small groups of 4 to 10 people. Trainees operate a simulated assembly line producing wooden cars. The class runs a production 'shift' and evaluates the results. They learn lean principles and apply those principles to the production line and compare results to the previous 'shift.' This…

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$300

Introduction to 5S with Simulation

June 22, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Lowcountry Graduate Center,
3800 Paramount Drive
North Charleston, SC 29405 United States
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The 5s seminar is a one-day, 6-hour, hands-on training that offers the participant the opportunity to experience how the 5s system reduces waste in areas of a simulated production facility. Participants learn the concepts of the 5s system and then apply them to transform a cluttered, disorganized production area into a clean, organized, and orderly workplace. This workshop is specially designed for groups of 4 to 8 people. The Lean Tool of 5s is a system of tools designed…

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$1,495

Maintenance and Reliability Bootcamp

June 26, 8:00 am - June 27, 4:30 pm
USS Yorktown,
40 Patriots Point Road
Mt Pleasant, SC 29464 United States
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The Maintenance and Reliability Bootcamp or Asset Management Excellence (AMEx) as it is sometimes called, is designed for companies that want to begin to create site level resources that can improve availability, throughput, quality, and fundamentally corporate profit using the tools of maintenance, reliability and asset management. The goal of the two-day course is to provide the individual with awareness of the reliability practices and a desire to gain additional knowledge and ability. The course is a comprehensive…

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$1,395

World Class Maintenance

June 26, 8:00 am - June 28, 4:00 pm
Business Learning Center,
37 Villa Road, Suite 500
Greenville, SC 29615 United States
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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…

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$600

ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor Training

June 26, 9:00 am - June 27, 5:00 pm
Headquarters,
250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United States
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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…

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July 2018
$3,225

Leadership for Women – 12 Thursdays Monthly

July 12, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Headquarters,
250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United States
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12 Thursdays Monthly (7/12, 8/9, 9/13, 10/11, 11/8, 12/13, 1/10, 2/14, 3/14, 4/11, 5/9, 6/13 - Graduation 2pm - 3pm) 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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$1,850

QMS Lead Auditor Training with emphasis on IATF 16949:2016

July 23, 8:00 am - July 26, 5:00 pm
Business Learning Center,
37 Villa Road, Suite 500
Greenville, SC 29615 United States
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This course is comprehensive training in lead auditor techniques, methodology, practices, and skills. It was designed and developed by a team who created and managed accredited registrars. On successful completion of this course and post course assessment, participants will receive a Certificate of Attainment for the following internationally recognized competency units: EXEMPLAR GLOBAL-QM (Quality Management Systems) EXEMPLAR GLOBAL-AU (Management Systems Auditing) EXEMPLAR GLOBAL-TL (Leading Management System Audit Teams) The modules above are certified under the EXEMPLAR GLOBAL Training…

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August 2018
$350

Women in Industry Leadership Workshop

August 16, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Business Learning Center,
37 Villa Road, Suite 500
Greenville, SC 29615 United States
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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:…

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$300

Leader Standard Work

August 24, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lowcountry Graduate Center,
3800 Paramount Drive
North Charleston, SC 29405 United States
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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…

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