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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July 2018
$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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Deadline to register: 7/16 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…

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$3,225

Leadership for Women – 12 Thursdays Monthly

July 26, 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 (7/26, 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) Deadline to register: 7/20 at noon 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…

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$2,760

Effective Leadership Development – 11 Bi-Weekly Mondays

July 30, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Business Learning Center,
37 Villa Road, Suite 500
Greenville, SC 29615 United States
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11 Bi-Weekly Mondays (7/30, 8/13, 8/27, 9/10, 9/24, 10/8, 10/22, 11/5, 11/19, 12/3, 12/17) Deadline to register: 7/23 at noon 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…

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August 2018
$2,760

Effective Leadership Development – 11 Bi-Weekly Wednesdays

August 1, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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York County Regional Chamber of Commerce,
116 E Main Street
Rock Hill, 29730 United States
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11 Bi-Weekly Wednesdays (8/1, 8/15, 8/29, 9/12, 9/26, 10/10, 10/24, 11/7, 11/21, 12/5, 12/19) Deadline to register: 7/23 at noon 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…

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$2,295

Leadership & Productivity Development – 10 Week Course, Bi-weekly

August 1, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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York County Regional Chamber of Commerce,
116 E Main Street
Rock Hill, 29730 United States
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10 Bi-weekly Wednesdays (8/1, 8/15, 8/29, 9/12, 9/26, 10/10, 10/24, 11/7, 11/21, 12/5) Deadline to register: 7/25 at noon Effective leadership can make the difference between succeeding and failing in today’s global marketplace. This 10-session program helps leaders spend more time on activities critical to the success of their organization. The substance of effective leadership is a combination of self-management, prioritization and team management. Effective leadership starts with the foundation of being able to manage yourself, your time and…

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$2,150

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

August 6, 8:00 am - August 9, 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. Deadline to register: 7/30 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.…

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$2,295

Leadership & Productivity Development – 10 Week Course, Bi-weekly

August 7, 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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10 Bi-weekly Tuesdays (8/7, 8/21, 9/4, 9/18, 10/2, 10/16, 10/30, 11/13, 11/27, 12/11) Deadline to register: 7/25 at noon Effective leadership can make the difference between succeeding and failing in today’s global marketplace. This 10-session program helps leaders spend more time on activities critical to the success of their organization. The substance of effective leadership is a combination of self-management, prioritization and team management. Effective leadership starts with the foundation of being able to manage yourself, your time and…

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$1,955

PMP Certification Examination Training / Advance Project Management Course

August 13, 8:00 am - September 21, 4:30 pm
Business Learning Center,
37 Villa Road, Suite 500
Greenville, SC 29615 United States
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PMP Certification Examination Training Advance Project Management Course

NOTE: Required Online Intro & Prework starts August 13th and must be completed prior to classroom training starting on September 17th. Must register by August 10. Prework begins: August 13 Classroom training: September 17-21 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…

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$3,000

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Course – 2 Week Course

August 13, 9:00 am - August 17, 5:00 pm
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Business Learning Center,
37 Villa Road, Suite 500
Greenville, SC 29615 United States
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Lean Sigma Six Green Belt Course

Week 1: 8/13 - 8/17 Week 2: 8/27 - 8/31 *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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$8,000

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

August 13, 9:00 am - August 17, 5:00 pm
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Business Learning Center,
37 Villa Road, Suite 500
Greenville, SC 29615 United States
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Lean Sigma Six Green Black Belt Combo Course

Four Week Event - Project Required Week 1: 8/13 - 8/17 Week 2: 8/27 - 8/31 Week 3: 10/8 - 10/12 Week 4: 10/22 - 10/26 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…

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$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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$600

ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor Training

August 22, 9:00 am - August 23, 5:00 pm
Business Learning Center,
37 Villa Road, Suite 500
Greenville, SC 29615 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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$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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$2,150

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

August 27, 8:00 am - August 30, 5:30 pm
Headquarters,
250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United States
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Deadline to register: 8/20 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.…

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$1,495

Maintenance and Reliability Bootcamp

August 28, 8:00 am - August 29, 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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$300

Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)

August 28, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Business Learning Center,
37 Villa Road, Suite 500
Greenville, SC 29615 United States
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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…

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September 2018
$300

Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)

September 7, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Headquarters,
250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United States
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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…

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$300

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt

September 14, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Headquarters,
250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United States
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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…

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$300

Leader Standard Work

September 14, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Headquarters,
250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 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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$2,150

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

September 24, 8:00 am - September 27, 4:00 pm
Business Learning Center,
37 Villa Road, Suite 500
Greenville, SC 29615 United States
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Please note: This course does include a prework assignment. Familiarization of the Standards prior to class is expected. Deadline to register: 9/17 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.…

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$320

Fundamentals of Inventory Management

September 24, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Business Learning Center,
37 Villa Road, Suite 500
Greenville, SC 29615 United States
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Fundamentals of Inventory Management covers basic topics that must be understood in order to manage inventory effectively, such as balancing and measuring delivery and inventory performance, assigning inventory classifications, common replenishment methods, the sawtooth curve, and how to design or analyze a value stream map to effectively manage inventory. This is the course for someone who is new to an inventory or materials role, or for leaders in the early stages of planning inventory improvement activity. Instructor Bio:…

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October 2018
$600

ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor Training

October 1, 9:00 am - October 2, 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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$600

Front Line Leadership

October 4, 9:00 am - October 5, 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

Value Stream Mapping

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

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$3,000

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt – 2 Week Course

October 8, 9:00 am - October 12, 5:00 pm
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Headquarters,
250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United States
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Lean Sigma Six Green Belt Course

Week 1: 10/8 - 10/12 Week 2: 10/22-10/26 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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$8,000

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

October 8, 9:00 am - October 12, 5:00 pm
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Headquarters,
250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United States
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Lean Sigma Six Green Black Belt Combo Course

Four Week Event - Project Required Week 1: 10/8 - 10/12 Week 2: 10/22 - 10/26 Week 3: 11/12 - 11/16 Week 4: 11/26 - 11/30 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…

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$900

AS 9100 Internal Auditor

October 15, 9:00 am - October 17, 4:00 pm
Headquarters,
250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United States
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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…

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$300

Scientifically Plan & Execute Your Inventory Reduction

October 22, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Business Learning Center,
37 Villa Road, Suite 500
Greenville, SC 29615 United States
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Scientifically Plan & Execute Inventory Reduction addresses many things that can drive inventory higher than it should be, such as design flaws in the value stream map, planning and scheduling errors, data gaps, and item features such as a long lead time or high minimum order quantity. Participants will learn how to design and execute an inventory reduction plan, addressing both systemic and specific issues. This session is designed for leaders or associates who are actively pursuing inventory…

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$300

Leader Standard Work

October 26, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Business Learning Center,
37 Villa Road, Suite 500
Greenville, SC 29615 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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$1,955

PMP Certification Examination Training / Advance Project Management Course

October 29, 8:00 am - December 7, 4:30 pm
Headquarters,
250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United States
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PMP Certification Examination Training Advance Project Management Course

NOTE: Required Online Intro & Prework starts October 29th and must be completed prior to classroom training starting on December 3rd. Must register by October 26th. Prework begins: October 29 Classroom training: December 3-7 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…

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