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November 2019

OpExChange Annual Event: Recruit, Train, and Retain Employees

November 19, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
SCMEP Greenville, 250 Executive Center Drive, Suite 200
Greenville,SC29615United States
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$75

Cost: $50 Members, $75 Non-members. Members, contact us for your coupon code at check-out. Lunch is included. In an economy where labor shortages nation-wide are impacting businesses' bottom line, South Carolina is building a skilled talent pipeline in partnership with business and industry. True workforce solutions require private-public partnerships and South Carolina is incorporating innovative models designed and tested by businesses to train, recruit and retain workers. Businesses have been inundated with government funded programs only to find cumbersome requirements that stymie…

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December 2019

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

December 2, 8:00 am - December 5, 5:00 pm
SCMEP Columbia, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia,SC29210United 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 standards and internal audit experience is…

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Solution Selling for B2B Sales

December 3, 9:00 am - December 4, 5:00 pm
SCMEP Greenville, 250 Executive Center Drive, Suite 200
Greenville,SC29615United States
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$800

Join us for an instructor-led highly interactive workshop that addresses specific types of sales situations faced by sales professionals (prospecting, planning for better customer focused meetings/sales calls, selling commoditized or complex solutions, gaining access to power, selling the value of your solution, negotiation throughout the sales cycle). You will work on real life opportunities and receive immediate feedback for immediate implementation and results! Come ready to discover the latest research on what buyers want from sales people today and how to…

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SMED

December 3, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
SCMEP Columbia, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia,SC29210United States
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$300

SMED (also known as Quick Changeover) began as a technique to reduce die press machines setup time. Today this tool is commonly used to reduce all types of machinery changeover time in any industry. The principles taught in this class will teach participants how to properly collect data of the current changeovers, analyze and prioritize opportunities for improvement, implement solutions, and document the improved process. During the course, participants will learn about the main steps to conducting a SMED event,…

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ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor Training

December 5, 9:00 am - December 6, 5:00 pm
SCMEP Greenville, 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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Safety Event Root Cause Analysis

December 5, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
SCMEP Columbia, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia,SC29210United States
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$320

This workshop provides a tactical approach to identifying the root cause of a safety related event. The instructor will teach participants to apply proven techniques that will help them learn the context of the safety related event. Once participants can understand the context, they have a better chance to influence the future. How do you put a safety related event in CONTEXT? Step 1: Start with the Storyboard - Map the critical steps that lead to the safety related event. Tell me…

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

December 9, 8:00 am - December 12, 5:00 pm
SCMEP Greenville, 250 Executive Center Drive, Suite 200
Greenville,SC29615United States
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$1,995

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 Personnel designated…

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

December 9, 8:00 am - December 12, 5:00 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: 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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Kata and TWI Working in Tandem

December 11, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
SCMEP Columbia, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia,SC29210United States
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$195

We have traditionally copied lean tools from Toyota rather than adopting the thinking used to develop these lean tools. Kata teaches us to practice a routine of experimenting known as scientific thinking to achieve a series of short-term goals (target conditions) in line with a longer-term goal (challenge). Without this focus on scientific thinking and learning through experimentation, we confine ourselves to what we already know. We apply tools we already know to processes even if they are not what…

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Core Tools – 3 Day

December 11, 9:00 am - December 13, 4:00 pm
Lowcountry Graduate Center, 3800 Paramount Drive
North Charleston,SC29405United 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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Basic Project Management

December 16, 8:00 am - December 19, 4:30 pm
SCMEP Greenville, 250 Executive Center Drive, Suite 200
Greenville,SC29615United States
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$1,350

The Basic Project Management Course covers the entire 10x5x49 project management structure as defined by PMI.  It includes 30 hours of project management training. Students will gain: - Fundamental knowledge of the project management framework provided by PMI - Working knowledge of how to calculate earned value, determine schedule position, calculate schedule and cost forecast, and other import indexes used for managing projects - Working knowledge of how to complete network diagrams - Example forms to use in developing your…

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8D Problem Solving

December 17, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
SCMEP Greenville, 250 Executive Center Drive, Suite 200
Greenville,SC29615United 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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ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor Training

December 19, 9:00 am - December 20, 5:00 pm
SCMEP Columbia, 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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January 2020

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

January 8, 2020, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wingate by Wyndham, 760 Galleria Blvd
Rock Hill,SC29730United States
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$932

Join us in Rock Hill on the first Wednesday of each month, January through May, 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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Fundamentals of Inventory Management

January 13, 2020, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
SCMEP Columbia, 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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Kanban Workshop

January 14, 2020, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
SCMEP Columbia, 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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Effective Leadership Development – 11 Bi-Weekly Wednesdays

January 15, 2020, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
York County Regional Chamber of Commerce, 116 E Main Street
Rock Hill,29730United States
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$2,730

11 Bi-Weekly Wednesdays (1/15, 1/29, 2/12, 2/26, 3/11, 3/25, 4/8, 4/22, 5/6, 5/20, 6/3) 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 Personal Productivity for Non-Managers – 8 Week Course, Bi-weekly

January 15, 2020, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
York County Regional Chamber of Commerce, 116 E Main Street
Rock Hill,29730United States
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$1,845

8 Bi-weekly Wednesdays (1/15, 1/29, 2/12, 2/26, 3/11, 3/25, 4/8, 4/22) 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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Effective Personal Productivity for Managers – 10 Week Course, Bi-weekly

January 15, 2020, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
York County Regional Chamber of Commerce, 116 E Main Street
Rock Hill,29730United States
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$2,245

10 Bi-weekly Wednesdays (1/15, 1/29, 2/12, 2/26, 3/11, 3/25, 4/8, 4/22, 5/6, 5/20) 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 your priorities. LMI’s Effective Personal Productivity will help…

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Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Course – 10 Day Course

January 16, 2020, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lowcountry Graduate Center, 3800 Paramount Drive
North Charleston,SC29405United States
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$3,000
Lean Sigma Six Green Belt Course

January 16-17, 23-24, 30-31, February 6-7, 13-14 *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 a Lean…

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Introduction to 5S with Simulation

January 23, 2020, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
SCMEP Columbia, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia,SC29210United States
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$300

The 5s seminar is a one-day, 7-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 to improve…

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February 2020

Core Tools – 3 Day

February 3, 2020, 9:00 am - February 5, 2020, 4:00 pm
SCMEP Columbia, 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

February 3, 2020, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
SCMEP Greenville, 250 Executive Center Drive, Suite 200
Greenville,SC29615United States
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$3,000
Lean Sigma Six Green Belt Course

February 3-7, 10-11, 17-18, 24-25, March 2-3 *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 a Lean…

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A3 Problem Solving

February 4, 2020, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
SCMEP Columbia, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia,SC29210United 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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Effective Leadership Development – 11 Bi-Weekly Tuesdays

February 4, 2020, 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 (2/4, 2/18, 3/3, 3/17, 3/31, 4/14, 4/28, 5/12, 5/26, 6/9, 6/23) 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 Mondays

February 10, 2020, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
SCMEP Greenville, 250 Executive Center Drive, Suite 200
Greenville,SC29615United States
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$2,730

11 Bi-Weekly Mondays (2/10, 2/24, 3/9, 3/23, 4/6, 4/20, 5/4, 5/18, 6/1, 6/15, 6/29) 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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Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)

February 18, 2020, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
SCMEP Greenville, 250 Executive Center Drive, Suite 200
Greenville,SC29615United 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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Effective Personal Productivity for Non-Managers – 8 Week Course, Bi-weekly

February 24, 2020, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
SCMEP Greenville, 250 Executive Center Drive, Suite 200
Greenville,SC29615United States
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$1,845

8 Bi-weekly Mondays (2/24, 3/9, 3/23, 4/6, 4/20, 5/4, 5/18, Graduation TBD) 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…

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Effective Personal Productivity for Managers – 10 Week Course, Bi-weekly

February 24, 2020, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
SCMEP Greenville, 250 Executive Center Drive, Suite 200
Greenville,SC29615United States
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$2,245

10 Bi-weekly Mondays (2/24, 3/9, 3/23, 4/6, 4/20, 5/4, 5/18, 6/1, 6/15, 6/29) 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 your priorities. LMI’s Effective Personal Productivity will help…

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March 2020

PMP Certification Examination Training / Advance Project Management Course

March 2, 2020, 8:00 am - April 10, 2020, 4:30 pm
Wingate by Wyndham, 760 Galleria Blvd
Rock Hill,SC29730United States
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$1,955
PMP Certification Examination Training Advance Project Management Course

NOTE: Required Online Intro & Prework starts March 2nd and must be completed prior to classroom event starting on April 6th. Must register by February 28th. Prework begins: March 2 Classroom training: April 6-10 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…

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