SCMEP offers a wide selection of training and courses. Funds may be available to cover a portion of the cost.
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April 2020

Basic Project Management

April 20, 8:00 am - April 23, 4:30 pm
SCMEP Columbia, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United 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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Front Line Leadership

April 20, 9:00 am - April 21, 4:00 pm
SCMEP Greenville, 250 Executive Center Drive, Suite 200
Greenville, SC 29615 United States
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$600

SCMEP’s Front-Line Leadership program will prepare Front-line leaders to be more transformational. It is a course 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, communicate effectively and delegate when required, learn to become coaches and mentors in developing employees, and exercise their authority with positive outcomes. Course Content: What does a Successful Leader Look Like? Why Develop Front Line Leaders? What does success…

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CONTEXT Root Cause Analysis: A Systematic Approach

April 23, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Peak Safety Performance, 400 Birnie Street, Suite F
Greenville, SC 29611 United States
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$320

Registration closes 4/20. This is a root cause problem solving class that helps participants evaluate the events that lead to injuries and negative trends.  Participants learn to collect facts that identify the context of an event so that they will be able eliminate errors that lead to injuries.  The goal is to teach participants how to influence the future rather than punish the past. Topics: Introduction to Event Analysis Reverse Engineer the Cause Collect the Facts Analyze the Context Learn…

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

April 27, 8:00 am - April 30, 5:30 pm
SCMEP Columbia, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United States
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$2,150

Please contact us if you wish to only take 9001 or 14001. 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…

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Front Line Leadership

April 27, 9:00 am - April 28, 4:00 pm
Lowcountry Graduate Center, 3800 Paramount Drive
North Charleston, SC 29405 United States
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$600

SCMEP’s Front-Line Leadership program will prepare Front-line leaders to be more transformational. It is a course 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, communicate effectively and delegate when required, learn to become coaches and mentors in developing employees, and exercise their authority with positive outcomes. Course Content: What does a Successful Leader Look Like? Why Develop Front Line Leaders? What does success…

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Introduction to 5S with Simulation

April 27, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
SCMEP Greenville, 250 Executive Center Drive, Suite 200
Greenville, SC 29615 United 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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Value Stream Mapping

April 28, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
SCMEP Greenville, 250 Executive Center Drive, Suite 200
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 participants to…

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Lunch & Learn – Using Innovation to Solve Workforce Woes

April 28, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
City of Rock Hill Operations Center, 757 S Anderson Rd
Rock Hill, SC 29730 United States
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$10

Executives of today’s small manufacturers most often rank employee recruitment and retention as their number one concern. Employee turnover due to workload, fatigue and injury can cost a small company tens, or even hundreds, of thousands of dollars each year. But a new and rapidly growing technology is changing all that. Cobots, or collaborative robots, are inexpensive, lightweight and flexible industrial robots that safely work alongside employees to handle difficult and dangerous activities. Join SCMEP and Universal Robots’ Travis Langford…

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Lunch & Learn – Making Marketing Work for You

April 29, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
North Industrial Machine, LLC HQ, 133 W. Carolina Avenue
Hartsville, SC 29550 United States
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$10

You’re a small manufacturing company trying to prosper and grow. You want more customers, better customers, more revenue, and better profits. But you don’t know much about marketing, and you think you probably can’t afford it anyway. Don’t give up. There are some simple but effective things you can do immediately to grow your business. You need to attend one of SCMEP’s Making Marketing Work for You lunch-and-learn sessions. We’ve packed dozens of very simple but practical tips and techniques…

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Lunch & Learn – Making Marketing Work for You

April 30, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Lowcountry Graduate Center, 3800 Paramount Drive
North Charleston, SC 29405 United States
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$10

You’re a small manufacturing company trying to prosper and grow. You want more customers, better customers, more revenue, and better profits. But you don’t know much about marketing, and you think you probably can’t afford it anyway. Don’t give up. There are some simple but effective things you can do immediately to grow your business. You need to attend one of SCMEP’s Making Marketing Work for You lunch-and-learn sessions. We’ve packed dozens of very simple but practical tips and techniques…

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May 2020

Basic Project Management

May 4, 8:00 am - May 7, 4:30 pm
SCMEP Greenville, 250 Executive Center Drive, Suite 200
Greenville, SC 29615 United 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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Fundamentals of Inventory Management

May 4, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
SCMEP Greenville, 250 Executive Center Drive, Suite 200
Greenville, SC 29615 United 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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ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor Training

May 4, 9:00 am - May 5, 5:00 pm
SCMEP Columbia, 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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Introduction to 5S with Simulation

May 5, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
SCMEP Columbia, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United 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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Kanban Workshop

May 5, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
SCMEP Greenville, 250 Executive Center Drive, Suite 200
Greenville, SC 29615 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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Lunch & Learn – Recruitment and Retention Strategies for 2020

May 5, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Lowcountry Graduate Center, 3800 Paramount Drive
North Charleston, SC 29405 United States
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$10

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the United States is currently experiencing record unemployment, unprecedented job openings, and unfilled jobs in the national labor market. The shortage of applicants with the right skills, abilities, and experience, especially in manufacturing, has created one of the most competitive job markets in history. This highly interactive session will focus on the latest and most current workforce trends and how they impact recruitment and retention strategies for HR professionals in the manufacturing industry.…

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PMP Certification Examination Training / Advance Project Management Course

May 11, 8:00 am - June 19, 4:30 pm
SCMEP Greenville, 250 Executive Center Drive, Suite 200
Greenville, SC 29615 United States
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$1,955
PMP Certification Examination Training Advance Project Management Course

NOTE: Required Online Intro & Prework starts May 11 and must be completed prior to classroom training starting on June 15. Must register by May 8. Prework begins: May 11 Classroom training: June 15-19 This is a comprehensive project management course that exceeds the PMI educational prerequisites for taking the CAPM and PMP exam. Prior to attending the five day formal course, approximately twenty-four hours of web-based training must be completed by each candidate. This web-based training provides the foundation for the intense…

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Learn How to Increase Your Emotional Intelligence to Increase Your Leadership Influence

May 11, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Lowcountry Graduate Center, 3800 Paramount Drive
North Charleston, SC 29405 United States
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$300

Emotional Intelligence is the new buzz word, but do you really know how emotionally mature you are? In this session, we will help you discover your Emotional IQ and take steps to find out where and how you can improve.  The great news is your EQ works like a muscle which means your growth as a leader has instant potential to get better. By having emotional self-awareness, you can guarantee both your professional and personal relationships will improve by giving…

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A3 Problem Solving

May 12, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
SCMEP Greenville, 250 Executive Center Drive, Suite 200
Greenville, SC 29615 United States
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$300
A3 Problem Solving

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

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Value Stream Mapping

May 14, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
SCMEP Columbia, 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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Basic Project Management

May 18, 8:00 am - May 21, 4:30 pm
Rock Hill SC United States + Google Map
$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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Core Tools – 3 Day

May 18, 9:00 am - May 20, 4:00 pm
SCMEP Greenville, 250 Executive Center Drive, Suite 200
Greenville, SC 29615 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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Lunch & Learn – Using Innovation to Solve Workforce Woes

May 18, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
SCMEP Greenville, 250 Executive Center Drive, Suite 200
Greenville, SC 29615 United States
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$10

Executives of today’s small manufacturers most often rank employee recruitment and retention as their number one concern. Employee turnover due to workload, fatigue and injury can cost a small company tens, or even hundreds, of thousands of dollars each year. But a new and rapidly growing technology is changing all that. Cobots, or collaborative robots, are inexpensive, lightweight and flexible industrial robots that safely work alongside employees to handle difficult and dangerous activities. Join SCMEP and Universal Robots’ Travis Langford…

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Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt

May 19, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
SCMEP Greenville, 250 Executive Center Drive, Suite 200
Greenville, SC 29615 United States
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$300
Lean Sigma Six Yellow Belt

Get answers to all your questions about Lean Six Sigma, DMAIC, Green Belts, Black Belts, and Kaizen. This course equips you to be a valuable member of a process improvement team with an overview of lean concepts and basic statistics, as well as explanations of the DMAIC steps and purpose. 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…

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Lunch & Learn – Making Marketing Work for You

May 20, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
SCMEP Greenville, 250 Executive Center Drive, Suite 200
Greenville, SC 29615 United States
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$10

You’re a small manufacturing company trying to prosper and grow. You want more customers, better customers, more revenue, and better profits. But you don’t know much about marketing, and you think you probably can’t afford it anyway. Don’t give up. There are some simple but effective things you can do immediately to grow your business. You need to attend one of SCMEP’s Making Marketing Work for You lunch-and-learn sessions. We’ve packed dozens of very simple but practical tips and techniques…

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Lunch & Learn – Making Marketing Work for You

May 21, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Rock Hill – York County Airport, 550 Airport Road
Rock Hill, SC 29732 United States
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$10

You’re a small manufacturing company trying to prosper and grow. You want more customers, better customers, more revenue, and better profits. But you don’t know much about marketing, and you think you probably can’t afford it anyway. Don’t give up. There are some simple but effective things you can do immediately to grow your business. You need to attend one of SCMEP’s Making Marketing Work for You lunch-and-learn sessions. We’ve packed dozens of very simple but practical tips and techniques…

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QMS Lead Auditor Training with emphasis on IATF 16949:2016

May 26, 8:00 am - May 29, 5:00 pm
SCMEP Greenville, 250 Executive Center Drive, Suite 200
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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SMED

May 26, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
SCMEP Columbia, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United 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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AS 9100 Internal Auditor

May 27, 9:00 am - May 29, 5:00 pm
SCMEP Columbia, 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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Safety Leadership Training – Supervisor Tools & Techniques

May 28, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Peak Safety Performance, 400 Birnie Street, Suite F
Greenville, SC 29611 United States
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$320

Registration closes 5/25. It is important to teach supervisors the skills required to lead safety. This training is a collection of topics that share why safety is important. Modules also communicate safety roles and responsibilities along with practical tools a supervisor can use to lead safety efforts with their teams. At the end of the course, participants will better understand their personal impact on safety performance.  The class will also provide practical examples of tools and techniques they can use…

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