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SCMEP Columbia

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250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United States
803.252.6976

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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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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May 2020

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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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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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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June 2020

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

June 1, 8:00 am - June 4, 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 14001 or 45001. 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…

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

June 1, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
SCMEP Columbia, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 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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Lunch & Learn – Making Marketing Work for You

June 10, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
SCMEP Columbia, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 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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Fundamentals of Inventory Management

June 15, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
SCMEP Columbia, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 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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Kanban Workshop

June 16, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
SCMEP Columbia, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United States
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$300

During this workshop, classroom training will give participants the background and understanding of the Kanban philosophy, approach, and implementation steps. There are some basic fundamentals of Kanban and its implementation. We need to trust those fundamentals, use them as our guide and not try to “overthink” and complicate the design and implementation of our Kanban system. Simplicity is actually “OK” sometimes. We will discuss the fundamentals and include in this discussion some of the common pitfalls to watch for in…

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Lunch & Learn – Recruitment and Retention Strategies for 2020

June 23, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
SCMEP Columbia, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 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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Lunch & Learn – Using Innovation to Solve Workforce Woes

June 23, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
SCMEP Columbia, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 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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August 2020

A3 Problem Solving

August 25, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
SCMEP Columbia, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 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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October 2020

Value Stream Mapping

October 20, 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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November 2020

QMS Lead Auditor Training with emphasis on IATF 16949:2016

November 16, 8:00 am - November 19, 5:00 pm
SCMEP Columbia, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 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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