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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SCMEP Columbia

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250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia,SC29210United States
803.252.6976

October 2019

Lean 101 – Introduction to Lean Manufacturing

October 18, 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
SCMEP Columbia, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia,SC29210United States
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$300

Join us for a one-day workshop that mixes classroom and hands-on activity to teach or refresh knowledge of lean principles. A simple simulation allows participants to experience waste and lean solutions in an assembly process first-hand. This makes for an informative interesting day of training. We begin the day with a process that cannot meet customer demand. Participants learn to ‘see the waste’ and apply lean tools to better utilize resources to create value for the customer. The SCMEP instructor draws…

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November 2019

QMS Lead Auditor Training with emphasis on IATF 16949:2016

November 11, 8:00 am - November 14, 5:00 pm
SCMEP Columbia, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia,SC29210United 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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Lunch & Learn – Building a Sales Structure for Superior Results

November 13, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
SCMEP Columbia, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia,SC29210United States
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$10

This seminar is specifically designed to address the sales challenges small and mid-size companies face. Participants will learn the top 10 reasons why sales are not increasing as planned and the actions that must be undertaken to create the foundation for dramatic sales growth. Targeted at companies from all industries, where sales leadership is not a core strength. In other words, anyone in leadership position that is responsible for leading the company's sales efforts: Owners Presidents C-level executives Do any…

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Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)

November 14, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
SCMEP Columbia, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia,SC29210United 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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Introduction to 5S with Simulation

November 19, 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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December 2019

Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)

December 2, 8:00 am - December 4, 4:00 pm
SCMEP Columbia, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia,SC29210United States
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$1,200

GD&T is a practical method for product definition that effectively communicates the design intent for manufacturing and quality verification. It is governed by the technical standard ASME Y14.5M-2018 and some other Y14 engineering product definition and related documentation practices. The course introduces participants to the GD&T method, provides a working knowledge of the correct interpretation and application of each symbol, general rules, the datum system, and ‘bonus’ tolerance and highlighting some of the changes in the updated Y14.5 standard. The…

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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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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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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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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

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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