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January 2019

Leadership for Women – 13 Bi-Weekly Thursdays

January 10, 2019, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on January 24, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on February 7, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on February 21, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on March 7, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on March 21, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on April 4, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on April 18, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on May 2, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on May 16, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on May 30, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on June 13, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on June 27, 2019 at 10:00am

Headquarters, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United States
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$3,225

13 Thursdays Bi-Weekly (1/10, 1/24, 2/7, 2/21, 3/7, 3/21, 4/4, 4/18, 5/2, 5/16, 5/30, 6/13, 6/27 - Graduation 10am - 12pm) 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 in the last century and…

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Lunch & Learn – The Future Is Now: Using Artificial Intelligence to Improve Operations

January 16, 2019, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Headquarters, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United States
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Free

Manufacturers in South Carolina are already using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to improve quality, decrease downtime and increase throughput. It may sound intimidating, but getting started with AI is easier and more cost-effective than you might think – and uses data you are already collecting. Our featured speakers are Rick Oppedisano, CEO of Delta Bravo AI and Ben Warren, Director of North American Plant Operations for Atlas Copco. Their AI experience is the cover story of Smart Manufacturing Magazine’s November 2018 edition.…

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Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt

January 18, 2019, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Headquarters, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United States
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$300
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 Controls Work…

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Core Tools

January 21, 2019, 9:00 am - January 23, 2019, 4:00 pm
Headquarters, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 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, 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 analytical tool used by…

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Lean Six Sigma Green Belt – 2 Week Course

January 28, 2019, 9:00 am - February 1, 2019, 5:00 pm
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Headquarters, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United States
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$3,000
Lean Sigma Six Green Belt Course

Week 1: 1/28 - 2/1 Week 2: 2/25 - 3/1 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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Lean Six Sigma Green/Black Belt Combo – 4 Week Course

January 28, 2019, 9:00 am - February 1, 2019, 5:00 pm
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One event on February 25, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on March 18, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on April 15, 2019 at 9:00am

Headquarters, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United States
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$8,000
Lean Sigma Six Green Black Belt Combo Course

Four Week Event - Project Required Week 1: 1/28 - 2/1 Week 2: 2/25 - 3/1 Week 3: 3/18 - 3/22 Week 4: 4/15 - 4/19 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.…

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February 2019

Front Line Leadership

February 4, 2019, 9:00 am - February 5, 2019, 4:00 pm
Headquarters, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United States
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$600

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 project/time management,…

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Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)

February 13, 2019, 9:00 am - February 15, 2019, 5:00 pm
Headquarters, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United States
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$1,200

GD&T is a tool that effectively communicates the design intent for manufacturing and inspection. It is governed by the technical standard ASME Y14.5M-2009. The course introduces participants to the GD&T methodology. The course 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 material is reinforced with some practical exercises. Learning Objectives Explain the benefits of geometric…

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Kanban Workshop

February 25, 2019, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Headquarters, 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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March 2019

AS 9100 Internal Auditor

March 11, 2019, 9:00 am - March 13, 2019, 4:00 pm
Headquarters, 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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ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor Training

March 11, 2019, 9:00 am - March 12, 2019, 5:00 pm
Headquarters, 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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Women in Industry Leadership Workshop

March 14, 2019, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Headquarters, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United States
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$350

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: Social Styles…

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Value Stream Mapping

March 15, 2019, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Headquarters, 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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Management Systems Lead Auditor Training – ISO 45001:2018 & ISO 14001:2015

March 25, 2019, 8:00 am - March 28, 2019, 5:30 pm
Headquarters, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United States
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$2,150

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. F) History of ISO 45001 (Sect.…

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April 2019

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

April 22, 2019, 8:00 am - April 25, 2019, 5:00 pm
Headquarters, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United 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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May 2019

Leader Standard Work

May 17, 2019, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Headquarters, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United States
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$300

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 When you…

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July 2019

Effective Leadership Development – 11 Bi-Weekly Wednesdays

July 31, 2019, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on December 12, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 12, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 12, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 12, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on October 9, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on October 23, 2019 at 10:00am

Headquarters, 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 512
Columbia, SC 29210 United States
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$2,760

11 Bi-Weekly Wednesdays (7/31, 8/14, 8/28, 9/11, 9/25, 10/9, 10/23, 11/6, 11/20, 12/4, 12/18) 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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