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Lowcountry Graduate Center

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3800 Paramount Drive
North Charleston, SC 29405 United States

December 2018

Core Tools

December 17, 9:00 am - December 19, 5:00 pm
Lowcountry Graduate Center, 3800 Paramount Drive
North Charleston, SC 29405 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 IATF TS16949 requirements. P-FMEA Overview Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis (PFMEA) is a structured analytical tool used…

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January 2019

Lean Six Sigma Green/Black Belt Combo – 4 Week Course

January 7, 2019, 9:00 am - January 11, 2019, 5:00 pm
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Lowcountry Graduate Center, 3800 Paramount Drive
North Charleston, SC 29405 United States
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$8,000
Lean Sigma Six Green Black Belt Combo Course

Four Week Event - Project Required Week 1: 1/7 - 1/11 Week 2: 2/4 - 2/8 Week 3: 3/4 - 3/8 Week 4: 4/1 - 4/5 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…

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Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Course – 2 Week Course

January 7, 2019, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on February 4, 2019 at 9:00am

Lowcountry Graduate Center, 3800 Paramount Drive
North Charleston, SC 29405 United States
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$3,000
Lean Sigma Six Green Belt Course

Week 1: 1/7 - 1/11 Week 2: 2/4 - 2/8 *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…

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February 2019

Lunch & Learn – The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team

February 12, 2019, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Lowcountry Graduate Center, 3800 Paramount Drive
North Charleston, SC 29405 United States
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Free

There are many reasons teams fail. There's one proven way to help them succeed. The New York Times best-selling author of The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, Patrick Lencioni and the acclaimed Everything DiSC model come together in a breakthrough team development program proven to deliver business results. Based on the hit fable, The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team takes self-awareness to the next level - across workplace teams. You'll walk away with: 1. An overview of The Five…

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ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor

February 14, 2019, 9:00 am - February 15, 2019, 5:00 pm
Lowcountry Graduate Center, 3800 Paramount Drive
North Charleston, SC 29405 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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Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt

February 18, 2019, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lowcountry Graduate Center, 3800 Paramount Drive
North Charleston, SC 29405 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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March 2019

ISO 45001:2018 Overview

March 4, 2019, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lowcountry Graduate Center, 3800 Paramount Drive
North Charleston, SC 29405 United States
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$300

This 1 day course is designed to train organization management, and safety managers in understanding the requirements of ISO 45001 in order to implement a health & safety management system. The course is suitable for personnel wishing to develop an OH&S management system for the first time, or for personnel who are responsible to transition their management systems from OHSAS 18001. The course will be updated as the requirements of these standards change. These course notes have been developed in…

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Next Level Leadership: Mastering You in the Everyday

March 7, 2019, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lowcountry Graduate Center, 3800 Paramount Drive
North Charleston, SC 29405 United States
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$450

In this one-day course the focus will be on your leadership and identifying the keys you need to go to the next level. Self-awareness is the first step we will address by making sure you have a true picture of where your leadership is at today.  In doing so, we will then be able to better set your goals to reach your next level of leadership.  During the day we will unpack various skills, attitudes, and techniques that sum of…

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Front Line Leadership

March 11, 2019, 9:00 am - March 12, 2019, 4:00 pm
Lowcountry Graduate Center, 3800 Paramount Drive
North Charleston, SC 29405 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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April 2019

Women in Industry Leadership Workshop

April 11, 2019, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lowcountry Graduate Center, 3800 Paramount Drive
North Charleston, SC 29405 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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Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)

April 12, 2019, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lowcountry Graduate Center, 3800 Paramount Drive
North Charleston, SC 29405 United 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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Geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T)

April 17, 2019, 9:00 am - April 19, 2019, 5:00 pm
Lowcountry Graduate Center, 3800 Paramount Drive
North Charleston, SC 29405 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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AS 9100 Internal Auditor

April 22, 2019, 9:00 am - April 24, 2019, 4:00 pm
Lowcountry Graduate Center, 3800 Paramount Drive
North Charleston, SC 29405 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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May 2019

Next Level Leadership: Mastering Your Team

May 28, 2019, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lowcountry Graduate Center, 3800 Paramount Drive
North Charleston, SC 29405 United States
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$450

In this one-day course we will look at the key areas you need to tackle in order to manage and master your team to greater effectiveness and efficiency.  You will learn the tools and techniques to develop your team and grow their potential by understanding the coaching and mentoring process. As we know, communication is crucial so we will take time to identify your communication style, barriers you need to overcome and other ways to increase your influence.  As you…

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June 2019

Front Line Leadership

June 10, 2019, 9:00 am - June 11, 2019, 4:00 pm
Lowcountry Graduate Center, 3800 Paramount Drive
North Charleston, SC 29405 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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