Leadership / Culture Classes

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What category of Leadership/Culture classes are you interested in?
The Center offers the following areas of focus for leaders, supervisors and managers to better engage their workforce and strengthen leadership.

Leadership
Culture
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Virtual CLASSES
 
 

Leadership training

SUPERVISOR SKILLS (CEU Credits: 2.8)

This 32-hour interactive course will equip participants with the knowledge and skills needed become effective leaders and supervisors. Each class section will contain key aspects of effective leadership, equipping participants with the knowledge and skills to thrive in today’s manufacturing management environment... Learn More

SUPERVISOR SKILLS 2.0-SUSTAINED LEADERSHIP PROGRAM (CEU Credits: 1.5)

The Center’s 18-hour Supervisor Skills 2.0 course will further equip participants with the knowledge and skills needed to become effective leaders. Participants in this interactive course will become acquainted with additional leadership skills necessary to relate to subordinates, peers and their managers in a productive and efficient manner... Learn More

PRACTICAL APPROACH TO PROJECT MANAGEMENT (CEU Credits:1.4)

Gain the fundamental project management tools to effectively manage and complete projects. Whether you are a newly assigned project manager or have been in the field for years but want to strengthen your approach, this course is for you... Learn More

EMERGING LEADERS IN MANUFACTURING CERTIFICATION

Offered through Schoolcraft College, and in collaboration with the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center, this certification provides students with the skills needed to be on the path to success within the world of manufacturing. This program is open to people new to manufacturing and to those who are looking to grow within the industry... Learn More

APPLIED PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Avoid the high cost and waste of poor planning. A disciplined approach to project management can greatly reduce the pains of project cost overruns, schedule and deployment delays, and decreasing customer satisfaction... Learn More

SUMMER CAMP: APPLIED PROJECT MANAGEMENT

In this fast-paced course, The Center will lead you through project-based learning as you apply the essential elements from the Project Management Body of Knowledge and network with professional peers. Achieving a Project Management certification increases your value as you lead your organization in a disciplined approach to project management... Learn More

GET MORE DONE

​Improve your personal productivity by assessing your workflow, planning improvements using core principles, and turning your skills into daily practice. This Active Learning Model (ALM) class will have you applying your skills immediately... Learn More

 

CUlture

BUILDING BETTER TEAMS

Through a variety of activities, participants will experience challenges teams face in the workplace. Team members will also learn how to analyze and discuss behavioral characteristics of people. These individual attributes contribute to mutual trust, allowing teams to learn from each other by sharing information, skills and experiences... Learn More

BUILDING YOUR EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCE (CEU Credits: 1.4)

In this two-day session, participants examine an employee experience framework along with the required HR systems. An Employee Experience Maturity Model is used to build a unique plan to cultivate a stronger employer brand, improve employee engagement and enable improved business results... Learn More

employee retention & engagement (ceu credits: 1.6)

Over the course of four, 4-hour sessions spanning four weeks, this class explores how to effectively build and maintain a healthy company culture. Exercises involve analyzing the current culture, creating a vision for the intended culture and building an actionable culture transition plan... Learn More

MANUFACTURING SKILLS DEVELOPMENT (CEU Credits: 1.4)

This training is designed for students who are new to the manufacturing environment. Manufacturing Skills Development focuses on Quality Management Systems, Problem Solving Skills, Lean Manufacturing, and Culture and Motivation and provides a foundational understanding of the processes, approach and culture needed to run an efficient operation... Learn More

 

Diversity, EQUITY & Inclusion

BRIDGE THE GAP: VALUING DIFFERENCE TO FOSTER A CULTURE OF MUTUAL RESPECT

Increasing the awareness of one’s own emotions, as well as those of others, can help us make intentional choices on how to manage and build strong relationships. Attendees will learn the importance of understanding emotions and the impact they can have on behaviors, actions, relationships and workplace culture... Learn More

DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION TO DRIVE BUSINESS OBJECTIVES

Learn about Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) at a personal and organizational level. Individuals and teams will define why DEI are important to them and to their organization... Learn More

UNCONSCIOUS BIAS

Identify and overcome hidden bias for individuals and teams. By understanding that we’re all biased, we can become more aware of our thoughts and actions when relating to others. Learn to pause and put conscious thought behind our actions... Learn More
 

VIRTUAL CLASSES

virtual: ALLYSHIP

Stand beside and up for Women, People of Color, LGBTQ and other underrepresented groups. This class focuses on identifying and discussing ways in which individuals may be marginalized or overlooked, developing strategies to seek out allies, learning how to lift others up by advocating, and more... Learn More

virtual: APPLIED PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Avoid the high cost and waste of poor planning. A disciplined approach to project management can greatly reduce the pains of project cost overruns, schedule and deployment delays, and decreasing customer satisfaction. This course satisfies the educational requirements to sit for the Project Management Professional certification (PMP)... Learn More

virtual: Project Management Fundamentals

Get acquainted with the discipline of initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing the work of a team to achieve specific goals and meet specific success criteria. This course leaves the learners with actual examples of the most common project management tools and focuses on how a project is a temporary endeavor designed to produce a unique product, service or result with a defined beginning and end... Learn More

virtual: BRIDGE THE GAP-VALUING DIFFERENCE TO FOSTER A CULTURE OF MUTUAL RESPECT

Attendees will learn the basic importance of understanding emotions and the impact they can have on behaviors, actions, relationships and workplace culture... Learn More

virtual: DISC

Improve your team’s effectiveness by increasing your understanding of different work styles... Learn More

virtual: DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION TO DRIVE BUSINESS OBJECTIVES

Learn about Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) at a personal and organizational level... Learn More

virtual: Finance for the non-financial manager

This live, online class exposes non-financial managers to financial concepts that are relevant to managing any type of business, with an additional focus on manufacturing... Learn More

virtual: FRONTLINE LEADER

Provide frontline leaders the tools to improve communication, engagement, and productivity of frontline workers. Leaders will become more competent and confident resulting in increased employee engagement, better productivity, higher employee satisfaction and reduced turnover... Learn More

virtual: GET MORE DONE

The Center's Get More Done virtual class allows participants to improve their personal productivity by assessing workflow, planning improvements using core principles, and turning skills into daily practice. This Active Learning Model (ALM) class will have you applying your skills immediately... Learn More

virtual: INCLUSION & BELONGING

Create and maintain a welcoming environment for all. Class attendees will learn how to foster a sense of inclusion and belonging for employees from different identity groups, work styles and experiences... Learn More

virtual: LEADING REMOTE TEAMS

During the COVID-19 pandemic, companies launched head-first into establishing remote teams, with barely a backwards glance at the unique challenges that exist for both leaders and team members. Learn how to establish best practices, incorporate agreements and use communication tools to effectively lead remote and/or hybrid teams... Learn More

virtual: TRAIN THE ONLINE TRAINER

Increase effectiveness and confidence as an online trainer. Use our six-step Active Learning Model to develop high-energy training sessions that are effective and result in measurable outcomes... Learn More

virtual: UNCONSCIOUS BIAS

Identify and overcome hidden bias for individuals and teams. Learn to recognize and address bias and put conscious thought behind your actions... Learn More

 

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