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
SPREADSHEET MANAGEMENT
Virtual CLASSES
 
 

Leadership training

SUPERVISOR SKILLS 1.0

Do you have an employee with leadership potential or a newly promoted supervisor/foreman and want to give him or her practical management training? This is the class for you. 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

This interactive 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

SUPERVISOR SKILLS 3.0

Take your leadership skills to the next level and become a more effective leader. Focused on building upon the knowledge and skills presented in MMTC’s Supervisor Skills 1.0 & 2.0 courses, this class covers emotional intelligence, self-awareness, social awareness, relationship management and critical thinking... Learn More

PRACTICAL APPROACH TO PROJECT MANAGEMENT (CEUs: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

Finance for the non-financial manager

This 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

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

DISC

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

TRAIN-THE-TRAINER

​Retention and outcomes of organizational knowledge and skills can be dramatically improved by the method with which they are taught. Use The Center's six-step Active Learning Model to develop high-energy training sessions that are effective and result in measurable outcomes... 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 (CEUs: 1.4  |  pdcs: 14)

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

EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE (pdcs: 7)

Emotional intelligence (EI) is a key ingredient in creating and sustaining a successful culture and working environment. Individuals who have achieved EI have the ability to understand and manage their own emotions, as well as recognize, understand and influence the emotions of others... Learn More

employee retention & engagement (ceus: 1.6  |  pdcs: 16)

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

HARASSMENT & DISCRIMINATION AWARENESS (pdcs: 4)

Employers recognize effective harassment training to be an important part of creating a safe workplace for all. Many organizations are experiencing a rise in workplace harassment complaints and realizing strong training, regardless of being legally required, is necessary to address potential risks... Learn More

MANUFACTURING SKILLS DEVELOPMENT (CEUs: 1.4  |  pdcs: 14)

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


SPREADSHEET MANAGEMENT 

INTRODUCTION TO SPREADSHEET MANAGEMENT

This interactive course focuses on the fundamentals of Microsoft Excel. Following along with the instructor, students will use The Center's laptops to explore the capabilities of Excel... Learn More

ADVANCED SPREADSHEET MANAGEMENT

Do you want to take your Microsoft Excel skills to a new level? Join The Center for an interactive course focusing on the advanced features of Excel. Following along with the instructor, students will use The Center's laptops to explore the capabilities of Excel. It's time to work more effectively and efficiently with Excel... Learn More
 

VIRTUAL CLASSES

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: DISC

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

 

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