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General Business Learning Pathways

Onboarding

Leadership

Communication

Time Management

Team Dynamics

Onboarding

  • Intro to Communication
  • Effective Communication
  • Rediscover the Power of Focus: Time Management Strategies for a Digital World (Webinar)
  • Workplace Communication
  • Working in a Group
  • Are People Listening? (Webinar)
  • Managing Your Time
  • Problem Solving
  • Understanding Conflict
  • Effective Collaboration

Leadership

  • Effective Communication
  • Problem Solving
  • Are you a catalyst for change? (Webinar)
  • Leadership
  • Managing Conflict
  • Empowering Collaboration: A Guide to Engaging Across Generations (Webinar)
  • Team Building
  • Meetings
  • Decision Making
  • Team Development

Communication

  • Intro to Communication
  • Verbal Communication
  • Are People Listening? (Webinar)              
  • Written Communication
  • Nonverbal Communication
  • Empowering Collaboration: A Guide to Engaging Across Generations (Webinar)
  • Listening Skills
  • Workplace Communication
  • Successful Documentation
  • Effective Communication

Time Management

  • Managing Your Time
  • Planning Your Day
  • Rediscover the Power of Focus: Time Management Strategies for a Digital World (Webinar)               
  • Adopting Time Saving Strategies
  • Getting Organized
  • Empowering Collaboration: A Guide to Engaging Across Generations (Webinar)
  • Making a List and Checking It Twice
  • Ending Procrastination
  • Taking Advantage of Technology
  • When Time Gets the Best of You: Dealing with Stress

Team Dynamics

  • Team Development
  • Effective Collaboration
  • Rediscover the Power of Focus: Time Management Strategies for a Digital World (Webinar)               
  • Team Building
  • Diversity
  • Career Development: Putting your Career Goals into Action (Webinar)    
  • Creativity
  • Problem Solving
  • Virtual Groups
  • Conflict Management

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General Business Individual Courses

Communication

Six Sigma/Process

Personal Finances

Personal Branding

Teams/Group Dynamics

Conflict Resolution

Excel

Time Management

Communication

  • Intro to Communication
  • Effective Communication
  • Verbal Communication
  • Written Communication
  • Non-Verbal Communication
  • Listening Skills
  • Workplace Communication
  • Intro to Technical Writing
  • Successful Documentation

Six Sigma/Process

  • SIx Sigma and the Organization
  • Lean Principles
  • Design for Six Sigma
  • Process Elements for Projects
  • Project Management Basics
  • Management and Planning Tools
  • Business Results for Projects
  • Team Dynamics and Performance
  • Define Phase Tools
  • Process Analysis and Documentation
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Collecting and Summarizing Data
  • Probability Distributions
  • Measurement System Analysis
  • Process Capability Performance
  • Exploratory Data Analysis
  • Hypotheses Test Basics
  • Design of Experiments
  • Statistical Process Control (SPC)
  • Implement and Validate
  • Control Plans

Personal Finances

  • Compensation
  • Goal Setting
  • Budgeting
  • Banking
  • Credit Cards
  • Loans
  • Credit Reports and Credit Scores
  • Retirement Planning
  • Investing
  • Insurance
  • Taxes
  • Estate Planning
  • Record Keeping

Personal Branding

  • Define Your Brand
  • Develop Your Brand Messages
  • What is Your Personal Brand?
  • Implement Your Brand Strategy

Teams/Group Dynamics

  • Working in a Group
  • Group Communication
  • Effective Collaboration
  • Life Stages of a Team
  • Meetings
  • Diversity
  • Creativity
  • Problem Solving
  • Decision Making
  • Conflict Management
  • Leadership
  • Virtual Groups
  • Teamwork
  • Team Building
  • Team Development
  • Team Problem Solving
  • Training and Development

Conflict Resolution

  • Understanding Conflict
  • Communication Skills
  • Managing Conflict

Excel

  • Getting Started with Excel
  • Entering Text and Values
  • Formatting Data
  • Entering Text and Values
  • Formatting Data
  • Formulas and Functions
  • Working with Dates and Times
  • Working with Data Tables
  • Dsiplaying Data in Charts
  • Printing
  • Managing Worksheets
  • Managing Workbooks
  • Securing and Sharing Workbooks

Time Management

  • Managing Your Time
  • Identifying Your Life Goals
  • Making a List and Chekcing it Twice
  • Planning Your Day
  • Adopting Time Saving Strategies
  • Getting Organized
  • Ending Procrastination
  • Taking Advantage of Technology
  • When Time Gets the Best of You: Dealing with Stress

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Workplace Safety Individual Courses

Hazardous Material Safety

Workplace Safety

Electrical and Fire Safety

Material Handling Safety

Personal Protective Equipment Safety

Hazardous Material Safety

  • Hazardous Materials
  • HazCom
  • Hazardous Waste
  • Hazard Material Storage

Workplace Safety

  • Work Area Safety
  • Permit-Related Safety
  • Fall Prevention
  • Ladder Safety
  • Intro to OSHA
  • Making Work a Safer Place
  • What To Do in an Emergency

Electrical and Fire Safety

  • Electrical Safety
  • Lockout/Tagout
  • Fire Safety
  • Fire Extinguishers

Material Handling Safety

  • Material Handling Basics
  • Powered Industrial Trucks
  • Crane and Rigging Safety
  • Hand Tool Safety
  • Power Tool Safety
  • Sheet Metal and Compressed Gas Safety
  • Machine Safety
  • Safety Devices

Personal Protective Equipment Safety

  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Eye and Face Protection
  • Head Protection
  • Foot and Leg Protection
  • Hand and Arm Protection
  • Body Protection
  • Hearing Protection
  • Respiratory Protection

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Manufacturing Learning Pathways

Basic Advanced Manufacturing

Basic Logistics

Blueprint Reading

Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing

CNC Lathe

CNC Machining Center

Basic Electricity

Intermediate Electricity

Advanced Electricity

Basics of Automation

Hydraulics

Pneumatics

Programmable Logic Controls

Lean Principles

Basic Precision Measurement

Advanced Precision Measurement

Basic Power Tools

Quality Systems

Statistical Process Controls

Basic Safety

Hazardous Material Safety

Workplace and Electrical Safety

Material Handling and Tool Safety

Basic Advanced Manufacturing

  • What is Advanced Manufacturing
  • Manufacturing History and Technology
  • From Ideas to Products
  • From Design to Manufacturing
  • Safety, Quality and the Environment in Manufacturing
  • Measuring Success in Manufacturing
  • Careers in Manufacturing
  • The Game of Manufacturing and Logistics

Basic Logistics

  • What is Logistics?
  • Logistics Technology
  • Inventory

Blueprint Reading

  • Introduction to Blueprints
  • Engineering Drawing Terminology
  • Engineering Drawing Views
  • Engineering Drawing Lines
  • Dimensions and Tolerances
  • Geometric Dimensions and Tolerances
  • Assemblies and Fits
  • Threads and Fasteners

Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing

  • Introduction to GD&T
  • GD&T Terms and Symbols
  • Rules of GD&T
  • Geometric Tolerances
  • Datums
  • Form Tolerances
  • Profile Tolerances
  • Orientation Tolerances

CNC Lathe

  • Components of a CNC Lathe
  • Movements of a CNC Lathe
  • Workholding Devices and Tooling for a CNC Lathe
  • The CNC Controller for a CNC Lathe
  • Power on the CNC Lathe
  • Move the Axes by Rotating the Jog Handle on a CNC Lathe
  • Home the Axes on a CNC Lathe
  • Select a Part Program from Memory on a CNC Lathe

CNC Machining Center

  • Components of a CNC Machining Center
  • CNC Machining Center Movements
  • Workpiece and Tool Holding Devices for a CNC Machining Center
  • The CNC Controller for a CNC Machining Center
  • Maintenance Tasks for a CNC Machining Center
  • Power on the CNC Machining Center
  • Move the Axes by Rotating the Jog Handle on a CNC Machining Center
  • Home the Axes on a CNC Machining Center

Basic Electricity

  • Production of Electricity
  • Transmission and Distribution of Electricity
  • Uses of Electricity
  • Atomic Structure
  • Electrical Circuits
  • Electrical Current
  • Voltage
  • Electrical Power

Intermediate Electricity

  • Resistance
  • Ohm's Law
  • Watt's Law
  • Direct Current
  • Batteries
  • Circuit Analysis
  • Electromagnetism
  • AC Waveform Generation

Advanced Electricity

  • Electromagnetic Devices
  • Transformers
  • Capacitators
  • Semiconductors
  • Solid State Devices
  • Wires, Connectors, and Circuit Protection
  • Connecting Transformers
  • DC Motors

Basics of Automation

  • Introduction to Automation
  • Automated Process
  • Automated System
  • Intro to Robotics
  • Robot Safety
  • Robot Axes
  • Robot Manipulator
  • Controller and End Effectors

Hydraulics

  • Intro to Hydraulics
  • Hydaraulic Theory
  • Hydraulic Fluids
  • Hydraulic Systems
  • Hydraulic Actuators
  • Classification of Hydraulic Valves
  • Hydraulic Piping and Instrumentation
  • Hydroelectric Symbology and Circuits

Pneumatics

  • Intro to Pneumatics
  • Pneumatic Systems
  • The Properties of Gases
  • Air Compression and Distribution - Part One
  • Air Compression and Distribution - Part Two
  • Compressed Air Treatment
  • Pneumatic Actuators
  • Directional Control Valves

Programmable Logic Controls

  • Introduction to Programmable Controllers
  • Introduction to Digital Electronics
  • Types and Functions of Programmable Controllers
  • General Structure of PLC
  • Physical Integration of the PLC
  • Internal Structure of the CPU
  • Basic Concepts of PLC Programming
  • Common PLC Applications

Lean Principles

  • Lean Principles
  • The History of Lean Manufacturing
  • Workplace Organization
  • S1: Sort
  • S2: Straighten
  • S3: Shine
  • S4: Standardize
  • S5: Sustain

Basic Precision Measurement

  • Introduction to Precision Instruments
  • Rules
  • Claipers
  • Micrometers
  • Small Hole Gauges
  • Dial Indicators
  • Bore Gauges
  • Height Gauges

Advanced Precision Measurement

  • Go/NoGo Gauges
  • Test Indicators
  • Go/NoGo Thread Gauges
  • Attribute Gauges
  • Thickness and Radius Gauges
  • Squares and Protractors
  • Surface Roughness Comparators
  • Adjustable Parallels

Basic Power Tools

  • Introduction to Stationary Power Tools
  • Disc and Belt Sanders
  • Drill Press
  • Band Saw
  • Arbor Press
  • Bench Grinder
  • Table Saw
  • Operating a Table Saw

Quality Systems

  • Introduction to Quality
  • ISO9000
  • Standards Organizations
  • Quality Organizations
  • Basic Quality Roles and Responsibilities
  • Quality Concepts
  • The Cost of Quality
  • Managing Quality

Statistical Process Controls

  • Introduction to SPC
  • Probability and Variation
  • The Control Chart
  • Control Chart Analysis
  • Process Capability
  • Problem Solving Tools
  • Problem Solving
  • Process Capability Performance

Basic Safety

  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Eye and Face Protection
  • Head Protection
  • Foot and Leg Protection
  • Hand and Arm Protection
  • Body Protection
  • Hearing Protection
  • Respiratory Protection

Hazardous Material Safety

  • Hazardous Materials
  • HazCom
  • Hazardous Waste
  • Hazard Material Storage

Workplace and Electrical Safety

  • Work Area Safety
  • Permit-Related Safety
  • Fall Prevention
  • Ladder Safety
  • Electrical Safety
  • Lockout/Tagout
  • Fire Safety
  • Fire Extinguishers

Material Handling and Tool Safety

  • Material Handling Basics
  • Powered Industrial Trucks
  • Crane and Rigging Safety
  • Hand Tool Safety
  • Power Tool Safety
  • Sheet Metal and Compressed Gas Safety
  • Machine Safety
  • Safety Devices

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Manufacturing Individual Courses

Introduction to Manufacturing

Manufacturing and Logistics Game

Introduction to Logistics

Blueprint Reading Fundamentals

Advanced Blueprint Reading

Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing

CNC Horizontal Lathe

CNC Horizontal Lathe Applications

CNC Vertical Machining Center

CNC Vertical Machining Center Applications

Introduction to Electricity

DC Electricity

AC Electricity

Solid State Electricity

Introduction to Wiring

Robotics

Introduction to Industrial Automation

Process Controls

Introduction to Hydraulics

Components of a Hydraulic System

Introduction to Pneumatics

Components of a Pneumatic System

Programmable Logic Controls

Lean Principles

Precision Measurement Tools

Stationary Power Tools

Quality Systems

Quality Management

Introduction to Statistical Process Control

Advanced Statistical Process Control

Six Sigma Measure

Introduction to Manufacturing

  • What is Advanced Manufacturing?
  • Manufacturing History and Technology
  • From Ideas to Products
  • From Design to Manufacturing
  • Safety, Quality and the Environment in Manufacturing
  • Measuring Success in Manufacturing
  • Careers in Manufacturing

Manufacturing and Logistics Game

  • The Game of Manufacturing and Logistics

Introduction to Logistics

  • What is Logistics?
  • Logistics Technology
  • Inventory
  • Distribution and Transportation
  • Safety, Quality and the Environment in Logistics
  • Winning in Logistics
  • Careers in Logistics

Blueprint Reading Fundamentals

  • Introduction to Blueprints
  • Engineering Drawing Terminology
  • Engineering Drawing Views
  • Engineering Drawing Lines
  • Dimensions and Tolerances

Advanced Blueprint Reading

  • Geometric Dimensions and Tolerances
  • Assemblies and Fits
  • Threads and Fasteners

Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing

  • Introduction to GD&T
  • GD&T Terms and Symbols
  • Rules of GD&T
  • Geometric Tolerances
  • Datums
  • Form Tolerances
  • Profile Tolerances
  • Orientation Tolerances

CNC Horizontal Lathe

  • Components of a CNC Lathe
  • Movements of a CNC Lathe
  • Workholding Devices and Tooling for a CNC Lathe
  • The CNC Controller for a CNC Lathe

CNC Horizontal Lathe Applications

  • Power on the CNC Lathe
  • Move the Axes by Rotating the Jog Handle on a CNC Lathe
  • Home the Axes on a CNC Lathe
  • Select a Part Program from Memory on a CNC Lathe

CNC Vertical Machining Center

  • Components of a CNC Machining Center
  • CNC Machining Center Movements
  • Workpiece and Tool Holding Devices for a CNC Machining Center
  • The CNC Controller for a CNC Machining Center

CNC Vertical Machining Center Applications

  • Maintenance Tasks for a CNC Machining Center
  • Power on the CNC Machining Center
  • Move the Axes by Rotating the Jog Handle on a CNC Machining Center
  • Home the Axes on a CNC Machining Center

Introduction to Electricity

  • Production of Electricity
  • Transmission and Distribution of Electricity
  • Uses of Electricity
  • Atomic Structure
  • Electrical Circuits
  • Electrical Current
  • Voltage
  • Electrical Power
  • Resistance
  • Ohm's Law
  • Watt's Law

DC Electricity

  • Direct Current
  • Batteries
  • Circuit Analysis

AC Electricity

  • Electromagnetic Devices
  • Transformers
  • Capacitors

Solid State Electricity

  • Semiconductors
  • Solid State Devices

Introduction to Wiring

  • Wires, Connectors, and Circuit Protection
  • Connecting Transformers
  • DC Motors

Robotics

  • Robot Safety
  • Robot Axes
  • Robot Manipulator
  • Controller and End Effectors

Introduction to Industrial Automation

  • Introduction to Automation
  • Automated Process
  • Automated System

Process Controls

  • Introduction to Process Controls
  • Process Control Systems
  • Set Point/Comparator
  • Controller (PID Control)
  • Multivariate Processes

Introduction to Hydraulics

  • Introduction to Hydraulics
  • Hydraulic Theory
  • Hydraulic Fluids
  • Hydraulic Systems

Components of a Hydraulic System

  • Hydraulic Actuators
  • Classification of Hydraulic Valves
  • Hydraulic Piping and Instrumentation
  • Hydroelectric Symbology and Circuits

Introduction to Pneumatics

  • Introduction to Pneumatics
  • Pneumatic Systems
  • The Properties of Gases
  • Air Compression and Distribution - Part One
  • Air Compression and Distribution - Part Two

Components of a Pneumatic System

  • Compressed Air Treatment
  • Pneumatic Actuators
  • Directional Control Valves

Programmable Logic Controls

  • Introduction to Programmable Controllers
  • Introduction to Digital Electronics
  • Types and Functions of Programmable Controllers
  • General Structure of PLC
  • Physical Integration of the PLC
  • Internal Structure of the CPU
  • Basic Concepts of PLC Programming
  • Common PLC Applications

Lean Principles

  • Lean Principles
  • The History of Lean Manufacturing
  • Workplace Organization
  • S1: Sort
  • S2: Straighten
  • S3: Shine
  • S4: Standardize
  • S5: Sustain

Precision Measurement Tools

  • Introduction to Precision Instruments
  • Rules
  • Calipers
  • Micrometers
  • Small Hole Gauges
  • Dial Indicators
  • Bore Gauges
  • Height Gauges
  • Go/NoGo Gauges
  • Test Indicators
  • Go/NoGo Thread Gauges
  • Attribute Gauges
  • Thickness and Radius Gauges
  • Squares and Protractors
  • Surface Roughness Comparators
  • Adjustable Parallels

Stationary Power Tools

  • Introduction to Stationary Power Tools
  • Disc and Belt Sanders
  • Drill Press
  • Band Saw
  • Arbor Press
  • Bench Grinder
  • Table Saw
  • Operating a Table Saw

Quality Systems

  • Introduction to Quality
  • ISO 9000
  • Standard Organizations
  • Quality Organizations
  • Basic Quality Roles and Responsibilities

Quality Management

  • Quality Concepts
  • The Cost of Quality
  • Managing Quality

Introduction to Statistical Process Control

  • Introduction to Statistical Process Control
  • Probability and Variation
  • The Control Chart

Advanced Statistical Process Control

  • Control Chart Analysis
  • Process Capability
  • Problem Solving Tools
  • Problem Solving

Six Sigma Measure

  • Process Capability Performance

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