Upcoming Training Events - Grand Rapids, MI

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    Supervisor Boot Camp

    Practical Lessons for Tactical Leading

    February 13-14, 2020 | 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    This training boot camp provides the practical tools, tips, and techniques necessary for your front line management to thrive in the day-to-day battle of the manufacturing world. This high energy course is delivered over two days in four different segments: Supervisor Basics, Financial Literacy and Impact, Communication Essentials, and Thriving with Your Team...



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    Leadership Training for Real Change

    Thursdays, February 27 - April 23, 2020 | 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 

    This eight session leadership training series is designed to help new and seasoned leaders bring out the best in the people they lead. Once a week, for eight consecutive weeks, participants will attend a half-day workshop where they will learn techniques for building effective leadership skills....



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    The Key to Engage and Retain New Employees

    March 9, 2020 | 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

    In today's market where attracting and retaining talent is challenging, one of the best strategies at your disposal is the effectiveness of your interviewing and onboarding process.This is a six-hour training where participants will identify and practice asking behavioral and situational questions that align in hiring the right talent for your company..



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    An Exclusive Express Leadership Summit Event Featuring: Ari Weinzweig, Co-Founding Partner, Zingerman's Community of Business

    March 12, 2020 | 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 

    When we survey our clients, one of the top requests we receive for personal development revolves around this question: “How do I lead myself, so that I can lead others?” Express Employment Professionals is pleased to invite you to join a small group of local business leaders in an exclusive Spring session of the Express Leadership Summit that will focus on helping you to manage and modify your impact as a leader...



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    Learning to Set Goals and Expectations for Development

    March 18, 2020 | 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

     This is a half-day class designed to give leaders the ability to see how they can best position their teams for success by analyzing the potential and performance of each team member. This session is for any leader managing a team of employees, or human resources professional...



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    Supervisor Boot Camp

    Practical Lessons for Tactical Leading

    March 23-24, 2020 | 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    This training boot camp provides the practical tools, tips, and techniques necessary for your front line management to thrive in the day-to-day battle of the manufacturing world. This high energy course is delivered over two days in four different segments: Supervisor Basics, Financial Literacy and Impact, Communication Essentials, and Thriving with Your Team...



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    Breakfast with Purpose: The Changing Employment Law Landscape in Michigan

    Learn the new laws and regulations impacting human resources in Michigan

    Friday, March 27, 2020 | 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. 

    This presentation will cover recent legal developments that impact business owners and human resource professionals. Topics to be discussed include: what it means now that both recreational and medical marijuana are legal in Michigan (and other states); the impending U.S. Supreme Court decision and Michigan grassroots ballot initiative that may extend discrimination protection to employees based on gender identity and sexual orientation; the recent controversy and uncertainty surrounding Michigan’s Paid Medical Leave Act, and more....



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    Leadership Training for Real Change

    Tuesdays, March 31 - May 26, 2020 | 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 

    This eight session leadership training series is designed to help new and seasoned leaders bring out the best in the people they lead. Once a week, for eight consecutive weeks, participants will attend a half-day workshop where they will learn techniques for building effective leadership skills....



  • Train the Trainer: 2 Part TrainingLearn More button

    April 13, May 4, 2020 | 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 
    Train-the-Trainer is an eight-hour training over two 4-hour sessions for employees or leaders who influence training and education in their organization. Participants will learn everything from developing the training, the “how-to’s” in delivering the message, reading and engaging the audience with activities and using their new skills and developing activities.



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    A New Perspective on Time Management

    April 20, 2020 | 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 

    This course will look at some ways to help us be more productive with our time. We won’t look so much at “time management” as we’ll look at “behavior management, affecting our time”.This workshop won’t add minutes to your clock. It won’t add time to your day. It might, however, help you be more predictable, productive, and happy with how you used your time....



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    Leadership Training for Real Change

    Fridays, May 8 - June 26, 2020 | 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 

    This eight session leadership training series is designed to help new and seasoned leaders bring out the best in the people they lead. Once a week, for eight consecutive weeks, participants will attend a half-day workshop where they will learn techniques for building effective leadership skills....



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    Supervisor Boot Camp

    Practical Lessons for Tactical Leading

    June 1-2, 2020 | 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    This training boot camp provides the practical tools, tips, and techniques necessary for your front line management to thrive in the day-to-day battle of the manufacturing world. This high energy course is delivered over two days in four different segments: Supervisor Basics, Financial Literacy and Impact, Communication Essentials, and Thriving with Your Team...



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    Leadership Training for Real Change

    Tuesdays, June 9 - August 11, 2020 | 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 

    This eight session leadership training series is designed to help new and seasoned leaders bring out the best in the people they lead. Once a week, for eight consecutive weeks, participants will attend a half-day workshop where they will learn techniques for building effective leadership skills....



  • 360° View of Emotional Intelligence: Full-Day TrainingLearn More button

    Knowing Yourself is Half the Battle

    June 11, 2020 | 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

    This course will teach participants advanced approaches to developing stronger emotional intelligence. This training takes a deeper dive into the distinct features of emotional and social functioning through the five composite scores of Self-Perception, Self-Expression, Interpersonal, Decision Making and Stress Management...



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    Culture Changing: Half Day Training

    Learn how to create goals and communicate these throughout your organization.

    June 17, 2020 | 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

     This is a four-hour training that will explore the question of how to change your organization’s culture by working through a four-step progression that will help you develop the work culture you desire. This training is for any employee or manager who needs a better understanding of the steps it takes to change culture...



  • Foundations of Emotional Intelligence: Half-Day TrainingLearn More button

    Knowing Yourself is Half the Battle

    July 15, 2020 | 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

    Emotional Intelligence has been the buzz word for the last 20 years in organizations, but what is the business case for emotional intelligence? High emotional intelligence is associated with strong employee engagement, effective leadership and building a successful job path. In this half-day workshop, participants will learn how to heighten their self-awareness and manage their emotions by analyzing the impact of reacting vs. responding... 



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    Six Sigma Green Belt Training and Certification

    A Practical Approach to Problem Solving

    Thursdays, August 6 - September 3, 2020 | 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

     This is a 40 hour program spread over 5 full day training sessions. This course is intended for individuals charged with improving process performance or involved in quality systems. It is intended to teach a structured approach to improve the quality of products & services, outcomes and the bottom line by identifying and removing the causes of defects, minimizing variability and improving workflow in business processes...



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    The Key to Engage and Retain New Employees

    August 25, 2020 | 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

    In today's market where attracting and retaining talent is challenging, one of the best strategies at your disposal is the effectiveness of your interviewing and onboarding process.This is a six-hour training where participants will identify and practice asking behavioral and situational questions that align in hiring the right talent for your company..



  • Shop Floor Safety: Half-Day TrainingLearn More button

    Your success is the mission, our classroom is the training ground, and your team is the solution.

    September 16, 2020 | 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

    OSHA reports the direct cost of workplace injuries is over $1 billion per week in the United States. This half-day workshop will discuss the most common safety issues impacting manufacturers today and provide participants with a proven tool to improve or implement a safety program. In this training, we shift the mindset from safety rules to creating a program involving all employees... 



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    A New Perspective on Time Management

    October 19, 2020 | 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 

    This course will look at some ways to help us be more productive with our time. We won’t look so much at “time management” as we’ll look at “behavior management, affecting our time”.This workshop won’t add minutes to your clock. It won’t add time to your day. It might, however, help you be more predictable, productive, and happy with how you used your time....



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    A3 Problem Solving

    A Practical Approach to Problem Solving

    November 5, 2020 | 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

    This eight hour training will explore the A3 problem solving methodology as a tool for practical problem solving. A3 problem solving is a continuous improvement approach, first employed at Toyota and typically used by companies following lean manufacturing principles..



  • 360° View of Emotional Intelligence: Full-Day TrainingLearn More button

    Knowing Yourself is Half the Battle

    November 10, 2020 | 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

    This course will teach participants advanced approaches to developing stronger emotional intelligence. This training takes a deeper dive into the distinct features of emotional and social functioning through the five composite scores of Self-Perception, Self-Expression, Interpersonal, Decision Making and Stress Management...



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    5-Star Customer Service - Create a Culture of Great Service!

    November 17, 2020 | 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 

    This is a four-hour training that will make a case for customer service and help identify behaviors that build a culture of exceptional five-star customer service. This training is geared toward employees interested in raising the level of customer service in their organization. Participants will examine how customer expectations and behaviors relate to service and share scenarios and strategies to improve interactions.



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    Cascading Goals and Actions: Half-Day Training

    Learn how to create goals and communicate these throughout your organization.

    December 16, 2020 | 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

    Cascading Goals and Actions is a half-day class designed to give leaders at all levels of the organization the ability to establish goals that support the highest level company goals and communicate them effectively throughout the organization. Equally important is the ability to design and execute action items that make sense at each organizational level..