Upcoming Training Events - Grand Rapids, MI

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    Supervisor Boot Camp

    Practical Lessons for Tactical Leading

    February 14-15, 2019 | 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...



  • A Practical Approach to Problem SolvingLearn More button

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

    Thursday, February 21, 2019 | 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

    This 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. It provides a simple and systematic approach to understanding a problem, identifying its cause, and creating a solution. This method of problem solving can be applied to any problem across all industries....


  • Purpose-Driven Leadership TrainingLearn More button

    Leadership Training for Real Change

    Fridays, February 22 - April 12, 2019 | 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....



  • Interviewing and Onboarding: Half-Day WorkshopLearn More button

    The Key to Engage and Retain New Employees

    Monday, March 11, 2019 | 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 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. In this training, participants will learn how to ask behavioral and situational based interview question to uncover the key attributes needed for the position you are hiring for....



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    Breakfast with Purpose: Engaging the Veteran Workforce

    Looking for a motivated, hard-working, ethical employee? Try hiring a U.S. veteran.

    Thursday, March 14, 2019 | 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. 

    Veterans are disciplined team players with the skills your company needs. In this training, you will learn what the veteran workforce really looks like, what types of skills they have and jobs they want, and how to translate their unique military experience into relevant job duties. This training is for any HR professional or hiring manager...



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

    Knowing Yourself is Half the Battle

    March 21, 2019 | 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 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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    Leadership Training for Real Change

    Tuesdays, March 26 - May 14, 2019 | 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....



  • Supervisor Boot CampLearn More button

    Practical Lessons for Tactical Leading

    March 27-28, 2019 | 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...



  • Culture Changing: Half-Day TrainingLearn More button

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

    Monday, April 15, 2019 | 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 

    Culture Changing is a half-day class designed to help demystify the question “How do we change the culture?” Often leaders, planners, and company strategist want something different and better as a working culture and become frustrated by the magnitude of what it takes to affect change. This training teaches how to break down the culture change into four manageable progressions. These progressions can be repeated over and over within different elements of your company... 



  • Accountability and Feedback: Full-Day TrainingLearn More button

    Why is it so hard to have difficult conversations?

    April 18, 2019 | 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

    Accountability and Feedback is a six-hour training that uses “The Oz Principle” as the model to teach participants four steps to individual and joint accountability. This training is for any leader who wants to improve their communication skills... 



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    Practical Lessons for Tactical Leading

    April 25-26, 2019 | 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...



  • Purpose-Driven Leadership TrainingLearn More button

    Leadership Training for Real Change

    Fridays, May 3 - June 28, 2019 | 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....



  • 5S - Workplace Organization and CleanlinessLearn More button

    5S = 5 Disciplines for High Workplace Productivity.

    Thursday, May 16, 2019 | 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

    5S - Workplace Organization & Cleanliness is an 8-hour activity based workshop intended to showcase the power and utility of this lean strategy to improve workplace productivity. 5S is often one of the first lean methods organizations implement on their lean journey...


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

    Knowing Yourself is Half the Battle

    June 20, 2019 | 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...



  • 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.

    July 15, 2019 | 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 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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