Upcoming Training Events - Grand Rapids, MI

  • Blueprint Reading and Industrial BasicsLearn More button

    Industrial Math, Metrology, Blueprint Reading

    June 13, June 15, June 20, June 22 | 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

    The purpose of this training is to provide instruction and practical application in the topic areas related to technical manufacturing skills. Participants will gain knowledge, skills, and abilities in the areas of industrial math, metrology, and blueprint reading....



  • Giving Feedback: Half-day WorkshopLearn More button

    Learn How to Handle Difficult Conversations

    Thursday, June 16 2017 | 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 

    Most people hate having difficult conversations. We go out of our way to duck and dodge these conversations until it becomes critical. This "lag" time that we allow to happen prevents truth, transparency, and accountability from occurring. This topic is one of the most frequently...



  • 5S - Workplace Organization & Cleanliness: Full-day WorkshopLearn More button

    5 Disciplines for High Workplace Productivity

    Thursday, June 29, 2017 | 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

    5S is often one of the first lean methods organizations implement on their lean journey. A successful implementation of 5S can result in a reduction of wasted time, improved employee efficiency, improved safety, and many other measurable results.... 



  • Purpose-Driven Leadership TrainingLearn More button

    Leadership Training for Real Change

    Tuesdays, July 11 - Aug. 29, 2017 | 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....



  • Lean Value Stream Mapping: Full-day WorkshopLearn More button

    Visualize and Optimize Your Value Chain

    Thursday, July 20, 2017 | 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

    Lean Value Stream Mapping is an activity based 8-hour workshop intended to help participants learn and apply value stream mapping in a manufacturing or administrative setting. Value Stream Mapping is a process that captures both the flow of a product/service and the flow of information...



  • The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: Half-day WorkshopLearn More button

    Learn the Traits of Top Performing Teams

    Thursday, July 27, 2017 | 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 

    High-performing teams extend trust, deal with conflict, keep commitments, hold each other accountable and work to achieve results for the greater whole. This workshop dives into the elements well-known author and business consultant, Patrick Lencioni, sets out in his book, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team...



  • Purpose-Driven Leadership TrainingLearn More button

    Leadership Training for Real Change

    Thursdays, Aug. 10 - Sept 28, 2017 | 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....



  • Project Management Essentials: 2-Day Training WorkshopLearn More button

    A Proven Process for Effective Management

    August 3-4, 2017 | 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

    This 2-day workshop teaches the mechanics of effective project management, how to get people on board, better utilize their skills and achieve successful results. Participants can expect to be fully engaged while learning and applying a step by step approach to help reduce the risk and uncertainty associated with project completion....



  • Lean Manufacturing Simulation: Full-day TrainingLearn More button

    Experience the Power of Lean!

    Monday, Sept. 5, 2017 | 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

    This Lean Manufacturing Simulation is an 8 hour activity based workshop which teaches participants Lean principles, practices, and techniques. Lean is a systematic method for eliminating waste, reducing variation, and adding value...



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  • Customized and Onsite Training

    All training programs can be customized for your company and hosted at the Express Training Center (up to 40 participants) or onsite at your company. Our philosophy is for training to be more than a one time event; but rather, a catalyst for change at your organization. For this reason, we offered tailored solutions for your organization so that you can maximize your training dollars and engage as many employees as possible. Pricing depends on the training options selected, number of participants, location, and any customization requests. Contact Lorraine Medici, Director of Training and Development, to learn more: Lorraine.Medici@ExpressPros.com.