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Training Opportunities

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Economic Development Corporation of Elkhart County

Positioning our community for growth! Some of the following services are provided through on-site training/analysis projects and workshops:

  • Cyber Security Compliance
  • Energy Efficiency & Sustainability
  • Internal Auditor Training (IATF)
  • Leadership Development
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Lean Office
  • Quality Improvement
  • Quality Systems (ISO)
  • Six Sigma
  • Supply Chain Services
  • Training Within Industry (TWI)

Next Level Jobs—part of Governor Holcomb’s Next Level Indiana agenda—aims to equip working-age Hoosiers and Indiana employers with the training and skills they need to succeed in the 21st Century economy. Developed in partnership by the Governor, the Indiana Commission for Higher Education, and the Indiana Department of Workforce Development with support from the Indiana General Assembly, Next Level Jobs features two targeted grant programs:

 

Substitutions & Cancellations

Substitutions may be made at any time prior to the class. Please notify the EDC of Elkhart County the substitute’s name prior to the day of class.

Cancellations  must be submitted 10 business days prior to start of workshop date in order to receive a full refund. Those cancelling within 5-9 business days prior to start of workshop will be assessed a 15% charge.

No refund will be issued for cancellations less than 5 business days prior to start of workshop.

A full refund of registration fees will be made if Purdue MEP exercises its right to cancel the program. 

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Upcoming Training Courses

For more information and to register, please click the Class Name.

Oct 2022

Employee Attraction & Retention Training Series for Team Leads & Supervisors

October 6, 2022 - March 9, 2023 at 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Employee experience is a shared responsibility.    

Employees that have strong connections at work have higher levels of productivity and job satisfaction which leads to higher levels of retention.
These high levels of connection reinforce a stronger, more positive company culture. No one “owns” a company’s culture, but everyone can influence it.
As team leads and supervisors, you play a role in creating and maintaining a work culture that encourages people to feel comfortable and perform
at their best. This training series focuses on effective skills and tools to influence a positive work environment, bind your team together, and create a great place work.
Each four-hour session introduces a new topic with an emphasis on how to apply these skills in the workplace.


Intermediate Excel Skills

October 10, 2022 at 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

You’ll learn additional built-in Excel functions, including logical and lookup functions, create tables and charts, sort and filter data, and create pivot tables. Each participant will have a computer with Excel 2016 and will complete multiple exercises to practice what they are learning.

Objectives:

– Create and use specialized Excel functions, including those for manipulating text, logical functions (AND, OR, etc.), lookup functions, and date functions.

– Organize worksheet data with tables.

– Sort and filter data.

– Create charts to visualize data.

– Create pivot tables.

– Insert graphics into a worksheet.

Intended audience: Individuals who have experience working in Excel and can perform basic functions, including using basic build-in functions or individuals who have completed Purdue MEP’s Basic Excel Skills workshop.


Pull-Kanban Systems Basic

October 13, 2022 at 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Learn how to control resources in a production process by replacing only what have been consumed.

Introduces the principles of Pull systems/Kanban, applies them in a lifelike simulation, and demonstrates how they can be applied to a variety of manufacturing situations.

Workshop Length: 8 hours

To register please go to:  https://cvent.me/raQnG8.


Nov 2022

GD&T

November 16, 2022 at 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) is a symbolic language used on engineering drawings to specify features of a part, including the size, shape, form, and orientation. By implementing GD&T, manufacturers can more clearly and precisely define part requirements, improve inspection, gain business flexibility in today’s global economy, and save money.

In this introductory course, participants will gain an awareness of GD&T and the fundamental language of GD&T, interpret basic GD&T drawings, and perform hands-on exercises to practice what they have learned.

Objectives:

  • Explain the history of GD&T.
  • Explain the benefits of using GD&T.
  • Describe when GD&T is used.
  • Define “datum” and explain the use of datums.
  • Explain GD&T rules #1 and #2.
  • Interpret feature control frames, including geometric tolerance symbols, tolerance information, material condition modifiers, and datum references.
  • Explain GD&T’s role in product realization.

Training Opportunities

Delivered By

Hosted By
Economic Development Corporation of Elkhart County

Thanks to the Sponsorship of

Positioning our community for growth! Some of the following services are provided through on-site training/analysis projects and workshops:

  • Cyber Security Compliance
  • Energy Efficiency & Sustainability
  • Internal Auditor Training (IATF)
  • Leadership Development
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Lean Office
  • Quality Improvement
  • Quality Systems (ISO)
  • Six Sigma
  • Supply Chain Services
  • Training Within Industry (TWI)

Next Level Jobs—part of Governor Holcomb’s Next Level Indiana agenda—aims to equip working-age Hoosiers and Indiana employers with the training and skills they need to succeed in the 21st Century economy. Developed in partnership by the Governor, the Indiana Commission for Higher Education, and the Indiana Department of Workforce Development with support from the Indiana General Assembly, Next Level Jobs features two targeted grant programs:

 

Substitutions & Cancellations

Substitutions may be made at any time prior to the class. Please notify the EDC of Elkhart County the substitute’s name prior to the day of class.

Cancellations  must be submitted 10 business days prior to start of workshop date in order to receive a full refund. Those cancelling within 5-9 business days prior to start of workshop will be assessed a 15% charge.

No refund will be issued for cancellations less than 5 business days prior to start of workshop.

A full refund of registration fees will be made if Purdue MEP exercises its right to cancel the program. 

Our Mission

Our Mission is to create an economically vibrant community by recruiting, retaining, and strengthening our economic base; being a catalyst for diversification, innovation, and economic change.

Our Vision

The EDC of Elkhart County will leverage our entrepreneurial spirit, expertise and regional resources to develop a more prosperous community through a diversified, resilient and knowledge based economy.

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300 NIBCO Parkway, Suite 201
Elkhart, IN 46516
Toll Free: 877-535-1002
Phone: 574-293-JOBS (5627)
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