Every organization has those individuals who, regardless of their title are the "go-to" people to gauge the pulse of the organization. They spearhead a change in processing or culture or guide a new employee through the training process. Such individuals usually provide an integral role as influencers and implementers through the organization. Investing in the development of these individuals recognizes their leadership potential and refines the skills they need to make your company a world class organization.
Kaizen - Continuous Improvement - Kaizen is a term for ongoing continuous improvement and is a fundamental aspect of Lean Manufacturing. During this 6-week interactive series, participants will learn step-by-step how to conduct a Kaizen and to report the findings.
Defining Continuous Improvement
Kaizen Philosophy: Finding a Solution to a Known Problem
Creating a Project Plan for a Kaizen
Kaizen Processes and Tools
Soft Skills of Kaizen: Change Management
Managing Teams - with Evelyn Canabal of Professional Development Services Teams are a vital part of almost every organization. We depend on teams to use resources more effectively, solve problems more creatively and provide greater productivity then individual employees working alone. This class helps to provide insight and skill in preparing for some of the challenges faced in our ever-evolving industries. In this class we will focus the following topics:
Challenging Negative Attitudes
Productive Work Habits
Taking Control over Conflict: Minimizing Workplace Disputes
Leading and Managing Change
Stepping up to Lead - separate classes in both English and Spanish There are leaders at every level in an organization; some may not have a management title. They might be trusted individuals that model behavior that other people follow. They may be individuals who stand out in the crowd, recognized by others because of their knowledge or skill. Regardless of where you see your future leaders, critical skill development will help them reach a higher level of professionalism at work. The following 5-week series has been developed to aid entry-level leads, or future leaders understand important aspects of creating positive interactions with others (also available in SPANISH). The following topics will be covered:
Managing Multiple Priorities
Making yourself Indispensable
Developing New Leaders This Supervisor series replaced our "Seven Seminars for Supervisors." Participants are taught the fundamentals of relevant practices, laws & regulations followed by real world examples and practice sessions. Comprehensive handouts and practical exercises are invaluable in this program. The six sessions include: