UPCOMING EVENTS

 

Design FMEA

Economic Development Corporation of Elkhart County 300 Nibco Parkway, Suite 201, Elkhart, IN, United States

Failure Mode and Effects Analysis, or FMEA, is a structured approach used to identify ways in which a product or process can fail, estimate risk associated with specific causes, and prioritize actions that should be taken to reduce risk. In this full-day workshop, you’ll learn about design FMEAs (DFMEA) as described by AIAG in the...

$219

Becoming A Leader

Economic Development Corporation of Elkhart County 300 Nibco Parkway, Suite 201, Elkhart, IN, United States

Effective leadership is a key component to organizational success.  But what does it mean to lead effectively? In this workshop, you’ll learn the keys to effective leadership and assess your own leadership strengths and weaknesses.   Objectives: Identify traits and behaviors of effective leaders. Identify different leadership styles and their characteristics. Know how the different...

$99

Contracting and Negotiations for Supply Chain Management

Economic Development Corporation of Elkhart County 300 Nibco Parkway, Suite 201, Elkhart, IN, United States

In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, effective supply chain management and procurement are more essential than ever for organizational success. The ability to secure effective terms in supply agreements and negotiate strategically with suppliers can significantly help provide value and competitive advantage to a company. This workshop will cover the principles of supply agreements and...

Operational Technology Cybersecurity: Creating Secure Networks

Economic Development Corporation of Elkhart County 300 Nibco Parkway, Suite 201, Elkhart, IN, United States

Operational Technology (OT) refers to the hardware and software systems designed to monitor and control physical processes with real-time data. As manufacturers strive to connect more of their machinery and manufacturing technology to their corporate network to gain operational insights, a secure OT network becomes critical. Without proper precautions, a compromised or damaged OT could...

Free

Team Building in Manufacturing

Economic Development Corporation of Elkhart County 300 Nibco Parkway, Suite 201, Elkhart, IN, United States

Teamwork is recognized as an important aspect of modern manufacturing.  It is well known that people working together can accomplish more than individuals working in isolation.  This session will provide practical methods to help teams become more effective and successful.  Once an understanding of basic team dynamics is provided, participants will be able to recognize...

$99

8D (Eight Disciplines) Problem Solving

Economic Development Corporation of Elkhart County 300 Nibco Parkway, Suite 201, Elkhart, IN, United States

8D, or Eight Disciplines, is a structured problem-solving process originally developed at Ford Motor Company.  8D problem-solving uses a team approach to define a problem, develop containment plans, determine root causes, define and validate corrective actions, take preventive measures, and celebrate success. In this workshop, you’ll learn about each step in the 8D problem-solving process...

$295

Effective Communication and Listening

Economic Development Corporation of Elkhart County 300 Nibco Parkway, Suite 201, Elkhart, IN, United States

Organizations today want employees with effective communication skills, or the ability to clearly send and receive messages to and from others. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to effectively communicate verbally and nonverbally as well as how to listen for maximum understanding.  You can expect to leave this workshop with a better understanding of your...

$99

Leadership Skills For Success For Managers Series

Economic Development Corporation of Elkhart County 300 Nibco Parkway, Suite 201, Elkhart, IN, United States

As your leaders grow within your organization, so must their skills.  In this ten-session program, led by Purdue MEP Experts, participants will learn and practice key skills every leader needs to be successful as they move to the next level within their company. Each session introduces new topics with an emphasis on how to apply...

$2,199

ERP Systems and Your Roadmap to a Profitable Digital Transformation

Economic Development Corporation of Elkhart County 300 Nibco Parkway, Suite 201, Elkhart, IN, United States

Legacy systems holding you back?  Unlock agility, efficiency, and growth through digital transformation.  Join us for an insightful session on how modern ERP enables manufacturing excellence in a digital-first world. Join us for an insightful, FREE workshop on how modern ERP enables manufacturing excellence in a digital-first world.

Free

Productive Conflict Resolution

Economic Development Corporation of Elkhart County 300 Nibco Parkway, Suite 201, Elkhart, IN, United States

Conflict is a common problem in any organization that has people. Often, leaders are uncomfortable dealing with conflict because they do not have a process that keeps emotions under control. The good news is that an understanding of conflict, why it occurs, and how to manage it can help you turn a conflict situation into...

$99