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July 13, 2022

Performance Management: Why It's Important and How To Make It A Priority

Arizona Commerce Authority, 100 N 7th Ave., Phoenix 85007 / First Floor Conference Center

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Only 63% of companies conduct formal performance reviews once a year and 18% conduct them twice a year. Yet 92% of candidates interviewed say they need performance evaluations and reviews to do their job well and efficiently.

Employee Performance Management is more than just giving an annual review. It is a yearlong process that is part of your leadership style.

Having an established Performance Management system helps you as a leader teach, improve, and develop your employees.  Performance Management is there to help your team members perform at their highest level. There are tangible steps that any manager can follow to ensure the annual reviews aren’t the headache we all want to avoid.

This workshop will help you understand:

  • what Performance Management truly is
  • help you establish and maintain an effective Performance Management system
  • learn the tools, skills, and structure necessary to meet your company’s desired performance results and measurements.
  • learn some management tools that will help your employees develop their skills to become an integral part of the team.

Join us to learn best practices for performance reviews and how to seamlessly fit everything into your schedule.

 

Time:  8:30 - 10:30 (registration from 8:00 - 8:30

Cost:  $49.00  (continental breakfast included)

 

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July 29, 2022

Overview of Lean with Simulation - Flagstaff

NACET - Accelerator Building, 2201 North Gemini Drive, Flagstaff AZ

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The focus of this 4-hour workshop is to educate/train employees in a short, concentrated manner, a number of the basics Lean principles. This training will help those participating to see how continuous improvement can be applied through the utilization of Lean concepts throughout the company. Topics to be covered include:

  • Lean Definitions (Cycle Time, Value Added vs. Non-Value Added)  
  • The 8 Wastes 
  • Selected Tools from the House of Lean 
  • Two Rounds of Hands-On Simulation 
  • An example of how to value-stream a process 

Time:  8:00 am - 12:00 pm (registration from 7:30 - 8:00)

Cost:  $100.00 per person (continental breakfast included)

 

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August 10, 2022

Effective Digital Marketing Techniques for Manufacturers

Arizona Commerce Authority 100 N. 7th Ave., Phoenix AZ - First Floor Conference Center

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Manufacturers need to leverage digital marketing as part of their overall business strategy. Contrary to popular opinion, digital marketing is not irrelevant for manufacturing companies and can be used to your advantage.

In this presentation, you will learn proven techniques to help manufacturers develop a digital marketing strategy that attracts customers and potential partners. With real-world examples and actionable insights, we’ll share techniques, methods and platforms that will help you use digital assets to your benefit. You will walk away with actionable insights that you can implement when you return to your facility.

Join us for this in-depth workshop to learn:

  • Rules to help you wade through marketing platforms
  • Metrics that demystify digital marketing
  • Techniques to leverage your expertise for digital marketing
  • Tactics on using content to attract new customers
  • Digital marketing myths that hurt your business

Time: 9:00 am - 11:30 am (registration from 8:30 - 9:00)

Cost: $49.00 per person (continental breakfast provided)

 

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August 17, 2022

ISO 9001:2015 and AS9100D Standard & Internal Process Auditing Seminar

Arizona Commerce Authority 100 N. 7th Ave., First Floor Conference Center

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Join us for an in-depth workshop covering the ISO 9001:2015 Standard. Topics covered include how and what to document for your Quality Management System, a list of required records, finding the risk in the standard and the employee awareness requirements.


The morning session will be an overview of AS9100D and ISO 9001:2015 providing a high-level summary of the standard, documentation, records and Internal Audit Requirements. The afternoon session focuses on the Internal Audit Process. You will learn how to process audit forms, conduct audits, take action from audits, plan, process matrixes, process audit questions, and train the company and employees.

 

Time: 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Cost: $300.00 per person (includes lunch)

 

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October 11, 2022

AZ MEP Lean Green Belt

Arizona Commerce Authority, 100 North 7th Ave, Phoenix, First Floor Conference Center

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Successful Lean Transformations require leaders who have a solid comprehension of the lean philosophy and the lean tools. They must understand their function and the role leadership plays in crafting the culture that ensures lasting change. The Lean Green Belt course will produce company leaders capable of fully supporting the improvement efforts. The 5-day course is loaded with practical examples, breakout sessions, and hands-on exercises to engage students and practice the concepts in a classroom environment. Case studies will also challenge the students to apply the management and cultural issues discussed in a group. 

 

Lean Green Belt covers a multitude of lean processes and tools, including:

  • 5S and VSM
  • Lean Program Deployment
  • Plant Layout
  • Training within Industry
  • Mistake Proofing
  • Kaizens
  • QC
  • TPM
  • Cellular Flow
  • Pull Systems
  • Lean Performance Measures
  • Leadership Roles
  • Strategic Planning
  • Cultural Changes

Engaging exercises are included in applying the skills in a structured environment incorporating data collection forms, videos and case studies. A test is administered on day 4 with a panel review on the final day.

 

This is a 5-day event over a 4-month timeframe: 

Tuesday, October 11 from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m | Day 1

Wednesday, October 12 from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m | Day 2

Tuesday, November 1 from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m | Day 3

 

AZ MEP Site Visit & Project Progress Review Between Days 3 & 4

Wednesday, January 11 from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m | Day 4

Thursday, January 12 from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Day 5

 

Cost: $1,500.00 (per person)

 

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October 26, 2022

Overview of Lean with Simulation - MFG Month

Arizona Commerce Authority, 100 N 7th Ave., Phoenix AZ / First Floor Conference Center

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Celebrate MFG month with the Arizona MEP team!

Join us for a four-hour hands-on Lean event focusing on educating and training employees in a short, concentrated manner, a number of the basics Lean principles. This training will help those participating see how continuous improvement can be applied by utilizing Lean concepts throughout the company.

 

Topics to be covered include:

  • Lean Definitions (Cycle Time, Value Added vs. Non-Value Added)
  • The 8 Wastes
  • Selected Tools from the House of Lean
  • Two Rounds of Hands-On Simulation
  • An example of how to value-stream a process 

Time:  8:00 am - 12:00 pm (registration from 7:30 - 8:00)

Cost:  $100.00 per person (continental breakfast included)

 

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